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Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41 am | 31 comments | 2277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sniffing out trouble

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Drug Prevention, on Feb 4, 2012 at 9:31 pm | 9 comments | 2277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs splitting downtown into 2 new districts

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night approved a new plan to split downtown businesses into two districts to promote...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Noah, on Dec 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Avenue 7-Eleven store in Pleasanton robbed early Friday

A Pleasanton 7-Eleven store on Valley Avenue near Santa Rita Road was robbed early yesterday morning by a man who threatened...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17 am | 22 comments | 2277 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here is the next California time bomb!!!

Even though this article was reported by a paper other than the Pleasanton Weekly I believe that a 500 billion dollar unfunded...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christy, on May 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 33 comments | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do these blades scare anyone else?

Although I'm not a sailer myself, I do enjoy time on the water, and appreciate those who have their own boats. But when...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 21 comments | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conservative VS. Liberal Values and Ideals THREAD HERE:

Is it possible that we can have a constructive discussion about our values and ideals here in THIS thread, without attacks? How...

Original post made by amy on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 41 comments | 2275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 2275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Alleged shoplifter charged after struggle with security guard

A scuffle at the mall between a suspected shoplifter and a security guard led to a forcible robbery charge against the would-be...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Nov 17, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 15 comments | 2275 Views

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Safeway's 2nd quarter profit dips but revenue jumps to $10.4 billion

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has reported second-quarter profit fell to $121.7 million for the second quarter of 2012 compared...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Retired, on Jul 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Come to the Dublin Senior Center to find rewarding friendships, intriguing activities and a lifestyle of possibilities.

The Dublin Senior Center is an integral part of the senior community. We offer fun and engaging activities including ...

Original post made by Dublin Senior Center on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman has appealed Planning Commission's hawk ruling

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is appealing the Planning Commission's decision to deny an application to house her hawk in a backyard...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Laurella Desborough, on Dec 20, 2007 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

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McNerney's 'Corner Congress' in Pleasanton turns out to be private chat

A small crowd of 25 people turned out Saturday to meet and talk to Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) but only a few...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 2274 Views

SPORTS

Amador girls softball team to 'Play for a Cure' game today

The girls varsity softball team at Amador Valley High School will hold its first Annual "Play for a Cure" game this afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by john, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 5 comments | 2274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the 7 period day really worth the cost?

I don't think so. Students feel more pressure to take 7 periods, competition among students is just getting worse, and the...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 19, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2274 Views

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Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 2274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

getting a forum for the kids

i think that getting a forum for kids in the pleasaton area would be nice. [make new friends] [meet people] [just......

Original post made by Bloodyrose on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Bloodyrose, on Dec 8, 2007 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police activity at ruby hills

Driving down vineyard yesterday there were 2 police cars off the side of the road, writing down in their little black books...

Original post made by Jackie on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2273 Views
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Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
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