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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP wins, takes Kennedy seat, voters spoke against healthcare "reform"

See article: http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/01/19/massachusetts.senate/index.html?hpt=T1 The GOP won, taking over Kennedy's...

Original post made by GOP gets Kennedy seat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moe Mentum, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 41119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workday, company founder donate new DARE program vehicle to Pleasanton police

Workday, Inc. and its co-chief executive officer Dave Duffield have donated a new Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ptown Parent, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 26106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit in crosswalk accident dies

One of two people hit in a Pleasanton crosswalk on Oct. 12 has died. "We received word that the female pedestrian succumbed...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Kat, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 56 comments | 23228 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pair charged after dog attacks child twice

A Pleasanton man and a Dublin woman have been charged with felony child neglect and endangerment after the man's dog attacked...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Lovesthedogies, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:28 am | 42 comments | 22683 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Faculty at Cal State East Bay votes to strike next Thursday

California State University faculty members have voted to stage a one-day strike next Thursday, Nov. 17, to protest Chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 am | 73 comments | 20664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Discovery Program Being Eliminated-W/O Any Discussion

Can someone explain to me why the Discovery Program at Walnut Grove was just eliminated, yet parents just got a matter of...

Original post made by WG on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bird Parent, on Apr 3, 2012 at 11:21 am | 37 comments | 20481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton

Wal-Mart, the retailing giant that city politicians, unions and business critics love to hate, is seeking an occupancy permit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tilly the Libertarian, on Feb 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 50 comments | 20253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board looks at early start and end to Pleasanton school year

Pleasanton School Board members seemed to embrace an idea that would start and end the school year earlier, and possibly...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Spare us, please, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:22 am | 59 comments | 19967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 88 comments | 19330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Signature gatherers want to impeach President Obama

Two members of the Larouche Party were near the Pleasanton Post Office on Black Avenue today asking voters to sign a petition...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 7, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 77 comments | 19038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Can The School Board Violate The Brown Act?

Editor's Note: To clarify, this post is from a recipient of the email, not from Bowser, and is only a portion of the email....

Original post made by I Was There on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Leadership at $2.31/hour?, on Nov 16, 2013 at 10:53 am | 63 comments | 19021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

Iím so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 16499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Massachusetts Miracle

I love it. Are you taking notes, Mr. McNerney? We are fed up with you ramming horrible and unwanted bills down our throats....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 14846 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Presenting our Tri-Valley Heroes

The Pleasanton Weekly and its sister online publications -- Dublin Tri-Valley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Nancy Johnsen, on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 14350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thousands mourn loss of Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by The Kernans, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 14321 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT! Council candidates face off at Pleasanton Weekly forum

Candidates for a single seat open on the Pleasanton City Council will face off tonight at a community forum being hosted...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:02 am | 38 comments | 13445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two school district employees refute investigation details

Two school district employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Mar 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 165 comments | 12775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Presenting the class of 2008

Bayley Adams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4087 posted Friday, June 6, 2008,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 23, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 12658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 12282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alameda County agency to pay for recount of votes on narrowly-defeated Measure B1 transportation tax

The Alameda County Transportation Commission has submitted a recount request for Measure B1 to the county's Registrar of...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dr Tom, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 11721 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 1,118 views

Hacienda Business Park evolves to meet demand
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 973 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 907 views