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AROUND TOWN

St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 1271 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party Is All About Race

Bob Cesca of the Huffington Post has written a thoughtful and honest article about why the Tea Party movement is all about...

Original post made by Nelson on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Pathetic Lot, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:23 am | 23 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Reagan vs. Obama Debate (short videoclip...worth viewing)

An extremely profound videoclip of the difference in ideals between Reagan and Obama. Very sobering to see that it is...

Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 33 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society Begins Construction Process for a New Animal Shelter in Pleasanton

Valley Humane Society (VHS) has begun the process to build a new, 5,000 square foot animal shelter on Nevada Street in Pleasanton....

Original post made by Love My Pets on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Crompton, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High hosts 6th annual 'Laws of Life' luncheon

Foothill High School hosted the sixth annual Laws of Life luncheon, honoring students who had done well in the essay and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keller Williams acquires Hometown GMAC

Hometown GMAC, a name that's almost symbolic with Pleasanton's historic downtown, has been acquired by Keller Williams Realty,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

With school district and city budget shortfalls in the millions of dollars all around, we found it interesting that Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 12, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brothers arrested on suspicion of running meth lab on Angela Street

Two brothers were arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of operating a methamphetamine lab out of a Pleasanton home,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by ilovecrystalmeth, on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:21 am | 30 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger for School Board

I have been reading the Pleasanton Weekly on and off for the last year and no matter the subject, Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by Rebecca on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:49 am | 40 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

County District Attorney O'Malley, appointed to office, to seek election to post

Nancy O'Malley filed papers yesterday to put her name on the June 8 ballot for election as Alameda County District Attorney,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exploring New Pay Plans for Teachers, Principals

"Exploring new pay plans for teachers, principals" http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/08/exploring-new-pay-plans-for-teachers-principals/ This...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 26 comments | 1819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Illegal and dangerous practices

Every year at this time, the ritual of spring baseball and soccer practices starts at the Sportspark. Due to the frequently...

Original post made by SteveP on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 24 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square Poets - Spin a Poetic Yarn

It's beautiful outside between the rain and sunshine, creativity is in the air. How about some poetry this week? Post it...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTown Poet, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ott says he won't seek re-election to the Pleasanton school board

Jim Ott, a member of the Pleasanton school board since 2006, said yesterday that he will not seek reelection to the board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Interesting comment?, on Mar 11, 2010 at 11:03 am | 32 comments | 1804 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1563 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon grad Matt Chance dies in Swiss snowboarding accident

A funeral mass will be held today for Matthew Chance, 27, a San Ramon Valley High School graduate who died Feb. 28 after...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity, Channel 5 and Channel 7 on East Angela Street

Does anyone know why the police have been on East Angela Street all afternoon and evening? The police tape is out, Channel's...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Newswatcher, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views
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