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2 new challengers for Pleasanton mayor, City Council

Two new challengers have entered the race for Pleasanton mayor and City Council. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/04/2-new-challengers-fore-ple...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Knut , on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 27 comments | 6594 Views

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Fr. Jim Sullivan @ CCOP

Does anyone know the REAL reason that Fr. Jim is leaving? It seems there has to be more going on "behind the scenes". We...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:28 am | 61 comments | 6593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 6585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 6565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Step and Column

Now that the PUSD School Board has taken the important step of placing a local school funding measure before the voters of...

Original post made by Trevor Knaggs on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 143 comments | 6556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High student commits suicide

A 16-year-old student at Village High School committed suicide Wednesday evening, according to the school district. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by julee, on Jan 3, 2011 at 4:39 am | 77 comments | 6541 Views

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Pelosi biggest Bay Area Spended

Excerpts from Dec 12, CCTimes article. House MINORITY (sounds so good) LEADER Nancy Pelosi spent ONE MILLION, One Hundred...

Original post made by .Penny Pincher on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 18 comments | 6532 Views

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A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 6515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill or Amador?

Not sure if this topic has been discussed already but would love to get other parents' thoughts about our high schools' pluses/minuses....

Original post made by ptownmama on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:47 am | 29 comments | 6512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to increase by 5.2% New Year's Day

BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares starting Jan. 1 to help pay for new train cars and other projects. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments | 6508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser losing in bid for County Superintendent of Schools post

Karen Monroe, associate county superintenden and the only current Alameda County Office of Education employee in the race,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 6492 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Spiller sworn in as new Pleasanton police chief

An overflow crowd gathered at Pleasanton's City Council chamber yesterday to welcome the city's new chief of police, Dave...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by a former Peasanton res., on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | 42 comments | 6453 Views

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New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 6447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Layoff notices headed to PUSD employees

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send layoff noticesto more than 62 employees, although board members hold...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 153 comments | 6429 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight to ratify high-density housing measures

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify tonight a final plan that will allow 73 acres in various parts of the city...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 11, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 30 comments | 6423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elderly Care Facility in neighborhood

The home located at 6839 Singletree Court is being turned into a State ran elderly care facility. This will no doubt lower...

Original post made by Joseph S DeRossett on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Edna Giannotti, on Dec 3, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 79 comments | 6421 Views

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Dublin, Camp Parks agreement paves way for major development

The U.S. Army Reserve and SunCal have signed the largest-ever reserve property exchange agreement that will allow the construction...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:18 am | 4 comments | 6418 Views

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This Obama-supported "Occupy" group's plans for Halloween

Be the first on your block to know what this more vocal wing of the democrat party will be doing on Halloween. http://www.wnd.com/2012/09/creepy-occupy-activists-plots-halloween...

Original post made by inform yourself on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bust me up, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 7 comments | 6407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 6397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 6389 Views
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