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Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 1616 Views

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BART board takes another look at Oakland Airport connector

BART directors Thursday approved spending more of the transit agency's own money to finance the Oakland Airport Connector...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Aug 2, 2010 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 1616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fyi...Film Showings About "Common Core" July 22

I have heard a great deal about Common Core and am very concerned about what I've heard. I intend to do more homework about...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jun 16, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 13 comments | 1615 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

First Friday in December becomes California Civics Day for Teachers

A resolution establishing an annual "Civic Day for the Teacher" and sponsored by Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th) was...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 1615 Views

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Teacher's Retirement Fund Wants You - The Taxpayers!

““…the state will have to increase CalSTRS funding by $3.8 billion a year for 30 years for a total of more than $114...

Original post made by Arnold on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by to: stacey, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1615 Views

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Weekly, pleasantonweekly.com win top awards in statewide competition

The Pleasanton Weekly won the prestigious first-place award in the Public Service category among all state weekly newspapers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:13 am | 4 comments | 1615 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1614 Views

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Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullenberger 'back to work' to ignite passion in young people about aviation,

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anna May, Hayward City Council, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 East Bay cities seek voter OK in November for higher sales taxes

Three East Bay cities are asking voters to approve sales tax increases on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot to help reduce...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by PaoliPete, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1614 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler raises rates for 2016-18

A Tri-Valley water wholesale board decided Wednesday to raise rates for retailers, a move that will likely mean an increase...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Marcus, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Healthy Families to BOOT 670,000 Children

Unless you have lost a job that has not been replaced and are struggling on one or NO income, this would be of no interest...

Original post made by Unemployed on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 1613 Views

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Pension Liability Workshop, Tuesday 6:30pm

Reminder to all citizens to attend the city's unfunded pension liability workshop this Tuesday, 6:30pm in the council chambers. City's...

Original post made by David Miller on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

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Proponent of a new marriage initiative gets OK to start process for putting measure on state ballot

Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that the proponent of a new initiative that would eliminate the law allowing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 19, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1613 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge orders Wells Fargo to pay customers $203-million for 'unfair' overdraft fees

A spokeswoman for Wells Fargo Bank said Wednesday the institution will appeal a ruling by a federal judge in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Great Example, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views

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Police Bulletin

Cause to possible quarry explosion still being investigated Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6725...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relay for Life attracts hundreds in fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life walkathon came to the Tri-Valley last weekend, uniting the community by celebrating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by john swager, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views
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