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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fair Tax - National Sales Tax

While it's not currently a hot topic, what do people out there think about a national sales tax (often referred to as Fair...

Original post made by Me Too on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boner, on May 25, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 1696 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 1362 Views

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School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 10247 Views

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Shoplifting case against Assemblywoman Hayashi in S.F. court today

The shoplifting case involving state Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi will return to court today for the first time since she pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by jwoon2, on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:12 am | 27 comments | 1288 Views

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Livermore cop's leg broken as police break up drunken gathering

Two men allegedly attacked a Livermore officer and broke his leg when police attempted to break up a large, drunken gathering...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 27 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Karla Brown to seek seat on Pleasanton City Council in November race

Karla Brown, a real estate broker associate and 20-year Pleasanton resident, announced Thursday that she will seek a seat...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by b, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 1818 Views

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Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 2672 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2036 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 2246 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

He Knew

We now hear that the WhiteHouse was notified within 2 hours of the Benghazi attack. So Obama and the State Department...

Original post made by He Knew on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 27 comments | 1210 Views

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Lawsuit: Santa Rita Jail discriminates against people with disabilities

Advocates for people with disabilities filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Alameda County of engaging in systematic discrimination...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Casanova, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 27 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 6857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students return to Foohill following graffiti threat to 'shoot everyone'

Things were back to normal yesterday -- or close to it -- at Foothill High School, a day after a graffiti threat earlier...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:17 am | 27 comments | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents push Pleasanton school board for smaller class sizes

A group of parents appealed to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday to restore smaller class sizes and reading specialists. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:17 am | 27 comments | 3845 Views

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Police: 'victim' fabricated tale of robbery and attempted kidnapping

An attempted kidnapping and purse snatching reported to police last week turned out to be a false alarm -- and a false report,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on May 24, 2013 at 1:35 am | 27 comments | 1508 Views

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EDITORIAL: Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jorge P, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 1789 Views

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BART strike postponed again - this time for 7 days (or is it 60 days?)

BART's unions agreed Sunday night to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system for at least seven days at the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Nomad, on Aug 7, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 27 comments | 13140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High one of more than 200 schools statewide to have 'breach' in STAR testing

The Pleasanton school district's Amador Valley High is one of more than 200 schools statewide to have a security breach in...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 27 comments | 6902 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,090 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 767 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 601 views