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Deadly cervical cancer can be prevented, says survivor

The biggest drawback to eliminating cervical cancer is the stigma, Tamika Felder told the Lunch and Learn crowd at a recent...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Allen, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:19 am | 46 comments | 3240 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 8144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 5044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 2642 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 3115 Views

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End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 2124 Views

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Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Incomplete background check foils bid to open new childcare facility in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton City Council last night rejected for a second time a bid by a martial arts professional to operate a childcare...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by LeraJenkins, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 45 comments | 2076 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop 8 Database

http://www.sfgate.com/webdb/prop8/ Here is a link to the database which will allow you to look up any and all individuals...

Original post made by Lovethepeople on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 45 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown

I read the article a couple of weeks back discussing the state of OUR downtown. I agree that something has to be done immediately....

Original post made by Matt Skinner on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 45 comments | 2187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 2029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2000 Views

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McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 1618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Religious Zealots downtown - should something be done?

No less than 4 or 5 times this summer I have been with my children and had to listen to religious zealots screaming at the...

Original post made by McPleasanton on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:31 am | 45 comments | 2312 Views

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AARP Betrayal of Trust finally official

I received an email from AARP with the title "Today we took a stand for you". With friends like this, who needs enemies?...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2009 at 10:50 am | 45 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvard professor says same-sex marriage wouldn't hurt, might even strengthen marriages overall

A Harvard University American history professor testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that she believes same-sex...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 15, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 45 comments | 1322 Views

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Council could take final action on Oak Grove plan Tuesday

Remember Oak Grove? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3487 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sorry just not the facts, on Feb 23, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 45 comments | 1667 Views

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Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 3177 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber endorses Hosterman, Cook-Kallio, Thorne for re-election

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council incumbents Cheryl Cook-Kallio and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:11 am | 45 comments | 1877 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,088 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 921 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 121 views