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AROUND TOWN

What's up in Pleasanton this week (hotels all booked up)?

I am trying to arrange a hotel booking for 4 nights this week for visiting family members. Monday night is open, but every...

Original post made by Downtowner on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Wmshawk, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed in string of Pleasanton thefts

A Castro Valley man has been arrested in connection with a string of local burglaries. Peter Grgurevic III, 19, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Castro Victim, on Jan 26, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2973 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama not afraid to answer the tough questions...like the feud on American Idol

We are so fortunate to have a fearless leader like Obama to guide this country. http://www.y100.com/player/?mid=22529916 "Small...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 18, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 40 comments | 2972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuits against city of Pleasanton not uncommon

Pleasanton police Chief Dave Spiller confirms there is an internal investigation into actions of a K-9 officer, but such...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Matt P., on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:08 am | 23 comments | 2972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonilla, Buchanan debate at State Senate candidate forum

Two Democrats hoping to become the region's next state senator shared their views on key topics while making their cases...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by interesting, on Jan 24, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 2971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 2968 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 16, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 2968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 2968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2967 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for 1 p.m. Sunday in downtown Pleasanton

This year's Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade Sunday on Pleasanton's Main Street is going to the dogs, literally. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 1, 2015 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 2967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Biker killed on Tilden

Am I the only one who thinks these bikers are taking unnecessary risks with their lives as well as the lives of the drivers? When...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 am | 37 comments | 2967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 2966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support the Stoneridge extension

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5247 posted Friday, February 20,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 2965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly, TV30 hosting Pleasanton candidates forums tonight

The Pleasanton Weekly and TV30 will host two free and public forums for Pleasanton mayoral and City Council candidates starting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 2965 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New principal prompts excitement, questions of leadership turnover from Walnut Grove parents

Parents and guardians gathered into a Walnut Grove Elementary auditorium Thursday night to hear about the school's future...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jan 13, 2016 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 2965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 2963 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler could raise rates by another 33%

Zone 7, which sells treated water to the cities of Pleasanton and Livermore as well as to the California Water Service and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by ??, on Oct 29, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 25 comments | 2963 Views
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Bread and Circuses
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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