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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council chambers jammed Tuesday night for Measure PP vote; delayed 2 weeks because of school holiday

More than 100 filled the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night for a scheduled public hearing and then a final vote...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by franco, on Apr 6, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 6 comments | 1443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool have sued the school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by EG, on Apr 6, 2013 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown wants U.S. to end control over California prison population

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Archy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton financier added to lawsuit claiming his company cheated clients

William Hogarty, 49, the owner of a now-defunct Pleasanton firm that allegedly bilked homeowners out of tens of thousands...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Apr 5, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 11 comments | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 5035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power failure cuts news feed to Pleasanton Express Thursday morning

An early morning power failure at an Embarcadero Media site in Pleasanton Thursday morning delayed the posting of some news...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Seymour Butts, on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill

I was in a Foothill High School classroom and some of the girls were sharing experiences of their middle school P.E. teacher,...

Original post made by Ken on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 2 comments | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge extension

Are they ever doing this????...

Original post made by hoops on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 4, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push Pleasanton school board for smaller class sizes

A group of parents appealed to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday to restore smaller class sizes and reading specialists. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:17 am | 27 comments | 3832 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 2123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State of CA is after your savings account

So - I get a letter from my credit union saying the State of CA is going to take my savings account unless I do something...

Original post made by Laura on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Olivia Sanwong

I'm confused. I've been trying to read up on the candidates and am getting conflicting information. On the one hand,...

Original post made by Confused. on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by lcc-ridgerider, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 11 comments | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

real estate bubble forming again

The ad is still running.You can be a proud owner of a 1549 sq ft house built in 1970 with what appears to be 8 ft ceilings...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:03 am | 12 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 candidates in race to fill City Council seat in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Janis, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 24 comments | 2869 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly presents Holiday Fund checks totaling $75,433 to 10 nonprofits

Ten nonprofit organizations have received checks from the Pleasanton Weekly 2012 Holiday Fund campaign that raised $75,433.20...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council candidates warned to wait until March 29 to post campaign signs

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho has asked candidates in the special City Council election scheduled for May 7 to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by John G., on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:10 am | 65 comments | 2754 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 Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold Stone, landlord square off over lease as popular ice cream store moves out of Pleasanton

The franchise owners of Cold Stone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton have closed their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by ptown high school student, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 145 comments | 3758 Views
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