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GOP's Harmer issues concessionary statement in loss to McNerney in 11th Congressional District race

San Ramon attorney and Republican David Harmer has conceded defeat in his bid to unseat Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 16 comments | 1600 Views

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Mothers form group to deal with drug addicted children

Mothers with a Purpose, a newly formed support group, has been organized in Pleasanton to deal with deal with drug addicted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:46 am | 16 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the 'We the People" state finals this afternoon in Sacramento. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Big supporter, on Feb 9, 2011 at 3:02 pm | 16 comments | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's About Time! PUSD and teachers union *start* negotations

On the agenda for the Tue Feb 8, 2011 PUSD school board meeting (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BoardofTrustees/MeetingsAgendas.cfm)...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 16 comments | 1633 Views

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Police pursue leads in Wal-Mart robbery

A woman gave a whole new meaning to customer service by holding up a cashier at the Pleasanton Wal-Mart's return counter...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 16 comments | 1333 Views

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Changes coming to Shadow Cliffs

The water slides are coming down and shade structures are going up. These are two of the recommendations for Shadow Cliffs...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Inge, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 16 comments | 1490 Views

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Rally today in Berkeley to defend education funding

Bay Area public school supporters will participate in a statewide day of action today to voice their support of the education...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Hood in Reverse, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 1099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E: separating the myths from the facts

There are certain ideas that most of us can agree on: Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 16 comments | 1885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Link to help you understand school funding.

http://www.k12newsnetwork.com/2011/05/ca-school-funding-map-tool/ Check this out. It may help you to understand the effects...

Original post made by Link to help you understand on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by split roll, on May 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2100 Views

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City employees union agrees to retirement plan contributions for first time

Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho announced last night that the city and it s Pleasanton City Employees Association--the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Good One!, on May 20, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 16 comments | 1314 Views

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City Council meets tonight to consider new employee contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new two-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by You get what you pay for, on May 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 16 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 1817 Views

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Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 1572 Views

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Weeding

My yard has a lot of weeds but my kids can't tolerate Roundup and other such stuff. You know of some organic harmless...

Original post made by WeedHater on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Like a good neighbor, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 16 comments | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unusual Occurrance But not Maybe

This morning, my wife was on her way to work when she saw a "body" laying on a sidewalk in a small tot lot park near our...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:05 am | 16 comments | 2019 Views

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New GASB Pension Rules to Impact PLeasanton Balance Sheet

GASBís New Pension Accounting Rules Coming to Pleasanton The new rules being proposed by the Government Accounting Standards...

Original post made by Transparency Is Overdue on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Crazy Jake, on Aug 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm | 16 comments | 2209 Views

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Dennis Miller lives in Pleasanton????

Saw this on the web: "Really all this excitement over a 5.8 quake??? Come on East Coast, we have those for breakfast...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stagger Lee, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:59 am | 16 comments | 1824 Views

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Obama by the numbers

This montage of statements and then/now numbers are interesting. We are way worse off as compared to 2009 on almost every...

Original post made by Independent on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 1093 Views

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Prop. 8 appeal put back on track by State Supreme Court

Appeal proceedings in the legal battle over the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8 were put back on track...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 22, 2011 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 1121 Views

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Police log: Stoneridge Mall hit with four auto burglaries

Pleasanton was hit with 11 auto burglaries in a week, police reports show. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=8243...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Former mall shopper, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1354 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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