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Lawyer: no conflict seen between school board member, union official spouse

The Pleasanton school district's attorney doesn't see a conflict of interest issue regarding Board Member Jeff Bowser and...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Conflict of interest, on Nov 27, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 77 comments | 7428 Views

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The Pleasanton's Pension Situation for Dummies

I've been reading the PleasantonWeekly.com posts regarding the Pleasanton entitlement situation so I decided to research...

Original post made by Shoot_The_Messengers on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill F, on Jan 14, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 168 comments | 7427 Views

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Gunman shoots up downtown Pleasanton restaurant, flees

A gunman fired shots into the ceiling with one bullet injuring a patron shortly after midnight today at Red Coats British...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by David Karlsson, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 18 comments | 7422 Views

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Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 64 comments | 7380 Views

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24 Hour Fitness Super Sport?

As someone who has moved to P-Town, last September, from the Silicon Valley, I was excited to hear about the new Super Sport...

Original post made by Ryan on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by SD, on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 11 comments | 7363 Views

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Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 7352 Views

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A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 7352 Views

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Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 7349 Views

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Pleasanton teen talks about 'American Idol' audition

A Pleasanton teen is set to appear on Fox television next week as part of her audition for the 14th season of "American Idol"...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Watcher, on Feb 5, 2015 at 3:57 pm | 12 comments | 7335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents Sue Centerpointe Preschool for Hogtying Child

According to Courthouse News, Centerpointe Preschool and the teacher was sued sometimes last week in Contra Costa County...

Original post made by Lawsuit on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Lawsuit, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 14 comments | 7330 Views

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Public Pensions - Problem Continues to Grow

More perspectives on the reality of our significant public employee pension issue. Pleasanton is faced with the exact same...

Original post made by Awakening on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Consensus seeker, on Mar 4, 2011 at 1:03 am | 79 comments | 7317 Views

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Prostitution and Chinese Brothels Stoneridge Apartments

There has been an investigation and sting operation going on for over a year involving large scale prostitution taking place...

Original post made by Informant on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by artlover, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 26 comments | 7311 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council saves 101-year-old house from wrecking ball--for now

The Pleasanton City Council saved a 101-year-old house just a block from the city's historic downtown from the wrecker's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Property rights, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:01 am | 16 comments | 7307 Views

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THE INEVITABLE PHASE OF FEAR BEFORE RECOVERY

Warren Buffet was recently on TV giving his opinions on the state of union. He started by saying that we are in the middle...

Original post made by Michael on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 7303 Views

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Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by AngryContractors, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 22 comments | 7286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 7265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Oh please, on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 34 comments | 7245 Views

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Bernal Avenue on-off ramps at I-680 to be modified

Work will begin late Monday night, July 21, on major modifications to on and off ramps at the the Bernal Avenue interchange...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Foothill dweller, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 18 comments | 7234 Views

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Anti war chant!

Anybody wonder what happened to Cindy Sheehan and the anti war demonstrators now that Bush is not President? Obama has doubled...

Original post made by Pete on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 20, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 35 comments | 7233 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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