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AROUND TOWN

Loud Booms in P-town this morning

Has anyone else heard the 2 or 3 loud booms this morning? I am off Vineyard and it was enough to startle me and get the...

Original post made by Jumpy on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Valley Resident, on Mar 11, 2012 at 1:28 am | 5 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hold study session on debt service tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will hold an hour-long study session starting at 5 p.m. tonight to look at the district's debt...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by TV Watcher, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 pm | 27 comments | 1592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Homes targeted in burglaries

Six homes were hit in burglaries or burglary attempts between Feb. 14 and Feb. 21, police reports show. Jewelry worth an...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 10, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 1476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to cut 70 jobs

A week after the Pleasanton school board voted to slash more than $5.3 million in spending in anticipation of state cuts,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 81 comments | 2867 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit filed challenging San Francisco's plastic bag ban could affect similar laws here

San Francisco's ban on plastic bags, similar to ones adopted by Plesanton and Dublin last month, is being challenged in court...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bags, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 23 comments | 1563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unions urge members, Democrats to rally against Walmart market planned for Pleasanton

Union leaders called on members and others at a Democratic Party rally to protest at upcoming meetings throughout the East...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by ChooChooHank, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 105 comments | 3752 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Going for the Gold in scouting

Rebecca Rodriguez, who turns 17 next week, has been in Scouting since she was a toddler in a stroller, remembering those...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Heidi Hasz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 1308 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD broke but offering Pre K

PUSD constantly broke, asking for funds from parents, however suggesting: Pleasanton Unified School District pre-registration...

Original post made by WTF on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Janene, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 18 comments | 2861 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 866 Views

AROUND TOWN

e-Waste Recycling at Fairgrounds this year?

Does anyone know if there will be an e-Waste Recycling weekend at the fairgrounds like in past years? I looked on the fairgrounds...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Mar 9, 2012 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

First of 3 men who buried busload of children in local quarry could be released from prison in May

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by One of your neighbors, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 1622 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Educated, on Mar 8, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 164 comments | 3701 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PENSION REFORM: San Jose council votes to put issue on ballot

San Jose's city council voted 8 to 3 Tuesday to let voters this June decide whether to approve pension reform for city workers...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 8, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 8 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found/Abandoned Dog...IN OUR BACKYARD Neal & Angela St.

This is one mystery that my wife and I will probably never solve. Last night, Tuesday March 7th we found a small, brown...

Original post made by Nosy Neighbors on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s., on Mar 8, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 823 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A Giants thrill

Braxton Fletcher, 11, combined his love of baseball with a school project to visit the Giants in spring training in Scottsdale,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Mar 8, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 888 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

As expected, Democrats vote to choke water supply to Calif's Central Valley

No surprise here. The usual Democrats vote to severely restrict the water supply to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley, delivering...

Original post made by NoWater on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:23 pm | 13 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigating two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:27 am | 37 comments | 1592 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tax to leave the state

The attached was an idea presented by the Democrats a few years ago but I think it should be revisited. With so many companies...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Wilbur, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 8 comments | 987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just AVHS? Cont'd

Opening the thread again (about We the People) since the original was limited by the PW staff to registered members....

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by weedalin, on Mar 6, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 1635 Views
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