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Is the “TownSquare Forum” being used for anti-Obama, right-wing propaganda?

Since the Pleasanton Weekly began the “TownSquare Forum” feature, I’ve always been under the impression that the forum...

Original post made by Ron on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by dottie, on Jun 14, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 54 comments | 2577 Views

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Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 4004 Views

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Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 6557 Views

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Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 17651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teachers wages and retirement benefits 3%?

Can anyone explain what a teachers benefits package looks like and if they start teaching at say 22 when are the eligible...

Original post made by Lance Ulanoff on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 21, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 54 comments | 4754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'TEA' time movement plans tax protest here next Wednesday

A local anti-tax display of the national TEA (Taxed Enough Already) party movement is planned from noon to 6 p.m. next Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Guillermo Martin, on Apr 16, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 54 comments | 3639 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekend Grafitti on Cole's Market and around Second St.

What's the story on the FSU graffiti popping up in this section of town Saturday night? Were there tire slashings too? That's...

Original post made by concerned citizen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 54 comments | 4251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of woman at parking lot in Walmart

Just to let you know this morning I was approached by an African American woman (around her late 40´s) telling me that she...

Original post made by Disappointed citizen on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on May 25, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 54 comments | 8654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I don’t understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 5181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2008

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4088 posted Friday, June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 7, 2008 at 4:46 am | 53 comments | 4431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What cuts for top administrators of PUSD

Simple question: What cuts are the top administrators of PUSD taking for themselves? Are they being an example by cutting...

Original post made by Todd on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ceaser, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 53 comments | 3589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 4882 Views

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State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by KGM, on Jun 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 53 comments | 4871 Views

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Editorial: Pressing for answers, media comes under attack

The news media is under attack, on a national and local level. The Trump administration declared war on the press less than...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alternative facts, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 53 comments | 5157 Views

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Please read and remember this the next time your politician says they cannot reduce cost!!!!

More wasted money by the state of California. http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_18065711?source=rss ...

Original post made by Rita on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Latte Drinker, on May 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 53 comments | 2557 Views

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break the gridlock - continued uncertainty about fiscal policy will lead to disaster

Here is the fundamental decision for you in 2014 and 2016. Leadership offered by the Democrats gives us higher taxes, higher...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Here it is, on May 20, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 53 comments | 2924 Views

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Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Sep 3, 2014 at 7:06 pm | 53 comments | 2413 Views

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Pleasanton will be hub of activity on tax day

Tomorrow, April 15, will be a busy day for Pleasanton as last-minute tax filers drive their returns to the post office. A...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Another Patriot, on Sep 4, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 53 comments | 2584 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,960 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 77 comments | 1,172 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 4 comments | 466 views