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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds sign petitions asking city to re-open employees' union contract

She's back. Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala, who successfully led a citizens' coalition effort to block the 51-home Oak...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bart Hughes, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:59 am | 72 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's all about Pleasanton on NBC-3

NBC's early morning "Bay Area" show turned its cameras and reports on Pleasanton this morning in a two-hour broadcast from...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 9, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional leaders back Cook-Kallio for mayor at fundraiser

Supporters of City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio joined her for a festive 58th birthday celebration and a campaign fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic direction not need, thanks anyway!

Please don't disrup the balance by attempting to direct traffic into Fotthill HS. There are NEVER traffic issues unless...

Original post made by Foothill HS Parent on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton voters going to polls in record numbers

With 700,000 more Californians registered to vote today than there were two years ago, including a record-high total of nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:36 am | 4 comments | 1854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serial robbery suspect arrested after car chase

California Highway Patrol arrested a man in Manteca Tuesday morning suspected in several robberies in the Bay Area and Central...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by thanks for the enertainment, on May 12, 2009 at 2:43 am | 19 comments | 1854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Register for ShopPleasanton, get two County Fair tickets

The Pleasanton Weekly will be giving away two free tickets to the Alameda County Fair to the first 75 people who register...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by java, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:16 am | 12 comments | 1853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ladouceur stepping down as award-winning head football coach at De La Salle High

Nationally renowned high school football coach Bob Ladouceur announced officially Friday that he is resigning from his award-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 8, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 12 comments | 1853 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's only Thursday but blankets are ready

It's only Thursday afternoon and already Candy Sheldon and others are claiming blanket space at Lions Wayside Park for the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 14, 2008 at 7:28 am | 14 comments | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition Over $290M Unfunded Liability Continues

The grass roots petition from the citizens of Pleasanton asking the city to a hold public forums to discuss the $290M in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Jan 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 29 comments | 1852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like measure E will lose!

It is still not final but it appears that measure E is going down to defeat. http://www.acgov.org/rov/current.htm ...

Original post made by Joanne on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on May 5, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 41 comments | 1851 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Credit where credit is due for our President

President Obama stood in front of the UN General Assembly yesterday morning and said, "And friends of the Palestinians do...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs splitting downtown into 2 new districts

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night approved a new plan to split downtown businesses into two districts to promote...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Noah, on Dec 2, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 48 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School program closes Foothill Road Tuesday

As a part of the Every 15 Minutes anti-DUI program, a portion of Foothill Road near Foothill High School will be closed from...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 25, 2008 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 1849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society Begins Construction Process for a New Animal Shelter in Pleasanton

Valley Humane Society (VHS) has begun the process to build a new, 5,000 square foot animal shelter on Nevada Street in Pleasanton....

Original post made by Love My Pets on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Crompton, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 1849 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%; interesting article

There's an article in the new Vanity Fair that deconstructs the current situation in the U.S. fairly well and describes what...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 1849 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election: Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by chico, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 12 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen shouting obscenities from car

Happened twice to us this week - teen boys shouting obscenities at us from cars (presumably on their way home from Amador...

Original post made by Pleasanton Valley Resident on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 20 comments | 1848 Views
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