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SPORTS

Bocce ball's Bernardi headed for 'fierce' world competition

Pleasanton's Joey Bernardi, U.S. Under-21 bocce ball champ, is headed for the International Championships being held in Rome...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 7 comments | 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullivan again blocks final vote on Walmart grocery store in Pleasanton

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan single-handedly blocked a final vote Monday night on a measure that would have allowed...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 106 comments | 2996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 2996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board backs two competing education funding bills

The Pleasanton School Board decided Tuesday night to hedge its bets and back both competing education spending plans up for...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 38 comments | 2995 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 2994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting along

A number of my neighbors were talking the other day during a neighborhood garage sale, why we just can't all get along. I...

Original post made by MOTHER OF 4 on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 2990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good to Great - In our Schools

Several times, School Board Member Chris Grant has referenced the book "Good to Great" when talking about what we need to...

Original post made by What Makes Great on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 27, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 49 comments | 2985 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 2985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

So, unfamiliar with this. Is it really a dear, old AVHS tradition? ...

Original post made by Ricky on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by senior, on Sep 21, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 2984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Referendum process in grave jeopardy

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3840 posted Friday, April 11, 2008,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:09 pm | 15 comments | 2976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 2976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baker, Sbranti bids for State Assembly still too-close-to-call

Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/05/baker-sbranti-bids-for-state-assembly-still-too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Trivalleydad, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:39 am | 11 comments | 2975 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda court rules Overstock.com guilty of false advertising

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has found internet retailer Overstock.com engaged in false advertising and unlawful...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Sep 12, 2012 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 2971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PTA's donations to Measure E Legal?

Donating to your PTA is not necessarily going to help the classrooms. If you look at the donations the PTAs made to the parcel...

Original post made by PTAs are a PAC (Political Action Committee) on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 33 comments | 2968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restaurant owning couple cops plea in federal court

A Pleasanton restaurateur couple has pleaded guilty to immigration, Social Security and tax evasion at their Bay Area restaurant...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 49 comments | 2968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Goodguys hit by bad guys

A classic car, a classic pickup truck and two Harley Davidson motorcycles were stolen while parked at or near the Goodguys...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cheever, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2968 Views
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