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AROUND TOWN

Pickering quitting Alameda County Fair post to take top job at Cal Expo

Long-time Alameda County Fair CEO and Bay Area Boy Scout executive Rick Pickering has been hired as the new general manager...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by D, on Dec 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 6 comments | 2528 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 2526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 2525 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2525 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boched at Baci

Went to Baci for dinner and had yet another bad meal. The meal was very bland, barely warm. Also my companion's dinner...

Original post made by jackals on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by MeeToo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

See Brozosky's Mega Mansion On A Ridgeline

This election is about Brozosky vs Hostermann, PP vs QQ, and mega mansions on ridgelines in the southeast hills. Well, after...

Original post made by frank on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2008 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cash-out refinancing practices get first PUSD review

Pleasanton school board members got an earful Tuesday night about cash-out refinancings done by the district, as a consultant...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:59 am | 40 comments | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2523 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Senior housing, but no Sharks on Staples Ranch

A groundbreaking celebration is scheduled Oct. 24 for Stoneridge Creek, an 800-unit retirement community on Staples Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by LivermoreRez , on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hopyard! Give me the Diablo

Now this is a true winner of Best of Pleasanton! Burgers like the Diablo (beef) are where it's at! Atmosphere is great- outdoor...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 2522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Not Good About The Child That Escaped Kidnapper

What's not good about the eight year old girl who escaped from the kidnapper in Fresno is that the abductor will get a few...

Original post made by Deidra on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by ccwc, on Oct 7, 2010 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Synchronizing of Traffic Lights

Anyone know when traffic lights along major routes are going to be synchronized? This idea has been batted around by city...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 23, 2007 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 2521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 2521 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change is Not always for the best

So many changes in the last three years are causing divisiveness and inequity at our little school. Decision makers at Sunol...

Original post made by A voice unheard on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Drusilla (aka)kawigurl, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:18 am | 37 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C.O.R.E.

How many of you know how the C.O.R.E. funds will be allocated? I was under the impression that if I gave $150 per child...

Original post made by Tapped out on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 72 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, Amador high, Pleasanton Middle School principals leaving posts in June

Both of Pleasanton's veteran high school principals are leaving the district. John Dwyer made the announcement Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by DJohns, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is www.ourpleasanton.org distorting the facts?

I get these mailings from www.ourpleasanton.org and am appalled by their distortion of the facts. I have no problem with...

Original post made by Lance M on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anti-union, on Feb 3, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 40 comments | 2518 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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Not Endorsements
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