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Finance reports show new high in Pleasanton campaign spending

Campaign finances in the battle over the Oak Grove development show two totally different types of approaches. The would-be...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 26 comments | 1218 Views

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Texting While Walking

Yesterday while driving Main Street I notice a young mother pushing her stroller across the street while texting. Amazing...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Had it !, on Jul 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 26 comments | 1641 Views

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Prostitution and Chinese Brothels Stoneridge Apartments

There has been an investigation and sting operation going on for over a year involving large scale prostitution taking place...

Original post made by Informant on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by artlover, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 26 comments | 5728 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Hosterman for mayor; Cook-Kallio, Thorne for council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Council members Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne for...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria M., on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:07 am | 26 comments | 1269 Views

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School district looks at student stress, homework

A months-long look into whether Pleasanton expects too much from its young people began Nov. 17 with a showing of the movie...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by I'm A Parent Too, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm | 26 comments | 1890 Views

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Feds charge university founder with money laundering, fraud

Federal court documents show Susan Xiao-Ping Su, the founder of Tri-Valley University and owner of two homes in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by N, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 26 comments | 1319 Views

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More state-mandated housing coming to Pleasanton

It's an awkward title but Pleasanton's Housing Element Task Force has its work cut out for it: deciding which and how many...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jeb, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:51 am | 26 comments | 1767 Views

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Jerry McNerney meeting with constituents Monday in Dublin

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced he will hold a Congress at Your Corner on Monday, March 21st, from 2:00...

Original post made by CA-11 voter on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by marvin gaye, on Mar 22, 2011 at 10:21 pm | 26 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opportunity School

Did anyone understand what Opportunity School was?????...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by another mom, on May 2, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 26 comments | 2588 Views

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Picketers protest wages, safety issues at building site

Members of the bricklayers union were out at the crack of dawn today protesting what they said were poor pay and inadequate...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Christian, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:50 am | 26 comments | 1563 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Controller publishes state government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang today updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for 256,222...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:05 am | 26 comments | 1586 Views

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San Ramon woman dies in fall from Half Dome

A 26-year-old San Ramon woman died on Sunday after she fell from the Half Dome cables at Yosemite National Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Valerie, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 26 comments | 3941 Views

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U-turns on main st.

Having a nice dinner at Strizzi's tonight while watching that 3way stop at st. Mary's and main st. Observed 2 vehicles make...

Original post made by Mal on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Year Round + Detension, on Aug 16, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 26 comments | 2908 Views

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Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 1951 Views

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Council calls special meeting to consider agreement with Oak Grove developers

The Pleasanton City Council has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. Monday to hear public comments on an agreement it is...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 1, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 26 comments | 1584 Views

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"End Welfare for the Wealthy"

I posted this story as a response on another topic, but thought there might be interest in vetting Senator Tom Coburn's idea...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 1284 Views

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Thousands line Main Street for Pleasanton's holiday parade

Thousands lined Main Street on a weather-perfect Saturday night for the annual Hometown Holiday Parade and tree lighting...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cindy, on Dec 13, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 26 comments | 1334 Views

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OPINION: Vice Mayor is about democracy -- or the lack of it

By Matt Sullivan Readers of the Pleasanton Weekly may wonder why the selection of Vice Mayor generates so much excitement...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:43 am | 26 comments | 1449 Views

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Laursen elected Pleasanton school board president in 3-2 vote

In a 3-2 vote, Joan Laursen was elected president of the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 26 comments | 1852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. debt amounts to $534,000 per household.

USA TODAY... U.S. owes Sixty Two Trillion, which amounts to Five hundred and Thirty Two Thousand per U.S. household. This...

Original post made by Solutions? on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 28, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 26 comments | 1185 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,040 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 918 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 478 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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