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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 | 1021 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 | 4203 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 | 1665 Views

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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 | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal quits job at Alisal Elementary School

Alisal Elementary School principal Terri Quesinberry has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/24/principal-quits-job-at-alisal-elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Aug 5, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 30 comments | 5057 Views

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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 3205 Views

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Calendar change, security highlight concerns of Pleasanton school board candidates at TV30 forum

The recent Pleasanton schools calendar change, security on school campuses and teacher tenure were some of the issues talked...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 30 comments | 4712 Views

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can you drive 35

Where's the Pleasanton Police Dept. East bound Stoneridge at 5 p.m is like driving in a NASCAR event. They come off Santa...

Original post made by slow and easy on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 30 comments | 690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board approves textbooks

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday to approve a certification of compliance declaring the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Billie, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 30 comments | 4696 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 | 6324 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 | 3586 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 | 2624 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 | 2081 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 | 2835 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 | 2659 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 | 2614 Views

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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 | 1803 Views

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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 | 1973 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 | 1931 Views

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Stoneridge Drive: Same Old Two Obstructionist Council Members

Watching the Special Council meeting regarding the Staples Ranch and Stoneridge Road extension tonight, the two obstructionist...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 29 comments | 1695 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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