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How is healthcare reform coming along?

Interesting implications: "A report by McKinsey & Co. has found that 30% of employers are likely to stop offering workers...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:25 am | 28 comments | 1227 Views

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Scott Haggerty makes $234,000 per year! what does he do and can we afford it?

Alameda County Supervisor makes $234,000 dollars per year, see link http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2010 Does...

Original post made by Boner on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by caspergutman, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 3377 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD Neal School lawsuit ends

After spending $2 million to fight a lawsuit, the decade-long battle over construction of Neal Elementary School has ended,...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cindy, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:57 am | 28 comments | 2492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

911 tributes planned at Fairgrounds, Bankhead Theater on 10th anniversary of attacks

Impact for America, part of a national ministries group, will hold a special event Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 2040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union nurses strike today is unjustified

Pleasanton Weekly article regarding nurses strike is mixed with half dozen topics. I am focusing on the strike against 34...

Original post made by Both Sad and Angry on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 28 comments | 1322 Views

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What are the Republicans thinking?

When I read the following article, I thought "what are the Republicans thinking?!" CNN/TIME/ORC Poll: Gingrich Posts...

Original post made by Independent on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 1481 Views

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Gov. Brown's Budget Plan

“Governor Jerry Brown proposed $92.6 billion in spending for the year starting in July, an increase of about 7 percent, which...

Original post made by Arnold on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 1387 Views

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Tea party members disrupt meeting to Plan Bay Area

Getting input on how best to plan transportation and housing in the Bay Area for the next 25 years proved difficult Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 3118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 4396 Views

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Attention First Wednesday Night Parents and Teens

I would like to say how disgusted I felt witnessing rampant stealing by, not just one, but several unsupervised groups of...

Original post made by Appalled on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mohammon, on May 7, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 28 comments | 2495 Views

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Investigation continues in Pleasanton shooting deaths

The two victims in last Monday night's fatal shooting in Pleasanton were shot once in the head, according to the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2906 Views

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Guest Opinion: With Walmart vote, City Council aligns with the '1%'

In its zeal to be a mouthpiece for Walmart and the Chamber of Commerce, the Pleasanton Weekly has not only misrepresented...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 30, 2012 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2212 Views

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Regional leaders back Cook-Kallio for mayor at fundraiser

Supporters of City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio joined her for a festive 58th birthday celebration and a campaign fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2961 Views

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Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 1718 Views

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Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 2549 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 2179 Views

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So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2128 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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