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City Council meets tonight to consider new employee contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new two-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by You get what you pay for, on May 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 16 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 1717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weeding

My yard has a lot of weeds but my kids can't tolerate Roundup and other such stuff. You know of some organic harmless...

Original post made by WeedHater on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Like a good neighbor, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 16 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unusual Occurrance But not Maybe

This morning, my wife was on her way to work when she saw a "body" laying on a sidewalk in a small tot lot park near our...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:05 am | 16 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

New GASB Pension Rules to Impact PLeasanton Balance Sheet

GASBís New Pension Accounting Rules Coming to Pleasanton The new rules being proposed by the Government Accounting Standards...

Original post made by Transparency Is Overdue on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Crazy Jake, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 2079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dennis Miller lives in Pleasanton????

Saw this on the web: "Really all this excitement over a 5.8 quake??? Come on East Coast, we have those for breakfast...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stagger Lee, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:59 am | 16 comments | 1681 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama by the numbers

This montage of statements and then/now numbers are interesting. We are way worse off as compared to 2009 on almost every...

Original post made by Independent on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 appeal put back on track by State Supreme Court

Appeal proceedings in the legal battle over the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 were put back on track...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2011 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Stoneridge Mall hit with four auto burglaries

Pleasanton was hit with 11 auto burglaries in a week, police reports show. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8243...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Former mall shopper, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 864 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court Rules to Protect Privacy Rights (4th Amendment)

Good news. The Supreme Court just ruled that the police or government can't monitor people's movements with GPS tracking...

Original post made by Hurray on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thats my Motto, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 1204 Views

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Littering

Here's my take on some of the things wrong with the younger generation. Absolutely no pride in maintaining our surroundings,...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 16 comments | 1405 Views

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California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Lockyer undergoing 'chemical dependency' treatment

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer said yesterday that she's in a wellness and recovery center to be treated for "chemical...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2012 at 11:29 pm | 16 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1090 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The republicans must want Obama to get re-elected

The republicans did not learn a thing from 2008, and they must want Obama to win in November, because they are forcing Romney...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Zeke, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:03 am | 16 comments | 1279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CEO cops plea to tax fraud

The CEO of a Pleasanton-based oil company has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9208...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Barney, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release photo of car used in daytime burglary

Pleasanton police have released a photo of the car used by burglars fleeing from a daytime break-in Monday morning and was...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by ***, on Apr 4, 2012 at 8:52 am | 16 comments | 1578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Retired Prop. 8 judge says same-sex marriage's time has come

The now-retired federal judge who struck down Proposition 8 said at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday he thinks same-sex...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 16 comments | 1290 Views
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