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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walthers out as president of Las Positas College

Kevin Walthers, the popular president of Las Positas College, is looking for a new job just 16 months after the Chabot-Las...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick Johnson, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electricity out

Does somebody know why there was no electricity around Fairlands Elementary this morning?...

Original post made by ks on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sinatra fan, researcher to speak at downtown Rotary Club meeting today

Phil LaScola, a fan and scholar of Frank Sinatra for many years who has collected all of his recordings and researched Sinatra's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme court to decide about drug sniffing dogs

The decision about drug sniffing dogs is expected soon: "The second case involved Clayton Harris, who was stopped by a...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matt Sullivan Voice of Pleasanton When you think like Matt

I was watching the City Council & Mayoral debate on TV last night, and found Matt Sullivan's comment/question to the candidates...

Original post made by lessismore on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by June, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 22 comments | 1465 Views

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Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade set for Sunday

The Pleasanton-based Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6298 and American Legion Post 237 will host the 2012 Tri-Valley Veterans...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Patrice, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1019 Views

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Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 756 Views

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Cook-Kallio taking calls from Pleasanton voters tonight

Pleasanton Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Cheryl Cook-Kallio will take questions live starting at 7 p.m. tonight on a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Thanks for NO Thanks, on Oct 31, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD footing the bill for WASC at the Rose Hotel?

Representatives from WASC visited Amador this week, and apparently they stayed at The Rose Hotel. I'm assuming that the...

Original post made by Hmmmm... on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by money is only 1/3 of "cost", on Oct 31, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 2133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mothers With A Purpose takes a stand against drug abuse

More than 40 people turned out for Pleasanton's second candlelight vigil Thursday night in memory of those lost to drug abuse...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Max, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 1378 Views

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Raley's Strike Set for Nov. 1st--Negotiations Break Down

From UFCW5 UFCW Int'l President Reaffirms Strike Sanction at Raley's-Nob Hill: Local 5 and Allied Unions to Act on...

Original post made by Analyst Dude on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Patriotic Warrior American, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 4 comments | 1734 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Pollster: "U.S. Mainstream Media Has Now Become an Enemy of America"

Now even a democrat pollster, Pat Caddell, is so outraged that he states loudly that ... "the mainstream media in this...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by oh, brother, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 800 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote Yes on Prop 37

I am dismayed to see that The Pleasanton Weekly recommendation is to vote no on Prop 37. Even more distressing is the...

Original post made by Susan Sasek on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1377 Views

SPORTS

Giants celebration starts at 11 a.m. today at foot of San Francisco's Market Street

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Giants president and CEO Larry Baer Tuesday highlighted more details about today's parade...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1365 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD fails to meet 'No Child Left Behind' standards

Despite increasing its Academic Performance Index score by nine points, from 906 to 915 over the last year, and better test...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 832 Views

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Meet the Pleasanton Weekly's publisher, editor and other staff members

The Pleasanton Weekly publisher, Gina Channell-Allen, and editor, Jeb Bing, will be on hand to talk with guests at the first...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by So, will you attend?, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 826 Views

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Weekly endorses Cook-Kallio for mayor; Pentin, Brown for City Council

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Cheryl-Cook-Kallio for mayor and Planning Commission chairman Jerry Pentin and businesswoman...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Can't wait to see an investigative report, on Oct 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 15 comments | 2368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How much does a City Council seat cost?

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala and community activist John Carroll, both committed council watchers and frequent speakers,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 30, 2012 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 2087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs to keep Pleasanton high school students on short leash

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Pleasanton students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1919 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robert Murray of Murray Energy: "Obama will destroy low cost energy in America"

Check this video out. It is an interview with Robert Murray of Murray Energy who talks about a group of his 500 coal miner...

Original post made by More Coal on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by ALL, on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 796 Views
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