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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

West Coast Port Strike Settled!

Contrary to the fulminations of a previous poster, the intervention of the Obama Administration earlier this week has led...

Original post made by Joe Hill on Feb. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton planning chief named assistant city manager

Brian Dolan, Pleasanton's Community Development Director in charge of the planning department for the past seven years, has...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Geraldo, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 3272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves lead police on car chase

Pleasanton police officers were led on a car chase early Thursday morning after officers responded to a report of a suspicious...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by kbenson, on Feb 20, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Bay Bridge from San Leandro?

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted today to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another study about the...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 20, 2015 at 8:33 am | 10 comments | 1861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jon Vranesh back again at last night's school board meeting

Former Walnut Grove Elementary principal Jon Vranesh addressed the Pleasanton school board during the community comment session...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by watchdogs, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:20 pm | 93 comments | 10845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves outrun police

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by kbenson on Feb. 19, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill PTO set to vote tonight on PTA affiliation

Foothill High School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is set to vote tonight whether to become an official Parent-Teacher...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by No to PTA, on Feb 19, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 1768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON BODY TATTOOS AND BODY PIERCINGS?

Personally, I do not like encountering a human body with tattoos and or body piercings. God gave all of us his best creation,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council votes tonight on growth management law

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on a growth management ordinance that will slow down residential building in...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by John, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:26 am | 18 comments | 2970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district ranks among Bay Area's best

The Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has been ranked the third-best school district in the Bay Area, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:36 am | 31 comments | 6549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police department announces 2014 employee awards

The Pleasanton Police Department this week announced its 2014 "Officer of the Year" and "Professional Staff Member of the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rock quarry

Does anyone know what happened at the quarry yesterday? Saw fire trucks, alameda county sherriff, coroner and a tow truck....

Original post made by uknown on Feb. 18, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vranesh haring started yesterday?

Anyone know if the Jon Vranesh hearing started yesterday?...

Original post made by Helen on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 18, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Break ins Country Faire

Anyone have any info on if they caught the guy. Break in today on Via Del Ceilo. Lots of police presence today. ...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by TForest, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to seek governor's post in 2018

Lt. Gov. and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said yesterday that he plans to run for governor in 2018. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Franklin, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:11 am | 20 comments | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 3085 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Christian Lives Matter

This past weekend, The Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptians. These young men were in Lybia looking for work to help support...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:58 am | 7 comments | 436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

IRS lists its 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up the 2015 "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams last week with a warning to taxpayers about...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Two More Scams, on Feb 17, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Book Donations @ Hart Middle School

Book Donations Fundraiser Do you have any young adult or children’s books lying around the house? Please think of donating...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Feb. 17, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

"The trouble with a kitten is that Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2015/02/13/warm-and-fuzzy-foster-families...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Janice, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 882 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,439 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 937 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 703 views