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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2809 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by I've Been Around Here a Long Time, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 2807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tentative Ruling by Judge Declares Referendum Illegal

The following is an excerpt that appeared this morning on the Superior Court website: "This Tentative Ruling is issued...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Tired of the whiners, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:52 am | 16 comments | 2805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 2805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why blame Obama on BART to Pleasanton?

For all of you idiots that blame all the crime in Pleasanton on BART, and that blame BART on President Obama, please read...

Original post made by Nancy S. on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s., on Nov 22, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 16 comments | 2805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 2805 Views

SPORTS

Foothill, Amador Valley meet tomorrow night in annual cross-town football duel

The Amador Valley Dons will host the Foothill Falcons tomorrow night in the city's annual cross-town football competition. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Cheney, on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | 7 comments | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 2804 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 2802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Say goodbye to the water slides at Shadow Cliffs?

The East Bay Regional Park District will hold a public meeting Wednesday on its plans to tear down the waterslides at Shadow...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bob Richards, on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 42 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second hearing on textbook sufficiency Tuesday night

The Pleasanton school board will hold the second public hearing on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Honors Pre Calc is a Joke at AVHS, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 6 comments | 2800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 2799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin bicyclist killed in collision with car

An adult bicyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Dublin late yesterday, California...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by M. Green, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 34 comments | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Real Estate Agent are helpful

How can you quickly ID one who is NOT? Look at the flyers on the yard sign. What do you want to know when you read one? The...

Original post made by Good Real Estate Agent are helpful on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by No Price means they're ashamed of it, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Second-grade teacher recalls 35 years in Pleasanton school classroom

Among the 33 staff members who retired from the Pleasanton school district at the end of the school year is Carol Wolfe,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 27, 2013 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2798 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Innovate Pleasanton' opens Thursday in Hacienda Business Park

Tri-Valley Capital will open its new "Innovate Pleasanton" office Thursday in Hacienda Business Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim Van Dyke, on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 4 comments | 2798 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,420 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 852 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 687 views