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AROUND TOWN

Pest Problems

With this hot weather we are seeing a large increase in ants and spiders; and, now we hear that the neighbors have subterranean...

Original post made by Judi on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tauscher confirmed for top U.S. arms control post

10th District Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher (D-Alamo) has been confirmed by the Senate as under secretary for Arms Control...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by BLT, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meeting NOT on web OR T.V. tonight??

E-mail form PUSD: June 29, 7:08 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, tonight's meeting cannot be televised or webcast live....

Original post made by Arnold on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 11 comments | 1196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Low flying helicopter

Greetings, At night, 2 times this week and atleast 1 time every week previous I see a low flying helicopter. It flies...

Original post made by Sam on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Nathan L., on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 1406 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan to launch her campaign for Congress at noon today

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose 15th District includes a part of Pleasanton, will launch her campaign for Congress...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gary Clift, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Al Gore to be sued by Weather Channel Founder and 30,000 scientists...and MSM won't even cover this!

The Weather Channel Founder, John Coleman, along with 30,000 scientists are suing Al Gore for his global warming claims ......

Original post made by amy on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Ditto, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 1668 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rally brings in more than $13,500 for Pleasanton schools

Dozens of families and school employees gathered at the "I Love Pleasanton Schools" rally Thursday night at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Here, here!, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 42 comments | 1654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara Grand Jury says school officials are overpaid

Sound familiar? "Many school superintendents and board members in Santa Clara County are paid too much in health benefits...

Original post made by Sound familiar? on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 1975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1527 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1059 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Auto mall, senior living community sail through Planning Commission

A number of seniors walked away from the City Council Chambers Wednesday night with smiles on their faces as the Planning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 1305 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 joseph, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Park district to hold Ridge meeting Monday

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call Jerry McNerney's DC office at (202) 225-1947 to VOTE NO on JOBS KILLING CAP & TRADE BILL! He's voting today...and will likely vote YES!

Congress will vote on cap and tax today- call Jerry McNerney’s DC office at (202) 225-1947 and tell him to vote against this...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 28, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 15 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver re-arrested for Oct. 20 rear-end crash on Owens Drive

Pleasanton police have arrested a 53-year-old man on a felony drunk driving charge following an October crash that seriously...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by NO WAY, on Jun 28, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 5348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising rally slated for Thursday night at Amador

A rally for the school fundraising campaign I Love Pleasanton Schools is taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Get Educated, on Jun 27, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 45 comments | 2026 Views
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