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Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 7238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Consulting Firm-Who Paid For It?

In an editorial in The Pleasanton Weekly (June 5, 2009) Jeb Bing writes, "...a mostly quiet opposition defeated a well-financed...

Original post made by Wendy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pepe La Pew, on Jun 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 91 comments | 4480 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley swimmers seek to reform 'toxic' sports culture

Swimmer safety is back in the local spotlight after several former Tri-Valley swimmers recently came forward alleging years...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by B, on Jul 10, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 91 comments | 22679 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will BART Management Wake Up to Reality?

Other posters, after salivating over the so-called lavish lifestyle of BART workers, then rather gutlessly close off response...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 91 comments | 11352 Views

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Country Club may owe $1.7 million to locked out workers

Castlewood Country Club may have to pony up $1.7 million in back pay and benefits, plus taxes, for its locked-out employees...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Malcolm gee, on Dec 18, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 91 comments | 4675 Views

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Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 3475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves drug-sniffing dogs at high schools

Drug-sniffing dogs will be coming to Pleasanton's three high schools -- but not until the end of February at the earliest. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 91 comments | 8410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax Survey report available

The 11/9 PUSD Board of Trustees meeting agenda includes a report and discussion of the recently completed parcel tax survey....

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 90 comments | 4725 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone here have regrets in voting for Obama?

If you voted for Obama, are you beginning to have your doubts? Just curious. ...

Original post made by phil on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by furloughed middle-class, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:12 am | 90 comments | 6177 Views

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City leaders to continue rezoning efforts for a Costco store on Johnson Drive

A majority of the members of the Pleasanton City Council and Planning Commission agreed last night that they will continue...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 90 comments | 11070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 6465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G debate heats up

Until voters decide the fate of Measure G, a $233 per year parcel tax that would bring in just over $4.5 million to fund...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:17 am | 89 comments | 3645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 4634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E opponents: district has lost peoples' trust

Opponents of the parcel tax, Measure E, were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night, questioning,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by The Big S, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 89 comments | 6256 Views

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Holiday ice rink construction starts this morning, restricting public parking at library, Civic Center

As Pleasanton gears up to offer outdoor ice skating during the holidays near the Civic Center and library, new traffic patterns...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by J K, on Nov 22, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 89 comments | 5078 Views

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YES on K => PAID for by Developer Greenbriar Homes (developer)

I want to vote NO. No more houses in ALL of Pleasanton, especially in our hills. This political spin on issues by the...

Original post made by Chris Moore on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 22, 2016 at 11:26 am | 89 comments | 3141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by What tea party? , on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 89 comments | 7625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD broke...? Part 2

Following up on an April 8 post http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=1648 on the PUSD reserve fund getting...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 9:25 am | 88 comments | 5992 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 6535 Views

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Dublin voters approve parcel tax extension by wide margin

Dublin voters have overwhelmingly approved extending a parcel tax for educational funding for another five years. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 17, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 88 comments | 7216 Views
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