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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 10935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 10921 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 10848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 10807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teen identified as victim in fatal pedestrian crash

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car near downtown Pleasanton Sunday evening has been identified as 17-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 36 comments | 10796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 'No' on parcel tax would be leaving kids behind

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5635 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Heads-up, on May 23, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 35 comments | 10748 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Black Friday? That's so yesterday

If you can't find a place to park today as you make your way around town to start your Christmas shopping, think positive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Quote of the day, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 7 comments | 10736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 10722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 10718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News digest

Get CERTified Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2013/10/25/news-digest posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 10670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly presents 2013 Heroes awards

The Pleasanton Weekly presented its 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes awards to community, school and organization leaders last night...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 10589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intruders party in Castlewood home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Pleasanton family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not PPD, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:27 am | 31 comments | 10549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Night-Time Joggers on Wrong Side of Bernal Road

Has anyone seen this crazy bunch of joggers jogging on Bernal Ave...AT NIGHT...ON THE STREET...IN THE DIRECTION OF HEAD-ON...

Original post made by Fault Disney on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by joggamemory, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:24 am | 43 comments | 10492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by duped??, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 24 comments | 10453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the private security firm

"America's Holy Warriors" Erik Prince is "the secretive, mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the...

Original post made by Mr. Prince on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Think, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 10452 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 10355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Salaries Now Online

The Bay Area News Group has just put a database online that lists out the salaries, pensions costs, and other income for...

Original post made by Information on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 76 comments | 10334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 10311 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 10278 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 10266 Views
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Who Won the Debate?
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Debate: What do you think?
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Props 62 and 66: To Kill or Not to Kill, those are The Questions
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