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CalPERS rate hike: 50 percent over six years

"The CalPERS board last week tentatively approved an employer rate hike of roughly 50 percent over the next half dozen years,...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mr, drowning, on Mar 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 1524 Views

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New 177-unit, 4-story apartment complex OK'd

The Pleasanton City Council has approved a developer's plan to build an apartment complex on West Las Positas Boulevard across...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by chas, on Oct 4, 2014 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

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California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1524 Views

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Buchanan to kick off her 15th Assembly District re-election campaign tomorrow

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, a Democrat who represents Plesanton's 15th Assembly District, is starting off her campaign by...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1523 Views

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County officials urge no vote on Prop 22

Proposition 22, which last week was endorsed by a number of local officials, including Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by From BOTH sides-no, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 1523 Views

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'World Walk to Wellness' hosting walk through Sunol tomorrow

A group called "World Walk to Wellness," which is open to the public, will walk through Sunol tomorrow for both exercise...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Harald Kipp, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1523 Views

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Poizner speaks out against health care reform bill

Former New York Gov. George Pataki and Republican gubernatorial hopeful Steve Poizner held a news conference in San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1523 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Your Awesome Private Healthcare System

Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

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Man seriously injured in skateboard spill

A San Leandro man is in serious condition after he was found unconscious and bleeding from the head in the middle of a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by administrator, on Apr 15, 2010 at 6:48 am | 4 comments | 1522 Views

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Police chief Spiller promotes 4 Pleasanton officers

Pleasanton Police Chief David Spiller promoted four police officers in ceremonies held last week in the City Council chamber. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by CarlaSB, on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu and School Protocal

PUSD sending anyone to the conference? Someone posted about PUSD and lack of Swine Flu preparation of plan. Some responded...

Original post made by Nurse on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1521 Views

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FHS grad named college conference's top freshman

Pleasanton native Nick Goldstein earned California Pacific Conference Freshman of the Year honors after his first season...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Matt Simmons, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Govenor signs 226 bills despite massive veto threats

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed 226 bills and vetoed eight, despite threats he would veto hundreds of outstanding...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by local resident, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Interesting!!!

Let's see if you are a blonde from Oklahoma and for the states rights you are punished but if you are a pole dancing Arab...

Original post made by Interesting on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 20 comments | 1521 Views

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The writing on the wall

Not a day goes by in Pleasanton that someone doesn't discover graffiti scribed on a freeway underpass, stop sign, railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 1521 Views

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Belmont couple killed Sunday in small plane crash on hillside near Livermore

A Belmont couple in their 70s was killed Sunday when their small plane crashed into a hill near Livermore in rainy weather,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 10, 2010 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Weekly wins awards in statewide newspaper contes

The Pleasanton Weekly has been recognized by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for stories, programs and general...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views
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