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16 texting-while-driving citations issued by CHP

The California Highway Patrol as of Wednesday has issued 16 citations in the Bay Area for text messaging while driving since...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 1565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Keep Hope Alive: Response to "We all Woke Up With Hope"

This is a highly ironic choice of words for the PW headline Friday Jan 23rd. Why? Because on this day, President Obama, chose...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 14 comments | 1863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART discusses increasing fares, parking fees

Bay Area Rapid Transit directors Thursday discussed the possibility of increasing fares and parking fees as a way of coping...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bartd doesn't serve those who are forced to pay for it, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 2102 Views

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Letters

<B>Clean up after your dog Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5098 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 28 comments | 1881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lab unit gives $5,000 awards to local schools

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has given $5,000 to the Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon Valley school...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 28, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

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Germain pleads not guilty

Former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro Henry Germain pleaded not guilty today to 16 charges of child molestation against...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 2962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHARED SACRIFICE

SHARED SACRIFICE has to be the common thread in any solution to the PUSD budget crisis. At the recent Budget Advisory Meeting,...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by West side observer, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 1981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Help for the hungry Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5041 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats rocks

I agree - I love the atmosphere and the food. ...

Original post made by Agreed on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2143 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville to hold homecoming for Pilot 'Sully' Saturday

The town of Danville will hold a rousing homecoming celebration for Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger at 1 p.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:16 am | 4 comments | 1389 Views

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First budget crisis forum slated for Jan. 26

Informative meetings about the budget crisis and its impact to the school district have been scheduled for Jan. 26 and Feb....

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Just Say NO To Bailouts, on Jan 25, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 33 comments | 2097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 1975 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeals court hears challenge to gun show ban at county fair

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton was back before a federal...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by beth, on Jan 23, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton considering eliminating class-size reductions, teaching and administrative positions

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned yesterday that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 23, 2009 at 7:26 am | 164 comments | 3570 Views
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