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City Council votes to negotiate settlement on court-ordered housing cap ban

The Pleasanton City Council last night unanimously agreed to negotiate a settlement with opponents of the city's 29,000-unit...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Steven J. Raff, on May 3, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 25 comments | 2313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Citizens should speak out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6951 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jon HArvey, on May 3, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the common decency?

I am appalled by the number of parents who allow their children to be disruptive in restaurants and other establishments....

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Santa Clara County ban on fast food toys?

What are your thoughts? Personally, I think this is a clear example of government over extending its authority into the...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 3021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Contra Costa Times Recommends David Harmer as GOP Nominee...

The Contra Costa Times is wise to recommend David Harmer of the GOP Contenders for US House of Representatives to run against...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by John B,, on May 3, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 1214 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Congressman Jerry McNerney bad for Pleasanton?

The latest antics of Jerry McNerney. Yesterday the House voted on a controversial measure to circumvent the traditional process...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on May 3, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 6156 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about aging

Pleasanton residents Jean and Allan Salas (at right) ask questions about Medicare from (far left) Regional Administrator...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hostage, on May 2, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Measure D deceives voters

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6918 posted Friday, April 23,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on May 2, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 55 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Tea Party Founder Calls For Boycott Of SF

See article link: http://www.ktvu.com/news/23314147/detail.html Bridget Melson, founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kay, on May 2, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 24 comments | 1413 Views

SPORTS

Study shows new A's stadium on Oakland waterfront could add $2.6 billion to Alameda County economy

A study released Wednesday says that building a waterfront baseball stadium in Oakland would generate $2.6 billion in total...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by DogTurd, on May 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 3191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with DUI after several hit and runs

A Pleasanton woman faces several charges after a series of collisions yesterday along Valley Avenue. Fifty two-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Big Daddy, on May 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 36 comments | 3836 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton crime drops for 2009

A new report from the Pleasanton Police department shows some of the best numbers in years for both major and minor crimes....

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by TI, on May 1, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 10 comments | 2198 Views

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Pleasanton teen helps in crash near high school

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on May 1, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 48 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 3170 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BP Is Criticized Over Oil Spill, but U.S. Missed Chances to Act

Its going to be fun watching how the make this George Bush's fault....

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1352 Views

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Our Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced Quality Care for Veterans Act

Apr 29, 2010 (Congressional Documents and Publications Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today introduced...

Original post made by Ron on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by We the people, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney to host Dublin workshop tomorrow to help seniors obtain benefits

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a senior assistance workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 1489 Views

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Savvy Seconds Needs to Clean up Their Act!

Is it just me or does the site of racks of clothes on the sidewalk outside of Savvy Seconds make downtown look cheap and...

Original post made by Brianna on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 18 comments | 1661 Views
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