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Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 3149 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are, indeed, TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY ! ! !

NO on Prop 30! This is JUST federal Income taxes. Consider all of the other ways in which you are taxed, double taxed, even...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by No on 30 and 38, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 24 comments | 3149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Column

Longtime school board member Pat Kernan has been taking it on the chin lately in both the media and at a recent school board...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 1, 2008 at 11:56 am | 65 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals last Saturday in Bakersfield, topping...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 3145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 3143 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 3143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 3141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Haggerty up on Stoneridge Drive offer

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4464 posted Friday, September 5,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by beenThere, on Sep 15, 2008 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 3140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 3139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton leaders, vets welcome home Army Specialist Eith from Afghanistan

Nearly 100 well-wishers turned out Sunday afternoon to welcome home Army Specialist Kyle Eith to Pleasanton. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Marsha Buck, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 3136 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone's - you must try it!

My husband and I tried Amarones (next to New York Pizza) about a week ago and I have to say that I felt like I was right...

Original post made by Jillian on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Italian Food Guy, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 3134 Views

SPORTS

Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun....

Original post made by PTownMama on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by trekmtb, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am | 22 comments | 3132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this a Pleasanton principal??

[If not, shudda been!] ...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by one of "those" teachers from another district, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 32 comments | 3131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds cheer Pleasanton's new mayor, City Council members as they take office

The installation of Pleasanton's new mayor and two newly-elected members of the City Council played to a full house Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 9 comments | 3130 Views

AROUND TOWN

RE: editorial, "City Union Workers Watch Out"

It is regretable that Pleasaton needs to reign in over-spending by creating a two tiered pay and benefit system -- however,...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2008 at 4:09 pm | 48 comments | 3129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 3128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:12 am | 6 comments | 3126 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit trying to cross I-580

One lane of I-580 in Pleasanton was blocked after a truck hit a pedestrian who was reportedly attempting to cross the freeway,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 3123 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 3120 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,073 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 737 views