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AROUND TOWN

Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1483 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swiftboating Town Halls

With federal lawmakers returning home this week to begin their month-long recess, the far right is welcoming them with large,...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 13 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vodka Blimp

Why is there a blimp advertising VODKA flying around Pleasanton? It flies directly over the schools. The kids see it. ...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

TRUNK signs... Bernal Plaza

After seeing this sign GROWING OUT OF THE TRUNK of a car Parked at Bernal Plaza on the CORNER OF VALLEY AND BERNAL, for the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Thanks for working on this...., on May 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 23 comments | 1482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Bomb-type' device causes BART delays Sunday between Pleasanton, San Francisco

A "bomb-type device" found in the trunk of a car in San Leandro Sunday morning was determined not to be a genuine explosive...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Give 'em an inch and they'll take a foot..., on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Congressman DeSaulnier reveals cancer diagnosis, continues re-election bid

Danville's Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced Thursday that he has been battling leukemia since last year,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jatin Anadkat, on May 6, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Censorship of No On Parcel Tax Postings

Wow, it's getting more and more difficult to use the Town Square Forum to share information and offer opinions because the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 5 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible swine flue outbreal at Pleanton Middle School-News Crews Present Today

Oct 20, 2009 5:25 pm US/Pacific Pleasanton Parents On Alert After Flu OutbreakPLEASANTON (CBS 5) ¯ Click to enlarge1 of...

Original post made by annon on Oct. 23, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bowser Really?

Hey Folks - Wake up and smell the coffee! Bowser are you kidding me? He might be a nice guy, but don't you think...

Original post made by Suzy Q on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:04 am | 11 comments | 1481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly Editor: Why No Editorials or Articles on McNerney's Position on National Healthcare?

Given the importance of the healthcare topic, it is unfathomable that your paper has not posted articles on what Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by James, on Jul 18, 2009 at 6:00 am | 10 comments | 1481 Views

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Straight forward information in regard to Heath Care Reform Bill:

By Robert Schroeder, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama doesn't want to hear it, but his Herculean...

Original post made by Andy on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Jul 29, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 9 comments | 1481 Views

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Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times,...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Of Note

<B>Project for home-bound seniors earns Wheaton Eagle Scout Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6532...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Brandon Hoya, on Dec 31, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merry Christmas from the Pleasanton Weekly

All of us at the Pleasanton Weekly wish you a joyous Merry Christmas. Have a happy holiday season. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Klisvak, on Dec 25, 2014 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views
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