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AROUND TOWN

Safeway trading jobs for self serve?

I'm disappointed to see that Safeway has installed self-serve kiosks. At a time when so many are out of work, I think this...

Original post made by Mumbo on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 5, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 8 comments | 1128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore police checking for seat belt violations in April

Make sure you're belted up this month in a way Livermore police can see as you drive by. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3804...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 5, 2010 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1846 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaCare's Economic Dominoes

The economic chaos resulting from ObamaCare will trigger the collapse of one economic domino after another. As it does, America...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 20 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on teachers' salary cut offer

The Pleasanton school board is expected to vote during its regular meeting tonight on a tentative agreement announced last...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Maggog, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 183 comments | 7122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama, keeper of promises

Rainbows and Unicorns, it is a happy day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtxqtBq0uVw In the no foolin' department, the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 67 comments | 2060 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 16: Will it 'stifle' democratic process or let 'voters decide' public electricity proposals?

Arguments continued this week before the California Public Utilities Commission hearings on an initiative that would require...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by TheRestOfTheStory, on Apr 3, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal may have too many words

It appears that the pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal (Measure D) may have too many words. It was due at 5:00pm today. Let's...

Original post made by Angry voter on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 29 comments | 1946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America is Not a Democracy

Very good video explaning why America is not a Democracy. Our Founding Fathers knew better, they set up the only form of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 3, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 21 comments | 1609 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Studio 7 Owner -- YOU SHOULD HEED THIS

Now that the former Studio 7 owner has sold out it would seem to be just common sense to change the name! The former owner...

Original post made by Art Lover on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by M, on Apr 3, 2010 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board voting on reducing taxpayer protection

A March 23 board of trustees meeting agenda item is to support the initiative to reduce voter threshold for education parcel...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 32 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Vote 'no' on D, 'no' on Oak Grove

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6844 posted Friday, April 2, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest driver after findng badly beaten girlfriend in back seat

A 23-year-old San Leandro man was arrested for domestic assault in Pleasanton early Sunday morning after police found a badly...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by mel, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 34 comments | 2346 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Nearly a decade of debates, committee meetings and frequent complaints over the future of the Livermore Airport may have...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by donotforget, on Apr 2, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen to seek election to Pleasanton school board

Joan Laursen, president of the Pleasanton PTA Council, announced today that she will seek election to the Pleasanton school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharolyn, on Apr 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 57 comments | 3129 Views

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Politics Aside..."GO BUTLER !!!"

As a bonafide Hoosier..."Go Butler !!!" ...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 2, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format.

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format. Please take a minute...

Original post made by Community of Character, really? on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 2, 2010 at 8:58 am | 14 comments | 1196 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tomorrow's Opening Day for Little League, girls softball league cancelled due to rain

Opening Day for the Pleasanton Girls Softball League (PGSL) and the boys Little League teams has been cancelled due to poor...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Affectionate_beauty, on Apr 2, 2010 at 1:12 am | 8 comments | 2336 Views

SPORTS

Amador girls softball team to 'Play for a Cure' game today

The girls varsity softball team at Amador Valley High School will hold its first Annual "Play for a Cure" game this afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by john, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 5 comments | 3060 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County supervisors approve $6.5-million in funds to help NUMMI workers

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $6.5 million for re-training and re-employment...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 9 comments | 1620 Views
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Suspicious Stein, Watchdog Warren, and a Basket of Deplorables
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New apartments will be pricey to rent
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