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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 7513 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County leaders say state budget cuts will be devastating

In a strongly-worded message issued by Alameda County officials today, they said the failure of five state budget-related...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 47 comments | 2511 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another "Brilliant" Democrat Bill to Become CA Law...Re: Babysitters

This is asinine - and about to become the law in the state of California: Assembly Bill 889 (authored by Assemblyman...

Original post made by FormerDemocrat ButNeverAgain on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Tuscany Slim, on Sep 5, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 47 comments | 2362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman, Council members Sullivan, McGovern re-elected

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman was re-elected to a third term Tuesday with incumbent City Council members Matt Sullivan and Cindy...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:22 am | 47 comments | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board sets special meeting for Saturday on conflict of interest concerns

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting Saturday to discuss governance--how the board is run--and to get...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Geeneeyus, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:26 am | 47 comments | 4674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 3602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks 'Evening' to open in downtown Pleasanton

Starbucks will open one of its new stores this spring on Pleasanton's Main Street, offering not only its daily fare of teas,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 47 comments | 22677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Steps we can take to keep our schools great

With the current economic crisis greatly impacting California, public schools, which are dependent on state funds, are facing...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 47 comments | 2334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home sweet home

There is no denying that John Madden's resume is certainly extensive, very impressive and speaks volumes to the success he's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 47 comments | 1725 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 15061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board meets tomorrow for 3rd look at 2015-16 calendar

The Pleasanton school board will be taking another look at the previously-approved modified lite calendar during Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 47 comments | 6336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti and Gang activity in Pleasanton

Has everyone seen the huge amount of Graffiti around Pleasanton and Livermore in the last weeks? My high school son tells...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 16, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 47 comments | 6275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Angela Street house fire was arson

The Pleasanton Weekly has learned that a December house fire on East Angela Street that left one woman severely injured is...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on May 21, 2009 at 10:49 am | 47 comments | 3502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanks for Saving Us From The Pot Plants in Sunol

I really can't believe my tax dollars are being wasted finding and destroying pot plants in Sunol. I can't believe my...

Original post made by Tracy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 47 comments | 2700 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 | 752 views

Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, Green
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 196 views