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New Safeway 'Lifestyle' store goes to council for final OK Tuesday

The City Council is expected to approve final plans Tuesday for a new super-size Safeway "Lifestyle" supermarket across from...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don't overextend, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the plan going forward?

Well the dust has settled for the most part on the elections both nationally, statewide, and locally. Everyone is aware...

Original post made by What is the plan? on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 16 comments | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2804 Views

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12 students at Village High making Washington trip with lots of help

The school has been doing this trip for years, but the 12 students from Pleasanton's Village High School who left for Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sasha, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 16 comments | 1324 Views

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Can we all transition out of using incandescent Christmas lights?

Does anyone else feel there is a lot of energy being wasted on xmas lights? They're pretty, but I'd sure like to see people...

Original post made by Ryan on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Another mom, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 1844 Views

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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 | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2119 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 | 2163 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 | 1652 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 | 1354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1114 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 | 1909 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 | 2123 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 | 1325 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 | 1277 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 | 1836 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 | 1591 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 | 1134 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 | 2040 Views
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