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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 6241 Views

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Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 3153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8263 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 31 comments | 1241 Views

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Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5720 Views

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Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 4120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board ponders plan to restore $2.7 million in jobs

The Pleasanton school district is considering adding some jobs that were cut in 2008, including a lead trainer for technology...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 31 comments | 8321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chase gets OK to demolish Santa Rita shopping center for new bank

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved a bid by J.P. Morgan Chase to tear down the aging Santa Rita Junction Shopping...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 31 comments | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miller posting signs on private property without permission

David Miller is disrespecting private property owner rights and continuing to do what he wants not what he says. He has...

Original post made by Miller continues cheating on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lou Skunt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 31 comments | 1279 Views

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Police receive reports on driver who ran down, killed Dublin bicyclist

Pleasanton police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who is accused of striking...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 28, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 31 comments | 2154 Views

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2014 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice winners

The balloting is wrapped up, the votes are counted and we're ready to reveal who Pleasanton Weekly readers chose as their...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jul 7, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 11287 Views

AROUND TOWN

water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk driving case continued to Feb. 11

The drunk driving case involving 19-year-old Katie McKewon has been continued to Feb. 11, it was decided this morning by...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jessie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 30 comments | 3082 Views

AROUND TOWN

CRONYISM

The origin of Mayor’s Hosterman’s hawk complaint have beeen political and perhaps not nice but the way that Hosterman responded...

Original post made by Kim on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:35 am | 30 comments | 3114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 2789 Views

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Minors banned from First Wednesday beer garden

People wanting to knock back a beer or sip a glass of wine while listening to The Houserockers band during the August First...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Sep 11, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 30 comments | 1823 Views

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3-year-old injured after hit by truck on Muirwood Drive

A 3-year-old girl who was struck by a pickup truck in Pleasanton this afternoon is expected to survive her injuries, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 27, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 30 comments | 1867 Views

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Hosterman political signs placed in downtown park

Several callers to the Pleasanton Weekly Saturday questioned the appropriateness of political campaign signs for Mayor Jennifer...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 30 comments | 1510 Views

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Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2093 Views

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Saturday vigil to honor slain horses

A candlight vigil for Choctaw and Lucky, two horses killed on a private Livermore ranch in October, hopes to bring attention...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by jkleitsch, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 1488 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,001 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 9 comments | 372 views