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State court rejects Lins plea to build homes above Pleasanton's Kottinger Ranch

The state Court of Appeal yesterday ruled against the owners of 562 acres of hilltop property in Pleasanton who claimed that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 56 comments | 5786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by orange soda, on Aug 31, 2011 at 1:26 am | 56 comments | 9363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three students arrested in drug bust at Amador

Three students at Amador Valley High School were arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of drugs for sale on campus,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 56 comments | 11843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teachers, I apologize

This is really directed at teachers in general, but I have to tailor this to PUSD teaching staff. We have created a disaster...

Original post made by So Sorry on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 21, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 55 comments | 3229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate Sandy Piderit wants new ways of thinking about education

Concern for the future of education in Pleasanton led Sandy Piderit to run for the school board, she told a small crowd at...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 55 comments | 7973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Parcel Tax heading towards Feb 1, 2011 board vote

At the 12/14/10 PUSD school board meeting Superintendent Ahmadi provided an update on the district's work and plans on the...

Original post made by PEVCatVC on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:05 am | 55 comments | 6842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Baccalaureate Non-Denominational?

We attended the Baccalaureate for AVHS Seniors at the Cornerstone Church in Livermore yesterday. We were told that the event...

Original post made by Non-Denominational AVHS Parent on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by AH, on Jun 15, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 6087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to restore 38 positions at cost of near-$3-million

The Pleasanton school board, on a split vote, chose to add $102,500 for new one-time rehiring, on top of approving more than...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Doomed, on Mar 4, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 55 comments | 6564 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 2909 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Presidency the biggest diaster in american history?

I guess when we elect someone with no experience and he surrounds himself with people with less experience we get what would...

Original post made by Stephen on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Fyodor, on Aug 15, 2011 at 11:51 am | 55 comments | 2894 Views

AROUND TOWN

The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 3376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves plan to scuttle housing cap, open up more land for low-income housing

The City Council Tuesday approved a tentative settlement agreement with two affordable housing coalitions and the state attorney...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 55 comments | 14284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congrats to Costco

The people have spoken, and they want Costco. There is no need to fret about increased traffic, or that your $1.50 hot dog...

Original post made by Get the Facts on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 55 comments | 2486 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Measure D deceives voters

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6918 posted Friday, April 23,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on May 2, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 55 comments | 2816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio plans run for mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has announced that she will seek the mayor's post next year when Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:13 am | 55 comments | 3571 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lund Ranch backers sizzle at GOP message to vote 'No'

David Erlich, the new chairman of the Alameda County Republican Party, is facing strong criticism from fellow party members...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 15, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 55 comments | 4938 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf Community Markets closing Pleasanton store

New Leaf Community Markets has announced it will soon close its Pleasanton grocery store, which anchors the Vintage Hills...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Common Sense, on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 55 comments | 14886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 30, 2008 at 12:48 am | 54 comments | 8505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' union endorses Bowser, Laursen for election to Pleasanton school board

The Pleasanton schools' teachers union has endorsed Jeff Bowser and Joan Laursen for election to the school board on Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 30, 2010 at 10:34 am | 54 comments | 2882 Views
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