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'Band at Sea with Pirates' free concert

Pleasanton Community Band will present "Band at Sea with Pirates" concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bud Engel, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

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McNerney votes with majority to cut Congressional office expenses by 5%

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) voted this week for a bipartisan measure to cut office budgets for members of the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Left-Right Thinking Enough to Solve Our Problems

Recently I was involved in a post about the budget and taxes. Then "just saying" responded with a statement that jolted my...

Original post made by Educated on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 23, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart: Let's Put One in YOUR Neighborhood!

The Walmart critics are out in full force once again. Ho-hum. Now, Walmart's effect on the jobs economy is no secret....

Original post made by Justicia on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Justicia, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:40 am | 6 comments | 1119 Views

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PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why can't classes be normal?

I have found that here in Pleasanton, classes are either too easy or demand too much work. Why the extremes? Has anybody...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Sep 11, 2009 at 11:24 am | 5 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen charged with felony afterschool fight

What started as an afterschool fight between "five or six kids" led to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 31 comments | 1118 Views

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Bathroom remodel - plumber recommendation

I'm re-modeling my bathroom and would like a recommendation for plumbing service. The scope of the work I'm interested in...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:03 am | 7 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Pleasanton resident admits to income tax evasion

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded guilty Wednesday in Federal court to three counts of income tax evasion with authorities...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Achilles, on Jul 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Burglary nets more than $130,000

More than $130,000 in video and computer equipment was stolen from ICV Digital Media in the 3900 block of Valley Avenue sometime...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Amanda, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 sponsors appeal to U.S. Supreme Court to uphold state's same-sex marriage ban

As promised, supporters of California's Proposition 8 appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to uphold the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ur a Bigot, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 1118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1118 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1117 Views

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City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1117 Views

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City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1117 Views

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REFLECTING THE NATIONAL MOOD

First of all I want to applaud the Pleasanton Weekly for having a Town Square Forum, especially in the turbulent political...

Original post made by m on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by m to n, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

7th Ryan Gordon Amador/Foothill Alumni Soccer Games

7th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Oct. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1117 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wild About Art

Kids Love Art School of Fine Arts, 1989-G Santa Rita Road, presents its first student and instructor art exhibition and reception...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 16, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views
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