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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooper's Hawk nesting near Fairlands Elementary!

I have observed over the last 2 weeks, a Cooper's Hawk living and hunting in the tall trees in front of Fairlands Park and...

Original post made by holly blash on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Apr 19, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 2867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Gap is now $8M and a Proposal for debate

PUSD has distributed an updated budget gap analysis showing a need to reduce expenditures by $8M. PUSD's proposed reductions...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 am | 84 comments | 2866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 2865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Date set for trial of former head of CNET

The cop in charge of Contra Costa County's anti-drug effort has a federal court date set for the drug charges against him....

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here come the Easter eggs!

Vintage Hills Elementary School kindergartners, joined by dozens of their parents and supporters, took part in a class-wide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Vintage Hills mom, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2864 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council Election being bought by deep pockets

Candidate Miller got his signs out before any other candidate, in fact BEFORE the agreed upon date. Several Google searches...

Original post made by Nona on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Issues? Sure!, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:51 am | 43 comments | 2863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

C.O.R.E.

How many of you know how the C.O.R.E. funds will be allocated? I was under the impression that if I gave $150 per child...

Original post made by Tapped out on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 28, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 72 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore police searching for minors in Internet porn incident

The Livermore Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying juveniles who may have had contact with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 2, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 7 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin first to file for City Council

Pleasanton businessman Jerry Pentin, long active in community activities and a five-year member of the city's Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by nonsense, on Sep 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | 8 comments | 2862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jerry Brown bans expulsions for "willful defiance" and vetos compulsory kindergarten

It looks like Jerry Brown has taken steps to curtail school administration abuses. On Saturday, he signed a bill to eliminate...

Original post made by Common sense on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 2862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2861 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 | 2860 Views

SPORTS

Council OKs gym, parish buldings at Elizabeth Seton

The City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to allow the Catholic Community of Pleasanton to build its long-sought 22,296-square foot...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2860 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Josh Burger, inspirational speaker

Josh Burger wasn't expected to get much out of life. The disease that made it unlikely he would live past birth also limited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2015 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 2859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday parade set for Dec. 5 on Main Street

Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday celebration, the city's most festive event, starts at 5 p.m. next Saturday, Dec. 6, featuring...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by just me, on Dec 3, 2015 at 7:01 am | 6 comments | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

17 HOME NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON- SAT. 12th 8:00-2:00

HUGE MULTI FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE IN PLEASANTON 17 HOMES SATURDAY JULY 12TH 8:00-2:00 JENSEN / AMADOR...

Original post made by Moxley on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Heather, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:40 am | 6 comments | 2859 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins top honors in statewide contest

The Pleasanton Weekly won prestigious first-place awards in four key categories among all California weekly newspapers in...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by ?, on May 12, 2015 at 6:21 am | 6 comments | 2858 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 753 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 541 views