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AROUND TOWN

Council plans special meeting Thursday on impact of Ayala initiative

Pleasanton City Council members, after spending part of an opening hour at their June 17 meeting trying to find a suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 14 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus is closing?!

Say it ain't so! The TriValley Herald is reporting that Domus is "quitting business" (something about the end of the lease)....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by sad shopper, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:41 pm | 16 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds sign petitions asking city to re-open employees' union contract

She's back. Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala, who successfully led a citizens' coalition effort to block the 51-home Oak...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bart Hughes, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 am | 72 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E's Illogic - Vote No!

Ballots arrive today for a new tax on Pleasanton property owners. (FYI, we are still paying off the bonds we approved in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 51 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Casey Resigning?

It was stated on another thread that the day after Measure G failed, Dr. Casey put his house on the market. Does anyone...

Original post made by Anyone know on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 11, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food fight festival coming to Fairgrounds Oct. 1

Sometimes a little good, clean fun leaves you covered in smashed tomatoes. Come next month, the fruit will be flying in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tomato, tomahto, $25, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:35 am | 10 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cook-Kallio -- Oakland Based Labor PAC is Highest Donor to her campaign according to latest filings

Can you believe that an Oakland Based Labor PAC is Cheryl Cook-Kallio's highest donor in her latest campaign filings she...

Original post made by Donations on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Donations, on Nov 2, 2012 at 6:04 am | 49 comments | 1917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Free Markets vs. Crony Capitalism

Since the beginning of our current Recession, there has been much disparaging of our current capitalistic economic system....

Original post made by GX on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 13 comments | 1916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S&P downgrades school district's credit rating

Standard and Poor's Rating Services recently announced a drop in the financial ratings of the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Atrontanodo, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:13 am | 108 comments | 1915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Labor dispute at Castlewood could affect services

A labor dispute involving 40 full-time and part-time employees at Castlewood Country Club could disrupt services at the prestigious...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Castlewood Member Emeritus, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 49 comments | 1915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Credit where credit is due for our President

President Obama stood in front of the UN General Assembly yesterday morning and said, "And friends of the Palestinians do...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AP tests - Turnover of school site principals/VPs - Another PUSD fiasco

I suspect that the turnover of almost all the site administrators (principals and vice principals) in the PUSD plus a DO...

Original post made by Total incompetence on Jun. 1, 2014
Last comment by Soccer Dad, on Jun 4, 2014 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home prices are down, now is the time to buy!!!

OK, just kidding. Prices have a LONG WAY TO GO DOWN - 40% by some estimates. Don't buy now and watch your value drop. See...

Original post made by Homeowner on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 1914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...?

Is PUSD broke...or running out of operating cash? At the April 7, PUSD Special Board Meeting, agenda item 4.0 reported...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 17, 2009 at 7:11 am | 47 comments | 1914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bicyclist, car collide on Main Street

Pleasanton police are investigating a collision between a bicyclist and a car that happened at 8 a.m. Monday in front of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by san, on May 26, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 44 comments | 1914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 1913 Views

SPORTS

Sport Strong Basketball Tryouts

Sport Strong Elite 7th Grade Class of 2015 Looking to fill 2-3 roster spots for the Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Season We...

Original post made by Sportstrong on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1912 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quick question about Dublin

I have been driving down Dougherty Road in Dublin recently and noticed the neighborhood off Mariposa Drive across from Camp...

Original post made by Tin Man on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Oldie, on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 1912 Views
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