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Tri-Valley Y honors 3 with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award

More than 200 supporters of the Tri-Valley YMCA filled the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel in Pleasanton Monday to salute...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Great to see, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 2739 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 | 2738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angry conservatives need to chill out....

You angry conservatives need to chill out, before you all get locked up in a Looney bin at worst, or ruin the chances of...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Toll, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:52 am | 92 comments | 2738 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 2734 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 | 2734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 2733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools to get extra $300,000 in state funds

The Pleasanton school district has a little more money in its coffers, but not enough to make a significant difference in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 25 comments | 2732 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair racing picks for today, July 1

By Dennis Miller Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4497 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dandyd, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2732 Views

SPORTS

3rd Tri for Fun coming to Shadow Cliffs Saturday

Nearly 600 triathletes with a wide range of experience are set to participate Saturday in the third of four triathlons in...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need a Heater Repairman

Does anyone have a recommendation for a reputable heater company or technician?...

Original post made by Broken Heater on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 5 comments | 2732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty sued by former chief of staff for misuse of county funds

The former chief of staff for Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is suing the supervisor, accusing him of misusing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dr. Gator, on May 13, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get Rid of Town Square

I think the weekly should get rid of Town Square Forums. They do nothing but cause animosity amongst residents of Pleasaton...

Original post made by Sherri on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on May 18, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 2730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE announces 'Innovative Student Grant' awards

Fourteen Pleasanton Unified School District students have been awarded a total of $5,002 in funding from the Pleasanton Partnerships...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locking the thread on Amador behavior

Interesting that this subject is locked when the messages in the editors mind were becoming less that "community of character"...

Original post made by raven on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

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Is California worth the price?

For those of you have lived in other states do you think Calif is overpriced in comparison or are you happy to pay the difference...

Original post made by hoops on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 23, 2013 at 8:31 am | 45 comments | 2729 Views

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Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 2728 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

It was somewhat disappointing, but not surprising, that the death of actor Heath Ledger was covered on the front page of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 2728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2727 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 663 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 398 views

Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 319 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 180 views