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Who Is No on K?...WEALTHY PLEASANTON HILLTOP RESIDENTS

In response to the latest misleading full-page ad in today's (5/20/16) edition of the Pleasanton Weekly: 99%+ of the funding...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident of Ventana Hills, 54 minutes ago | 39 comments | 1817 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton schools already set with rules around gender identity and bathrooms

Schools across the country are grappling with the Obama administration's request that public schools allow transgender students...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by scott_, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 536 Views

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Undecided on Measure K

This is my first time voting (I'm 18) and I wanted to clear a few things up about measure K. 1. I do not feel any guilt...

Original post made by Anthony on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Caleb, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 140 Views

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Editorial: Figuers, Ramirez Holmes and Thiel for Zone 7 board

In the Zone 7 Water Agency Board of Directors election, we endorse incumbents Sandy Figuers and Angela Ramirez Holmes and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 1926 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill alum hired to Portland volleyball staff

Former Foothill Falcons volleyball star Betsy Sedlak has been named a new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Sigrie Potter, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Honoring Bravery

Ahead of the tour's stop in Livermore this weekend, I toured World War II B25 and B17 bombers -- aka the "Flying Fortress"...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Marion Stearns, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board spares 2 librarian jobs from layoffs, seeks funds to save others whose positions are on chopping block

Pleasanton's school district Tuesday scraped together enough money to fund another two library assistants, and the school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Henry, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Middle shines at recent music competition

Pleasanton Middle School's music program hit high notes at a recent music Music in the Parks Festival at Milpitas High School. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman indicted for alleged visa fraud ring

A Pleasanton woman has been indicted along with three others on federal charges for allegedly participating in a scheme to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by noh1bvisas, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond discussion shows district security issues, technology aspirations

Pleasanton school district staff presented a surprising picture Saturday of isolated decay and troublesome security holes...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 18 hours ago | 11 comments | 1075 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial: Vote Yes on Measure K

Measure K on the June 7 ballot for Pleasanton voters affirms the action of the City Council last January in approving the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Me Too, 19 hours ago | 44 comments | 3020 Views

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Memorial Day Breakfast to Honor Military & Veterans

On Monday, May 30th - Memorial Day Breakfast Program at 8:30am - Honoring Veterans All veterans and current military are...

Original post made by Ken mano on May. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 63 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 | 1201 Views

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No on K converted me to YES

I just received an electronic notice from my house security cameras that someone was trespassing on my porch. Got a nice...

Original post made by Tired of the arrogance on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 162 Views

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Bike from Work After-Party Raises Funds for Firefighters

Tri-Valley Bike to Work Day Comes to a Happy Close at Official Happy Hour Cyclists and New Leaf Community Market customers...

Original post made by Patti Bond on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 61 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote for Catharine Baker - State Assembly

Another mailer today for Catharine's opponent, Cheryl Cook-Kallio. This one came from the CTA - the California Teachers'...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 69 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More misinformation from No on Measure K folks--reject NIMBYism and vote YES on Measure K for ALL Pleasantonians

It's unfortunate, but not surprising, that various myths and propaganda keep getting regurgitated and promulgated by No on...

Original post made by Resident of Ventana Hills on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 23, 2016 at 11:12 am | 26 comments | 609 Views

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Sanctuary cities

When voting for the person to represent our state in the U.S. Senate, to replace Barbara Boxer, remember this: Duf Sundheim...

Original post made by helen on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by helen, on May 23, 2016 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 146 Views

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A 20 year City loan just to get a Costco? No thank you!

I am a Costco member - and proud of it. I went to learn more about if and when Costco might come to Pleasanton last Tuesday...

Original post made by Lee Phan on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm | 14 comments | 2014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 bond measures face Pleasanton voters June 7

Pleasanton voters will be asked to approve a $950 million bond measure June 7 for improvements to Las Positas and Chabot...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 5 comments | 1994 Views
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