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Pleasanton district settles for less than half of $1.3 million cost of Hearst mold repair

The Pleasanton school district will get $610,000 to settle its lawsuit against the contractors at Hearst Elementary School...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 2035 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County gets $11 million in stimulus funds to fight blight

Alameda County will receive $11 million in federal stimulus funding to help fight blight and stabilize neighborhoods that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:04 am | 8 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fruit for the taking

Kaytea Petro, co-founder of Neighborhood Fruit, walked to work everyday by a neighbor's apple tree. Hungry, she wanted to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pleasantonian Mom, on Mar 30, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 7 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Counties can't 'opt out' of sharing fingerprints of those arrested with federal immigration officials

Federal immigration officials have rejected calls by San Francisco and Santa Clara counties to opt out of a controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by 73% did have Criminal Records!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 2034 Views

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Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Year In Review

What a year! From hunkering down as 2009 started when the economy and employment tumbled to the good news as hundreds turned...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated by School Funding? Control what you can.

The news was grim at Tuesday’s Pleasanton School Board meeting. The budget shortfall has now grown from 9.7M to an estimated...

Original post made by Dan Copenhagen on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 12 comments | 2033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ca 500-plus 'special' funds;, Jerry wants more

CA has over 500 'special' funds....sort of 'slush' funds. Last week we learned of over $53 million in hidden state parks....

Original post made by Taxpayer on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ken Lay, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commemorative bricks being installed at Firehouse Arts Center

A contractor has started laying commemorative bricks at the Firehouse Arts Center, which will open in Setpember. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

what a mess-thanks Chik fil a

Who in their right might gave the okay for chick fil a (or however you spell it) to open in the location next to smart and...

Original post made by T. Rumpo on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 7 comments | 2033 Views

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McNerney hosting veterans history project today in Pleasanton

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) will hold a recording session for the Veterans History Project today in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2033 Views

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Pleasanton welcomes Esau Cervantes as first baby of 2012

Esau Cervantes was the first baby born in Pleasanton in 2012, at ValleyCare Medical Center, arriving at 1:58 a.m. Jan. 2....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by felicia dawn, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 2033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax still needed?

Quite a few pro-G supporters claim that PUSD is a well managed public entity. At the Feb 3 PUSD workshop Trustee Kernan...

Original post made by Carl on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 14, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 2032 Views

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Is The Pleasanton Weekly Bias?

I question if the Pleasanton Weekly is bias toward Pete Stark. Case in Point. Posting critical of Pete Stark and his less...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by A Joke, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 2032 Views

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Dublin Toyota staying open for repairs in wake of massive recall

It's been a trying time for auto giant Toyota and specifically, local dealerships who are tasked with replacing parts in...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 2032 Views

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Renaissance woman

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) presented Amador Valley High School sophomore Claire Williams with bronze and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dave & Mary Young, on May 23, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 2032 Views

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School board to consider multi-million-dollar bond measure tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to consider placing a multi-million-dollar bond measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 9, 2016 at 11:29 am | 11 comments | 2032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NO to the Parcel Tax and NO to businesses who support it

Here are more businesses who support the parcel tax. It's their right, but it continues to be mine and every other taxpayer's...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by to the reactionaries, on Apr 2, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 14 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Know the Law, Right?

The law regarding public notification of public school contract negotiations. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=03001-04000&file=3547-3547.5 " 3...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 2031 Views
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