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Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 3718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 3713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 3712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just what WAS Romney thinking? Selective perceptions in the Republican bubble zone

It is becoming clearer. Romney's concession speech was as weak as it was because it was impromtu, written only minutes before...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 3712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 3711 Views

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A's reject offer to extend lease on Coliseum

The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the Oakland...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 3711 Views

RESTAURANTS

Organizations joining with Pleasanton Weekly to promote shopping locally

The Pleasanton Downtown Association is joining forces with the Pleasanton Weekly, the city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Coupons & discounts drive me to stores, on Feb 16, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 3708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support effort to keep class sizes at 25:1 in Pleasanton

Thank you again Pleasanton community for all of your support! We have raised over $150k in pledges to support keeping...

Original post made by Keep class sizes low team on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 41 comments | 3706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 3704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board calls special meeting for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow on superintendent, HR chief replacements

The school board is set to consider the appointments of interim replacements for Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi and assistant...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:07 am | 8 comments | 3702 Views

SPORTS

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 | 3702 Views

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PPIE contributes $551,000 to benefit local schools

Good news came to the school board this month in the form of a giant ceremonial check from Pleasanton Partnerships in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on May 3, 2014 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 3702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hijacks highway patrol car

A woman hijacked a California Highway Patrol car in Sunol at 3:40 this afternoon, leading sheriff's deputies on a high speed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mark Byerly, on Dec 3, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 3702 Views

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Voting closes Thursday in Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest

The photos of the 10 finalists for the Pleasanton Weekly's Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest are posted today and readers...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sassy, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 3701 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Mayor Ben Tarver dead at 63

Ben Tarver, active in Pleasanton politics for nearly 20 years and the city's mayor from 1992-2000, died yesterday in Penn...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Feb 6, 2011 at 10:37 am | 34 comments | 3701 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse festival comes to Pleasanton Sunday

Pleasanton Lacrosse Club and Pleasanton Pride Girls Lacrosse are teaming up for their inaugural joint New Player Fall Festival...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lacrosse fan, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 3697 Views

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OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Julie , on May 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 31 comments | 3697 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 3696 Views
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