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Pleasanton PD Supports Public Drunks at Concerts

The PD has inordinately strict rules for drinking during the First Wednesdays and wine strolls. In fact, drinkers are roped...

Original post made by what\\\'s wrong with this picture on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by I'm with what's wrong with this picture, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 19 comments | 2615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 2614 Views

SPORTS

You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2613 Views

SPORTS

Friday Oct. 19, 2012 – FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

FOOTHILL vs SAN RAMON VALLEY Come on out for Foothill’s last HOME game of the regular season as they take on the San Ramon...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by FHS SENIOR PARENT, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 2608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Careful DogWalker, on Oct 31, 2008 at 4:44 pm | 18 comments | 2607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rush Limbaugh Facts:

Rush Limbaugh is an ACTOR. He made 33 MILLION in 2007. Rush DROPPED OUT of College as he was FLUNKING his classes. So,...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 108 comments | 2607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sides still at odds over step and column raises for teachers

As Pleasanton prepares once again to vote on a parcel tax, no single issue has received more attention than step and column,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:37 am | 94 comments | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by isabella, on Sep 29, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 2601 Views

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Zone 7 water agency inches toward independence

Would an independent Zone 7 water agency result in higher or lower rates for residents? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10958...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Swept Away, on Jan 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 6 comments | 2600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Two guilty, two in court for elder fraud in Pleasanton

With one recent Pleasanton case of senior abuse closed, another is continuing to wend its way through the court system. On...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2013 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 2600 Views

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Holiday puppet pandemonium is coming to a library near you on Saturday

Pleasanton Public Library will host the Nick Barone Puppets in an original comedy variety holiday show at 2 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 2599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Hostility toward teacher's union Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 54 comments | 2598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Power outage affecting 1,200 has been restored

About 1,200 PG&E customers were without power for about an hour Friday afternoon in northern Pleasanton, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 13, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2596 Views
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