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Letters

<B>Need constructive solutions Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8209 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 54 comments | 3054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 6935 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOOD STAMPS!!!

I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 2676 Views

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Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 3361 Views

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Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 5507 Views

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Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 15885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers wages and retirement benefits 3%?

Can anyone explain what a teachers benefits package looks like and if they start teaching at say 22 when are the eligible...

Original post made by Lance Ulanoff on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 3872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City halts Pleasanton Tennis Park expansion after protests

Mayor Jerry Thorne ordered a halt to construction of two new tennis courts at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by BobB, 6 hours ago | 54 comments | 3342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 6720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I don’t understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 4098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 2865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 4305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 3711 Views

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Obama's Proposed Tax on Soda

How do you feel about Obama, an admitted smoker of both tobacco and marijauna, proposing a 7 cents per can "health tax" on...

Original post made by Rob Smithson on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Carolina, on May 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 53 comments | 2512 Views

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Is the “TownSquare Forum” being used for anti-Obama, right-wing propaganda?

Since the Pleasanton Weekly began the “TownSquare Forum” feature, I’ve always been under the impression that the forum...

Original post made by Ron on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by dottie, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 53 comments | 2031 Views

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How You Can Destroy Your Country with Democracy!

I was looking forward to the latest from American Thinker, but there's been a lull so I thought I'd offer my own copy/paste...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 53 comments | 2726 Views

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Please read and remember this the next time your politician says they cannot reduce cost!!!!

More wasted money by the state of California. http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_18065711?source=rss ...

Original post made by Rita on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Latte Drinker, on May 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 53 comments | 1939 Views

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BART strike having little impact on commuters as Independence Day week begins

Although major freeways were crowded during the morning rush hours today, so far the BART strike that began this morning...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2013 at 11:53 am | 53 comments | 15005 Views

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break the gridlock - continued uncertainty about fiscal policy will lead to disaster

Here is the fundamental decision for you in 2014 and 2016. Leadership offered by the Democrats gives us higher taxes, higher...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Here it is, on May 20, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 53 comments | 2146 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 586 views