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AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2082 Views

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Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 2484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Election

Can someone tell me how many people are running for school board and who they are. What is the background of each?...

Original post made by Johnny Wang on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Oct 13, 2008 at 8:33 am | 16 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber endorses Hosterman for mayor, Pentin for council

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election in the Nov. 4 municipal race...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 12, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1650 Views

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LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stacey's Guide to the PW Town Square Forum

1) Cholo from Livermore is not a Mexican or illegal immigrant 2) Jerry from Oak Hill likes popcorn 3) Posts are not authenticated...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 12, 2008 at 7:05 am | 44 comments | 1896 Views

SPORTS

PJFL

Anybody have any insight why a coach from the PJFL was asked to step down?...

Original post made by football dad on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Juju08, on Oct 11, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 2125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Economy

Just a thought... Perhaps what would restore confidence in the markets would be for Congress is pass legislation introducing...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1543 Views

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New law blocks school newspaper censorship

Freedom of the press is always a choice topic in high school journalism classes, especially among those who have responsibility...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by UBC, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

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Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 37 comments | 1887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

From: http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_10502383 Mayoral and Council candidates appeared at a breakfast forum hosted...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:00 am | 40 comments | 1984 Views

SPORTS

Ballistic turns 40

Tomorrow morning, hundreds of children will march through downtown Pleasanton dressed in soccer uniforms and costumes. For...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bret Bevilacqua, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gatetree gets their way

Great job Gatetree curcle neighbors! You successfully nagged your way to force the school district to turn down the speakers...

Original post made by What the heck on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 10, 2008 at 3:00 pm | 69 comments | 2962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the News on our Winning Little League Team?

This should be a huge story in the Pleasanton Weekly but instead I see it nowhere. For the first time ever, a Pleasanton...

Original post made by Brian on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Frankie Ferrari Hillborough little league player, on Oct 9, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neal School litigation Sinks High School Gym Expansions

School Superintendent John Casey has informed residents that the long over due gym expansion at Foothill and Amador High...

Original post made by Ceaser on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 9, 2008 at 8:44 pm | 15 comments | 1699 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Measure A funds paying dividends locally

A new report out on Measure A shows that the half-cent sales tax is making a difference in Alameda County. Locally, the tax...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 9, 2008 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Brozosky has compassion, vision, enthusiasm

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4564 posted Friday, September 26,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1644 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by B, on Oct 7, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 36 comments | 2228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hope to continue safety statistics this month

In observance of National Crime Prevention Month, the Pleasanton Police Department is providing crime prevention packs to...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 7, 2008 at 9:29 am | 3 comments | 1620 Views

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Editorial

Back in 1934, when the financial crisis on Wall Street was even worse than it is now, local voters nevertheless went to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Oct 6, 2008 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views
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