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Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 4807 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 2960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board looks at locations for new elementaries

With the need for two new elementary schools and hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to existing facilities, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 20 comments | 4344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 5631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police shoot, kill FHS student

Dublin police said that a domestic-violence suspect who was fatally shot by an officer on Sunday night after he allegedly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 11, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 20 comments | 1275 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 4142 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 candidates stress sustainability, conservation at pre-election forum

Sustainability, storage, water quality and quantity, conservation and water management were words used throughout a forum...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on May 30, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 20 comments | 3949 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants + TV sets = nuisance

I was sad to find out that Handles Gastropub has added 4 TV sets in their main dinning room. Previously TVs were restricted...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:50 am | 20 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property tax for county's hazardous waste fee rising tomorrow

Residents of Alameda County pay more starting tomorrow, July 1, to dispose of hazardous waste following adoption of a new...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 20 comments | 3919 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 4339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives direction on 'discipline, release or dismissal' of employee

The Pleasanton school board held a special board meeting Friday morning and gave direction to legal counsel on the discipline,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 20 comments | 7360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton apartment complex tenants without water for 4 days

Residents at Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments have been experiencing their own drought since Friday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Julia A, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 20 comments | 4892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to approve consultant, realtor for possible elementary school sites

The Pleasanton school board has a packed agenda for tomorrow night's meeting, which includes the approval of using Public...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 20, 2014 at 10:52 am | 20 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congratulations, Foothill!

According to Newsweeks top school's rankings, Pleasanton's very own Foothill High School is currently ranked 312 in the nation....

Original post made by Moose on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 20 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 3778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton PTA, League of Women Voters to host school board candidates forum tonight

Candidates for the Pleasanton school board will participate in a candidates forum Monday night, an event co-sponsored by...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Here's the website, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:55 am | 20 comments | 1426 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly publishes candidate endorsements

Based on candidate forums the Pleasanton Weekly and Tri-Valley Community Television (TV30) have hosted, editorial staff interviews...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 20 comments | 3689 Views

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Local Democratic Party to hold public event Sunday for candidates it endorses

The Tri-Valley United Democratic Campaign organization will hold a public rally from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday for local candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 20 comments | 3677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

APT President wants to win an election she isn't running in....

This is a email that the president of the APT sent out to members of her union. She actually TELLS the teachers what to...

Original post made by I just can\\\'t believe this... on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Really??, on Oct 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm | 20 comments | 1861 Views
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