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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2010

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by amador student, on Jun 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

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Give Them the Tools? Give me a break!

A recent radio ad in favor of the state propositions really torqued me off this weekend. It says that voting in favor of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1535 Views

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States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poetry contest for Pleasanton residents

Celestial Arts is offering a $1,000 grand prize (there are 50 prizes in all totaling $5,000) to all Pleasanton-area poets....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abortion groups plan opposing rallies Saturday

Opposing voices in the abortion debate will meet Saturday at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street for competing events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by reasonable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS: Desmond named V.P. at BrightSource Energy

Pleasanton businessman Joseph Desmond has been named senior vice president of government affairs and communications for BrightSource...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 5, 2011 at 6:13 am | 8 comments | 1535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley YMCA Youth & Government Program

Youth and Government is a program for high school students that not only allows them to learn about issues surrounding California...

Original post made by Katie Dulka on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Guest, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

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Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1534 Views

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Does Equitable Always Mean Ethical And Compassionate?

When looking into a public healthcare option - on any level - it is vitally important to ask one question: Does equitable...

Original post made by Reality on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Phoebe, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:55 am | 21 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Parenting Profain Children

I was just now verbally assaulted, at Tawny Park, by a teenage girl riding by in the passenger seat of a new style light...

Original post made by Kimberly Croddy on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Tam, on Jan 2, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 1534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Cell phone fine should be doubled, tripled

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5908 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former employees suing NUMMI as new management seeks to re-open plant

Apparently not everyone is happy with the prospect of the NUMMI plant reopening under new management. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Juanita, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Double fines go into effect today on Vasco Road

Beginning today, Vasco Road will be a double-fine zone along a 19-mile stretch between I-580 in Livermore and Walnut Boulevard...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote to re-elect Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley on June 7

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, first elected to the county board in 2000 and now also representing Pleasanton, is...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

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"Explosive: The not-safe-for-school reading list of the safe schools czar"

Obama's handpicked "Safe School" Czar, Kevin Jennings is one sick person. And for him to indoctrinate our kids with his garbage...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:36 am | 15 comments | 1533 Views

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Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1533 Views

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BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 1533 Views

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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool Lanes on Rt 680 and 580 through Pleasanton

Is there any reason why there are no carpool lanes on Rt. 680 or Rt. 580 through Pleasanton proper? I seem to recall from...

Original post made by Commuter on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.0 magnitude earthquake strikes San Leandro, Castro Valley

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 struck early this morning in Alameda County and...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by mary, on May 30, 2010 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views
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