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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 | 1919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1918 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control

As your Mayor, I would like to provide you an informed perspective regarding the issue of growth, state-mandates and growth...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Jul 25, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 8 comments | 1918 Views

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Councilwoman receives civic education award

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, who teaches AP Government at Irvington High School in Fremont, is one of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Kurt, on May 15, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are our elected officials for our kids or for the unions?

Californians who care about public schools have something to cheer about. Pushed by President Obama's Race to the Top competition...

Original post made by Voter on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 34 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall paying twice for same work

As a resident and taxpayer, seems that City Hall is stuffed with employees with fat salaries and pensions, but then City...

Original post made by Howard Javis supporter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 25 comments | 1917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can a $2 million parcel tax protect $16 Billion of property value?

The Pleasanton Educated Voter Coalition is doing the math behind the parcel tax. Given top-level claims of Measure E supporters...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 35 comments | 1917 Views

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Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 1917 Views

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State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pages of Pleasanton's past

Who is this Kottinger guy? And what's this you hear about a Hearst's castle in Pleasanton? Why did San Francisco own Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by martin, on Feb 12, 2008 at 12:54 am | 3 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor shares why teachers unions are bad for kids

Mr. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the William Bennett Munro professor of political science at Stanford...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 40 comments | 1915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Former Mayors Yes On D

Opinion - Friday, May 28, 2010 Pleasanton's former mayors urge you to vote Yes on Measure D by Frank C. Brandes Jr.,...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Jun 4, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 48 comments | 1914 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio plans run for mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has announced that she will seek the mayor's post next year when Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:13 am | 55 comments | 1914 Views

SPORTS

Debut on the MLB mound

Former Pleasanton resident Brad Bergeson made his first trip to the Major League Baseball mound Tuesday night, only allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by SportsFan, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1913 Views

SPORTS

World Series: Pelosi's Giants vs. Rove's Rangers

World Series: Pelosi's Giants vs. Rove's Rangers ! Battle of the lefties vs. the righties. What a match! Gee, couldn't...

Original post made by dublinmike on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1913 Views

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Jerry McNerney voted yes to extend the tax reductions

The house passed the tax bill tonight and as promised Jerry McNerney voted yes to pass the bill. All other Democrats in the...

Original post made by Chet on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 19 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction starts on $2.4 million trail between Pleasanton-Dublin

Ground was broken this week on a 794-foot project to connect trails in Pleasanton and Dublin that end abruptly at Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Curtis, on Apr 15, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 33 comments | 1913 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery gravesites go on sale Oct. 1 at prices up to $10,198 for double plots

Gravesites will go on sale at Pleasanton's Pioneer Cemetery on Sunol Boulevard starting Oct. 1, with 400 plots available...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 23, 2011 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1912 Views
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Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 846 views

Senate leader ensures gas prices will climb come January
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 371 views