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Editorial: Cheers for new Valley Trails housing, park plans

Members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission spent the first few minutes of their meeting earlier this month voicing approval...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Isotope, on Apr 28, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 9 comments | 2057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E awards Sentinels of Freedom a $60,000 grant

PG&E has made a $60,000 grant to the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation as part of its community investment program. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by wyz, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 2057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses at Eden Medical Center, 7 other hospitals to stage one-day strike today

About 4,000 registered nurses plan to stage a one-day strike at Edens Medical Center in Castro Valley and seven other Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2011 at 11:54 pm | 16 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: 63 cents a day isn't much to ask

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5633 posted Friday, May 22, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 36 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 17 comments | 2056 Views

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Rides, entertainment booths going up at the fairgrounds as county fair readies for opening Wednesday



Crews are rapidly assembling scores of rides and others are filling the exhibition halls in time for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brittany, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 2056 Views

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State pension funds: what went wrong

Two CalSTRS programs that expired at the beginning of the new year are an example of what all three state public pension...

Original post made by Arnold on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:27 am | 11 comments | 2056 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ending the cycle of poverty

When Nic Dominguez entered the Peace Corps in November, he had no delusions about it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5524...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by The Dude, on May 4, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 2056 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2055 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber's Assembly candidates forum starts at 7:45 a.m. today

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates' forum this morning featuring the two candidates competing for...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by David Lee, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

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Starbucks wins city's OK for a stand-alone kiosk in Rose Pavilion

Starbucks, which just opened its new Starbucks Evening coffee house on Pleasanton's Main Street, won approval last week for...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Like, on Nov 9, 2015 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2055 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This Website Has Been Taken Over

Just an observation... This website used to be primarily about local issues. When Bush was in office, there was hardly...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by sheerluck_holmes, on Jun 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Novel Idea for education...

TED Talk on a new way to educate http://www.ted.com/talks/salman_khan_let_s_use_video_to_reinvent_education.html...

Original post made by AD on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 12, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Any Ideas for Reducing Costs for Students?

Wow, this week was more than even I anticipated. Student Activity Fees, Yearbooks, Senior Pictures, Grad Night, Sports...

Original post made by Todd on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 29, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 25 comments | 2053 Views

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AM I THE ONLY ONE BOTHERED BY VALLEY AVENUE PAVEMENT

I see the streets being fixed all over town when there is a few cracks. What happened to Valley Avenue near the Stanley...

Original post made by david on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 2053 Views

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We the People: then and now

It's a chicken-and-egg question: Do the students who participate in We the People succeed because of the intensive civics...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Christina, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Backyard Mystery

Hi, I am trying to find a reasonable explanation for why the beach towels and swim suits I hung up on the clothesline...

Original post made by Member on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on May 20, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax fails

Voters defeated a potential funding source for the school district Tuesday, and now members the Pleasanton Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:30 am | 16 comments | 2052 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 2052 Views
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