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AROUND TOWN

Affordable Housing, Not High Density Housing

Proposed high density housing is being pushed onto the Pleasanton community again under the mask of affordable housing, and...

Original post made by Happy Disposition on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 4, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 21 comments | 1304 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We Now Have a CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS! Lawless President Acts Outside Bounds of Constitution...

Pleasantonians, please inform yourselves (if you haven't already) of the current developments regarding Obama's decision...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 21 comments | 3943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning Pleasanton and other Bay Area suburbs into a high density urban monstrosity

Bringing residential skyscrapers, mega growth and high density housing to the mega-urbanized Bay Area --- brought to you...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Jan 16, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman charged with leaving infants in car while shopping at Stoneridge Mall

A Danville woman faces felony child endangerment chages in connection with leaving her two infant twins in a car at Stoneridge...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tamara, on Jun 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 21 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs waterslides may be closed this summer

East Bay Regional Park District is saying that annual inspections done last month show that the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Erica, on Mar 16, 2012 at 9:00 am | 21 comments | 1624 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Socialist website - millions to lose health coverage

In an attempt to find common ground, I present the socialist point of view! The legislative centerpiece of Obama's first...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rienhold, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:00 am | 21 comments | 1104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ron Hyde takes over as new president of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

Ron Hyde, chairman of the Foundation's board of directors, was named chief executive and president of the organization this...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 21 comments | 2465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin launches campaign for City Council seat

Pleasanton businessman and city Planning Commission Chairman Jerry Pentin launched his campaign this week for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Manuel, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 21 comments | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2126 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "China's (High Speed) Train Wreck"

So Democrats...are you happy now that your newest "big govt" project was passed? (Nevermind that it will likely push this...

Original post made by Conductor Jerry on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 21 comments | 1630 Views

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McNerney Campaign's Very Creepy "Stalker Cam" ... Going Too Far?

Anyone else but me think this is going too far? Note that the Jerry McNerney campaign uses a video cam, with video uploaded...

Original post made by OutOfBounds on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Has Grown Up

My daughter came home to visit us after about 5 years living back East. After a few days, she came up to me and said, "Pleasanton...

Original post made by Daniel on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by 20 yr resident, on Jul 25, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 21 comments | 1611 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9800...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 1911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do these blades scare anyone else?

Although I'm not a sailer myself, I do enjoy time on the water, and appreciate those who have their own boats. But when...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 21 comments | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local organizations endorse Thorne for Pleasanton mayor, Pentin, DeMarcus for City Council

The political action committee of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Friday endorsed City Councilman Jerry Thorne for mayor...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 2646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 1927 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Gossipers Are Not Amused: Call for Strict Censorship

As reported by Marvin on the Community at War site, at least one of Pleasanton's gossip queens is calling for a shutdown...

Original post made by Teddy on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 21 comments | 1572 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 3 comments | 158 views