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AROUND TOWN

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Patrice, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio taking calls from Pleasanton voters tonight

Pleasanton Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Cheryl Cook-Kallio will take questions live starting at 7 p.m. tonight on a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Thanks for NO Thanks, on Oct 31, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mothers With A Purpose takes a stand against drug abuse

More than 40 people turned out for Pleasanton's second candlelight vigil Thursday night in memory of those lost to drug abuse...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Max, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Strike Set for Nov. 1st--Negotiations Break Down

From UFCW5 UFCW Int'l President Reaffirms Strike Sanction at Raley's-Nob Hill: Local 5 and Allied Unions to Act on...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Patriotic Warrior American, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 861 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote Yes on Prop 37

I am dismayed to see that The Pleasanton Weekly recommendation is to vote no on Prop 37. Even more distressing is the...

Original post made by Susan Sasek on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1444 Views

SPORTS

Giants celebration starts at 11 a.m. today at foot of San Francisco's Market Street

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Giants president and CEO Larry Baer Tuesday highlighted more details about today's parade...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD fails to meet 'No Child Left Behind' standards

Despite increasing its Academic Performance Index score by nine points, from 906 to 915 over the last year, and better test...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Pleasanton Weekly's publisher, editor and other staff members

The Pleasanton Weekly publisher, Gina Channell-Allen, and editor, Jeb Bing, will be on hand to talk with guests at the first...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by So, will you attend?, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Can't wait to see an investigative report, on Oct 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 15 comments | 2700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 2451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs to keep Pleasanton high school students on short leash

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 2076 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robert Murray of Murray Energy: "Obama will destroy low cost energy in America"

Check this video out. It is an interview with Robert Murray of Murray Energy who talks about a group of his 500 coal miner...

Original post made by More Coal on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by ALL, on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 873 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden: "...the size of cue balls?"

For those of you who choose to receive your news via the mainstream media, you will not hear about the following. During...

Original post made by anyone but obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:25 am | 15 comments | 1968 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This appears to be Breaking News: CIA Dir. Petraeus Responds Re: Benghazi

Here is CIA Director Petraeus's statement: "No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by citizen, on Oct 29, 2012 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 903 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools fail to meet 'No Child Left Behind' standards

Despite increasing its Academic Performance Index score by nine points, from 906 to 915 over the last year, and better test...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by john, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:20 am | 10 comments | 1130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Granite Bay High wins Sweepstakes award at Foothill Band Review

Main Street in Pleasanton was filled with the sounds of music last Saturday as 50 marching bands from high schools and middle...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email system crash forces PUSD to go analog

The Pleasanton school district's email system was down for nearly a week, between Oct. 16 and 22, but the district has moved...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by The dog ate my email, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1112 Views
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