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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 2674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 15343 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bond issue continues to bring questions from citizens committee

The Pleasanton school board will only get a partial answer tonight to questions about cash-out bond refunding that are being...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 18 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters rescue Pleasanton teen who fell off 30-foot cliff near Ruby Hill

Lukas Hahs, 16, was rescued by firefighters yesterday afternoon after falling down a cliff near Ruby Hill. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by 188IQ, on Aug 1, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 18 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dayna, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 18340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton group packaging food for Somalia famine victims

A televised special on the dire need of starving children in Somalia spurred Mayor Jennifer Hosterman into action over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Aug 20, 2011 at 8:53 am | 18 comments | 1558 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Groups working to meet 'sustainable communities' mandates

The executive committee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) has voted to consider a plan that would foster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:32 am | 18 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2327 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 2417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Islamic art on display at Pleasanton library

The "Legacy of Quran; Message of Peace" exhibit is on display at the Pleasanton Public Library's large meeting room through...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 18 comments | 1350 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And this is why no one will vote for higher taxes even if we need them

http://www.contracostatimes.com/daniel-borenstein This is a story where the Oakley city manager, who earns about than...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Oct 15, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 1285 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne vows to make pension reform a top priority as mayor

Councilman Jerry Thorne has launched his fundraising campaign for mayor of Pleasanton with a pledge "to be your mayor all...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by voter, on Oct 17, 2011 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown signs law banning children under 18 from using commercial tanning beds

AIM at Melanoma, the largest international foundation dedicated to melanoma research and patient advocacy, yesterday applauded...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 13, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 18 comments | 1049 Views

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PW Censors Posts That Challenge Their Political Agenda

Jeb, Has the PW lost all sense of journalistic integrity. You pulled my posts yesterday that suggested the PW had an...

Original post made by Robbie on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

50 bands march down Main Street for 37th annual Foothill Band Review

Several hundred spectators lined Main Street Saturday to watch 50 bands from high schools and middle schools throughout Northern...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:31 am | 18 comments | 1672 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ask for help in locating missing teen

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking people to keep their eyes open for a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Nov 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 3300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Street race leads to charges against teens

An impromptu street race in Pleasanton between a Cadillac and a Hummer led to charges against two juveniles. An officer with...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2409 Views
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