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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4001 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4411 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3197 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1060 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 2587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Market opens in Vintage Hills Center at 10 a.m. today

New Leaf Community Market will open its new store at 10 a.m. today in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center at 3550 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by D, on May 22, 2013 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man dead in 'freak accident' on I-580

A man was killed when a metal pipe came crashing through his windshield as he drove on Interstate Highway 580 in the Livermore...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery and the other Pleasanton groceries

Predicting what the effect of the new store will be on the existing Pleasanton grocery stores. I don't think the new Walmart...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Poppin Fresh!, on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 1060 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Asian teens express angst in essays in Tri-Valley

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 19 comments | 2951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB to investigate BART workers' deaths on tracks

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the deaths of two BART workers Saturday in a collision on the tracks...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 am | 19 comments | 1711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raises eyed tonight for Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton School Board will consider giving itself a raise at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/12/raises-eyed-tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gina T, on Nov 14, 2013 at 9:20 am | 19 comments | 19931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing-Valexis Sutton (Walnut Grove) - Kinglsey conflict of interest

http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/CaseSettingsReports/agweekly_09-13-13.pdf indicates that Walnut Grove custodian Valexis...

Original post made by WG Fact Finding on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 1905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 10730 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workday to add 6-story building to Pleasanton complex

Workday, a fast-growing software company with headquarters on Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, plans to build a six-story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 28, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 19 comments | 12836 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 2,325 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 31 comments | 1,509 views

Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 1,088 views