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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School "fundraising" seminars during class time?? PTA-PUSD

Was the Company Great American Opportunities and Vinney Chopra granted carte blanche access to your child's school during...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patrriot Liberal, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 36 comments | 1819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Agents

In today’s climate when every minute detail influences the sale of a home the right real-estate agent is critical. We were...

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 7 comments | 1117 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Postal Service bailout?

Read this article, then fast forward 10 years: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27513.html A poorly thought...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a Reader, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 928 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Garbage service was better before

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5514 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rob Rubin, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 4713 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Print this off and next time you are getting ready to vote take a look at it!!

This is a list of the most corrupt members of congress and it does not matter if you are a democrat or republican. You will...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:56 am | 7 comments | 1056 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Please Act: New Bill Requiring Congress to Enroll in any New Govt-Run Health Plan

Please read and act. It only takes a minute! Then please pass this link on to everyone in your contacts database! On...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ccnnie, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney, others salute UC police specialist for work in capturing kidnap-rape suspect

UC Berkeley police specialist Lisa Campbell was honored Monday night by Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) and others...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by !, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 6 comments | 1279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Station to nowhere?

Pleasanton residents who have witnessed the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station taking shape in the middle of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 21 comments | 1788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was that :Respect and Civility" thread locked twice?

Why was that respect and civility thread locked to non-registered members twice by staff at the paper? I see comments, then...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pariot Liberal, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1229 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tattle Tales

This writing group is for those who have an "itch" to put down your thoughts for prosperity. Class dates are at 12:30 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by picky in p-town, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1174 Views

AROUND TOWN

driving on the 5 - a mild rant

I drove down and back to/from LA over the weekend and came to the realization that on interstate 5 I was passing more people...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by M., on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:34 am | 14 comments | 1245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It appears this one was missed by the media.

Soooooooooooo... what else is new....... typical.............. -----Jesse Jackson's Newest Staff Member    You can't...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 14 comments | 1152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to stop speeders in residential areas?

Does anyone know who I can contact at the Pleasanton PD about this issue? I live on Churchill Drive in Pleasanton Meadows,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 52 comments | 4037 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1308 Views
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