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Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by What tea party? , on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 88 comments | 2541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2540 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BEWARE THE TONGANS

You might have noticed a lot of landscaping renovations around town the last few months being done by crews of Tongans. ...

Original post made by James on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2008 at 5:50 am | 32 comments | 2539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2539 Views

SPORTS

Sharks ice facility clears a hurdle

A multi-million-dollar regional ice skating rink planned by a subsidiary of the San Jose Sharks in Pleasanton's new Staples...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Max, on Feb 3, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Chris Amick Schlytter

Last Saturday, Kelly Amick Hilton did what every loving daughter does for her mother on her birthday, especially a benchmark...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sam Amick, on Dec 19, 2008 at 11:19 pm | 4 comments | 2538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2538 Views

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Trio arrested for conspiracy to steal Macy's merchandise

Three Oakland women were arrested Nov. 19 for allegedly conspiring to steal more than $2,000 worth of merchandise from the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 28, 2014 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 2538 Views

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OAK GROVE DEVELOPER FILES LAWSUIT

Although not reported in the weekly, the Oak Grove developer has filed a lawsuit to block the referendum. Talk about big...

Original post made by iwasthereto on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 23, 2007 at 7:51 pm | 13 comments | 2537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD considers fundraising efforts in wake of parcel tax defeat

With last week's defeat of the parcel tax, three fundraising options were brought before the Pleasanton school board at last...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve K, on May 16, 2011 at 8:38 am | 38 comments | 2537 Views

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Alleged high school drug dealer arrested again

Paul Harold White, who was arrested earlier this month for furnishing drugs to high school students, has been arrested again. The...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by samantha, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers are offering their time to raise money for schools

I've been so impressed with all the business in town offering donations for the online auctions. But I'm really floored...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Charge a fee, on Jul 14, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 36 comments | 2536 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district could cut 30 jobs starting July 1 as state aid lags

Looking at bad and worse figures from the state, Pleasanton school officials have released numbers that could mean cuts of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Newton, on Feb 6, 2012 at 9:57 am | 66 comments | 2536 Views

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Letter: Support the Stoneridge extension

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5247 posted Friday, February 20,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 51 comments | 2535 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be Pleasanton's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:40 am | 16 comments | 2534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Workbench Hardware celebrates downtown opening today

Fred Nichandros will formally cut the ribbon at noon today to open his newest Workbench Hardware store in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Handyman, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

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Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2532 Views

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Water Meter Error - Pleasanton residents

I am interested in comments from those residents (or city officials) who received a letter this month from the City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2532 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and the holiday dancers filled the main court at Stoneridge Shopping Center this weekend as hundreds gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ayla's Mommy, on Nov 23, 2012 at 8:32 am | 23 comments | 2532 Views

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Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2532 Views
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