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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 | 1567 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 | 2312 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 | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Administration Declares WAR ... on Sports Fishermen!

Boy, Obama, his Admin and Czars sure are tough when they declare war! Too bad they are much tougher on Sports Fishermen,...

Original post made by Mark on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 5 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on East Angela?

I'm an Amador student and noticed quite a few firemen standing around a house on E Angela St on my way home at around 3:30...

Original post made by Jon on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, a district with a parcel tax is making big cuts to programs

To "A reader" and all those who claimed San Ramon would be better off because of its parcel tax, please read: http://www.PleasantonWeekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3652 It...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 1578 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health Care Reform & Reconciliation

Too many people have taken to these blogs stating that Democrats are seeking unconstituional means to pass health care reform....

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 1039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harvard Poll: Republican resurgence among young adults. Get involved today!

A new poll out by Harvard (President Obama's alma mater), Shows Republicans are enjoying new popularity between 18- to 29-year-olds....

Original post made by Kelly on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1337 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "Hey, HS Grad, You'll Only Go To The College I'll Allow You To"

Now that Obama has eliminated competition among student loan programs, there is only one program available starting July...

Original post made by Elaine on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney, is it yes or no?

Jerry McNerney said last month that he he would not vote in favor of the Senate version of the Health Care Reform bill if...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Moderate, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 8 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool Lanes on Rt 680 and 580 through Pleasanton

Is there any reason why there are no carpool lanes on Rt. 680 or Rt. 580 through Pleasanton proper? I seem to recall from...

Original post made by Commuter on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 1546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prudential agents send hundreds of gift boxes to local troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

Real estate agents, administrative staff and executives of Prudential Stoneridge worked together Saturday to package hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors of 4 cities served by TV30 vote to keep control of community television system

The mayors of the four cities served by TV30 community television have voted to keep themselves in place for at least another...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dodn't know, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 1210 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing Livermore mom found OK in Sacramento

A 28-year-old Livermore mother who went missing on Monday turned up Thursday night at a Sacramento medical facility, police...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Hannah, on Mar 9, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health Care Is Heavily Taxed Now

Almost the entire increase in the Cost of Care is related to hidden "taxes" - taxes imposed by government. It is the Cost...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funeral services scheduled for tomorrow for Amador Valley High teenager killed by train

Funeral services for Evelyn Gonzalez, an Amador Valley High School freshman who died Friday, are scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by susan, on Mar 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 9 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3205 Views

AROUND TOWN

A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1553 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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