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AROUND TOWN

Man robs Verizon store with pepper spray

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Verizon Wireless on Johnson Drive at around 11 a.m. today. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jus Sayin, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 18 comments | 2324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money less of a worry, but PUSD still has challenges

While Pleasanton School District officials are optimistic they've turned the corner on their biggest worry, school funding,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:17 am | 18 comments | 1563 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Council action on business park could mean more housing Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10958...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by who is it?, on Nov 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 18 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunman shoots up downtown Pleasanton restaurant, flees

A gunman fired shots into the ceiling with one bullet injuring a patron shortly after midnight today at Red Coats British...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by David Karlsson, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:07 am | 18 comments | 6410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey finds stores offer plethora of unhealthy products for kids

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state unveiled a new campaign Wednesday based on the idea that people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 18 comments | 1406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 2863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops suck in P Town

The cops are so busy trying to score tickets they don't even fight crime. I saw 3 kids riding skateboards in the middle...

Original post made by MoMo on Nov. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 12, 2007 at 5:20 am | 17 comments | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why cut sports?

What can we do to convince the school board not to cut coaches?...

Original post made by George Peters on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by ts, on Apr 4, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 17 comments | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please stop the speeding on W. Las Positas before a child is hit!

I am about at the end of my understanding and patience with some of the drivers in this town, and implore the police department...

Original post made by Grace on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on May 16, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 17 comments | 1873 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30's last live news show airs tonight

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signs off for the last time this afternoon as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he'll...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:45 am | 17 comments | 1941 Views

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Cholo is in the News!

Check this out. Our very own Cholo! http://www.news3online.com/index.php?code=52XQK16a233vEt88rfm0...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:50 am | 17 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final decision affirms earlier ruling in favor of Signature

In a final decision that could cost the Pleasanton school district several million dollars, Alameda County Superior Court...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Concerned taxpayer, on Aug 4, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 17 comments | 1762 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman hit by truck at Stoneridge and Hopyard

A 37-year-old Pleasanton woman was hit by a truck at SToneridge Drive and Hopyard Road around 8 p.m. last night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 22, 2008 at 12:05 am | 17 comments | 1714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wells Fargo inside Safeway robbed

Police are searching for a suspected bank robber who fled the Wells Fargo inside of Safeway on Santa Rita Road with an undisclosed...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 15, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 1725 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 29, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 17 comments | 1170 Views

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California Teachers Associations

A pledge of $1.3 million to fight Prop 8. Every time we turn around we are asked to give money for various events and projects...

Original post made by Prop 8 on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 17 comments | 1615 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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