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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Political Anger and non effective communication in P-Town?

We hear all the time that the Democrat Liberals are attacking the Right and that they ere the cause of all the friction on...

Original post made by NVC on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 10, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

First-time homebuyers can still cash in with California tax credit

California residents have just over a week left to apply to the state's first-time buyer tax credit program, the Franchise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by blender, on Aug 7, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why Lock the Thread About the Car Thieves?

The PW locks threads whenever comments do not reflect their views but really -- why lock the thread about the cops responding...

Original post made by why this one? on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by why this one?, on Oct 8, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Births

Ryan Pierce and Katherine Grace Schmalz Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5697...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 30, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8 turn out for meeting to discuss new Pleasanton school superintendent qualifications

A group of eight met with Phil Quon with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) at a public meeting to discuss the strengths...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1384 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla Vintners Wine and Salmon Pairing

The winery will host a wine and salmon pairing event from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Tesla Vintners, 5143 Tesla Rd.,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

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Man seriously injured in skateboard spill

A San Leandro man is in serious condition after he was found unconscious and bleeding from the head in the middle of a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by administrator, on Apr 15, 2010 at 6:48 am | 4 comments | 1384 Views

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Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to attempted rape charge

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old UC Davis sophomore charged last month with attempted rape and forced oral copulation, has pleaded...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2010 at 11:07 am | 7 comments | 1384 Views

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'Walk to School' days start tomorrow at selected Pleasanton elementary schools

Pleasanton elementary schools will be joining hundreds of schools throughout the country by participating in the International...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by William Turner, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 1384 Views

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Somber service for Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Family, friends and uniformed men and women paid their final respects Tuesday to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn Lindskog, whose...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 11, 2011 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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Stunning Video: Public School Field Trip Results in Islamic Indoctrination

Is this also happening in PUSD schools? (Tho I live in Pleasanton, I do not have children in PUSD schools, so I don't know...

Original post made by Ruth on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Buffy, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Little Hoover Commission plan rolls back pensions for current workers

The Sacramento Bee today announced "The bipartisan Little Hoover Commission recommended today that California state and local...

Original post made by jay on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Steve is right!!!, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 13 comments | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

The New Berry Patch Store

shopped and purchased an item for a bridal shower today The store was nice but kinda sparse as far as merchandise goes....

Original post made by longtime resident on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Liz at the berry patch, on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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TriValley Democrats Seasonal Party

The public is invited to our annual potluck dinner party Dec. 21 at the IBEW 595 Hall, 6250 Village Pkwy, Dublin. Bring family,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 1383 Views

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Court hearing continues today in shooting death of Kate Steinle

A preliminary hearing will continue today before San Francisco Superior Court Judge Brendan P. Conroy in the shooting death...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1383 Views
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