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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking News: Pleasanton defeats measure G

Whoops...might have jumped the gun a little. Never the less, it will be interesting to see the break down of the percentage...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Max, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 10 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brilliance from our school board

(Comment partially removed by Pleasanton Weekly staff.) On the homework survey Miller: based on my child, we should...

Original post made by Just Me on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Really?, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 9 comments | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool Lanes on Rt 680 and 580 through Pleasanton

Is there any reason why there are no carpool lanes on Rt. 680 or Rt. 580 through Pleasanton proper? I seem to recall from...

Original post made by Commuter on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 1707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Bomb-type' device causes BART delays Sunday between Pleasanton, San Francisco

A "bomb-type device" found in the trunk of a car in San Leandro Sunday morning was determined not to be a genuine explosive...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Give 'em an inch and they'll take a foot..., on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Child Left Behind

http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/15/obamas-blueprint-for-california/ I've never been comfortable with No Child Left...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy tickets now to see 'The Boardinghouse'

Welcome to the Home Sweet Home Boardinghouse, where life is anything but normal with a zany cast of boarders. This play is...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrate 'Green' at tonight's last 1st Wednesday street party

Celebrate Green in downtown Pleasanton tonight during the 1st Wednesday Street Party, the last one of the summer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:26 am | 6 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sizzling Saturdays extended through September

Sizzling Saturdays, the Pleasanton Downtown Association's summer program of special hours and offers, was so popular during...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 1706 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water wholesaler raises rates for 2016-18

A Tri-Valley water wholesale board decided Wednesday to raise rates for retailers, a move that will likely mean an increase...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Matthew Marcus, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World's 10th largest container ship to make first arrival in Oakland today

The largest container ship to ever visit the U.S. will arrive at the Port of Oakland today in a trial run of the port's...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by daveg, on Dec 31, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support McNerney's healthcare reform

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5966 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26.

Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26. Pleasanton donations can be made at The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FYI : Help Defeat Health Care Bill

Colleagues, The U.S. Senate, under the cloistered actions of Harry Reid, will be attempting to ramrod through a 2000+...

Original post made by Ana on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Dec 20, 2009 at 12:10 am | 10 comments | 1703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Border Controls Enough? Texas Senator Warns of World War Z

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Senate’s border security amendment to its immigration bill, touted as a breakthrough...

Original post made by Liberty Before Death on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Redcoats' petition for longer weeknight entertainment hours goes before Planning Commission tonight

Mari Kennard, the owner of downtown Pleasanton's Redcoats British Pub and Restaurant, will ask the Planning Commission tonight...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 19, 2009 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 1703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Military Families leader named Woman of the Year

Pat Frizzell, chairwoman of the military support organization Pleasanton Military Families, was honored at the State Capitol...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Elaine Olson, on Mar 10, 2017 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Justified or denial of rights?

The BART protest expected Friday didn't happen, probably because BART shut down cell service for the day and the protest...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Aug. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1702 Views
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
By Tom Cushing | 38 comments | 753 views

Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 545 views

 

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