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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Party time on election night quite different from earlier years

There was a time when election night parties were sumptuous events for candidate supporters and even the reporters who covered...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by C-Student, on Nov 12, 2014 at 8:19 am | 9 comments | 1969 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baker wins Assembly race over Sbranti

Republican Catharine Baker, a Pleasanton attorney, has been elected 16th District State Assemblywoman, serving a wide area...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by James Hoffa, on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 15 comments | 3609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Do you need ID theft insurance or credit monitoring?

You'd have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there's a...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roadkill Sally, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1849 Views

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Fire destroys homes under construction at development near Safeway

A raging fire has destroyed several homes under construction in a new development just south of the Safeway Lifestyle supermarket...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Nov 10, 2014 at 10:38 am | 6 comments | 1354 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Catharine Baker's 3+% lead holds solid since election

The California Secretary of State site, today shows 16th Assembly District count at Baker 66,867, and Sbranti 62,526, difference...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 224 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not over yet! Alameda County still counting 100,000 unreported ballots

Candidates in close races need to keep their eyes glued to daily updates being provided by the Alameda County Registrar of...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Technology , on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:28 pm | 6 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battling East Bay Dems succeed in getting a Tea Party Republican elected in the Bay Area

Nice going, here's an attaboy to Sbranti and Glazer, the labor unions and all the East Bay Dems who got Catharine Baker,...

Original post made by DismayedDem on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:30 am | 7 comments | 472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters holding public ceremony tomorrow for retiring Chief Miguel

A public "walk-off" ceremony honoring retiring Fire Chief Jim Miguel will be held at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow in front of the Livermore-Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 7, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller lead Pleasanton school board race

Incumbent Joan Laursen and challenger Mark Miller were elected Tuesday to the Pleasanton school board – with Laursen leading...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 25 comments | 7051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Transportation sales tax Measure BB passes

Measure BB, the Alameda County transportation tax package, was approved by nearly 70% of voters Tuesday, ending several years...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben J., on Nov 7, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 3675 Views

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TV30 to cover tonight's 'Battle of Pleasanton' game between Amador Valley, Foothill high schools

TV30 will cover tonight's cross-town rivalry between Foothill High School and Amador Valley High tonight at Amador's football...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by details, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 3751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Really?

With the passing of Prop 47 methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and other illegal drugs now become a simple misdemeanor if found...

Original post made by Prop 47 on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by remember when, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baker, Sbranti bids for State Assembly still too-close-to-call

Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/11/05/baker-sbranti-bids-for-state-assembly-still-too-close-to-call...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Trivalleydad, on Nov 7, 2014 at 7:39 am | 11 comments | 2970 Views

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Capping 31-year career, Livermore-Pleasanton fire chief Miguel retiring

In an emotional farewell to the Pleasanton City Council last night, Fire Chief Jim Miguel announced that he will retire Nov....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Richard Cooley, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 26 comments | 3901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tenure - Time's "Rotten Apples" article

The article entitled "Rotten Apples" from a couple of weeks ago attracted so much attention that Time Magazine decided to...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you, Country Fair!

Thank you to the anonymous family's who contributed a total of $32.80 to my daughter's UNICEF collection box on Halloween....

Original post made by Unicef Dad on Nov. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 205 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote NO on Measure BB -- 10 Reasons

Reasons to Vote NO on Measure BB on November 4th…. 1) A Bad deal for Pleasanton! Measure BB will take over $540...

Original post made by NoOnBB on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by AnnieJ, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 25 comments | 2751 Views

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Pleasanton MayorThorne re-elected along with 2 candidates he supported

Mayor Jerry Thorne was re-elected to another two-year term yesterday, defeating his challenger Matt Morrison by a whopping...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:34 am | 7 comments | 3009 Views

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Bogus Pleasanton college founder gets 16 years in prison

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Throw away the key, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 9 comments | 2854 Views

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Why did the PW Restrict comments on my post when i did not ask they too

I posted a topic on the campaign sign story. I left it open to all comments but the PW changed that so only registered users...

Original post made by pleasanton was nice forty years ago on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 445 Views
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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
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By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 666 views