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Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1623 Views

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Man robs Verizon store with pepper spray

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Verizon Wireless on Johnson Drive at around 11 a.m. today. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by markrobinson, on May 1, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 18 comments | 5428 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1066 Views

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Letters

<B>Council action on business park could mean more housing Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10958...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by who is it?, on Nov 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 18 comments | 1681 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 | 7256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 4536 Views

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Reining in prom expenses

If you've got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/04/17/reining-in-prom-expenses...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 18 comments | 6296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child's School Schedule

Urgent Message Regarding Your Child’s School Schedule Who: The Pleasanton Unified School District is planning to vote...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Chaka, on Jun 8, 2014 at 9:02 pm | 18 comments | 841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules against teacher tenure rules

Vergara vs. California - the Students Matter lawsuit - the challenge to CA teacher tenure rules that effectively prevent...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:17 am | 18 comments | 710 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 | 6991 Views

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The 'Good Guys' of Pleasanton

As tens of thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pleasanton for next weekend's 28th annual West Coast Nationals, Goodguys...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:06 am | 18 comments | 3813 Views

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Graffiti found at Foothill High over weekend

Pleasanton police are investigating vulgar and racially charged graffiti that was found on the Foothill High School campus...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 18 comments | 1740 Views

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Changes, new features for Town Square

As some of you have noticed, we are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. These stem from our...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by digitalFlack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 9:41 am | 18 comments | 2247 Views

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Testa's well written Letter to Editor - raises valid concerns

I agree 100% with Julie Testa's letter in today's newspaper. What on earth have developer impact fees been spent on - certainly...

Original post made by Agree on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Oct 20, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 18 comments | 925 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 1760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board will revisit textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

After discussing and holding a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional materials and laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 30, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 18 comments | 1496 Views
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Major progress on unique housing proposal
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 520 views

Habeas Chimpus
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The knives come out
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Taking SAT Subject Tests: Greater Flexibility or More Murkiness
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 115 views