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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 1660 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prostitute at Pleasanton hotel calls police about early morning robbery attempt

Police are investigating a report of an early morning robbery attempt from an admitted prostitute at a room in the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael L., on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 28 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new look at justice

Youth justice is taking on a new face in Pleasanton. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10278...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:46 am | 28 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to learn more about teaching teachers at meeting today

The Pleasanton School Board will learn more about instructional coaching at a study session set for later today. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Vernon Parker, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 28 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open its Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July

Walmart representatives have announced that they will open their Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July, wrapping...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by RA, on May 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 2574 Views

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BART strike could start as early as tomorrow

BART workers have delivered a 72-hour strike notice to BART management, according to a union representative and a transit...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 3911 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 2796 Views

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BART unions approve 4-year contract

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 9:49 am | 28 comments | 3509 Views

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Boeing union forcing move to Long Beach?

Boeing offered its largest union a guarantee of 20,000 union jobs at its Washington facilities at prevailing wages for the...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no decision on ousted principal

Supporters of former Walnut Grove Principal Jon Vranesh weren't in attendance at the Pleasanton School Board meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian1, on Jan 18, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 28 comments | 3814 Views

AROUND TOWN

OPINION: Better options for Pleasanton's East Side

As your Pleasanton council member I was asked, "Should the city of Pleasanton continue to plan for development of 400 acres...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents - please stop speeding in student parking lots

Dear Amador Speeding Parent, On Wednesday morning, my daughter and a friend were nearly hit by you after you dropped off...

Original post made by Worried Amador parent on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by CHOLO, on Jan 25, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 3069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supermarket Sweep

Grocery shopping in Pleasanton keeps getting better. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3640...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by jim, on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2510 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Greatness

I know that this will make some people angry, however I feel compelled to write it. IŽm up to my spleen with hate mongers...

Original post made by Herbert Marshall on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:29 am | 27 comments | 2188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax thread

I have been reading the blogs about the parcel tax issue becausesome folks were posting good informatin about how schools...

Original post made by Dave on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 5, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 27 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 2548 Views
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