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Anti-Costco group seeks November initiative to block big box stores on Johnson Drive

Opponents of a possible bid by Costco to build a new membership-only trail store on Johnson Drive in Pleasanton said this...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 118 comments | 7915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why blame the Teachers?

From what I understand, half the population of Pleasanton moved here in the last five years. I'll bet our wonderful school...

Original post made by School District Supporter on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 117 comments | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 117 comments | 5507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise

After a year of complaining about voluntarily taking a pay cut, the teachers union has succeeded in negotiating an across...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on May 5, 2011 at 11:55 am | 115 comments | 8573 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Pailin QUITS!!

Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 4785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD board endorses draft language for bond resolution; dollar amount pending

The Pleasanton Unified School District Board of Trustees approved the first reading of draft resolution language for a potential...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by the_real_anon, on Nov 5, 2019 at 6:17 am | 115 comments | 4182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board slashes $9 million from budget

Despite pleas to save positions and programs, the school board officially identified millions of dollars in cuts to balance...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 114 comments | 4480 Views

AROUND TOWN

New citizens' coalition seeks to halt high-density housing projects in Pleasanton

A group seeking to halt the construction of additional high density housing in Pleasanton asked the City council last night...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike6319, on Jul 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 114 comments | 9367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protestors ask council to block Wal-Mart from reopening Nob Hill grocery store

Anti-Wal-Mart protestors urged the Pleasanton City Council last night to block efforts by the retailer to open one of its...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Good-time Charles, on Sep 12, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 114 comments | 10755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman/Wal-Mart

In a recent Mayor's report, Mayor Hosterman commented on the possible explanation of a Legislative action vs. a Ministerial...

Original post made by Pete on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B, on Feb 9, 2012 at 11:16 am | 112 comments | 5967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district considering ‘safe haven’ status

The Pleasanton school board is set to debate a resolution Tuesday that would declare the district a “safe haven” for...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Mar 5, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 111 comments | 10367 Views

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Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 6186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On Obama Unprecedented Address to Public School Students on Sept. 8 ...

Dear Obama: I'll be listening VERY carefully to what you have to say in your unprecedented speech to public school students...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by tj-24, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 111 comments | 7996 Views

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Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 5074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to continue modified lite calendar

The Pleasanton school board voted 3-2 against the motion to rescind June's approval of the "modified lite" calendar for the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Pleas Parent, on Jan 17, 2015 at 10:53 am | 110 comments | 11994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How/When to vote for/against measure E in Pleasanton

According to the measure E site, the vote by mail will take place on april 4: "How to Vote Measure E will be decided...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by YES ON MEASURE E, on Mar 14, 2011 at 11:07 am | 109 comments | 5554 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by sad!, on Jun 9, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 109 comments | 19306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costco Big Loser Today

Amazon announced today that they will buy Whole Foods. According to some analysts, Costco will be the biggest loser of this...

Original post made by Kelly K. on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gina Channell, Pleasanton Weekly Publisher, on Jul 19, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 109 comments | 5372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S&P downgrades school district's credit rating

Standard and Poor's Rating Services recently announced a drop in the financial ratings of the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Atrontanodo, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:13 am | 108 comments | 4496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton men, teen arrested for alleged felony assault of a disabled man

Two men and a 16-year-old girl from Pleasanton have been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, torture and...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by john wayne 2, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 108 comments | 6234 Views
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