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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyers attack Pleasanton Weekly on Twitter

The Los Angeles law firm of Geragos & Geragos has taken to Twitter to call the Pleasanton Weekly a "journalistic disgrace"...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by DJohns, on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 46 comments | 6625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 3019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keep class sizes low in Pleasanton

Hi everyone, a few people asked me to post this as a stand alone topic so here we go! I hope as a community we can make...

Original post made by Christina Hicks on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by retired citizen, on May 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | 45 comments | 5794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need ideas for new in town

We are new in town and are desparately unhappy. We moved here last spring and have not found the community to be very welcoming....

Original post made by New in Town on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:54 am | 45 comments | 4529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones discussion on principal

Three people spoke in support of ousted Principal Jon Vranesh before the Pleasanton school board Tuesday night, although...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Will, on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 45 comments | 8648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walnut Grove PTA Board Elections

Why were there so many people at the Walnut Grove PTA Elections on Thursday night, yet, at the last minute almost the whole...

Original post made by Mommy on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 45 comments | 3810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could name new Walnut Grove principal tonight

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to consider approving the hiring of a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Get the Facts, on May 17, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 45 comments | 5727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dear Mr. Vranesh.....

Dear Mr. Vranesh: As a parent of children enrolled in PUSD, I want to apologize to you for what our school district has...

Original post made by Another PUSD Parent on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by PTown Teacher, on Apr 30, 2015 at 8:34 pm | 45 comments | 5143 Views

SPORTS

In a RAGE over Pleasanton RAGE’s registration fee increase

Pleasant Rage Girls Soccer Association (PGSA) has announced a large increase to player registration fees this year. I don’t...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 45 comments | 7284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney insists that federal health plan must benefit small business

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said Tuesday that any federal health care measure that he supports in the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 45 comments | 3480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

AARP Betrayal of Trust finally official

I received an email from AARP with the title "Today we took a stand for you". With friends like this, who needs enemies?...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2009 at 10:50 am | 45 comments | 2773 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I love the way Herman Cain speaks

I love the way Herman Cain speaks. We need more of these types of leaders and role models. It is time to stop playing...

Original post made by I am not a victim on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Avid Tennis Player, on Oct 15, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 45 comments | 2743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boycott China

To any one who has seen or read about the tragedy involving the 2 year old girl who was run over I say this. Make no mistake....

Original post made by concerned citizen on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 25, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 45 comments | 2957 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/labor/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike/...

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 13092 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART training managers to operate trains

On the news this evening, BART is proactively training managers to operate trains so that limited service can be offered...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:28 pm | 45 comments | 3516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harvard professor says same-sex marriage wouldn't hurt, might even strengthen marriages overall

A Harvard University American history professor testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that she believes same-sex...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 15, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 45 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council could take final action on Oak Grove plan Tuesday

Remember Oak Grove? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3487 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sorry just not the facts, on Feb 23, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 45 comments | 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cindy McGovern and Karla Brown?

I have a great deal of respect for Cindy McGovern for her work on the School Board and City Council, respectively. She's...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Eastside, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 45 comments | 4459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Chamber endorses Hosterman, Cook-Kallio, Thorne for re-election

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and City Council incumbents Cheryl Cook-Kallio and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:11 am | 45 comments | 18308 Views
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A tax grab that likely goes no where
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 624 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 196 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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