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Torlakson praises new federal school lunch guidelines, though policy lacks funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has praised proposed stronger federal school meal nutrition standards,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 27 comments | 3046 Views

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The Pleasanton Weekly asks for your support

The Pleasanton Weekly may seem free, but it's really not. Publishing a newspaper with a staff of journalists and a website...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2011 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 2612 Views

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Picketers protest wages, safety issues at building site

Members of the bricklayers union were out at the crack of dawn today protesting what they said were poor pay and inadequate...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Christian, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:50 am | 27 comments | 2903 Views

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Rice out as chief of Tri-Valley Community Foundation

David Rice, the longtime president and director of the multi-million-dollar-funded Tri-Valley Community Foundation, was fired...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by disapointed, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:16 am | 27 comments | 4440 Views

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Karla Brown to seek seat on Pleasanton City Council in November race

Karla Brown, a real estate broker associate and 20-year Pleasanton resident, announced Thursday that she will seek a seat...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by b, on Jul 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 27 comments | 3679 Views

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Walmart to open San Ramon Neighborhood Market, five others today

San Ramon's Walmart Neighborhood Market will open at 7:30 a.m. today in the grocery space vacant since 2010 at the Country...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Matthew, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 27 comments | 4721 Views

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Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 19684 Views

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Police: 'victim' fabricated tale of robbery and attempted kidnapping

An attempted kidnapping and purse snatching reported to police last week turned out to be a false alarm -- and a false report,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on May 24, 2013 at 1:35 am | 27 comments | 2719 Views

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EDITORIAL: Run-down 1912 house stalls new home development

What on earth were the members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission thinking when they voted 4-0 to reject a bid by longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jorge P, on Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 27 comments | 3714 Views

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Alameda County Has Their Hand on Your Wallet

Alameda County Waste Management Authority proposes to collect a tax (called a fee) of $9.55 per year per residential unit....

Original post made by mooseturd on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marcus, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 27 comments | 4708 Views

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HOW IS THE U. S. MAIL DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME, TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mail delivery services to my home and my neighborhood is really bad. I receive my neighbors mail, my neighbors receive my...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 2025 Views

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School board holds off naming interim superintendent, chief of Human Resources

The Pleasanton school board did not take any formal action Tuesday night on the appointments of interim replacements for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chantal, on Jun 29, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 6506 Views

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Pleasanton homeowners search for answers to sinking ground; city to step in

In recent years, cracks have continually appeared in the walls and foundations of at least two dozen homes in the same Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 27 comments | 10296 Views

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Do We Really Need Another Starbucks?

We received one of those yellow cards in the mail letting us know about a potential drive-through Starbucks in the Rose Pavillion...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Oct 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 27 comments | 2113 Views

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Pleasanton imposing excess water use penalties despite rain

Despite heavy rains and a good winter snowpack in the mountains, Pleasanton plans to continue its drinking water restrictions...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by andy, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 27 comments | 4916 Views

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Why are the Yes on K signs a lie?

On Wednesday's street party I learned that Greenbriar homes wants to build 43 houses and this is going to the ballot as Measure...

Original post made by Steve on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by patcher, on May 11, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 27 comments | 1831 Views

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Democrats oppose Measure MM anti-Costco bill on Nov. 8 ballot

The Alameda County Democratic Party this week endorsed three candidates for the Pleasanton school board and recommended that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jeff in CA, on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:49 am | 27 comments | 4964 Views

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Costco Faces Future Challenges

Costco is facing future challenges. Borrowing for 25 years for improving roads for Costco is foolish. Not breaking even on...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 27 comments | 836 Views

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MM Stops Bad Deal; Both Sides Still have Choices on Costco

Interestingly, until I read a recent blog by res1, I did not understand that Measure MM only stops this very bad deal. Costco...

Original post made by Dave J. on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 746 Views

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Emails show ex-PUSD superintendent accused of inappropriate conduct before firing

A female PUSD employee accused Rick Rubino of inappropriate behavior less than a month before he was fired as the district’s...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by DKHSK, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 6683 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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