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Pleasanton Weekly, TV30 hosting Pleasanton candidates forums tonight

The Pleasanton Weekly and TV30 will host two free and public forums for Pleasanton mayoral and City Council candidates starting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 710 Views

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Hearst principal named assessment coordinator in Pleasanton school district

Mike Kufal, the longtime principal at Hearst Elementary School, has been appointed as the new coordinator of assessment in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Chris47, on Oct 1, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 2479 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 23 comments | 10264 Views

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Lecture: Eating for Breast Health

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Nutrition Educator and Holistic Chef Suzanne Aziz will give a talk...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Patti Bond, on Sep 30, 2014 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Meet the Pleasanton candidates

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets will be mailed to Pleasanton's 41,150 registered voters Oct. 6 with mail-in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by jack parker, on Sep 29, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2268 Views

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Mmm Mmm...GOOD! My delicious crumb cake!

Since the PW wants more civil discussion, especially censoring the criticism of "big government" and socialism that is taking...

Original post made by Tasty on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 29, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 309 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 14678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jerry Brown bans expulsions for "willful defiance" and vetos compulsory kindergarten

It looks like Jerry Brown has taken steps to curtail school administration abuses. On Saturday, he signed a bill to eliminate...

Original post made by Common sense on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 1039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Pleasanton Weekly made a big move!

What was the move? BANNING CHOLO! Oh Cholo.... you were so popular! Everyone knew who you were... now that you are gone we...

Original post made by Impressed on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 568 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law changes California's initiative process

New legislation governing the initiative process in California was signed into law Saturday by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TonyAndrade, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to improve how we address the school board!!

Whenever someone goes up to the podium to speak, they never seem to have a lot of vigor (exception: this one man who speaks...

Original post made by MyRoleModel on Sep. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 410 Views

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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 3031 Views

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Red Coats is problem - Stop deleting my thread

This thread was deleted because it was based on unverified information and rumor. Because the author is anonymous, it is...

Original post made by M. on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart vice principal accepts similar job on the Peninsula

Hart Middle School's vice principal Tom Domer has resigned to accept a similar position in the San Carlos School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Purge the Board, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 20 comments | 3595 Views

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San Ramon rejoins Tri-Valley federal lobbying effort

San Ramon will join the four Tri-Valley communities in utilizing a Virginia-based lobbying firm to help advocate for federal...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 1250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New law to reduce number of uninsured drivers on California's roads

More low-income Californians will now have the opportunity to purchase affordable automobile insurance. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 6 comments | 1110 Views

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County Fire Department conducting 'controlled training' burn at Camp Parks

The Alameda County Fire Department will be conducting controlled training burns at Camp Parks in Dublin from 8 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1055 Views

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Feed up with bike and running events shutting down our streets.

I left my house Sunday morning to drive to Sacramento to visit my son and grandchild. I've been doing this a lot lately so...

Original post made by Pepper on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 1626 Views

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School board receives update on Common Core

The Pleasanton school board heard an update from district staff about the Common Core mathematics pathways and instructional...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Administrator exodus, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 2442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton snags top recognition on Money Magazine survey

Just a week after Pleasanton was ranked No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live, two other national...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Henry, on Sep 25, 2014 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 3445 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,943 views

Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 584 views