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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers of buses for handicapped children threaten to strike today in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school district is gearing up for a possible strike by bus drivers for physically-challenged students. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 47 comments | 4252 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 3373 Views

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grass fire?

There is a very strong smell of grass/wildfire on the west side of town this evening, around 9:15pm. I really hope not, but...

Original post made by hope not... on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Temperature could reach 103 degrees today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Air quality in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley today is forecast to reach unhealthy levels for a third day in a row, prompting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Union hater, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1927 Views

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Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Facts Regarding Pete Stark

For years, Stark has lived in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region and flies back to California for town halls and other events....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council candidate Karla Brown to host fundraiser later today

Pleasanton City Council candidate Karla Brown will host a wine and cheese fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. today in the ground floor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:32 am | 20 comments | 1749 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

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Lockout ends: Castlewood workers will return to work Oct. 16

The lockout of Castlewood workers is over. Workers will return to their old jobs at the country club Oct. 16 under terms...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 30 comments | 1480 Views

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Everything on sale at Domus as popular Main Street store shuts down, again

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer on Pleasanton's Main Street, is now open with a store-wide sale...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by No deals there, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 24 comments | 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks 1000! Book and Celebration to Honor Jon Grantham

The Amador Friends of Music is holding a “Thanks a Thousand!” celebration to honor Jonathan Grantham on completing his 10th...

Original post made by Marilyn on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sally Baker, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Which presidential candidate do you plan to vote for?

Vote in the Pleasanton Weekly's poll. It's at the bottom of the homepage. ...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Romney fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 4117 Views

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NFL ref strikes more union loons

Anybody else not surprised that left wing loon NFL union refs pretty near destroyed American football? It is the same with...

Original post made by Mack on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mack, on Sep 30, 2012 at 7:20 am | 6 comments | 1464 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Apathy?

Hopefully, voters in the 15th District will not fall prey to voter apathy and blindly vote for Pete Stark. He has shown...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 8254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man and woman plead no contest in drug lab explosion death

A Livermore couple who had been charged with murder for a drug-related explosion that killed a man last year have pleaded...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ptown parent, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views

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Alternatives to parking at Bart at Stoneridge Mall?

Several times a month I have to take BART into the city on business. The past few times I have tried, there are no parking...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by BART tried to sell the Livermore Lot, on Sep 28, 2012 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 3014 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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