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SAVE OUR SUMMERS!!!!!!!! PLEASANTON

The Pleasanton Unified School District is about to decide the fate of our school schedules. They will make their decision,...

Original post made by Ruthann on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by NO to modified schedule, 11 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1504 Views

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State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Pete, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1212 Views

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Does New Pleasanton Utility Billing Web Portal Work?

I wanted to register for this web interface after discovering its availability on my water bill. You can find the registration...

Original post made by Franco on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Sebelius, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Demoralized Educator, 2 hours ago | 23 comments | 304 Views

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Humane Society cancels garden tour because of drought

The Valley Humane Society has cancelled its annual Hidden Gardens of the Valley tour scheduled for later this spring because...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Steve, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO charged with stealing church funds

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit's chief financial officer has been charged with four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mike, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DA Nancy O'Malley receives award for "contributions to the field of victims’ rights"

IT seems that the Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley has won two national awards. One is for her "contributions...

Original post made by Jtjh on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton real estate firm to celebrate grand opening today

Better Homes and Gardens Tri-Valley Realty's Pleasanton Office will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting event...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Homeowner G, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School plans launch of engineering academy

Hart Middle School will host an open house April 29 in preparation for its launch of an engineering academy in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hart Parent, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 332 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage rate increase Tuesday, and why

W Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/03/28/garbage-rate-increase-tuesday-and-why...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 12 hours ago | 19 comments | 1970 Views

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Dying or Diseased Redwood trees?

I've noticed a number of Redwood trees along Valley Ave. between Hopyard and Bernal are dying. Curious if anyone knows why,...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by steve, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's deputy guilty of sharing confidential information

One of two people charged with illegally sharing confidential information has been found guilty of a single misdemeanor charge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Member, 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 484 Views

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Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 2444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is the Federal reserve building a house of cards?

The news today is that the 3rd largest holder of US debt is Belgium. Maybe that doesn't sound newsworthy, but we do know...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 35 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax

Despite the fact that every statewide elected office is now held by a Democrat, a record number of Californians polled by...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 254 Views

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Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2295 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

49ers announce Santa Clara game plans as some players face legal problems

The San Francisco 49ers' first-ever home game at the planned $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium will be a preseason contest in mid-August...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3005 Views

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Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from...

Original post made by Mew, I\'m starving on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am | 10 comments | 281 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 30 comments | 1,196 views

Hacienda Business Park evolves to meet demand
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 1,009 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 991 views