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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Jose's fire chief moving to top fire department post here

Ruben Torres, currently the fire chief in San Jose, has been hired as chief of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Workin' Man, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 6070 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to assist...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 6064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials praise new $14-million Tri-Valley 'Rapid' bus service that starts Jan. 24

More than 100 federal, state, county and Tri-Valley civic leaders joined yesterday in a celebration of the "Rapid," a $14...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 6062 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 | 6054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 32 comments | 6051 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 | 6038 Views

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 | 6028 Views

SPORTS

Parcel tax may be back on the horizon

The words "parcel tax" and "cuts" were used abundantly Tuesday night as the school board discussed the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 20, 2008 at 11:33 am | 83 comments | 6025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Positas: Our community's college

For those who have gone to small colleges for their degrees, Las Positas College measures up to the best of them in terms...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Kaplan, on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 6013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Think of the children???

I guess the Yes on Prop 8 people don't always think of the children do they? There's been some really appalling lies coming...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by baldy, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 217 comments | 6011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Middleton Place case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chimp, on Feb 28, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 6006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 6003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 5987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeff Bowser running for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

[Removed because it is false and misleading information] Bowser has filed intent to run papers for Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made by local on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 10 comments | 5968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 5950 Views

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Dead: 19. Injured: 60.

The author of this article states "Gaza is both the world’s largest open-air prison and the 21st century’s undeclared concentration...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 5948 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 | 5945 Views

SPORTS

In a RAGE over Pleasanton RAGE’s registration fee increase

Pleasant Rage Girls Soccer Association (PGSA) has announced a large increase to player registration fees this year. I don’t...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 44 comments | 5942 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Finding: Obama Closed Car Dealerships Based on Race

Obama closed approximately 2,000 car dealerships killing over 100,000 jobs based in part on the race and gender of car dealers....

Original post made by Marta on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by The Liberals are Coming!, on Jul 24, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 12 comments | 5930 Views

AROUND TOWN

What a mess on Monaco Court

Homeowners on Monaco Court and neighboring streets were awakened Friday by crews with large machines adding pavement slurry...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Another Windmill Lane Homeowner, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 16 comments | 5930 Views
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Bidding my Maverick Bye-Bye
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 694 views

'General Lee' banned; political correctness gone too far?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 5 comments | 568 views

Special session to tackle two key issues
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 532 views

When Students Consider Non-Portfolio Design Schools
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 433 views

The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 325 views