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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Violates State Fee Cap--being sued for charging illegal school impact fees

Pleasanton Unified is being sued in Alameda County Superior Court for not granting refunds to individual homeowners who have...

Original post made by Another PUSD Lawsuit on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Another PUSD Lawsuit, on Mar 29, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 28 comments | 4096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opus Bank drops bid for downtown Pleasanton location

Opus Bank representatives said this week that they are no longer pursuing a lease for the Past Time Pool building on Main...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 10 comments | 817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quick survey-- Please help me complete my senior thesis!

Greetings, folks! I'm a senior at Berkeley, and also a lifelong Pleasanton resident (Amador, class of '08). I will be graduating...

Original post made by Berkeleystudent on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Berkeleystudent, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping fit the high-tech way

Alyson Griffin wasn't looking for a gym. She just planned to accompany her mom last summer to Koko FitClub, at her request,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sweaty Porker, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:42 am | 6 comments | 699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglaries, Regency Drive, Hopkins Way

From another news source: PLEASANTON -- A Regency Drive resident interrupted a burglar who was trying to break in through...

Original post made by anon on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:29 am | 5 comments | 1165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Welcome Walmart Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9213 posted Friday, March 23,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 1051 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's jobless rate unchanged

California's unemployment rate didn't budge in the past month, while jobless numbers in the Bay Area remained at or below...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Over 19% in CA !, on Mar 27, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 848 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thorne blocks City Council consideration of downtown bank banning ordinance

Councilman Jerry Thorne temporarily blocked the City Council's consideration last night of a proposed new rule that would...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bank Ban is ridiculous, on Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 42 comments | 2103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Dunwells performing on Friday

British pop/rock group, The Dunwells, will appear at 8 p.m., Friday, March 30, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 792 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 5016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car tires slashed in Valley Trails overnight

More than a dozen cars had both driver side tires slashed overnight last night. The cars were parked on Yellowstone Drive...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ture, on Mar 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 7 comments | 1473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Democrats Vote to Block the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act"

Is there any doubt which political party is trying to improve our economy and which one is doing everything possible to block...

Original post made by Not Surprised on Mar. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Chances Charity

Someone came by knocked door and was asking for donation to Second Chances about 8 pm or so. Are they genuine? ...

Original post made by aResident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by emily, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 678 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CEO cops plea to tax fraud

The CEO of a Pleasanton-based oil company has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=9208...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Barney, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is time to vote Republican

I am an independent who has supported various candidates, voted for Obama and Brown, but I think that given the state of...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just another hick, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Socialist website - millions to lose health coverage

In an attempt to find common ground, I present the socialist point of view! The legislative centerpiece of Obama's first...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rienhold, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:00 am | 21 comments | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita Jail launches 'smart grid' system to keep electric power on at all times

Federal, state and local officials along with representatives from Chevron inaugurated a new energy management system Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by aResident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Union to Parents: "Stop Volunteering!"

A union in Culver City wants "forced unionization" of parent volunteers. Unbelievable! Well, actually not considering the...

Original post made by ForTheKids on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

door to door solicitors at dark

Pleasanton provides door to door solicitors with "permits" that allow them to ring your doorbell at 7:45 pm Friday evening...

Original post made by no trespassing on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Similar, on Mar 25, 2012 at 12:50 am | 8 comments | 1214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Solo commuters on Hwy. 237 can now use carpool lanes--for a fee

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has converted a stretch of carpool lanes on state Highway 237 and I-880 interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegseggerr, on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 10 comments | 1079 Views
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