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BART to Livermore plan brings out range of public opinion

A downtown Livermore BART station was panned by residents who attended a public hearing on extending the rail line, possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobp, on Nov 12, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 11 comments | 2309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2309 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly candidates' forum set for April 9

The Pleasanton Weekly will host a free, public forum Tuesday, April 9 for the four candidates seeking election on May 7 to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by PW Fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2307 Views

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Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 2306 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 | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvest Park students nab global championship

Two Harvest Park Middle School students are already at the top of their game. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/12/harvest-park-students-nab-glo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vtasan Madabushi, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 5 comments | 2306 Views

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IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2305 Views

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California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 2305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges reduced for Pleasanton financier William Hogarty

What started out as an attempted murder charge wound up as a misdemeanor assault conviction for William Hogarty, the CEO...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by nextsecretmillionaire, on Jun 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 2305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2304 Views

SPORTS

EBAL Softball Predictions

EBAL softball is fast approaching. What teams are the favorites and which one will be the surprise?...

Original post made by Highntight on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rubies Fan, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 2304 Views

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Council OKs $15 million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9766...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bill R, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 2304 Views

SPORTS

Rink skates closer to reality

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Lord Stanley, on Sep 8, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanksgiving DUI arrests through Saturday up in Bay Area, state with 11 traffic deaths so far

Statitics reported Saturday--and not updated since then--show that the California Highway Patrol has arrested more people...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 2303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2303 Views
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