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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 1527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 4605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 1629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ZANGLE - SOME TEACHER'S COULDN'T BE BOTHERED

I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THE TEACHERS IN OUR PLEASANTON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE __NOT__ REQUIED TO USE, PROMTLY UPDATE,...

Original post made by ZANGLEWASTEDTIME on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by They never get rid of bad teachers/administrators, on Jun 2, 2012 at 12:34 am | 29 comments | 3762 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs $15-million Bernal Community Park project

The good times are back, or so it seems in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10107...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by ?, on Sep 23, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 29 comments | 2548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5009 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors ask sheriff to halt immigrant-alert program that could lead to deportation

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:00 am | 29 comments | 1469 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton mother pushing infant son in stroller attacked on West Positas Boulevard

A mother pushing her infant son in a stroller near the bus stop on the south side of West Las Positas Boulevard west of Santa...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:12 pm | 29 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing madness

A few weeks ago I posted about how ridiculous are housing market has become.I mentioned as evidence a 1500 sq ft older home...

Original post made by hoops on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Teach, on May 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 29 comments | 3280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Massage parlors

Just drove thru the rose pavilion shopping center and spotted a new massage parlor with the doors and windows covered with...

Original post made by Map on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Moral Turpitude Forever , on Jul 17, 2013 at 4:58 am | 29 comments | 5523 Views

SPORTS

Politics in AV sports

Shame on Amador Valley Sports directors and girls varsity soccer coach for allowing five freshmen girls onto the girls varsity...

Original post made by Danny on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Love of the Game, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 29 comments | 1815 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Teachers and tenure - lawsuit

The disservice that the CA Teachers' Association provides to California as a whole continues to amaze me. When are we going...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 29 comments | 1368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 9536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's planned East Side development may be scuttled

A new report showing that Pleasanton has fulfilled its requirements to provide high density housing for at least the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Development, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 4276 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: City needs do-over on Oak Grove vote

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3805 posted Friday, April 4, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2339 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,121 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 799 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 505 views