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SEC alleges $40M Ponzi scheme involving Pleasanton businessman

A Pleasanton man has been implicated in a $40-million Ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Trisha, on Jun 17, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 36 comments | 5565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why do we pay a 'death gratuity' for members of Congress?

we actually have a law that requires a Death Gratuity be paid to the survivors of a member of Congress who dies in office. The...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by It's Obvious, on Oct 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 5557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

11 cited for selling alcohol to minors in Pleasanton

Employees at 11 restaurants were given citations for selling alcohol to minors Friday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/19/11-cited-for-selli...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill Carman, on Nov 19, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 5555 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 5553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zone 7 to update Pleasanton's possible uses of 'Chain of Lakes' at meeting today

The Zone 7 board's Water Resources Committee will get an update on the agency's evaluation of potential feasible uses of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paul Aguire, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 5553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staples Ranch

A group called Friends of Pleasanton started collecting signatures from registered voters this week in an effort to place...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Busy z Koszalina do Holandii, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:31 am | 80 comments | 5549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers' plan for 10 homes on hillside site goes to Planning Commission tonight

Even as legal arguments continue over the city's refusal to approve their bid to build 51 custom homes on their hillside...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 am | 17 comments | 5548 Views

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On Obama Unprecedented Address to Public School Students on Sept. 8 ...

Dear Obama: I'll be listening VERY carefully to what you have to say in your unprecedented speech to public school students...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by tj-24, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 111 comments | 5540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 5535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 13 comments | 5530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union marks lockout anniversary with Castlewood rally

Cars lined both sides of the street for nearly a half mile as close to 200 people turned out Saturday to mark the one-year...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Larry Ferderber, on Sep 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 88 comments | 5528 Views

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2 women arrested at JC Penney after shoplifting spree, fight with store security officers

Two Alameda County women were arrested Feb. 25 for multiple felonies after a fracas at Stoneridge Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 10, 2013 at 11:38 am | 21 comments | 5528 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 5522 Views

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Livermore Lab part of tomorrow's Nobel Peace prize

When representatives of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) step forward tomorrow to receive...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5521 Views

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Watching Small Times Thieves Have Their Way @ Safeway

I'm at whits-end watching petty thieves at local retailers stealing at will with no response from the retailer. I was shopping...

Original post made by Theft Prevention on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Marvin, on Jun 29, 2011 at 6:21 am | 34 comments | 5516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 5511 Views

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Prop 30 passage avoids cuts to Pleasanton school year

The passage of Proposition 30 won praise from district staff and school board at its meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Be Positive, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 26 comments | 5509 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 | 5491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 5482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver re-arrested for Oct. 20 rear-end crash on Owens Drive

Pleasanton police have arrested a 53-year-old man on a felony drunk driving charge following an October crash that seriously...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by NO WAY, on Jun 28, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 5472 Views
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