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Pleasanton council gets an earful at its pension reform workshop

Emotions ran high last night at a four-hour-long public workshop on city pension reforms hosted by the Pleasanton City Council. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 151 comments | 7304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Wal-Mart comes at a high price for Pleasanton

Your Jan. 27 editorial "Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton" made me wonder if the Pleasanton Weekly is a...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Florence Tarkington, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 150 comments | 47790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 149 comments | 5855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

To the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry

I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...

Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 6087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Immigration arrests made at area El Balazo restaurants

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) searched area El Balazo restaurants, including the Hopyard...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:12 am | 149 comments | 6015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 6678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 5394 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 20451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with Pleasanton school district cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by INsider, on Jan 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 5697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough act to follow

In their search for a successor to school Superintendent John Casey, who will retire next June, members of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Puhleese, on Nov 15, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 146 comments | 6074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More cuts loom for PUSD

A snafu with a posted date kept the Pleasanton school board from "sunshining" negotiations with its teacher's union, but...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 15, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 145 comments | 7423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Step and Column

Now that the PUSD School Board has taken the important step of placing a local school funding measure before the voters of...

Original post made by Trevor Knaggs on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 5, 2017 at 7:45 am | 145 comments | 10120 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Investigation continues into Sunday's accident that killed Dublin cyclist on Pleasanton's Foothill Road

Pleasanton police are investigating the circumstances of an accident Sunday afternoon when a motorist struck and killed Diana...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 14, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 144 comments | 11074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 8459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Save Pleasanton Schools

The newly-formed Save Pleasanton Schools citizens' coalition kicked off its campaign last Sunday to gain voter support for...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by TonyWhitworth, on Mar 23, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 143 comments | 7591 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 5395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documents reveal details in alleged molestation case

Castlewood Tennis Director Henry John Germain remains in custody on charges of eight counts of sex crimes against children...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:24 pm | 143 comments | 10111 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs Walmart grocery store, but union appeal likely

New grocery stores have opened in Pleasanton in recent years without much fanfare, and more are coming. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walmart will sue the city, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 141 comments | 6704 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4559 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 | 6351 Views
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