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AROUND TOWN

Employees union pulls controversial contract proposal off the table

The Pleasanton City Employees Association--the union that represents 227 city workers—withdrew its pending two-year...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 202 comments | 7377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 7372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Sincere (and Important) Question to Democrats ...

What are the differences between the ideals of the Democrat party today and Communism? I honestly see no difference. Please...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 31 comments | 7371 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Nov 25, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 7363 Views

RESTAURANTS

TGI Fridays closed

So when did TGI Fridays close? We went there only once a year or so, but it's still sad to see businesses in town close....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 7355 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dead: 19. Injured: 60.

The author of this article states "Gaza is both the world’s largest open-air prison and the 21st century’s undeclared...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 7352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 7352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-Round Schooling

How many of you like school? To those of you who do: what's wrong with you? And to those of you who don't: the good news...

Original post made by sjhfkhf on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Mar 5, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 7344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Save our pristine hills and our park

We had planned to stay out of the debate over the Oak Grove referendum; however misinformation about the project and confusion...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by noMansionOwner, on Dec 9, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 87 comments | 7337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ron Hyde takes over as new president of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

Ron Hyde, chairman of the Foundation's board of directors, was named chief executive and president of the organization this...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 21 comments | 7333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh: Pleasanton School District retaliated after he filed complaint

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh alleged during his testimony April 29 he was put on administrative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on May 6, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 31 comments | 7326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board votes to place $270-million bond measure on November ballot

The Pleasanton school board voted unanimously Saturday to place a $270-million general obligation bond measure on the ballot...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:05 am | 60 comments | 7320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sacrificing for Success: Unseen struggles

The average household income in Pleasanton was $145,000 in 2014, and the median single-family home was $732,000. Many believe...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Feb 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 27 comments | 7317 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Pleasanton school board to be sworn in Tuesday

Newly elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board will be sworn in during Tuesday's school board meeting. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Bat Guano, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 7313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by orange soda, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:26 am | 56 comments | 7302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 7294 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 Flightops, on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 79 comments | 7289 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board postpones superintendent search discussion

The Pleasanton school board voted 4-0 Wednesday to postpone the discussion about conducting a search for a replacement for...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 33 comments | 7280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 7279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 7274 Views
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