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Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1290 Views

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McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About the CORE fundraising

This is something to think about: they are asking for 150 dollars per student, and PUSD is counting on that money for...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 19, 2010 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 1980 Views

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Guest Opinion: These community leaders urge a No vote on Measure D

The natural contours of our southeast hills are a priceless asset to our community. If we allow the hilltops to be graded,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 1117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Muslims moving to Hacienda

The Muslim Community Center of the East Bay has found a permanent home in Pleasanton in Hacienda Business Park. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 8, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 27 comments | 1908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 1661 Views

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Hamer time!!!!

ABC News projects that Hamer wins....

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:38 am | 27 comments | 1615 Views

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Torlakson praises new federal school lunch guidelines, though policy lacks funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has praised proposed stronger federal school meal nutrition standards,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 27 comments | 1758 Views

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City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2309 Views

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The Pleasanton Weekly asks for your support

The Pleasanton Weekly may seem free, but it's really not. Publishing a newspaper with a staff of journalists and a website...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2011 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1738 Views

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Fair Tax - National Sales Tax

While it's not currently a hot topic, what do people out there think about a national sales tax (often referred to as Fair...

Original post made by Me Too on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boner, on May 25, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 1658 Views

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Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 1321 Views

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School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 8565 Views

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Shoplifting case against Assemblywoman Hayashi in S.F. court today

The shoplifting case involving state Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi will return to court today for the first time since she pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by jwoon2, on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:12 am | 27 comments | 1249 Views

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Livermore cop's leg broken as police break up drunken gathering

Two men allegedly attacked a Livermore officer and broke his leg when police attempted to break up a large, drunken gathering...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 27 comments | 1620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 1719 Views

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Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 2259 Views

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Karla Brown to seek seat on Pleasanton City Council in November race

Karla Brown, a real estate broker associate and 20-year Pleasanton resident, announced Thursday that she will seek a seat...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by b, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 1738 Views
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