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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 2918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2917 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 | 2914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 2913 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.O.S. PLEASANTON SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGE

The time is almost near.. PUSD will decide next month, May 2014 what our new school calendar will look like...starting 2015/16...the...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 74 comments | 2913 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 2912 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

So, unfamiliar with this. Is it really a dear, old AVHS tradition? ...

Original post made by Ricky on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by senior, on Sep 21, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 2910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues in Pleasanton shooting deaths

The two victims in last Monday night's fatal shooting in Pleasanton were shot once in the head, according to the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 14, 2012 at 8:30 am | 28 comments | 2908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters

<B>Make an informed decision on Oak Grove Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3264...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by karen, on Dec 6, 2007 at 11:49 am | 11 comments | 2905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signs $220,000-year contract with new superintendent

The Pleasanton School Board last night unanimously approved a $220,000 per-year contract for incoming Superintendent Parvin...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on May 26, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 86 comments | 2905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 2903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 2903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donate your old cell phones to support our troops

With the holidays approaching, so many of our nations' young men and women are serving in remote locations away from family...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill T, on Oct 27, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 2902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mavis, on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 2902 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New mortgage rules protect against risky loans

Good news for people shopping for a mortgage and for current homeowners facing foreclosure because they can no longer afford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 2901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 2899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin police searching for bank robber

Dublin police are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect who robbed the Bank of America branch at 4250 Dublin...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Givenchy , on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 2899 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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