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AROUND TOWN

Jesus Frieks downtown with signs and yelling

Whats up with these Jesus Freaks that come downtown on weekends in the summer? They are very aggressive and shout inappropriate...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 75 comments | 2782 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domestic dispute led to 9-hour SWAT standoff

Residents in the Pleasanton Meadows neighborhood were evacuated out of their homes early Thursday morning as a suspect in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Highway 84 expressway project begins

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman joined with other city, county and regional representatives last Thursday for the symbolic...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Feb 4, 2013 at 12:26 am | 8 comments | 2781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2780 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 | 2780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scherer found guilty

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 25 comments | 2779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former police officer charged with elder abuse

A Pleasanton man and former police officer has been arrested and police are searching for his wife in a scam that involved...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 2779 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART operators work 4.5 hours and get paid for 8

From Zakhary Mallett, BART director. BART directors are an elected position. The overwhelming sentiment is that the unions...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 19 comments | 2778 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors place half-cent transportation tax measure back on ballot

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a transportation sales tax increase measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Employee Proposed Contract Falls Way Short

The City published the proposed new PCEA (Miscellaneous Employees) last night, and it is a significant disappointment. It...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 56 comments | 2777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jones, Gibbs complete 565-mile ride to L.A. in AIDS/LifeCycle bicycle fundraiser

Pleasanton Housing Commission member Joe Jones (left) and businessman Rob Gibbs read the Pleasanton Weekly story about their...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by jennifer gibbs, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 2775 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 | 2775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on new $12-million Axis Community Health center

Construction has started on a new center for Axis Community Health that will double capacity for primary and mental health...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves textbook, instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board voted Tuesday 4-1 to approve the certification of compliance for the sufficiency of textbooks...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Wow!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2008

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4088 posted Friday, June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 4:46 am | 52 comments | 2773 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Rage defeats Mill Valley Rockers 1-0

The U12 Rage White played a solid game in their 3-1 victory over the Mill Valley Rockers at the Pleasanton Sports park Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by bluesquare, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 2771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2771 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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Rails to Trails
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Mark Twain drinking wine?
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