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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure E

The public school systems here and everywhere in the US are insatiable for taxpayers to pay more. Tell them to manage their...

Original post made by NoOnE on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 6, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 46 comments | 3589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 3574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board goes out of town to hire new principals for schools here

The Pleasanton school district Tuesday hired Jason Krolikowski (in photo), an assistant principal from the San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PUSD Insider, on May 24, 2013 at 12:22 am | 46 comments | 11048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 5146 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Faux News has a new commentator!

Guess who? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_palin_fox_news Sarah Palin! Yes, the circus is complete now. Tune in for entertainment...

Original post made by HHR on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 46 comments | 2097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The recession is over declares the king!

Even President Obama's most ardent supporters are being to take notice that he only blames others while he makes things worse....

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Sep 25, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 46 comments | 2383 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: Wisconsin tries to reform unions

The article states: ""The proposal marks a dramatic shift for Wisconsin, which passed a comprehensive collective bargaining...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 46 comments | 2712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 11797 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 3556 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Montana Newspaper: "We Were Wrong to Endorse Obama" ...

I am curious to know if the Pleasanton Weekly endorsed Obama. I know they have endorsed most other Democrats...like McNerney....

Original post made by curious on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Jul 4, 2014 at 10:01 am | 46 comments | 4759 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 46 comments | 4535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 3546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for Sharks' outdoor ice rink opening

Several hundred bundled up in their warmest winter coats, mittens and beanies to help usher in the opening of the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Senior Library User, on Dec 1, 2009 at 11:26 am | 46 comments | 2664 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council takes up Castlewood's union dispute tonight

Locked-out hourly union workers at Castlewood Country Club are expected to be back at tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Malcolm G, on Apr 29, 2011 at 9:22 am | 46 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

McGovern announces she will run for mayor against Hosterman

Pleasanton Councilwoman Cindy McGovern, the longest serving elected official in Pleasanton, announced Tuesday night that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Confused in VT, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:04 am | 46 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 46 comments | 20735 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 31, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 46 comments | 6564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I hate my heritage tree

Don’t get me wrong, I love trees. In the right place. This humongous ash (28 inch diameter trunk), a Raywood Ash which...

Original post made by Heritage tree woes on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 20, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 46 comments | 2130 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Speech

Pleasanton Weekly limits free speech? It is OK to edit offenisve language or other rude comments, but shutting down the...

Original post made by George Martin on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 46 comments | 4908 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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Sandia recognizes top girl scholars with math/science awards
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