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AROUND TOWN

Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3461 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Gov't Took Control Over Education...and 3 (Shocking) Goals of Public Education

It is a rarely known but true fact that the quality of education and academic performance in the US was very high before...

Original post made by Carol on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:29 am | 8 comments | 1232 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1228 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1206 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to tax healthcare benefits as income

Although he scoffed at McCain during the campaign for considering taxing individuals with healthcare benefits as real income...

Original post made by Carole on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Medicare, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 32 comments | 1343 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 4477 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOOTHILL vs AMADOR - Football at its best this THURSDAY 11/10/11 at Foothill High School

This is it, the BIG rival game the entire city waits for all season. It's the BATTLE of Pleasanton that pits the Foothill...

Original post made by Carrie on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by AVHS FAN, on Feb 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 15 comments | 2497 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/labor/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike/...

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 9553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt has a greater problem than a nanny state

Ni hao ma, effendi! Health and fitness guru and sometime sycamore expert Tim Hunt has recently led by example in his discussion...

Original post made by Casanova_Frankenstein on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Unlocked is Better, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last week’s Independent Newspaper as saying,”it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature Film Casting still seeking a few good men- LAST DAY!

FEATURE FILM CASTING CALL *LAST CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL MALES* *paid extras, very few positions still available in following...

Original post made by Casting Director on Mar. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 825 Views

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A double whammy for the BART strikers

(1) The picketers had to picket for eight hours today, which, on the average, is 3.5 hours more than a normal work day for...

Original post made by Casual Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for feedback

We will be moving from the Central Coast and coming further North over the next few months, and are considering Pleasanton...

Original post made by CatherineA on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joan Laursen's sticker

One thing I will give to Joan Laursen, she has a very WELL funded campaign. Did anyone notice Joan Laursen's sticker on...

Original post made by Cathy S. on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 1282 Views

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Crosswalks

I drive kids to Foothill HS and Hart MS each morning. Every single day I see a child crossing a street at any given crosswalk...

Original post made by Cautious on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by See it, on Feb 28, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Logs

I really think accurate police logs need to be posted where the public has access to them. This past week alone I personally...

Original post made by cautious1 on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 1543 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly aids in CCOP Cover up

It seems that as soon a Pleasanton Weekly caught wind of the 67 posts in a matter of a few days with candid concerns and...

Original post made by CCOP Cover Up on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by CallyGirl, on Aug 31, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise

In Fridays Streetwise section - the question was: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Diana Pettit commented...

Original post made by ccwc on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contrearas Market in Livermore

Does anyone know what happened to Contrearas Market in Livermore, off of Railroad Avenue? It is empty! And no sign on the...

Original post made by ccwc on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Sep 21, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 1779 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 2,372 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 1,529 views

Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 1,160 views

A Visit from Lulu
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 756 views