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AROUND TOWN

Remove the Town Square Forum

As a longtime resident and complete lover of Pleasanton, this "forum" is very upsetting. Free speech...ok. But why invite...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 29 comments | 1830 Views

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Light turn-out so far in Pleasanton voting

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman votes today at a polling place at Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park, which serves voters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 29 comments | 1425 Views

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NEW 680 SOUTHBOUND TOLL LANE EPIC FAILURE

September 20, 2010 Traffic backed up for miles into Pleasanton and Dublin due to shorter Hwy 84 merge lane onto 680. Fasttrack...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 8137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother sues McDonald's for using toys to market 'Happy Meals'

A Sacramento mother and daughter sued McDonald's Corp. in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday, accusing the company of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 19, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 29 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2719 Views

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Petition Over $290M Unfunded Liability Continues

The grass roots petition from the citizens of Pleasanton asking the city to a hold public forums to discuss the $290M in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Jan 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 29 comments | 2256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Former student of Shumate, on Sep 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 29 comments | 4956 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 1599 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 6469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 1756 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2281 Views

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Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ZANGLE - SOME TEACHER'S COULDN'T BE BOTHERED

I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THE TEACHERS IN OUR PLEASANTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE __NOT__ REQUIED TO USE, PROMTLY UPDATE,...

Original post made by ZANGLEWASTEDTIME on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by They never get rid of bad teachers/administrators, on Jun 2, 2012 at 12:34 am | 29 comments | 4096 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2302 Views

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Council OKs $15-million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10107...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by ?, on Sep 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 2721 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 | 5260 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors ask sheriff to halt immigrant-alert program that could lead to deportation

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:00 am | 29 comments | 1648 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton mother pushing infant son in stroller attacked on West Positas Boulevard

A mother pushing her infant son in a stroller near the bus stop on the south side of West Las Positas Boulevard west of Santa...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 1992 Views

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Housing madness

A few weeks ago I posted about how ridiculous are housing market has become.I mentioned as evidence a 1500 sq ft older home...

Original post made by hoops on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Teach, on May 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 29 comments | 3440 Views
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