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2013 Holiday Fund now underway

The 2013 Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign is now underway, a time when we ask our readers to turn their thoughts to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 18266 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART unions approve 4-year contract

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 9:49 am | 28 comments | 3723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Can The School Board Violate The Brown Act?

Editor's Note: To clarify, this post is from a recipient of the email, not from Bowser, and is only a portion of the email....

Original post made by I Was There on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Leadership at $2.31/hour?, on Nov 16, 2013 at 10:53 am | 63 comments | 36847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser to announce bid for county office

Pleasanton School Board President Jeff Bowser will announce his candidacy for the office of Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bowser is Bad, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 13975 Views

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School board votes down pay increase for itself

At a Pleasanton School Board meeting that gave raises to the district's top two employees and increases in step-and-column...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wanda, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 12 comments | 13152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Millennials are coming! Are we ready?

Carole Rodoni, a renowned speaker on the economy and real estate who is often called the pundit of the Peninsula, brought...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

Woman busted for prostitution at private residence Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/11/01/police-bulletin...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Nov 15, 2013 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High students take 1st place in engineering competition

Three students from Amador Valley High's engineering program, part of the district's new Project Lead The Way program, took...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Kaelan Song, on Nov 14, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 1764 Views

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Walmart evacuation

Was in the Walmart earlier and an announcement said there was a store emergency and told everyone to leave the store immediately....

Original post made by Andrea on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Student, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 3167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raises eyed tonight for Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton School Board will consider giving itself a raise at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/12/raises-eyed-tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gina T, on Nov 14, 2013 at 9:20 am | 19 comments | 25174 Views

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Tri-Valley Community Outreach THANKSGIVING DINNER

The 2nd Annual Tri-Valley Community Outreach Dinner is being hosted by a group of businesses and the Inter-Faith Community. It...

Original post made by Ken mano on Nov. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push for principal's return

An email from School Board President Jeff Bowser did little to dissuade a group of advocates from attending Tuesday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 4738 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Undeterred by Those Who Claim He Is An Habitual Plagiarist

After having his weekly column dropped by the highly prestigious, Moony-owned and operated, Washington Times, Rand Paul has...

Original post made by President Tracker on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ahmadi strikes again.

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Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by former parent, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Portland grocer acquires New Leaf Markets

New Leaf Community Markets, which has a store in Pleasanton's Vintage Hills shopping center, announced Tuesday that it has...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 16412 Views

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Pleasanton HOA firm sued for discrimination

A couple who say their children have been barred by their homeowner's association from playing or trick-or-treating in their...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Catherine, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:50 am | 42 comments | 46321 Views

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Lab researchers find tie in rain, global warming

A new study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that observed changes in global (ocean and land) precipitation...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 13, 2013 at 10:00 am | 9 comments | 13886 Views

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LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 3792 Views

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Task force plan can make sure Pleasanton meets state housing numbers

Plans for developing a 400-acre site on Pleasanton's east side along Stanley Boulevard with high density housing and more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 2257 Views

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ClutterLess Speaker Meeting Nov 18 Pleasanton

Kiera Rain, owner of Bay Area Professional Organizer, will be speaking on the topic of "De-Cluttering for the Holidays"...

Original post made by ClutterLess Speaker Meeting Nov 18 Pleasanton on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 738 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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