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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 2440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wellllll................tell me about the meeting

Had to work tonight and could not attend the Planning Commission meeting. Want to hear all about. How 'bout a blow by blow. And...

Original post made by Frank on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 19 comments | 1775 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman named adjunct professor at Stanford

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, who is winding down her last seven months in office after more than 10 years of public service...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:32 am | 19 comments | 1348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two busted in daytime burglaries

Surveillance video taken at a March 26 daytime burglary in the 8000 block of Regency Drive has led to the arrest of a two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sumati, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 19 comments | 1436 Views

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Mom asks for return of stroller

Pleasanton police are investigating the case of the stolen stroller. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=9193...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Christine Smith- Womens Bible Cafe, on May 9, 2012 at 9:40 am | 19 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

should the school district have more discretion in the layoff process?

I came across two interesting pieces recently that I thought members of the community might want to read. The first is a...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Slippers, on May 23, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 19 comments | 1880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police make second sweep of high school campus using drug-sniffing dogs

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by draconian abuse of power, on May 30, 2012 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 1455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

When is college debt too much?

Sometimes a college education doesn't pay. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9495...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gary Alt, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 19 comments | 2064 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs $8-billion funding measure to start construction of high-speed rail system in California

Gov. Jerry Brown was in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to sign an $8 billion funding measure to start construction on what...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 19 comments | 1626 Views

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Three Pleasanton school board members to seek re-election to 4-year terms

Pleasanton school board members Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke have filed for re-election to the board in the Nov. 6...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sherman, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:09 am | 19 comments | 1731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who...

Original post made by Democrat Mindset on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by The Mittster, on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 1341 Views

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City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1839 Views

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Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2158 Views

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Black Avenue residents talk traffic

Concerned residents of Black Avenue packed the City Council chamber Wednesday evening for a meeting held by Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 1645 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4438 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3286 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1090 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2666 Views
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