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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 11498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Fraud

I guess I'm just being naive... Why can't we just have a jar of ink at the voting booth that people have to stick a thumb...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 10 comments | 1674 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are developers taking over Measure QQ campaign?

From a recitation of those killed on the war front to a charge that developer contributions are influencing the upcoming...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 24, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly endorses Grant, Hintzke, Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly reported today that it is endorsing Chris Grant, Jamie Yee Hintzke and Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 1887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Something burned in p-town tonight

Us neighbors were outside and heared lots of sirens around 7 or later. Wind blew and we smelled some kind of chemicals or...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Nothing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1747 Views

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Jerry McNerney fails 'truth meter', makes false accusations against Dean Andal

Interesting that incumbent Congressman Jerry McNerney, whom the Pleasanton Weekly has already endorsed, has lowered himself...

Original post made by Fact-checker on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Fact-checker, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:51 am | 14 comments | 1928 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: Weekly shouldn't 'advertise' gay marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4529 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by fyi, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 75 comments | 2427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New state law bans text messaging while driving

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation yesterday that prohibits drivers from using text messaging devices while...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by DocFeelGood, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 1915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Among the two candidates for mayor, we recommend the incumbent Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election to another two-year...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident at Muirwood Park

I'm hoping and praying that the person (child?) injured this afternoon on Muirwood Drive right in front of the park will...

Original post made by Sad and concerned on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by unknown, on Oct 21, 2008 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Easing Gridlock

Relief is finally coming for motorists who have been waiting years for some relief from traffic gridlock they encounter,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 21, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Candidates

I just received the "County of Alameda sample ballot and voter information" Not all the candidates for school board are...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Prasad Rallapalli, on Oct 21, 2008 at 11:44 am | 27 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Airport Noise Complaints

Saw this recently... "Airport Statistics for August 2008" Regarding noise complaints "46.7% of the total complaints...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Election 2008: Matt Sullivan runs for second term to represent the people

With a goal to provide representative government to the people, Councilman Matt Sullivan is running for a second term on...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jolene, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding charity items are being stolen in Vintage Hills

Dear neighbors in Vintage Hills, Is anyone else finding that their items put out for charities are being stolen? Last...

Original post made by Lisa-Touriga Drive on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 20, 2008 at 1:39 am | 14 comments | 1821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tree time

Workers began unraveling more than 20,000 Christmas lights this morning, spiraling them around the branches of five large...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris, on Oct 19, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 2125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney or Andal - any arguments?

I'll lay the groundwork by saying that I am a Democrat and my spouse is a Republican. In the last race, my spouse was a...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by William S. Walsh, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2386 Views
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