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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 2082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narum Continues To Post Signs Without Permission

Here we go again with signs. I have noticed, those who point fingers at others; do the exact same thing, they have accused...

Original post made by Pat on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:09 am | 30 comments | 2081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 2081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wal-Mart could open its Neighborhood Market this summer, city says

As reported in the Pleasanton Weekly last July, Wal-Mart, the country's largest retailer, is seeking a Pleasanton city permit...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jargon, on Jan 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 80 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD $1057 to file a candidate statement:

Over a thousand dollars to file with a candidate statement is a deterrent to many people. Still the fact that we have two...

Original post made by Julie Testa on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by A Pleasanton Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

New GASB Pension Rules to Impact PLeasanton Balance Sheet

GASBís New Pension Accounting Rules Coming to Pleasanton The new rules being proposed by the Government Accounting Standards...

Original post made by Transparency Is Overdue on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Crazy Jake, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 2078 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 19, 2009 at 8:59 am | 87 comments | 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanks for Saving Us From The Pot Plants in Sunol

I really can't believe my tax dollars are being wasted finding and destroying pot plants in Sunol. I can't believe my...

Original post made by Tracy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 47 comments | 2077 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2075 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Family farm opens in Castlewood

If you've driven along the tree-lined, scenic Foothill Road recently, you may have noticed that there are crops growing at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dave & Jon, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 2075 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 2075 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character" The superintendent of Pleasanton's public schools was caught last month...

Original post made by Liz on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:16 am | 46 comments | 2074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Santa Clara County ban on fast food toys?

What are your thoughts? Personally, I think this is a clear example of government over extending its authority into the...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 2074 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharing the costs of a beleaguered pension system

Members of the Pleasanton City Council spent a few more hours Tuesday night in closed session discussing a new contract with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cali, on Oct 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 56 comments | 2074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2073 Views
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