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The Scherer murder trial: An analysis

It was three years ago this past Monday that Ernest Scherer Jr. and his wife Charlene Abendroth were killed in their home...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 18, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 3 comments | 1833 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SF CITY electricians charged in huge scam...must read

Huge, 3 page investigative report in SF Chronicle...comments got so heated it was pulled from site. Read Sun July 4 paper,...

Original post made by More taxpayer hits on Jul. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs, state school districts sue state for under-funding California's education system

A group of individuals, state education associations, and school districts throughout California announced Thursday that...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Wow!, on May 24, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 12 comments | 1832 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VERY REVEALING: McNerney Votes AGAINST National Defense Authorization Act!

McNerney and 77% of the other Democrats don't want our military in a hostile fire area to fully protect themselves from hostile...

Original post made by ! on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

What has become of Pleasanton?

I read the wonderful article on Valley care turning 50. However the following comments were awful. What has become of the...

Original post made by nancy s. on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 1832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

online auction to benefit Pleasanton schools

I had not seen this link before -- anyone who would like can bid for one of the donated items (Eddie Papa's gift cards, dinner...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI arrest leads to revoked probation for man linked to fatal crash

The man who provided the alcohol that led to the death of Laurel Williams will serve the remainder of his sentence after...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Glenn, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiscal sanity spreads to Palo Alto

"Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze City Council extends its contract with the SEIU; agreement includes salary...

Original post made by Trending toward responsible on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:56 am | 19 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council Ignores PENSION problem - unfunded liability increases

"Craig Bowen, the San Ramon Valley fire chief who retired in 2008, collects an annual pension of $310,000 a year, in part...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring starts today, but where's the rain?

Today is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by luis, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowded now? 1.7-million more coming, Bay Area organization predicts

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 1831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1830 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland, Richmond rank near top in list of most dangerous cities in country

A crime ranking survey released Monday lists Oakland as the fifth most dangerous city in the U.S. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 4, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Deficits at all levels must stop now!

It's not only the Pleasanton Schools... it's all levels of taxing authority. This just crossed the wire.... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=agmj05AcqWHo&refer=...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1829 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1829 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BREAKING NEWS***McNerney increases vote and percentage lead

Our fine Congressman Jerry McNerney has increased his vote count lead to 2474 votes and increased his percentage lead to...

Original post made by Chet on Nov. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court rejects claim that sex offender residency requirement is unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a sex offender residency restriction enacted by voters in 2006 applies to...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by RU Kidding?, on Mar 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shadow Cliffs Water Slides Update: Liaison meeting scheduled between EBRPD and the City of Pleasanton

As a follow up to the April 16th Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Committee meeting, a Liaison Committee meeting is scheduled...

Original post made by Chuck Bierdeman on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chuck Bierdeman, on May 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views
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School trustees move decisively
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 939 views