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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton candidates show support for new senior housing

For Chinese unable to speak or understand English, Pleasanton's first candidates' forum was the place to be. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by senior native, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:05 am | 30 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lockout ends: Castlewood workers will return to work Oct. 16

The lockout of Castlewood workers is over. Workers will return to their old jobs at the country club Oct. 16 under terms...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Oct 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 30 comments | 1335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

STYLE vs SUBSTANCE

You that guest you invite to the party and they just get so obnoxious you really don't care if they were the best dressed...

Original post made by Debate Watcher on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tebow, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 30 comments | 2445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman endorses Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday endorsed Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio for mayor. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10342...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Middle of The Town Observer, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:27 am | 30 comments | 2228 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narum Continues To Post Signs Without Permission

Here we go again with signs. I have noticed, those who point fingers at others; do the exact same thing, they have accused...

Original post made by Pat on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:09 am | 30 comments | 2792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions, management feuding with 2 weeks to go before strike could resume

Less than two weeks before BART workers could resume their strike, union leaders said Monday that management's chief negotiator...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 28, 2013 at 9:20 am | 30 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kindness

I was having a lousy day the other day. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it only...

Original post made by Kindness on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Donuts, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 30 comments | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spay your Cats

Feline Friskiness is at full bore. Spay your cats before those fornicating felines wreak havoc on our lovely town. How...

Original post made by Spay your Cats on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by M. Furman, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 840 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 5596 Views

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Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2488 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Concerned Pleasanton Voter

In today's Independent, Bill Rasnick's letter to the editor got published expressing his opinion on the Oak Grove lawsuit....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 1939 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 2704 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2482 Views

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13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 1675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1798 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,109 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 792 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 495 views