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Cook-Kallio plans run for mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has announced that she will seek the mayor's post next year when Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:13 am | 55 comments | 2859 Views


Lund Ranch backers sizzle at GOP message to vote 'No'

David Erlich, the new chairman of the Alameda County Republican Party, is facing strong criticism from fellow party members...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 55 comments | 4008 Views


School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 30, 2008 at 12:48 am | 54 comments | 7304 Views


Teachers' union endorses Bowser, Laursen for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton schools' teachers union has endorsed Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen for election to the school board on Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:34 am | 54 comments | 2434 Views



<B>Hostility toward teacher's union Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 54 comments | 3416 Views



<B>Need constructive solutions Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 54 comments | 3275 Views


Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 7362 Views



I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 2849 Views


Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 3522 Views


Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 5732 Views


Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 16291 Views


Teachers wages and retirement benefits 3%?

Can anyone explain what a teachers benefits package looks like and if they start teaching at say 22 when are the eligible...

Original post made by Lance Ulanoff on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 2154 Views


Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4053 Views


Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 6948 Views


Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I don’t understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 4306 Views


What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 3038 Views


what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 4387 Views


State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 4046 Views


Obama's Proposed Tax on Soda

How do you feel about Obama, an admitted smoker of both tobacco and marijauna, proposing a 7 cents per can "health tax" on...

Original post made by Rob Smithson on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Carolina, on May 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 53 comments | 2650 Views


Is the “TownSquare Forum” being used for anti-Obama, right-wing propaganda?

Since the Pleasanton Weekly began the “TownSquare Forum” feature, I’ve always been under the impression that the forum...

Original post made by Ron on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by dottie, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 53 comments | 2141 Views
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Prop 56: Tax ‘em if you smoke ‘em
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