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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congregation Beth Emek names David Katz interim rabbi

After a summer of lay leaders holding services, Congregation Beth Emek of Pleasanton has hired Rabbi David A. Katz as interim...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Controlling, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OPINION: Demands by BART's unions for 21% raise over 3 years simply unaffordable for BART, unreasonable by any measure

In these final days of Gov. Jerry Brown's "cooling off" period that temporarily halted the BART transit strike on Aug. 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:48 am | 53 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive to Livermore

How is the Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore working out? When it opened there was lots of whining and gnashing of...

Original post made by Edward on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by tax dollars, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:50 am | 14 comments | 2565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red camaro sought by investigators of Castlewood death

Sheriff's investigators have reportedly asked Castlewood Country Club residents if they've seen a red Chevy Camaro around...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by LOORNPREORI, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 11 comments | 2563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need a Heater Repairman

Does anyone have a recommendation for a reputable heater company or technician?...

Original post made by Broken Heater on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 5 comments | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 2560 Views

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Permit parking Only?

Why can't us people living across from he fairgrounds have permit parking only on the street? with the good guys coming next...

Original post made by D. Ragon on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stella, on May 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 30 comments | 2560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Musty tasting water concerns residents in Pleasanton

Pleasanton residents may have noticed an earthy-musty taste and odor in their water starting in late July, according to Zone...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 13 comments | 2560 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

7-Eleven at Valero gas station gets planners OK, goes to Council

The owners of the Valero service station at West Las Positas and Santa Rita Road won the Pleasanton Planning Commission's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bots, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 36 comments | 2560 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2559 Views

SPORTS

Can we use our baseball fields please,!

How is it that in one of the most sought after city's in the bay area highly educated and financially stable we can't use...

Original post made by Batter on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Batter, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:35 am | 13 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2558 Views

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Letters

<B>Get motorcycles off Main Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8336 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Biker Bruce, on Jul 16, 2011 at 10:42 am | 30 comments | 2558 Views

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Quarter century for triathlon in Pleasanton

The 25th annual Tri-for-Fun Triathlon Series kicks off this weekend with close to 1,000 triathletes expected Saturday to...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2555 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley's competition Cheer groups win 3 top trophies at Anaheim competition

For the first time in AVHS history, Amador Valley competition cheerleaders came home with three 1st Place trophies and banners...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Aamdor Cheer Alumni, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 2554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Janie Haile-Taylor, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views
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Steve Glazer for State Senate
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,738 views

Pleasanton resident will have his hands full trying to keep the Oakland teams
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 957 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 335 views