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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 | 1296 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 | 3676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2674 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 3145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Market opens in Vintage Hills Center at 10 a.m. today

New Leaf Community Market will open its new store at 10 a.m. today in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center at 3550 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by D, on May 22, 2013 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1795 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man dead in 'freak accident' on I-580

A man was killed when a metal pipe came crashing through his windshield as he drove on Interstate Highway 580 in the Livermore...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 3321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery and the other Pleasanton groceries

Predicting what the effect of the new store will be on the existing Pleasanton grocery stores. I don't think the new Walmart...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Poppin Fresh!, on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NTSB to investigate BART workers' deaths on tracks

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the deaths of two BART workers Saturday in a collision on the tracks...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:29 am | 19 comments | 2131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raises eyed tonight for Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton School Board will consider giving itself a raise at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/12/raises-eyed-tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gina T, on Nov 14, 2013 at 9:20 am | 19 comments | 26883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OAH Hearing-Valexis Sutton (Walnut Grove) - Kinglsey conflict of interest

http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/oah/CaseSettingsReports/agweekly_09-13-13.pdf indicates that Walnut Grove custodian Valexis...

Original post made by WG Fact Finding on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2013 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 2283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 15056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary Odors?

We're prospective buyers looking into buying a home in Pleasanton, in large part because of the great reputation the schools...

Original post made by Linden Foster on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Leland, on Mar 14, 2014 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 2171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage rate increase Tuesday, and why

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/28/garbage-rate-increase-tuesday-and-why...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 44190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brentwood director of student services hired as new Walnut Grove principal

The Pleasanton school board announced the appointment of the new Walnut Grove Elementary principal as Jan Steed at Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Godzilla, on May 16, 2014 at 12:19 am | 19 comments | 1992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 3777 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Economic Tsunami Is Upon Us, Not

Okay, okay, so me and other right-wing scumbags lied about the so-called fiscal crisis. But if you want to undercut our...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by caywen, on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 19 comments | 713 Views
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Elon Musk knows how to tap the government till
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Teaching The Arts
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 179 views