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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expanding the lexicon..

If a person has a WH-ite American mother and a bl-ACK Kenyan father.. why would he be called 'African-American' as a racial...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 20 comments | 2105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Speaker Pelosi’s Controversial Marxist Connections

I found this to be a very revealing read (but not surprising for those who have been paying attention)... Speaker Pelosi’s...

Original post made by John on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 25, 2009 at 6:36 am | 3 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Stop Light at Bernal & Stanley Across from AM/PM

So, this light is going in when this big new retail/residential monster opens up at the corner across from AM/PM. Tell me...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Pat, on Aug 8, 2016 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 2105 Views

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Superior Court judge rejects bid by Pleasanton to dismiss housing cap lawsuit

An Alameda County Superior Court judge yesterday rejected a bid by the city of Pleasanton to dismiss legal challenges by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jetson, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 16 comments | 2105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students First

Michelle Rhee has started the Students First organization in the hopes of changing education in this country so that ALL...

Original post made by The Future on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Let's follow Michelle's Plan!!!, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students win first in Destination Imagination competition

A team of Hart Middle School students won first place in a recent Destination Imagination competition in Knoxville, Tenn. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Catura Family, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

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If the Poet Laureate is a Paid Position, How Much Are Taxpayers Paying?

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy poetry. If this is NOT a paid position then TERRIFIC! I applaud her new post and congratulate...

Original post made by Frances on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2104 Views

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Obama Hates on Fellow Americans: Steps Off American Soil and Shows His AntiPatriotic Zeal

A hot microphone caught President Obama in a moment of candor on Wednesday as he was greeted on the tarmac in Israel for...

Original post made by Tea Party Power on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Vinnie, on Mar 20, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tour this weekend!

Enjoy gardening? Looking for inspiration? Participate in the Hidden Gardens of the Valley garden tour in Pleasanton this...

Original post made by Valley Humane Society on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by , on May 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2104 Views

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Groundbreaking ceremony next Monday for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Committee will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for a new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Support our future leaders, pass Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5574 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valley View Dad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expected to get more state funding for staff

Pleasanton's school board is readying for a busy meeting Tuesday night. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/05/22/school-district-expected-to-get-mor...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Transplanted, on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conversations

Join TV30 host Robin Fahr for "Managing Your Money" and "PowerCranks." Guests Steve Wilcox of Summit Financial Group discusses...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views

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whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes?

whats with the homeless man who hangs out by trader joes? yesterday i saw him holding on to a pole spinning his head around...

Original post made by another mpm on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:38 am | 20 comments | 2103 Views

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Competitions galore at Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair is opening in Pleasanton on Friday, offering its familiar array of carnival rides, horse races, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Megan, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 2103 Views

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Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views

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Pleasanton's outdoor holiday ice rink is history—at least for this year.

The City Council at its meeting tomorrow night is expected to agree with a recommendation by City Manager Nelson Fialho and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 31 comments | 2103 Views

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Pleasanton Military Families Support Group

Pleasanton Military Families Support Groups' mission is to provide support and comfort to the families of Pleasanton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Oct 25, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2103 Views

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City Council meets tonight to consider, possibly ratify new contract with firefighters' union

The City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new labor contract...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 16 comments | 2103 Views

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Pleasanton Chamber to host candidates' forum Sept. 16

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Veterans...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 6, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views
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State housing push revives need for East Side planning
By Jeb Bing | 3 comments | 383 views

 

Nominations due by Sept. 18

Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form