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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Less Than Flattering Portrayal of California

As this article from The Wall Street Joural states, California "...at its core is the high-tax welfare state run amok." The...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by interesting, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 12 comments | 1027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 break into industrial shops in Livermore, steal computers, printers, more

Livermore police said yesterday that they are investigating two commercial burglaries that occurred Saturday night in an...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Can't we just blame it on Bush?, on Mar 15, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Patrick's Day Brew Crawl coming next month to downtown Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Downtown Association (PDA) will host a St. Patrick's Day-themed Brew Crawl from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Mar. 16...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Born, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:47 am | 8 comments | 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 2408 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Democrats Vote to Kill the Keystone Pipeline

During the debate over the transportation bill, the Senate rejected this amendment that would have allowed construction of...

Original post made by y on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 5 comments | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

I wonder if the press gets this sort of thing happening in Pleasanton?

Much has been in the press about a Berkeley city official acting on the orders of a police official showing up at a reporter's...

Original post made by Jake on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by correct, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dentist brings good vibrations to medical TV show

No matter how bad the toothache, the idea of visiting the dentist and getting an injection of novocaine is enough to send...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family activities are fun for all

There are many local activities families can enjoy together, so that parents feel involved in their children's lives as opposed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1121 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is RL's show in trouble?

It seems that more advertisers have left RL's show: "nearly 50 advertisers have pulled their content from the program...

Original post made by Do not agree with Fluke on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 13, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 59 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton school board to consider borrowing from technology fund to pay for facilities plan

The Pleasanton school board tonight will look at the possibility of borrowing money from a fund set up with the sale of property...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Radumton, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 25 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rush L.

With the Rush's advertisers trampling each other heading for the exits I thought it might be useful to consider who's sticking...

Original post made by mooseturd on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Spacini@comcast.net, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 10 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency vehicles on Sinclair dr

Heard/saw several emergency vehicles on Sinclair drive (near Mohr) anyone know what was going on?...

Original post made by KeithB on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kerry, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groups want voting rights restored for thousands of state prisoners sent to county jails

The California League of Women Voters and two other nonprofit groups asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 12 comments | 1016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why doesn't Mary Hayashi step down?

I can understand that stepping down from her seat representing the 18th district is a huge step for her, but does she think...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by yowzers, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports

<B>Boy's gymnastics team sweeps on pommel Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6610...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sometimes I let my car run all night long in the driveway

In the forum on plastic bags, Beth, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, posts: "...Sometimes I let my car run all...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Roy, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1264 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PENSION REFORM: San Jose police, firefighters' unions sue city over pension disclosure issues

In the latest salvo in a battle over San Jose employee pension reform plans, a lawyer for three unions has filed a complaint...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 1035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Minimum day today for all schools?

The PUSD calendar says minimum day for at-risk at grades 1 -5 only for 3/8 and 3/9. And then we find out this week it's...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent and Resident, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:46 am | 10 comments | 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: To honor its 115th anniversary, PTA needs to tackle school funding

Last week, the Pleasanton PTA Council celebrated PTA Founder's Day, marking the 115th anniversary of the national organization...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by mom O2, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1206 Views
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