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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another PUSD Budget Proposal for Debate

Here's a new take on how to close the $8 million gap for 10/11, and help keep the budget in balance for 11/12. I'm just brainstorming...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:54 am | 93 comments | 2400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spectators cheer vets, supporters in Pleasanton Veterans Day parade

A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 cheered marchers and trucksload of veterans and others Sunday at the 11th annual Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30's last live news show airs tonight

When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signs off for the last time this afternoon as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he'll...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 5:45 am | 17 comments | 2399 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2399 Views

AROUND TOWN

BOY, that was some Earthquake

5.6 2007/10/30 20:04:54 37.432N 121.776W 9.2 8 km ( 5 mi) NNE of Alum Rock, CA ...

Original post made by Anne on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Nov 8, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Talking Points

I am delighted to report I have many peeved readers. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3804...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2008 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Task force plan can make sure Pleasanton meets state housing numbers

Plans for developing a 400-acre site on Pleasanton's east side along Stanley Boulevard with high density housing and more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 2398 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closes at 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday

Heading to San Francisco this weekend? You'll need to take a different route or avoid going all together. That's because...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Ringwood, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 2397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2396 Views

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Safeway's new gas station now open in Pleasanton

Safeway opened its new self-service gas station in Pleasanton this weekend with first-day customers snaking their way through...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Morning commuter, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 26 comments | 2396 Views

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Pleasanton teacher gains nationwide recognition for rethinking learning

A fifth-grade teacher at Fairlands Elementary School has been bringing some innovative approaches to classrooms in the district...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hans Sebastián Perl Matanzo, on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:52 am | 10 comments | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown moves to ease fuel regulations, possibly leading to lower gas prices

The California Air Resources Board has announced that it is easing some restrictions on gasoline production in response to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 10, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 4 comments | 2395 Views

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Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mount Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by kcswanko, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 26 comments | 2394 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board to ponder restoring jobs, smaller classes

The Pleasanton school board will be looking at whether to permanently bring back some of the jobs it restored on a one-time...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by s_elena, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 2392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Monday Night Vineyard Avenue Closure

I am a resident on Vineyard Ave. and when we were going home about 10PM Monday night the road was completely blocked off...

Original post made by Vineyard Ave Resident on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by dave, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police department adds 3 new officers

Pleasanton Police Chief Dave Spiller this week welcomed three new officers -- Rick Gorman, Scott Baggett and Brandon Cobler...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by ???, on Nov 4, 2014 at 7:34 am | 2 comments | 2391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Carlson sentenced to 26 years in prison for 1984 Foothill High student murder

Steven Carlson was sentenced at an intense and emotional hearing Friday to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Emanuel, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:48 am | 9 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inactive & Returning Catholics

The event is from 7-9 p.m. April 7 - May 12 meeting every Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Dr. Inactive...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 56 comments | 2390 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,228 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,054 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 373 views