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School board moves forward with bond measure consideration

As a first step toward putting forward a bond measure for school funding, Pleasanton's school board voted to do a survey...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 2, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 65 comments | 3426 Views

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Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 4563 Views

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Natural gas leak ruled out as cause of 'suspicious' fire

Police are eliminating a natural gas leak as one of the possible causes of an explosion and house fire on East Angela Street...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:12 am | 65 comments | 3908 Views

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McNerney introduces bill to stop U.S. jobs from going overseas

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has introduced legislation to stop American jobs from going overseas. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 65 comments | 3732 Views

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Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 4508 Views

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Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 4214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Furlough Days!

Summer vacation starts early in Pleasanton. What a joke. Pay cuts do not equal time off from the job. You can slice it...

Original post made by Unpaid Furlough days = 5 day weekend on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Nice but, on Jun 7, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 64 comments | 3089 Views

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With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 3132 Views

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California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 3584 Views

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U.S. Geological Survey predicts higher temps, stronger storms due to climate change

If worldwide carbon emissions continue at the present rate, rising temperatures could cause the Sierra Nevada to lose 80...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 64 comments | 5277 Views

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Deserving the Pensions

Please tell me how or why these gov't workers deserve these huge pensions.Lets see....they are overpaid while they are working,sit...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 64 comments | 2260 Views

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Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 64 comments | 8329 Views

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Readers sound off on possible Lund Ranch referendum

Letters, phone calls and Town Square postings on the Pleasanton Weekly's website have been coming fast and furiously since...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 8, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 64 comments | 4000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5942 Views

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Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5583 Views

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How Can The School Board Violate The Brown Act?

Editor's Note: To clarify, this post is from a recipient of the email, not from Bowser, and is only a portion of the email....

Original post made by I Was There on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Leadership at $2.31/hour?, on Nov 16, 2013 at 10:53 am | 63 comments | 47377 Views

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Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 11008 Views

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School board cancels special meeting on Vranesh case

The Pleasanton school board has canceled a special meeting previously scheduled for tonight to discuss details of an administrative...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by The madness continues..., on Aug 30, 2015 at 10:54 am | 63 comments | 4429 Views

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Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 4289 Views

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Planning Commission votes 5-0 to OK Walmart's bid for a Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 5-0 Monday night to approve for a second time the bid by Walmart to open one of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Mar 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 63 comments | 3521 Views
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