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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another "Brilliant" Democrat Bill to Become CA Law...Re: Babysitters

This is asinine - and about to become the law in the state of California: Assembly Bill 889 (authored by Assemblyman...

Original post made by FormerDemocrat ButNeverAgain on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Tuscany Slim, on Sep 5, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 47 comments | 2885 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

In their quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail system, California officials have been banking on a wide range...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 16, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 47 comments | 8050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Hosterman, Council members Sullivan, McGovern re-elected

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman was re-elected to a third term Tuesday with incumbent City Council members Matt Sullivan and Cindy...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 9, 2008 at 10:22 am | 47 comments | 3575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2834 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREECYCLE Yahoo Group

Does anyone use this group? I had a friend join this past year and she has been able to get rid of things she didnt need...

Original post made by Fran on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 47 comments | 4684 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board sets special meeting for Saturday on conflict of interest concerns

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting Saturday to discuss governance--how the board is run--and to get...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Geeneeyus, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:26 am | 47 comments | 5517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 3219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unmarked Pleasanton police cars causing public concern

If you're a bad guy in Pleasanton, don't be surprised if you get pulled over by an unmarked police car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 47 comments | 4394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 3268 Views

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County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 4357 Views

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Pleasanton buckling down to achieve 25% cut in water consumption

Facing its most severe drought ever and a water shortage that could see taps turned off without cutbacks by residents and...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rip off hater, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 47 comments | 8802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Starbucks 'Evening' to open in downtown Pleasanton

Starbucks will open one of its new stores this spring on Pleasanton's Main Street, offering not only its daily fare of teas,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Oct 12, 2014 at 9:19 pm | 47 comments | 24218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Steps we can take to keep our schools great

With the current economic crisis greatly impacting California, public schools, which are dependent on state funds, are facing...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 47 comments | 3048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home sweet home

There is no denying that John Madden's resume is certainly extensive, very impressive and speaks volumes to the success he's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 47 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cancer takes life of former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer

Former Pleasanton Mayor Ken Mercer died early this morning after a long battle with cancer. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/01/14/cancer-takes-li...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by c d gigliotti, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 47 comments | 16057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Correction to 'Costco and the Mayor' editorial

A July 29 editorial, "Costco and the Mayor" concerning Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne's voluntary recusal on City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by M. Jensen, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 47 comments | 3380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti and Gang activity in Pleasanton

Has everyone seen the huge amount of Graffiti around Pleasanton and Livermore in the last weeks? My high school son tells...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 16, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 47 comments | 6782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: East Angela Street house fire was arson

The Pleasanton Weekly has learned that a December house fire on East Angela Street that left one woman severely injured is...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on May 21, 2009 at 10:49 am | 47 comments | 4101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thanks for Saving Us From The Pot Plants in Sunol

I really can't believe my tax dollars are being wasted finding and destroying pot plants in Sunol. I can't believe my...

Original post made by Tracy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:49 am | 47 comments | 3150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Committee meets today to scrutinize school district bond practices

A new committee meets today to review Pleasanton Unified School District bond practices, years after the district's original...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 16, 2011 at 9:26 am | 47 comments | 4041 Views
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Valley Trails site is poor location for school
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2017 guide to summer camps

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