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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is proud of election 2010

We in California are very proud of the 2010 election results in California. We rejected the fear and miss-information being...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Nov 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 20 comments | 2269 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge traffic

I was at Stoneridge Shopping Center tonight (Mon) about 5:30 to 6:30 PM and it took 40 minutes to drive on that encircling...

Original post made by Al on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mike Oxlong, on Dec 23, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 2268 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union picketing Castlewood today after country club locks out hourly workers

More than 40 pickets from the UniteHere! Local 2850 hotel workers union chanted and marched at Foothill Road and the entrance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:44 pm | 82 comments | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former councilman, Hart Middle School V.P. Matt Campbell takes top post at Las Lomas High

Matt Campbell, 43, vice principal at Hart Middle School, has been hired as the new principal at Las Lomas High School in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 2268 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly's candidates' forum starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight

Candidates for mayor and the Pleasanton City Council will respond to voters' questions and tell the community how they would...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by info, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Change your Clocks, Change your battery

Just a reminder- When you change your clocks, also change the battery in your smoke detectors, and in your Carbon Monoxide...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents quiz experts on new teaching and testing method

Parents last week got a taste of what their kids will be learning in a new educational model known as Common Core State Standards. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by MAF, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:07 am | 5 comments | 2267 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court ruling called 'a big blow' to local water supply

A recent court ruling has spread a wave of concern for the local region's water supply. The ruling, made by a U.S. federal...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by swa, on Sep 7, 2007 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Skyline.....

I have lived in and enjoyed Pleasanton for almost 39 years. Pleasanton has grown tremendously in those years. It has been,...

Original post made by Alice Morrison on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prison health care workers to strike at Santa Rita Jail

More than a hundred health care workers at Santa Rita Jail plan to strike this Tuesday if their demands aren't met. The employees...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 16 comments | 2264 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 2264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Resident School Board Member will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca.

Pleasanton school board member, Pat Kernan, will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca. What...

Original post made by Outraged on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by PLATO, on May 6, 2008 at 1:01 am | 15 comments | 2262 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local labs sponsoring 'Expanding your horizons' conference today

The 34th annual Tri-Valley Expanding Your Horizons Conference is being held today in the Las Positas College Gymnasium, 3000...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Mar 2, 2013 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Control

Anyone have a particular company to recommend? For the first time ever ants are appearing on the kitchen counters. I can't...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 5 comments | 2262 Views
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