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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freshmen registration starts at noon today at Foothill High, Tuesday at Amador Valley

Freshmen registration at Pleasanton's high schools starts tomorrow as the district begins the process of opening schools...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 15 comments | 1911 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forget Parcel Tax- Repeal Prop 13!

With more budget cuts looming for our schools, isn't it about time that we revisit Prop 13? California is loosing residents...

Original post made by Courtney on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 43 comments | 1910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can a $2 million parcel tax protect $16 Billion of property value?

The Pleasanton Educated Voter Coalition is doing the math behind the parcel tax. Given top-level claims of Measure E supporters...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 35 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Critics of high-speed rail take their arguments to Sacramento

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 16, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 23 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall paying twice for same work

As a resident and taxpayer, seems that City Hall is stuffed with employees with fat salaries and pensions, but then City...

Original post made by Howard Javis supporter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 25 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is this I-680 or the Donner Pass?

Journal Entry September 29, 2010 I'm writing this in case I do not make it. My family and the world need to know how...

Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Extended Resident, on Sep 30, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 20 comments | 1909 Views

SPORTS

PG&E says failed high-line connecting caused Monday night's blackout at Candlestick Park

PG&E investigators said today that the power outages that delayed a game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Not uncommon, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves smaller classes for first-graders

The Pleasanton school board has approved class size reductions for first-graders. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11282...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 1909 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney voted yes to extend the tax reductions

The house passed the tax bill tonight and as promised Jerry McNerney voted yes to pass the bill. All other Democrats in the...

Original post made by Chet on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 19 comments | 1908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Katie McKewon to be sentenced tomorrow

Katie Amanda McKewon, 20, is scheduled to be sentenced at the Hayward Hall of Justice at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow after pleading...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by stan, on May 29, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping Hearts

JoAnn Koobatian is a gift to the community. She has touched more people during her time as choir director at Foothill High...

Original post made by james degriz on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. K Fan, on Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor shares why teachers unions are bad for kids

Mr. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the William Bennett Munro professor of political science at Stanford...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 40 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies Arroyo Drive woman found dead at home Saturday

The Alameda County coroner's bureau Sunday identified a woman today who was found a day earlier without a pulse in a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our elected officials for our kids or for the unions?

Californians who care about public schools have something to cheer about. Pushed by President Obama's Race to the Top competition...

Original post made by Voter on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 34 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New state law bans text messaging while driving

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation yesterday that prohibits drivers from using text messaging devices while...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by DocFeelGood, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Muslims moving to Hacienda

The Muslim Community Center of the East Bay has found a permanent home in Pleasanton in Hacienda Business Park. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 8, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 27 comments | 1905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council faces full agenda tonight as current terms draw to close

It's a full agenda for tonight's meeting of the Pleasanton City Council where key housing, growth management and consideration...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1905 Views
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