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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 5358 Views

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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 | 2609 Views

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Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap, build more affordable housing

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 31 comments | 3323 Views

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Pleasanton's outdoor holiday ice rink is history—at least for this year.

The City Council at its meeting tomorrow night is expected to agree with a recommendation by City Manager Nelson Fialho and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 31 comments | 1926 Views

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Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41 am | 31 comments | 3107 Views

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Six clerks cited in alcohol sting

An underage alcohol sting led to citations being issued to clerks at six local businesses for selling alcohol to minors after...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Fuller, on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:45 am | 31 comments | 2428 Views

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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 | 2928 Views

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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 | 21053 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 | 3522 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 | 15961 Views

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Splash of color: Local artists bring beauty to Pleasanton utility boxes

What once were dull, unnoticeable metal boxes located around Pleasanton are being transformed into colorful stations dedicated...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Good, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:48 am | 31 comments | 5183 Views

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Pleasanton police cars damaged during anti-Trump protest in Oakland

Three unoccupied Pleasanton police cars were damaged during a presidential-election protest in Oakland on Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Nov 14, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 31 comments | 3478 Views

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Eroding backyards alarm Foothill Road residents

There are signs of the wet winter visible everywhere in Pleasanton, from the tarps and bulldozers drivers on Interstate 680...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Tom N (a 50 year resident), on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:28 am | 31 comments | 4284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chowchilla kidnapping 30 years later

by Elizabeth Campos Rajs Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Janice, on Sep 4, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 14382 Views

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What do you think about this tiger incident?

Wow - I don't know who to feel sorry for at this point. This poor tiger at the SF zoo sounds like he was being taunted. I...

Original post made by Mitch on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 31, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 31 comments | 4681 Views

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Pets and takeout food subject to new laws in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton is adopting new laws to help protect pets, and to reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by no dogs-in-public lover, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:00 am | 31 comments | 7348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools receiving $4.25 million in ARRA funding for general purpose with more money in June

The California Department of Education just released how much each district gets for ARRA fund (released on Saturday at:...

Original post made by Jay on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Resident, on May 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 30 comments | 2129 Views

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RESERVES ARE LIKE YOUR OWN SAVINGS ACCOUNT. YOU CAN KEEP DRAWING IT DOWN, BUT IF YOU CAN'T REPLENISH IT, EVENTUALLY IT'S GONE

Back in 2003, a year of "unprecedented level of budget deficit for the state," which Dr. Casey said could go on for 2 or...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 13, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 30 comments | 2202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Liberal Academia And Pleasanton

Our Schools Are GREAT, partly because of: Academics, intellectuals and the highly educated overall constitute an important...

Original post made by Professor on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:48 am | 30 comments | 7279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3751 Views
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