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Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

Tea Party people, well, duh. What did you expect? The GOP, in general, used you as all aggressive politicians will, regardless...

Original post made by mepartypatriot on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 10, 2011 at 2:09 am | 43 comments | 2718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday puppet pandemonium is coming to a library near you on Saturday

Pleasanton Public Library will host the Nick Barone Puppets in an original comedy variety holiday show at 2 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 2718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2717 Views

RESTAURANTS

Did you know Zorn's is now open for dinner

Wow, we went there tonight for dinner. They opened on March 1st for dinner from 6:30 to 9:00. I had the meatloaf and it had...

Original post made by Sharon M on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Huh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 2717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2717 Views

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Teen driving to be discussed Thursday at town hall meeting

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's statistics have motivated Pleasanton police to hold a town hall meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by maartjekogel, on Sep 20, 2010 at 1:10 am | 4 comments | 2716 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school seniors organize second 'citrus harvest'

During a casual walk to Raley's on Sunol Boulevard in February 2013, Foothill High student Justin Silliman and California...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Paula, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2715 Views

AROUND TOWN

680 Toll Lane Frustrations

I've been wanting to write something about this for a long time--so here it goes: I *love* the toll lane on Highway 680....

Original post made by John F. on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott Horsly, on Jun 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 37 comments | 2713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 2713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 2712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD may restore programs and positions

The Pleasanton school district is looking to undo some of the cuts it made earlier this year after better-than-expected budget...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by yet another resident, on Jun 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 35 comments | 2712 Views

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Editorial

For hundreds of Pleasanton residents--perhaps even thousands--who live within earshot of the Union Pacific railroad trains...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Xman, on Jul 20, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 49 comments | 2710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commission to consider renaming Sports Park for Ken Mercer

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Thursday to consider a proposal to rename the city's Sports Park...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cate, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 2710 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with French flag

I want to thank the Pleasanton Weekly for explaining to citizens why this guy was out there with that gigantic French flag,...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 2707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks could be returning to San Ramon

Are fireworks coming back to San Ramon? It's too soon to say for sure, but the city is taking the first steps toward restoring...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 14, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 9 comments | 2707 Views

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Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2706 Views

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Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

Yesterday I received in the mail an 8 page booklet supporting Measure B1. I found it to be very misleading in how the Measure...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 13 comments | 2706 Views

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Hundreds turn out for opening of 'Innovate Pleasanton'

Tri-Valley Capital opened its spacious new "Innovate Pleasanton" office this week in Hacienda Business Park at a reception...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 2706 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS BRIEFS: Water polo, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis

The Pleasanton Seahawks swam as champions at the California-Nevada Spring Championship in Las Vegas earlier this month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by justlaxin, on Apr 7, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2705 Views
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