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Open Heart Kitchen fund raiser

Open Heart Kitchen is holding an e-waste fund raiser this weekend in Livermore. I know there are others going on the same...

Original post made by Jon on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views

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Get a shot of 'Hairspray'

Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre is presenting a fun musical focused on overnight teenage stardom with "Hairspray," based on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by David Cannon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can We Please Stop Pretending the GDP Is "Growing"?

While this is a reposting of another blog, I found the numbers and implication interesting. It definitely calls into question...

Original post made by GX on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:03 am | 43 comments | 1694 Views

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Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1694 Views

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Obama's Sequester Cuts Hit D.C. Visitors Hardest of All

Senators voted Wednesday to keep the White House closed to public tours, turning back a GOP-led effort to free up money to...

Original post made by Free Citizen on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Mar 23, 2013 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are breaks mandatory and how often it must be given to kids who work

Anyone out there know the rule/law regulating how an employer must give breaks to kids (teenagers)? That is how many hours...

Original post made by Hardworking Citizen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by sorry but..., on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 7 comments | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board expected to issue approval for search firm, hear union agreement Tuesday

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to decide whether to approve a contract with an Omaha-based superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by SoMuchLitigation, on Nov 9, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views

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Santa Clara jury acquited the victim abuse case

The Atty General in PA, after the Sandusky fiasco, said from now on the victims/children will be heard. Today the Santa...

Original post made by Watcher on Jul. 5, 2012
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Valley Community Bank names Billen 1st vice president

Valley Community Bank has promoted Bernie Billen to First Vice President and Manager of its Pleasanton office, succeeding...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MICHAL, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

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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 | 1693 Views

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The City of Pleasanton has announced a mandatory water rationing fine for the "ice bucket challenge." Anyone caught doing...

Original post made by Mrs. Bloom on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ksquare, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 11 comments | 1693 Views

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Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Station to nowhere?

Just wanted to offer some memories and insight to the mess-up by BART. This is not anything new. I worked in the 60's for...

Original post made by Don on Sep. 20, 2009
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McNerney bags it for Safeway's MDA Fundraiser

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) works with checkout associate Maria Montes to bag groceries for customers at Safeway's...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1691 Views

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Streetwise

<B> What book do you think everyone should read once in their lifetime? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=981...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Oct 23, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 15 comments | 1691 Views

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5 reasons why now is a good time to purchase a home

When it comes to buying a new home these days, many people are sitting on the fence. Maybe it's because of what they're hearing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:51 pm | 5 comments | 1691 Views
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