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BART fares rise 5% on first day of work in 2014

BART passengers will start their first day of commuting in the new year today with fares up an average of 5 %. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 7, 2014 at 11:13 am | 11 comments | 2876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What the heck is PUSD's Core Academic Instruction Parcel Tax

Looking at the agenda for the 2/1 PUSD Special Board Meeting, is agenda item 5.1 Report, Discussion and Possible Action to...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:55 am | 79 comments | 2875 Views

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Amador Valley's 'We the People' team returns home with 2nd place honors in national competition

Amador Valley High School's "We the People" team returned home to cheers and congratulations from parents and supporters...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christina Nystrom Mantha, on May 1, 2013 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 2875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man gets 16 years for molesting student

A Pleasanton man was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 18, 2015 at 7:48 am | 8 comments | 2875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man arrested for providing drugs to high school students

After about a two-month investigation, officers from the special investigation unit of the Pleasanton Police Department arrested...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2874 Views

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Pleasanton Park and ride

Hi, what time does the Park and Ride at 7295 Johnson Drive fill up in the morning? Is there any place I can park in case...

Original post made by Jasmine on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by KB, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 6 comments | 2873 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2873 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 | 2872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can PUSD board members be actively involved in the 'Yes on E' campaign?

Does anybody know what the rules are for board members as far as actively campaigning for measure E? My neighbor last...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 44 comments | 2870 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sheehan gives up, and who can blame her?

Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war protestor whose son died in Iraq, announced yesterday she was giving up. She wrote in her online...

Original post made by Linda on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 30, 2007 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 2869 Views

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YES on D fights FUD

Take it from a veteran of a few campaign wars, convincing people to vote "no", especially on development related issues,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2869 Views

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Organic foods market to open in Vintage Hills shopping center

The long-deteriorating, nearly empty Vintage Hills shopping center that was once facing the wrecking ball is bouncing back...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2012 at 9:18 am | 39 comments | 2869 Views

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Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor has destroyed the PWs credibility

The editor of this news source today "outed" an anonymous Town Forum poster. This is a serious violation, and greatly undermines...

Original post made by Amazed on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jade, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 2868 Views

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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 | 2868 Views

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Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 68 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Furlough Days!

Summer vacation starts early in Pleasanton. What a joke. Pay cuts do not equal time off from the job. You can slice it...

Original post made by Unpaid Furlough days = 5 day weekend on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Nice but, on Jun 7, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 64 comments | 2868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2868 Views

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Punch and kick

After the Tae Bo fad of the late '90s, there are many people who think they know all about kickboxing, but Pleasanton instructor...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 29, 2008 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2867 Views
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