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Candidates for mayor, City Council share views on how they'd govern Pleasanton in years ahead

Candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council in the upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 took to the stage for the first...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 28 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has anyone noticed?

There is a white car on the exit ramp of sunol blvd going 680 north along the kerb. It has been there for about almost 2...

Original post made by pton resident on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Sep 17, 2010 at 12:49 am | 28 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by to confused, on May 5, 2014 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 5845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3418 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 3433 Views

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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 | 2523 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 | 2066 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 | 1343 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1511 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 | 1411 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 | 3971 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 | 4442 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 | 2522 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2937 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1920 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 | 2240 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 | 2051 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 | 2991 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1756 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 755 views

Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 612 views