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Riverside educator named chancellor of Cal State University system

California State University officials named a new chancellor yesterday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=10193...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 1780 Views

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'Financial Fitness' expo set for 9 a.m. tomorrow in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host a free financial fitness expo for those 55 and older Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law to increase transparency in campaign financing

A State Assembly bill now signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect in January 2013, requiring more transparency...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:34 am | 3 comments | 1230 Views

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Sheriff Mirkarimi keeps his job, gets back pay after 9-month suspension by San Francisco mayor

Ross Mirkarimi will be reinstated as San Francisco's sheriff after the city's Board of Supervisors fell two votes short of...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 12 comments | 2273 Views

SPORTS

Another lackluster performance by the Foothill Hs X Country Coach

High school cross country is well under way and as normal Foothill HS cannot hold a candle to the Amador HS team. Is the...

Original post made by Bernard Laffer on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Rennirhome@gmail.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

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Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

Yesterday I received in the mail an 8 page booklet supporting Measure B1. I found it to be very misleading in how the Measure...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 13 comments | 2498 Views

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does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by aw, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 21 comments | 2724 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1873 Views

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City Council faces full agenda tonight as current terms draw to close

It's a full agenda for tonight's meeting of the Pleasanton City Council where key housing, growth management and consideration...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dance fest' to raise money for orphans displaced from Burma

A Pleasanton teen is offering something for the mind, body and spirit for those who come out to her Girl Scout Gold Star...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1845 Views

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Student performance continues to climb in Pleasanton schools

Pleasanton schools continue to perform well above the state standards, according to data released by the California Department...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 4898 Views

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Say No to the Oakland Zoo countywide "Build a Theme Park" parcel tax

The City of Oakland Zoo, which already receives funding from the Hotel Tax in Oakland and pass through funds from EBRPD,...

Original post made by Taxation w/o representation on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 16, 2012 at 7:30 am | 9 comments | 1691 Views

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Guest opinion: Select candidates who demonstrate independence and critical thinking

Regarding public employee pension liabilities and personnel costs, Pleasanton, like many cities, has had a failure in governance....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Re: Voting Patterns, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2302 Views

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Who Is the Pleasanton Weekly Supporting Between Stark & Swalwell

I see that the Pleasanton Weekly has come out on who they support for local offices, however have not seen where they have...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Swalwell, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

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Amelia's Deli closes its downtown restaurant

Amelia's Deli, a popular downtown daytime restaurant at 55 W. Angela St., has closed after the number of patrons slackened...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Oct 15, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 41 comments | 3629 Views

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Lottery ticket worth $220,648 bought here last month remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1456 Views

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New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 8 comments | 2533 Views

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

With the current City Council breaking up after serving an unprecedented six years together, Pleasanton voters have an opportunity...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by local, on Oct 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 7 comments | 1657 Views

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Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family distraught over theft of dog

The break-in and theft of a family pet Monday morning has left a 15-year-old Pleasanton girl heartbroken. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 12 comments | 2629 Views
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