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Man arrested for trying to stab congressional candidate Peters

A man has been arrested on suspicion of felony assault and other charges for allegedly trying to stab Livermore Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Doug, on Sep 20, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 140 comments | 5688 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 6876 Views

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Pleasanton students rally for gun reform on National School Walkout Day

About 1,000 Foothill students joined others around the Tri-Valley and the country in walking out of class Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by SHale99, on Mar 22, 2018 at 10:12 am | 139 comments | 6649 Views

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PUSD board backs parcel tax

After months, two surveys and hours of discussion, the Pleasanton school board has voted unanimously to approve a resolution...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 138 comments | 5882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2 - Fact or Fiction?

Recent writers to the Town Square have repeatedly stated that there is no parcel tax. True. As long as the PUSD Board of...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by MK, on Dec 29, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 137 comments | 3878 Views

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Pleasanton households told to cut water usage by 25%

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted 4-0 to require all households and businesses in the city to reduce water consumption...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by rayven, on May 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 137 comments | 19844 Views

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McNerney makes it clear: He'll vote for the national health care plan tomorrow

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)said today that he will join other Democrats in voting on the $940 billion health...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 134 comments | 5082 Views

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Castlewood to talk to union today about 2-month lockout of 61 workers

Castlewood Country Club management is scheduled to meet today with representatives of a union that represents 61 workers...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 134 comments | 5428 Views

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Pleasanton leaders need to make a statement on George Floyd

I am writing to urge the Mayor, the Police Chief and the City Manager of Pleasanton to release a statement condemning the...

Original post made by Rachel Wysong on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 5, 2020 at 9:12 am | 133 comments | 5062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to launch search for new superintendent in October

The Pleasanton school board, already beleaguered by multi-million-dollar cutbacks in state aid for the current school year,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 128 comments | 8458 Views

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District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 5649 Views

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Build The Wall

A commentator on line, referred to the Schumer and Pelosi televised response as the twins from the film "The shinning". I...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Robert Adam, on Jan 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 125 comments | 2688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E signs dotting Pleasanton's landscape

Signs calling on voters to vote Yes or No on Measure E are dotting the Pleasanton landscape, mostly on front yards of homes...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 124 comments | 6861 Views

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Pleasanton: City sued over approvals related to proposed Costco site

The city of Pleasanton now faces a lawsuit in the effort to overturn the City Council's recent approvals that paved the way...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by WE VOTED!!! , on Dec 19, 2017 at 10:39 pm | 124 comments | 9123 Views

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Assembly election: Bauer-Kahan jumps ahead by 2,170 votes

Democrat challenger Rebecca Bauer-Kahan has leapfrogged Republican incumbent Catharine Baker to take a 2,170-vote lead in...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by BobB, on Nov 22, 2018 at 10:02 am | 124 comments | 7232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board finds funds to save some positions, increase class sizes to 25

Despite the defeat of a parcel tax, the Pleasanton Unified School District is finding a way to keep reading specialists,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:17 am | 121 comments | 5110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools facing at least $6.9M in cuts

PUSD's latest budget forecast may not have hit rock bottom Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6574...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 121 comments | 6831 Views

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To Jerry McNerney: Where is Your Town Meeting on Obamacare in Your Online Calendar?

I may have overlooked something in your online calendar below. Most Congressmen are coming back home from your recess...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 28, 2010 at 9:14 am | 119 comments | 7044 Views

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Woman killed while bicycling remembered as animal lover, doting grandmother

The daughter of a Dublin woman killed while bicycling on Foothill Road on Sunday said the driver who struck her mother has...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Nina r, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 119 comments | 7737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this even legal?

I am wondering if the following "informational" (read brainwashing) session is allowed on public school grounds during instruction...

Original post made by alee on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 118 comments | 5435 Views
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