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Hamer time!!!!

ABC News projects that Hamer wins....

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:38 am | 27 comments | 1669 Views

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Torlakson praises new federal school lunch guidelines, though policy lacks funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has praised proposed stronger federal school meal nutrition standards,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 27 comments | 1903 Views

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City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2373 Views

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The Pleasanton Weekly asks for your support

The Pleasanton Weekly may seem free, but it's really not. Publishing a newspaper with a staff of journalists and a website...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2011 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1814 Views

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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 | 1724 Views

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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 | 1402 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 | 12408 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 | 1314 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 | 1730 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 | 1876 Views

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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 | 2457 Views

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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 | 1886 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 | 3464 Views

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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 | 2093 Views

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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 | 2302 Views

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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 | 1249 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 | 2280 Views

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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 | 15541 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 | 2018 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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