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Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2989 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 | 6581 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 | 6600 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

During the 17 years my daughters have attended Pleasanton schools, I have volunteered over 1,000 hours in classrooms, computer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on May 3, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 1943 Views

AROUND TOWN

How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by AL P, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 31 comments | 1476 Views

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 | 8910 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 | 3964 Views

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Pleasanton police see increase in daytime home burglaries

Pleasanton police put out a warning Thursday through Nixle about an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 27, 2015 at 9:43 am | 31 comments | 8113 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 11965 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 3, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 3629 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 | 2400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by TahoeIsBetter, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 30 comments | 4273 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 | 2647 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight to ratify high-density housing measures

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify tonight a final plan that will allow 73 acres in various parts of the city...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 30 comments | 7712 Views

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Pleasanton schools' director of technology services resigns for post in Union City

Pleasanton Unified School District's director of technology services is planning to leave the district to return to the New...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by informed, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 3383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers union (CTA) joins WI fray

CTA has joined with the California Labor Federation to hold a candlelight vigil in Sacramento on 2/22. http://www.cta.org/About-CTA/News-Room/Wisconsin.aspx Bring...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Feb 25, 2011 at 1:34 am | 30 comments | 2516 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 | 2029 Views

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McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1450 Views

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I-680 toll express lanes construction set to start

The project to bring toll express lanes to I-680 through the San Ramon Valley is expected to start construction this month,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Kevin Morrow, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 30 comments | 5626 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 633 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 473 views