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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Strike: Greedy workers demand a salary that might help them get by

The Bay Area is all atwitter as it dawns on them that labor costs figure into the price of a ticket. Some on the right have...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Jul 28, 2013 at 10:06 am | 86 comments | 5516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 5512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Class A violation at Centerpointe Preschool?

Is it true that the State cited Centerpointe Preschool for yet another Class A child care regulation violation late last...

Original post made by Another one again? on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 5, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 5497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amador Valley High wins state "We the People" competition

Amador Valley High School has won the California state "We the People" competition, giving the school's current competition...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by 13 years but still can't plan?, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 5495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area leaders adopt regional plan to accommodate future population growth

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by The other paper, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 7 comments | 5477 Views

RESTAURANTS

Forno Vecchia

Has anyone been to this restaurant that recently opened where Amarone was?...

Original post made by Susan on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Alberto, on May 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 20 comments | 5475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 5473 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

YMCA forum deals with Livermore sex abuse arrest

When parents of boys coached by Andrew Michael Nisbet heard he had been arrested and charged with sexually abusing young...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 5463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shocking behavior at Amador Football Game

Wow! What a surprise! We are somewhat new to the area and thought we would check out the Amador High School football game...

Original post made by A surprised spectator on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 6, 2007 at 3:40 pm | 49 comments | 5461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Severe Turbulence and your Seatbelt is off?

Winter flying and turbulence, not such a big surprise. Why is it that so many people think they need to be up when the seatbelt...

Original post made by fasten your seatbelt, moron on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 5448 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 5440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 5434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by alias man, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:44 am | 16 comments | 5434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown going down?

What has happened to the standards for our downtown? I just drove down to First Avenue to see a banner for "Cigarette City"...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen! on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria S., on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 61 comments | 5431 Views

AROUND TOWN

IT manager, Pleasanton parent seeks election to school board

Pleasanton school parent and information technology manager Mark Miller is seeking his first year on the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cletus Clevinger, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:05 am | 26 comments | 5431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thanksgivukkah a rare event

It hasn't happened since 1918 and it's not scheduled to occur again until 2070. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/26/thanksgivukkah-a-rare-event...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by deborah, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 5422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 5418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight's 1st Wednesday to feature Pooch Parade

The First Wednesday Street Party tonight, with the theme "Dog Days of Summer," will feature the always popular Pooch Parade...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Puppy Papa, on Aug 6, 2013 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 5395 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "China's (High Speed) Train Wreck"

So Democrats...are you happy now that your newest "big govt" project was passed? (Nevermind that it will likely push this...

Original post made by Conductor Jerry on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 21 comments | 5390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Liberal Academia And Pleasanton

Our Schools Are GREAT, partly because of: Academics, intellectuals and the highly educated overall constitute an important...

Original post made by Professor on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:48 am | 30 comments | 5388 Views
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The ‘Free’ Community College Forum
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Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 8 comments | 1,277 views

New wrinkles in the race for 7th Senate
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 751 views