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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2711 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County felons among dozens receiving governor's pardon on Easter weekend

On the day before Easter, Gov. Jerry Brown issued full pardons to 65 convicts who have "demonstrated exemplary behavior"...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Happen to Californians?

I'm a native San Francisican born in 1947. I've always lived in the Bay Area. My husband unfortunately passed away earlier...

Original post made by Cindy on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Left the South, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 2711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 2709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How do you feel about the war in Iraq? Iran?

Thought I would post a topic here since no one else has posted any yet. Feel free to discuss your thoughts and opinions...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Elmo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 3 comments | 2708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 2708 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 2706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joint meeting brings city, schools closer together

The Pleasanton City Council and school board congratulated the city's two high school "We the People" teams Monday for attaining...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

When will 99 Ranch Market open?

Anybody know when the 99 Ranch Market is due to open in the Rose Pavilion? I can't wait! I love their seafood. ...

Original post made by Mah on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Miranda, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:10 am | 19 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV30 airs live medical show

The phrases "medical experts" and "free of charge" are rarely used together these days, at least without a catch. But that's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Dinah Hurst, on Oct 16, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 2695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian Hit on Santa Rita at Francisco Street?

The Contra Costa Times is reporting that a pedestrian was hit by a car on Santa Rita and Francisco around 8:30 PM. This...

Original post made by What happened on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:50 am | 17 comments | 2695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the Editor

<B>BBQ event not friendly for pedestrians Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2922...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by GregMedia, on Sep 13, 2007 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 2694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 2694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 2694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Angela Street house fire was arson

The Pleasanton Weekly has learned that a December house fire on East Angela Street that left one woman severely injured is...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on May 21, 2009 at 10:49 am | 47 comments | 2693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the Fast Track

More than 70 businesses participated in the Pleasanton Business Expo held by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and City...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 2692 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 2690 Views

RESTAURANTS

FALSE ADVERTISING BY STRAW HAT ON HOPYARD

Last week, a full page, color ad came out advertising a 50 year celebration at Straw Hat, where they were rolling the prices...

Original post made by Upset in P-Town on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by deedee, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:47 am | 24 comments | 2685 Views
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