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Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 3173 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 | 3172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 3166 Views

RESTAURANTS

Ponderosa shows plans for gated senior community in Ironwood

If built, it would be the first gated senior residential development in the city. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3762...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Perry, on Jan 17, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 3165 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 3164 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County ranks 4th in median income

The statewide median income for all 2012 individual tax returns was $35,910, an increase of 3.5% over 2011's median income...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Employee, on Feb 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 3163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayors, regional leaders celebrate completion of 1st phase of widened Highway 84

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne joined other city, civic and regional leaders this week in officially marking the completion...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by philip a santos, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:48 am | 13 comments | 3163 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 | 3162 Views

AROUND TOWN

KPIX confirms that Seattle weathercaster will replace Pleasanton's Roberta Gonzales as weekday anchor

KPIX, the CBS station in San Francisco, confirmed Tuesday that it is replacing Roberta Gonzales as its weeknight weather...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 13 comments | 3160 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick sentence fair?

Michael Vick is sentenced for 23-month jail imprisonment for "animal cruelty" as what other people utter for being the instigator...

Original post made by MrNiceGuy on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 3159 Views

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Remembering Juanita

Pleasanton lost a dedicated education advocate March 5 with the death of School Board President Juanita Haugen. Her lifelong...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mary Ellen Rodda, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 3156 Views

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Thorne launches bid for re-election as mayor

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne has launched his bid for re-election. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/21/thorne-launches-bid-for-re-election-a...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Apples and Oranges, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 3156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why blame the Teachers?

From what I understand, half the population of Pleasanton moved here in the last five years. I'll bet our wonderful school...

Original post made by School District Supporter on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 117 comments | 3154 Views

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Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 3154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 3154 Views

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Pleasanton History

Pleasanton used to host three Naval Outlying Fields (NOLFs) that were attached to the Naval Air Station (NAS) in Livermore,...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 10, 2007 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3151 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Angry , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 3148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits pedestrian by Tawny Park - who knows anything?

Yesterday afternoon a pedestrian was hit by a car near the intersection of Tawny and Norton. It was hard to tell but it...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on Dec 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | 13 comments | 3147 Views

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Tatoos and Piercings Coming to Downtown

Just heard some great news. A tatoo and piercing salon will be coming to Main Street soon! Heard it is in the 100 or 200...

Original post made by Harley Babe on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Annoyed Parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 34 comments | 3146 Views
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