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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kirk, on May 24, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 6 comments | 2503 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama in the Grips of a New Scandal: US Marines May Be Verging on Mutiny

As if the multiple scandals that threaten Obama with impeachment, if not a lengthy prison terms have not been enough, we...

Original post made by William on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 19, 2013 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 2503 Views

SPORTS

PJFL

Anybody have any insight why a coach from the PJFL was asked to step down?...

Original post made by football dad on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Juju08, on Oct 11, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 2502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sharing the costs of a beleaguered pension system

Members of the Pleasanton City Council spent a few more hours Tuesday night in closed session discussing a new contract with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cali, on Oct 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 56 comments | 2502 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 | 2501 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Censorship By The Pleasanton Weekly. com

Interesting that articles pointing out Pete Stark and his less than honest actions and comments are removed from this site....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 27 comments | 2501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 101 comments | 2500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by annette, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am | 3 comments | 2500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by I Love Oil Companies, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2498 Views

RESTAURANTS

Emergency Brownies-Dining at Home

I feel it is important that I share my recipe for Emergency Brownies with other Pleasantonians. They are not quite like...

Original post made by Ginger on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 16, 2008 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Consider life without owning a car

Most baby boomers couldn't envision their early adult years without a car. However, times are changing and younger commuters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Mar 5, 2015 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 2497 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2496 Views

SPORTS

U13 Headfirst Gamers Win All World Winter Madness Baseball Classic Tournament

The 13U Headfirst Gamers to First Place at the All World Winter Madness Baseball Tournament at Twin Creek the weekend of...

Original post made by Bruce Torquemada on Dec. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Angel wings for Newtown

Dec. 14 began like any other, filled with all the hurries and worries of the pre-Christmas rush -- until the holiday music,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Kerrie Chabot, on Mar 2, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Say No to unnecessary growth

Pleasanton residents have repeatedly shown overwhelming support for slow, balanced growth. The city is preparing to approve...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm | 9 comments | 2496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Schools bond practices to get one more review

Government Financial Services, the consultants hired to review Pleasanton school district bond practices and go over them...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 22, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 37 comments | 2495 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain pleads no contest to molestation charges, faces 15 years in state prison

Henry Germain, the 62-year-old former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro, appeared in court today and changed his plea to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Victim of Henry, on May 24, 2009 at 10:56 am | 73 comments | 2494 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
By Tom Cushing | 16 comments | 466 views

Politics dominate Napolitano's world view
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 428 views

Teaching The Arts
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 362 views