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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 | 11451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has the fun gone?

The news this morning reported the venerable and historic Malibu Grand Prix in Redwood City was closing its track, put-put...

Original post made by Jeff Durban on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 4 comments | 11449 Views

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 | 11431 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 | 11338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly recommends No on Measure MM

In an editorial, the Pleasanton Weekly today is recommending that voters cast a No vote on Measure MM on the Nov. 8 ballot Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 1, 2016 at 10:41 am | 103 comments | 11267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DOOR TO DOOR SOLICITATION: What to do to avoid harm.

Door to door solicitation has always been a problem where we live in Pleasanton. But, for some reason, there has been a deluge...

Original post made by MIGUEL on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by ilovepw, on Apr 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 11267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 11253 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 | 11249 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 | 11213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board fires Supt. Rick Rubino

The Pleasanton school board tonight voted unanimously to remove Rick Rubino from the position of superintendent, effective...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by DirkDiggler, on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:25 am | 47 comments | 11209 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 | 11197 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 | 11165 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 | 11074 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 | 10989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Woodsmoke Stinks, on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:17 am | 32 comments | 10921 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 | 10877 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 | 10876 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 | 10873 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 | 10847 Views

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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 | 10804 Views
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ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
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