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Raises eyed tonight for Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton School Board will consider giving itself a raise at its meeting tonight. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2013/11/12/raises-eyed-tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Gina T, on Nov 14, 2013 at 9:20 am | 20 comments | 30165 Views

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School district email did not endorse Sanwong for Pleasanton Council

In an email sent April 16 to the Pleasanton Weekly, long-time Pleasanton school district employee Lisa Lorentz took issue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Johnny Echo, on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 13 comments | 30060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton residents turn out en masse for downtown reopening

Thousands turned out for downtown Pleasanton's grand reopening event on Friday, which saw downtown restaurants and businesses...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2020
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 1, 2020 at 7:53 pm | 56 comments | 29999 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 15 comments | 29931 Views

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Some new BART cars expected to be in service by September

New BART cars are expected to start carrying passengers in late September following final testing this summer, BART officials...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by FrequentWalkerMiles, on Jul 31, 2017 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 29929 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART considers 20-cent TransBay tube surcharge to spare employee layoffs

At the end of a lengthy hearing on their transit agency's $25 million budget deficit, BART directors ultimately opted not...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 29218 Views

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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Alameda County

A third case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alameda County was confirmed on Friday afternoon, according to Pleasanton city...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 9, 2020 at 10:12 am | 25 comments | 28929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 28894 Views

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Registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans in Pleasanton and the gap is only growing

For years registered Republicans widely outnumbered registered Democrats in the City of Pleasanton. Those days are long gone....

Original post made by Delta Tim on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:00 am | 52 comments | 28712 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 28564 Views

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BART unions back at it over contract dispute

Union officials slammed BART management Saturday, calling a move to scuttle a tentative contract deal and go back to the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 69 comments | 28539 Views

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Bay Area shelter-in-place order being extended through May

The public health officers of six Bay Area counties, including Alameda and Contra Costa, announced on Monday that they will...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Apr 28, 2020 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 28059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 27625 Views

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Texas firm wins Alameda County contract to provide ambulance service here

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to replace the county's current ambulance service provider with...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by mmedic50, on Oct 30, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 40 comments | 27506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton-based Safeway sued over tainted eggs

A San Francisco woman is suing Safeway over tainted eggs, according to a class-action suit filed on Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stop The Crooks, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 6 comments | 27399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 38 comments | 26977 Views

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Starbucks 'Evening' to open in downtown Pleasanton

Starbucks will open one of its new stores this spring on Pleasanton's Main Street, offering not only its daily fare of teas,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 47 comments | 26571 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Movement to Imprison Barack Obama Heats Up: It's a Matter of Defending the Constitution, Says Senator Ted Cruz

Appearing on Fox News’ America Live this afternoon, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Department of Justice, the Internal...

Original post made by Liberty Preservation Project on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 5 comments | 26451 Views

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2 accidents tie up Pleasanton intersections

Pleasanton police pulled a driver out of his overturned vehicle on Sunol Boulevard during the evening rush hour Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Strawman, on Dec 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 12 comments | 26355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents detail Walnut Grove principal's ouster

Jon Vranesh left his office at Walnut Grove Elementary School so quietly on Oct. 25, 2013, that not even the people closest...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by AP, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:30 am | 175 comments | 26219 Views
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