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AROUND TOWN

Brown, Pentin win seats on City Council

Karla Brown and Jerry Pentin won election to Pleasanton City Council handily, with Brown garnering 8,919 votes -- about 37%...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 2637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union says Raley's grocery workers on strike

Thousands of unionized grocery workers walked off their jobs at Raley's supermarkets this morning, citing management's unlawful...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by rob, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 3343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter turnout lower than in 2008 presidential election

Although many vote-by-mail and provisional ballots have yet to be counted, Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite warm weather, the winter 'Spare the Air' season is now in effect

Despite the warm weather expected for much of the week, the four-month Winter Spare the Air season has started, making it...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by burn this...., on Nov 7, 2012 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge extension

Is the Stoneridge extension scheduled to be done??...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Icantbelieveit, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 13 comments | 2405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"No on 32" equates to "I Like What Happened to Detroit"

Vote Yes on 32 For 40 years the autoworkers' unions and politicians kept a lock on the Detroit auto industry...in return...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Nov 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 6 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Erlene DeMarcus

Erlene DeMarcus is a recognized transportation expert who has spent a career working for the betterment of our community. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by to Question, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 24 comments | 2230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 3603 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 3491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Change your Clocks, Change your battery

Just a reminder- When you change your clocks, also change the battery in your smoke detectors, and in your Carbon Monoxide...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Romney wins....

For those who say that women's rights are not in danger if Romney wins this November, read this article. It is about how...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 34 comments | 3653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low flying jet

Just heard it fly above my house. Thought I was re-living my military days. Any laws exist to prevent them from flying...

Original post made by kbenson on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mittens, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1274 Views

SPORTS

AVHS VS FOOTHILL FOOTBALL

Shout out to the two high schools and their football teams. Great game last night. Amador won for the first time since 2004,...

Original post made by Frank on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by AVHS , on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorsements

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day Tuesday at the polling...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kevin, on Nov 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 21 comments | 2348 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

I-680 southbound traffic getting by on shoulder after big rig jackknives near Stoneridge

A big-rig driver who lost control when he drifted and crashed into the Interstate 680 center divide in Pleasanton late this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton CA–Your typical American city dying a slow death.

I found this writeup so I thought I should share. Would be nice to listen to what other pTown Lovers would want to say....

Original post made by pTownLover on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 22 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it graduation time already?

Talon Talk, the newsletter for Foothill High School, reports that orders are due starting today, Nov. 1, for graduation caps/gowns,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by FHS Mum, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote No on Props. 30, 38, B1

Of the 11 statewide propositions on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot along with two county measures and one seeking a parcel...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by the sales tax, on Nov 4, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 7 comments | 841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade steps off at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Main St. Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton school district awaits Tuesday's election results to learn about funding

The Pleasanton school district is ready for the potential loss of $7 million in state funding should both funding proposals...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Who do they interview?, on Nov 3, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 977 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,392 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 841 views