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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 61 comments | 2772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton schools post gains in meeting 'No Child Left Behind' goals

Pleasanton schools are making progress in teaching English language learners and economically disadvantaged students, according...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 9 comments | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Goes to War over Yearbook Photo

It has been an awful several days of contentious debate for the Pleasanton community. On one side has been the Authoritarians...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 35 comments | 2768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice rink on Staples wins commission's OK

The city's Parks and Recreation Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night to recommend that the City Council approve a master plan...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 14 comments | 2767 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Kaiser is Superior, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 8 comments | 2767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City Ė Pleasantonís unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2765 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman claiming AIDS threatens Stoneridge Mall security officers with needle

A San Francisco woman was arrested May 25 for felony and two misdemeanors in an incident that began as a simple shoplifting...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Pweekly reader, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2765 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tauscher: "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Thank you Rep. Tauscher for stepping up and leading the charge on this important issue! It is about time we repeal state...

Original post made by holly blash on Jun. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2764 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 | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occupy Oakland protestors arrested, but may be back again today

About 500 Occupy Oakland protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza at about 5 p.m. Monday night after it was re-opened by...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:42 am | 14 comments | 2764 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate endorsements in Friday's Pleasanton Weekly

The Pleasanton Weekly in its Friday edition has endorsed candidates in key local, state, federal and school board offices...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 2763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Helping rookie teen drivers

I saw this post at WearyParent.com about keeping new teen drivers safe and thought it was interesting. The idea is to identify...

Original post made by jill on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did you feel it? 4.0 magnitude earthquake felt here at 2:41 a.m.

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck an area near Fremont this morning, and was felt by many in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by member, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks Pleasanton PD

The Pleasanton Police Department does such a great job and it doesnít get recognized nearly enough. We all realize the great...

Original post made by Pro Law on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 3 comments | 2761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are VBAC not allowed at local hospitals?

The last time I checked, the body that is carrying my baby is mine. I recently moved to the area and have come to learn...

Original post made by Why? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by VBACs, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2761 Views
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