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AROUND TOWN

Downtown going down?

What has happened to the standards for our downtown? I just drove down to First Avenue to see a banner for "Cigarette City"...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen! on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Maria S., on Mar 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 61 comments | 6571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion

We are in one of the worst recessions in our nation's history. Many people have lost their jobs, their health insurance,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:45 am | 61 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why so many Haters of Ruby Hill?

One thing I've noticed in my short time on the PW Town Square Forum is that so many contributors seem to have this intense...

Original post made by maja7 on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 3, 2010 at 7:17 am | 61 comments | 14374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney skips victory party as lead narrows to 121 votes over Republican challenger

The McNerney family voted along with thousands of others in Pleasanton and millions across the country yesterday in mid-term...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 7, 2010 at 10:07 am | 61 comments | 2643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan's last stand against Walmart grocery

Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan, a long-time and outspoken foe of the business and employment policies of national...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by gdanjou, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 61 comments | 4790 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 61 comments | 257541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 5340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 3790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The (PUSD) Board Failed!"

Cries of "The (PUSD) Board Failed!" came from the audience at tonight's school board meeting after the motion to restore...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 3, 2012 at 8:21 am | 60 comments | 4095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declares district ‘safe haven’

The Pleasanton school board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday declaring the district a “safe haven” for students...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 60 comments | 6835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 60 comments | 4709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hip Hip Hooray!

Maine vote REJECTS gay marriage law! Gay marriage has now lost in every single state -- 31 in all -- in which it has been...

Original post made by Hip Hip Hooray! on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:56 am | 60 comments | 2147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street Preachers Alter Weekend R & R

This topic has been discussed before, but not in recent months. A group of street preachers go into the different towns...

Original post made by mac on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:10 am | 60 comments | 3173 Views

AROUND TOWN

To "Some" Dog Owners........

I have noticed an increased number of dog owners who walk their dogs past my home and allow the dogs to urinate/poop on my...

Original post made by Frustrated! on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by ron, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 60 comments | 5247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 3726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 4300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove foe Mary Roberts to challenge Hosterman for mayor's post

Mary Roberts, a long-time member of the Pleasanton Planning Commission who also served as its chairwoman several times on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 1, 2008 at 10:35 am | 60 comments | 4201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teacher arrested on drug charge undergoing treatment, escapes jail time

A Foothill High School teacher arrested for smoking oxymorphone in Livermore will get drug treatment -- not jail time. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 60 comments | 10367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board votes to place $270-million bond measure on November ballot

The Pleasanton school board voted unanimously Saturday to place a $270-million general obligation bond measure on the ballot...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:05 am | 60 comments | 8088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:57 am | 60 comments | 40305 Views
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A different perspective on Spotorno Ranch development
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 296 views