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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 5464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do mountain lions in Pleasanton threaten our safety, and how should we deal with them?

Last year, a mountain lion was killed by government officials, in Pleasanton, because it was deemed dangerous. Later, that...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by notebook battery, on May 4, 2010 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 5457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 5452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police officer charged

Officer Kenneth Baxter, a 38-year-old resident of the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood, was charged last week with a felony...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Laura, on Nov 2, 2008 at 9:29 pm | 12 comments | 5447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

O'Malley to be honored at TV30 gala Saturday

Tri-Valley Community Television, best known as TV30, is marking its 39th year as the broadcasting voice of the Valley with...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 19, 2015 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 5438 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 | 5431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details of Stanford/ValleyCare merger

The proposed affiliation of Pleasanton-based ValleyCare Health System and Stanford Hospital and Clinics became clearer Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 5427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5426 Views

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Police release sketch of home burglar

Pleasanton police now have a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 3 residential burglary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/12/19/police-release-sketch-of...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by C. Bronson, on Jan 5, 2014 at 1:14 am | 12 comments | 5422 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Thankful, on May 4, 2015 at 6:01 pm | 29 comments | 5416 Views

AROUND TOWN

What does the new Safeway add to Pleasanton?

I went there today (Dec. 17) for the first time. Around 10 am. Pretty empty, especially for the weekend before Christmas....

Original post made by mystified about the new safeway on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Fan, on Dec 31, 2011 at 12:45 am | 24 comments | 5413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation on special Saturday meeting agenda

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special board meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Rose Hotel, 807 Main Street, Pleasanton....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 31 comments | 5398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council postpones employee contract signing to hold public hearings on pension contributions

With only three council members at the meeting, the City Council last night postponed consideration of a new two-year contract...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 250 comments | 5395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Albertsons, Safeway name leadership team for newly-merged company

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. announced Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 4, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 6 comments | 5393 Views

SPORTS

Organized Sports and Board members

I am looking for Pleasanton Parents and Families that have had or are now having problems with organized sports and board...

Original post made by Joseph DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Burt, on Dec 26, 2007 at 9:39 am | 39 comments | 5391 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court strikes down Pleasanton housing cap

In a ruling that could halt all commercial and residential building in Pleasanton for months to come, Alameda County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 107 comments | 5368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprised on high district pensions!

I had always thought that school district employees were fairly paid but not highly paid. Then I went to www.CaliforniaPensionReform.com...

Original post made by Jill on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 56 comments | 5356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New law allows inmates Imprisoned as youths to seek new sentences

Some California inmates sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will be...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 5353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers do great things

I'd like to create a place here on the forums where we can recognize the quality, professional work that Pleasanton teachers...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by highschoolstudent, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 36 comments | 5344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh, others testify at former Pleasanton principal's dismissal hearing

Earlier testimonies were refuted and the character of one witness was questioned during testimony yesterday at former Walnut...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 28, 2015 at 9:56 am | 4 comments | 5341 Views
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