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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2668 Views

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Pleasanton's outdoor holiday ice rink is history—at least for this year.

The City Council at its meeting tomorrow night is expected to agree with a recommendation by City Manager Nelson Fialho and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 31 comments | 1159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If you STILL think this is not a progressive agenda

President Obama, on the Jon Stewart program, in a very straightforward way stated that it is. The President started on a...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 31 comments | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train Horn

Why do the train drivers need to honk their horns SO MUCH! I understand that when approaching a crossing it is required...

Original post made by Sench on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by jaycastlewood, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 31 comments | 3969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receive WAY MORE Money Than Other Districts

More important that which district are receiving parcel taxes, you have to look at how much money the district receive from...

Original post made by checking on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 2013 Views

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Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41 am | 31 comments | 1633 Views

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Six clerks cited in alcohol sting

An underage alcohol sting led to citations being issued to clerks at six local businesses for selling alcohol to minors after...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Fuller, on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:45 am | 31 comments | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union representing locked-out Castlewood Country Club workers takes protest to downtown Pleasanton

A group of more than 50 from a hotel and restaurant union and others marched through downtown Pleasanton Saturday to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by guest, on Dec 22, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 31 comments | 1629 Views

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As Congressional campaign heats up, Stark meets with Pleasanton supporters

Three candidates seeking nomination to the newly-created 15th Congressional District that covers Pleasanton are walking precinct...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 31 comments | 1724 Views

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High Speed Rail Passes by a Single Vote

Got a notice from Palo Alto sister paper on this. http://paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=18389 ...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 31 comments | 1456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 7853 Views

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Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 3214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 31 comments | 1293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5882 Views

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Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 4453 Views

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Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 9781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2273 Views

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Miller posting signs on private property without permission

David Miller is disrespecting private property owner rights and continuing to do what he wants not what he says. He has...

Original post made by Miller continues cheating on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lou Skunt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 31 comments | 1319 Views

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Police receive reports on driver who ran down, killed Dublin bicyclist

Pleasanton police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who is accused of striking...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 31 comments | 2237 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 976 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 728 views