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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayer Revolt

Public unions from around the country have spent most of a year campaigning in Wisconsin...apparently for naught. There was...

Original post made by PleasantonTaxpayer on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 39 comments | 4558 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is the New Detroit

Excerpts from this article: http://www.newgeography.com/content/003024-is-california-new-detroit "Like Detroit, California...

Original post made by New Detroit on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by on looker, on Aug 20, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 39 comments | 5294 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney victory parade?

Since the Giants are having a victory party, shouldn't we have one for Romney? Rasmussen has Romney winning every state...

Original post made by Steve on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:43 am | 39 comments | 4295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge OKs Oak Grove project for homes, park in southeast hills

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch made permanent yesterday his earlier tentative ruling that rejected a citizens'...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 27, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 39 comments | 6443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 6124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Haven't Been Separating Garbage, Help!

I haven't started separating recyclables out of my garbage. Do 'they' expect us to have started doing that for this week's...

Original post made by Nancy on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by stillhavequestions, on Oct 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 39 comments | 4101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-NFL player and Pleasanton coach accused of slugging County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office is looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior Football League...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 39 comments | 6499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Out of control public pensions - NYT oped

Interesting oped from NYT on their public employee retirement cost issues: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/opinion/06sun1.html?_r=1 Many...

Original post made by We are not alone on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:41 am | 39 comments | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our wonderful (or not so ) library

I am appalled that the pages at the Pleasanton library are just temps that receive no benefits and can only work a certain...

Original post made by Mr. Pohami Singh on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on May 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 39 comments | 3832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Pleasanton to have a hardware store again

Fred Nichandros, who owns Workbench Hardware in Valley Plaza at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue, has signed a long-term...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Anthony R.H., on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 39 comments | 8888 Views

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Pleasanton to build $300,000 new dog park

Spacious and often elaborate dog parks are the rage of many American cities, and now Pleasanton is about to join in. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 39 comments | 11175 Views

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Who Is No on K?...WEALTHY PLEASANTON HILLTOP RESIDENTS

In response to the latest misleading full-page ad in today's (5/20/16) edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: 99%+ of the funding...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, on May 26, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 39 comments | 4569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton election candidates emerge

The November elections are starting to take shape as candidates have begun to emerge for local Pleasanton seats, with the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by False News & Alternative Facts, on Aug 7, 2018 at 5:51 pm | 39 comments | 5638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton: Mental health matters take center stage in city's policing discussion

Nearly 100 residents weighed in about the overall performance and service of the Pleasanton Police Department at a virtual...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by urmomz, on Jul 24, 2020 at 4:04 pm | 39 comments | 8304 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 8732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Emails deleted not my own action

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4497 posted Friday, September 12,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by For Brozosky, on Sep 20, 2008 at 7:49 am | 39 comments | 3405 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 39 comments | 4829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Castlewood management, union farther apart than ever

With the lockout at Castlewood County Club now well into its ninth month, the 57 full- and part-time workers are reminding...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Shiva, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 39 comments | 4623 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Handles Gastropub to replace Farmer Restaurant at Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served next Sunday...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by CCC, on Jul 23, 2011 at 12:22 am | 39 comments | 9196 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway's newest store, marking its 1st week of operation, will stay open 24 hours a day

Shoppers continue to fill Safeway's new Lifestyle supermarket at Bernal and Valley avenues in Pleasanton today, which marks...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Diann, on Jan 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 39 comments | 6960 Views
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