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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Homes targeted in burglaries

Six homes were hit in burglaries or burglary attempts between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21, police reports show. Jewelry worth an...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 1487 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 2887 Views

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Lawsuit filed challenging San Francisco's plastic bag ban could affect similar laws here

San Francisco's ban on plastic bags, similar to ones adopted by Plesanton and Dublin last month, is being challenged in court...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bags, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 23 comments | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 3882 Views

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Going for the Gold in scouting

Rebecca Rodriguez, who turns 17 next week, has been in Scouting since she was a toddler in a stroller, remembering those...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Heidi Hasz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD broke but offering Pre K

PUSD constantly broke, asking for funds from parents, however suggesting: Pleasanton Unified School District pre-registration...

Original post made by WTF on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Janene, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 18 comments | 2880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

AROUND TOWN

e-Waste Recycling at Fairgrounds this year?

Does anyone know if there will be an e-Waste Recycling weekend at the fairgrounds like in past years? I looked on the fairgrounds...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

First of 3 men who buried busload of children in local quarry could be released from prison in May

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by One of your neighbors, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1635 Views

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PENSION REFORM: San Jose council votes to put issue on ballot

San Jose's city council voted 8 to 3 Tuesday to let voters this June decide whether to approve pension reform for city workers...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 8, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found/Abandoned Dog...IN OUR BACKYARD Neal & Angela St.

This is one mystery that my wife and I will probably never solve. Last night, Tuesday March 7th we found a small, brown...

Original post made by Nosy Neighbors on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s., on Mar 8, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 825 Views

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A Giants thrill

Braxton Fletcher, 11, combined his love of baseball with a school project to visit the Giants in spring training in Scottsdale,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 8, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 895 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

As expected, Democrats vote to choke water supply to Calif's Central Valley

No surprise here. The usual Democrats vote to severely restrict the water supply to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley, delivering...

Original post made by NoWater on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 13 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigating two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:27 am | 37 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tax to leave the state

The attached was an idea presented by the Democrats a few years ago but I think it should be revisited. With so many companies...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Wilbur, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 8 comments | 994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 3960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just AVHS? Cont'd

Opening the thread again (about We the People) since the original was limited by the PW staff to registered members....

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by weedalin, on Mar 6, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 1644 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are we last as a state?

Is this because of the image projected by our politicans or what is the reason? In 1970 California ranked as the number...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by 38 states, on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 34 comments | 1660 Views

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49ers get OK to start building new stadium in Santa Clara

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the new 49ers stadium and its backers Monday, paving the way...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Smith goes to Santa Clara, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 957 Views

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Occupiers join march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. Mittens, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:33 am | 23 comments | 1536 Views
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