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Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 1937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest announced in death of Foothill girl 27 years ago

An unnamed suspect has been arrested in the homicide of a 14-year-old girl that occurred 27 years ago. Tina Faelz's body...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bonnie, on Apr 4, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 101 comments | 7498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote May 7

The Pleasanton City Council has scheduled a public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 7, to make a final decision on whether Walmart...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Freeman, on Apr 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 101 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not a single story about the healthcare disaster?

The silence is deafening....

Original post made by Kangaroo on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:52 am | 101 comments | 2606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Look at who is paying for QQ--builders!

Before I vote for a proposition, I always take a look at who is supporting it. The other day I got a fancy 4-page flyer for...

Original post made by Mary on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:52 am | 100 comments | 3449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parcel tax, budget crisis tonight

Tonight the school board will discuss the budget crisis and take action on whether to employ a survey firm to conduct a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 8, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 100 comments | 2205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insurance officials begin their own investigation into fire

Pleasanton police are working through the holidays on what may become a criminal investigation in the house fire on East...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fox 2, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 99 comments | 3506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emotions run high with school cuts on the line

With the elimination of class-size reductions on their worry lists, parents, educators and others packed a school district...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Need Credibility, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 99 comments | 2725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote No on Measure G'

Proponents of Measure G cite Class Size Reduction (CSR) as the most significant argument for implementation of a parcel tax....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 99 comments | 2019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 4292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 2638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman hawk permit denied by Planning Commission

In a sharply divisive move, the Planning Commission decided in a 3-2 vote to deny Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's application...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by RoyArtelo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 97 comments | 7802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol believed to be a factor in Foothill Drive crash

Police are looking into the likely possibility that alcohol was the cause of a car accident last Saturday that killed a 19-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 9, 2007 at 8:21 am | 96 comments | 5282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4658 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 19, 2008 at 6:32 am | 96 comments | 2900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council approves draft rezoning plan for 105 acres of new 'affordable' housing

In a sweeping move, the Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously last night to approve a preliminary plan to rezone 17 separate...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Aug 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 96 comments | 3225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 3097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Does BART Management a Favor

For weeks BART management has waged a PR campaign in the corporate media which, in turn, has uncritically reproduced BART...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 95 comments | 1186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 1658 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 2502 Views
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