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Under fire, BART spokesman defends decision to block cellphone acess

In a press conference Tuesday, BART spokesman Linton Johnson again defended the agency's decision to halt cellphone service...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 12 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rick Santorum & Prop 8

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum was quoted as saying "Just because public opinion says something doesn't mean it's...

Original post made by MePartyPatriot on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Is Outraged by Obama Surveillance: Plans to Phone Justice Scalia and Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that he has had it with government surveillance of his phone calls, and that he is...

Original post made by Can you spell Obamanation/Abomination? on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just Wondering...

Why is the Fair closed on Tuesday? I know about the no horse racing on Wednesday, but why no Fair on Tuesday?...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by April Mitchell, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 1606 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 1605 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sister paper Danville Weekly converts to online-only publication

The Danville Weekly, a sister publication to the Pleasanton Weekly, will publish its last print edition Oct. 2 and shift...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Sep 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1605 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Conservative Republicans Huting The Party?

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 By Bill O'Reilly First of all, we believe that two vibrant political parties are necessary...

Original post made by Bill O\'Reilly on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was the smell this morning

Does anyone know what the rotten egg smell was all about this morning in the area between Raley's and the School District...

Original post made by Mo Man on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan Bay Area Will Not Go to Vote of the People

I had to laugh so hard when I read a paper yesterday with an article on Plan Bay Area with ABAG and MTC dictating what our...

Original post made by agree on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1604 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Granting Funds to Cancer Patients

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation is granting funds to Tri-Valley cancer patients to use toward complementary...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1604 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti is increasing. How can we stop it?

Graffiti is on the increase in Pleasanton. As citizens, we need to work together to deter/stop it asap. The youths that...

Original post made by FoP on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by App fan, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDE press release on Governor's upcoming cuts to public education

Schools Chief Jack O'Connell Decries Proposed New Cuts to Public Education Governor's May Budget Revision Cuts Billions from...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 16, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 10 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rick's Pick is a great addition to downtown

This past Saturday while walking down to the Farmers' Market, we stopped in the new shop Rick's Picks. From the merchandise...

Original post made by Infrequent shopper on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

HARMERS Trail Of DESTRUCTION

Yes, this came in my mail box and yes this has all been verified! To those who have mentioned they would vote for this guy,...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by jacob and Alma, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 21 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Pension Problem

Unfunded Pension Liabilities represent an important financial issue facing our state, cities, and NOW are school districts....

Original post made by More Money on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 11 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Look fast, these blossoms are starting to fade

Enjoy these blossoming trees in the Pleasanton library parking lot and throughout the city because they may have jumped the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Beehive, on Feb 27, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 1603 Views
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Pleasanton school enrollment stable as demographics continue to shift
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