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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union Eat Their Young!

Unions eat their young! Pleasanton's teachers union is no different, The teachers that did not receive pink slips...

Original post made by Unions eat their young! on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 8, 2009 at 11:52 am | 17 comments | 1673 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 3346 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jims Restuarant

I've been eating at Jims for years and lately have read some upsetting comments on Yelp. Those girls are going day in and...

Original post made by loyal fan of Jims on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 3239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 2391 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey Tea Party! U.S. tax burden at lowest point in years

http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2010/05/11/US-tax-burden-at-lowest-point-in-years/UPI-74091273594893/ WASHINGTON, May...

Original post made by reter on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 13, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 17 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trashcans overflowing on Main Street

Does anyone know how we could get the trashcans emptied more often on weekends such that they don't overflow? Its been happening...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:14 am | 17 comments | 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman hit by truck at Stoneridge and Hopyard

A 37-year-old Pleasanton woman was hit by a truck at SToneridge Drive and Hopyard Road around 8 p.m. last night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 22, 2008 at 12:05 am | 17 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Desperate, Measure G?

Today, I noticed Yes on G yard signs on city public property on the corner of Del Valle and Hopyard. This is clearly in violation...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 17 comments | 1649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mehserle sentenced to 2 years in prison for Oscar Grant shooting

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle to two years...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 17 comments | 2087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wells Fargo inside Safeway robbed

Police are searching for a suspected bank robber who fled the Wells Fargo inside of Safeway on Santa Rita Road with an undisclosed...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 15, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton's Motel 6 robbed at gunpoint

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who robbed a motel at gunpoint Saturday evening. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1059...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 2342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Board planning another election?

Has anyone else heard that the Board of Trustees is already planning to hold another parcel tax election next spring? Was...

Original post made by Another Parcel Tax Election on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:21 am | 17 comments | 1530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

MaryAnn Butler, beloved local musician, dies at 71

MaryAnn H. Butler, beloved musician and wife of former Mayor Bob Butler, died Monday after a three-year battle with cancer....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn, on Jul 18, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 17 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: State to blame for PUSD situation

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5431 posted Friday, April 3, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by PTA member, on May 11, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 17 comments | 1630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisor calls for state measure to track skydivers to safe landings

A Contra Costa County supervisor is calling for reforms to the skydiving industry after a Martinez resident took a fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waterworld, on Oct 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 17 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can the Weekly get rid of Kendall the space-waster?

He's obviously shilling whatever drivel that he's trying to sell via his website. His posts aren't funny, don't add anything...

Original post made by Annoyed on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 17 comments | 1743 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting, last one of the year, could be a whopper

The Pleasanton City Council will hold its final meeting of the year starting at 7 p.m. tonight and it could be a whopper. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by michaelfox, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1933 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2743 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
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Representing me or my money?
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