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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2552 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by rucrazie, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 16 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police catch 2 men believed responsible for 33 auto burglaries in Pleasanton

Pleasanton police said Friday that they believe they caught a pair of thieves responsible for at least 33 automobile break-ins...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kudos to LPD, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 2551 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We were stopped in our tracks twice Monday, first by traffic on westbound Bernal Avenue that was waiting to be processed...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on May 16, 2008 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2550 Views

SPORTS

New voter registration card is more 'user-friendly,' state official says

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has unveiled a new California voter registration card that has been redesigned to make it...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jose Costello, on May 5, 2010 at 2:02 am | 4 comments | 2550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin - Windermere Area

I have a question. I am not sure if the story given was real or not. A member of the mom's club posted a scary situation...

Original post made by Concerned Mother on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 2549 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: BUSC U10 Select opens season with great team play

Ballistic United's U10 Select team started off the season's first tournament last weekend with some great team play in four...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by soccermom, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 2549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pentin campaigns for City Council seat at Sunol estate fundraiser

Pleasanton City Council candidate Jerry Pentin's supporters joined in one of this year's election season's more elegant...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Pentin #1, on Sep 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 2549 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown moves to ease fuel regulations, possibly leading to lower gas prices

The California Air Resources Board has announced that it is easing some restrictions on gasoline production in response to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fireworks dazzle hundreds as Alameda County Fair opens

A gala Main Street parade will start at 11 a.m. today to officially open the 2008 Alameda County Fair, where earlybirds at...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Joey Gardner, on Jun 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2548 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get Rid of Town Square

I think the weekly should get rid of Town Square Forums. They do nothing but cause animosity amongst residents of Pleasaton...

Original post made by Sherri on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on May 18, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raley's Employees Move Closer to a Strike With Vote

Workers at one of Northern California's largest supermarket chains are moving closer to a strike after the supermarket declared...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Stefan Martin Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2870 posted Friday, August 24,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by freind of family, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Same-sex marriage rights group to announce today on moving ballot measure to 2012

Courage Campaign, a statewide group that supports same-sex marriage rights, is due to announce today if it will continue...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 18, 2014 at 9:50 am | 71 comments | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans to widen and straighten Niles Canyon -- info!

Hi! This post is regarding Caltrans' plans to, IMHO, waste $80 million in taxpayer dollars to ruin Niles Canyon. (I posted...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 14 comments | 2547 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2546 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 652 views