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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another mass shooting, but it doesn't fit MSM's agenda, so virtually no coverage...

A mass shooting (including children) in uber gun-controlled Chicago. But no mention in the mainstream media, except for...

Original post made by 2nd Amendment on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey now available regarding modified changes to PUSD school calendar

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DaYtlKvFw6U5Y_OqZW7QNbFLaLmAHPreirs5zTgFVqU/viewform If you have children in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Sue on Jun. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniors 'cut' days at Pleasanton high schools cost district $42,417

Senioritis is in full force as 12th-graders at Foothill and Amador Valley high schools continued the tradition of "cut days"...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by HS , on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 46 comments | 2660 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article on "Journalism's Very Dangerous Trend" (Hmmm...)

Thought some of the PW readers might be interested in the following article (with video) by Sharyl Attkisson on "Journalism's...

Original post made by Hmmm... on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Eddie, on Jun 4, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 21 comments | 385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Measure AA, tax extension proposal, passes easily with 74.5% of favorable votes

Pleasanton and Alameda County voters approved Measure AA yesterday, a countywide measure that extends a half-cent sales tax...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AP tests - Turnover of school site principals/VPs - Another PUSD fiasco

I suspect that the turnover of almost all the site administrators (principals and vice principals) in the PUSD plus a DO...

Original post made by Total incompetence on Jun. 1, 2014
Last comment by Soccer Dad, on Jun 4, 2014 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates Are Idiots

I fully understand that political phone calls are allowed by law. However, when my number is on the do not call list how...

Original post made by Do Not Call Me on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Book 'em Danno, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:10 am | 3 comments | 165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy Discounted Fair Tickets and Support Harvest Park Cheerleaders!

Purchase Advance Discounted Alameda County Fair Tickets and SAVE! ADULT TICKET ages 13-61. $8 (Regular Price $10) CHILD...

Original post made by Alisa Lahrs on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Alisa, on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting appears light in most precincts today

Voting continued to be light most of the day in Pleasanton as precinct workers often sat idle for lack of voters. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by highdiver, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Incomplete Ballots Passed Out at Polling Place

Did anyone else only get the first page of the 3 page ballot at your polling place this morning? I made them stop passing...

Original post made by Dedicated Voter on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote Yes on Healthcare Measure AA

Proponents of Healthcare Measure AA on the June 3 ballot talk about how a Yes vote won't increase taxes. That's because,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 169 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton readies for tomorrow's primary

As campaigns for tomorrow's statewide direct primary election head into their final, the focus is on the "other half" of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jun 3, 2014 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote for Exner, McGrail, Morrison, Palmer for Zone 7 directors

Although there's not much excitement in Tuesday's primary, the Tri-Valley's ongoing water crisis has widespread concern,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael E, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:01 am | 4 comments | 884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Most Pleasanton parents, students favor non-traditional calendar options

Parents and students voiced their opinions at Tuesday's school board meeting about the calendar options that could be adopted...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jun 3, 2014 at 5:12 am | 36 comments | 2836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Private services planned for Pleasanton social worker

Since the news of the death of Michael Edward Rose, many people have recalled his good work in helping troubled young people...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 3, 2014 at 2:34 am | 35 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton driver killed in early Saturday morning crash on I-680 in Danville

The Contra Costa County coroner's office reported Sunday that Michael Rose, 46, of Pleasanton, was the driver killed in a...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Larry Linn, on Jun 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 50 comments | 3534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forever and free

Stoneridge patrons were shopping for more than just clothing and housewares this weekend. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/06/01/forever-and-fr...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Jun 2, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf Partners with Rainbow Light for Women's & Children's Health

New Leaf Community Markets was welcomed into the Circle of Care corporate social responsibility partner program of Rainbow...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions contribute over $1.5 Million to Tim Sbranti's Campaign

Check it out on the CA Secretary of State website: http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/ These union contributions, by themselves,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fire Guy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian struck, killed by ACE train at Santa Rita Road rail crossing Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) train last night at the Santa Rita Road rail crossing...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Stacy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:26 pm | 5 comments | 4411 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 34 comments | 1,149 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 833 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 524 views