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AROUND TOWN

To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work on Alviso Adobe progressing

In the pristine hills of west Pleasanton lies a key to the city's past. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=2849...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly, on Aug 27, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives tentative nod to drug dogs at schools

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 22, 2012 at 10:26 am | 21 comments | 2243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 15 comments | 2242 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

With Gov. Schwarzenegger declaring a fiscal emergency to reduce a looming $14 billion debt, this is clearly no time to vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teachers, I apologize

This is really directed at teachers in general, but I have to tailor this to PUSD teaching staff. We have created a disaster...

Original post made by So Sorry on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 21, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 55 comments | 2240 Views

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Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 45 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary - "Race to Nowhere"

I heard about this documentary about stressed teens called "RACE TO NOWHERE" and I think every parent, teenager, teacher,...

Original post made by Suzanne on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 38 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air Quality district urges residents to avoid fireplace fires--on Christmas Day!

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking Bay Area residents to skip the fire in the fireplace on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 24, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 6 comments | 2236 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,088 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 921 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 121 views