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AROUND TOWN

Mr. Schmitt and his Neighbors

So the neighbors in Rosepointe don't want him to add on a second story. He can get away with it just as the former owners...

Original post made by Rules? Who needs rules? on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 45 minutes ago | 6 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by GatorCountry, 49 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2032 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Evidence of the "Man-Made" Global Warming Fraud

I thought the expert, Al Gore, said the polar ice cap would be gone by now. It is 1.7 million square miles larger than 2...

Original post made by wrong on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Damon, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 147 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 Cars Per Green Light

Mike Tassano - wondering why the signage for the metering light that controls traffic entering southbound i680 from Bernal...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Change the way comments get censored!

It is unfair that the PW removes so many of our thoughtful comments! When the PW sees anything pro-Obama they, as dedicated...

Original post made by MakeChange on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jack, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modified Lite Calendar on Sept. 9 Board Meeting Agenda

I just read on the front page of The Independent, "Pleasanton School District May Reconsider 'Modified Lite' Calendar. ...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Karen, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHAT IS WRONG WITH SANTA RITA SAFEWAY?

Ever since Safeway was acquired by Albertson's there have been big changes at this store. There is ONLY one cashier in the...

Original post made by sknywench on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by shopper, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ellen, 20 hours ago | 16 comments | 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Girl, 9, accidentally kills Uzi instructor. Too young for guns?

"The accidental shooting death Monday of an Arizona firearms instructor showing a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi submachine...

Original post made by Damon on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Ban them all, 23 hours ago | 46 comments | 617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't bother "Fool" with the facts, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 21 comments | 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

New heights for EXPREDs

Reading Tim Hunt's diatribe entitled "New heights for NIMBYs" where he calls his readers "NIMBYs," one can only conclude...

Original post made by TH news on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 30, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serenity Stoneworks

I just saw that Serenity Stoneworks is No More! Did they move or just go out of business? Never even heard about a Going...

Original post made by ccwc on Aug. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 83 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, on Aug 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Area teacher threatens to stab/shoot students with on-line Twitter rants; Gets only a written reprimand

How come when a union-protected teacher Mrs. Hodges (editor's note: teacher is from the Newark school district) on the internet...

Original post made by unions need to go on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart Middle School faculty, staff surprise 14 children with new bikes

Hart Middle School teachers and staff in Pleasanton built and delivered 14 bicycles for children in the San Leandro Parks...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2014 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canadian Geese

Just like clock work every morning and evening, a "V' Formation of honking geese fly overhead. Does anyone know what they...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:38 am | 21 comments | 12830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District May Reconsider "Modified Lite" Calendar

Just read in the Independent that PUSD Board will take a second look a revising the calendar. Sorry, no link on the Independents...

Original post made by Susie on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Petition, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 3596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 2744 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer, wine garden on tap before Planning Commission tonight

A picturesque two story building on lower Main Street that was built in 1938 as an upscale family home is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 33 comments | 2915 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 1,871 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 1,204 views

When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 899 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 727 views