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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a journalist has to say about reporting responsibly

The Pillars Of Good Journalism: Thoroughness, Accuracy, Fairness And Transparency "To the extent that we make thoroughness,...

Original post made by Good journalism worth the effort on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 29, 2009 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 1455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton officers depart for Oakland police funeral

Eight Pleasanton motorcycle officers from the department's traffic division left early this morning for Oracle Arena, where...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Garry, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 1314 Views

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Firefighters, police salute along Interstate 580

Members of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and local police saluted along Interstate 580 overcrossings this morning...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 2685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2381 Views

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UPDATE: Pleasanton community remembers slain Oakland police officer

Longtime Pleasanton resident and former Mayor Frank Brandes Jr.'s heart sunk when he learned one of the three Oakland police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meadowlark mural gets a facelift

Amidst a line of cars waiting for a chilly treat from the Meadowlark Dairy, Artist "Big Al" Meadows worked to preserve springtime...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1960 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 4084 Views

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Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy and have fog this morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1178 Views

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U.S. Attorney's Office arrests Vassallo in Ponzi scheme

The U.S. Attorney's Office announced it has charged Anthony Vassallo for his role in a massive investment fraud scheme. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD step/contract increases no different than AIG bonuses!

How is paying the PUSD step salary increases (stated on http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/Superintendent/) for employees different...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:17 am | 10 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists gear up for Pleasanton Ridge meeting Wednesday

When the East Bay Regional Parks District hosts a meeting Wednesday night on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge, a large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by a hiker, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 12 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

State of the City

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered a rousing State of the City speech Tuesday at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, acknowledging...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by PW Reader, on Mar 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raven, where are you?

Hello Raven, I went back to read some of the old threads, including the one entitled "PTA Involved in Parcel Tax Politics"...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 26, 2009
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Teens to get job help Saturday

Getting a job in this economy can be difficult, but teens can get the edge by attending Saturday's job fair. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by TC, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise

<B>What are the benefits to residents if the parcel tax passes? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5361...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Agree w/Disagree w/B, on Mar 26, 2009 at 8:06 am | 12 comments | 1434 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Chilling newly released video every American should watch...

Every American should watch this chilling newly released video of what could be in our near future. http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=0861ff3eabea1ceb73e4 To...

Original post made by , on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by S., on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 1725 Views

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Environmental groups claim City Council erred in approving land-use plan for multi-million-dollar Staples Ranch project

The Center for Biological Diversity, Alameda Creek Alliance and an organization named "Safe Streets Pleasanton" delivered...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 12 comments | 1479 Views

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Council OKs Stoneridge Drive extension to Livermore

The City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to approve the extension of Stoneridge Drive as a four-lane thoroughfare to El Charro...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by NO STONERIDGE, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:35 am | 193 comments | 4710 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Me, Mother & Eleanor Roosevelt
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 14 comments | 1,144 views