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RESTAURANTS

What do you think of The Oasis Grille?

As the publisher of www.BayAreaCritic.com, I'd like to get your input regarding The Oasis Grille located on Main Street in...

Original post made by Bay Area Critic.com on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti-Measure G Country Song

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by HA!, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Cuts will radically affect our community

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5666 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 27 comments | 1427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Gov't Took Control Over Education...and 3 (Shocking) Goals of Public Education

It is a rarely known but true fact that the quality of education and academic performance in the US was very high before...

Original post made by Carol on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:29 am | 8 comments | 1253 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 1607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by A PTown Coach and Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why I can't give up S & C

I don't expect a sympathetic ear by posting this here, but I feel compelled to tell you the honest truth from one teacher's...

Original post made by PUSD teacher on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by another nurse, on Jun 1, 2009 at 7:53 am | 65 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gary will be voting NO on G because its the right thing to do!

Glad you finally see the light Gary. Those of us in opposition to measure G share your frustration and welcome your support...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Family's Story

I’ve been discussing this for weeks with my friends. Measure G is good for our community. In this economy, I want my property...

Original post made by Please vote No on Measure G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by We need to listen, on May 31, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 22 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Vote yes on G for children's sake

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5573 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ditto, on May 31, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I see many yes on G signs on lawns.

I have noticed a lot of Yes on G signs on people’s lawns. I have not seen one No on G sign yet, although there might be a...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on May 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 29 comments | 1436 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Barbara Jane McWilliams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5644 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on May 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If G wins and if G fails.

Will all be forgotten or is this board going to be full of "Ha, Ha, Ha, you lose loser!" or "Told you so we won, child haters!"...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 31, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confused parcel tax voter...Please help

I'm reading the campaign ad on page 2 of the recent PW where it says: Feb 2009 Budget Act <$9.7 M> Governor’s...

Original post made by Confused Voter on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 20 comments | 1282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART fares to rise by 6.1% July 1 with $2.50 hike in airport surcharge

BART directors voted Thursday to increase fares on July 1, but by less than the 10-percent level originally recommended by...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by ally, on May 31, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 1026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated by School Funding? Control what you can.

The news was grim at Tuesday’s Pleasanton School Board meeting. The budget shortfall has now grown from 9.7M to an estimated...

Original post made by Dan Copenhagen on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 11 comments | 1464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WHY CAN'T PUSD WRITE A BALLOT MEASURE THAT GUARANTEES WHAT PARENTS WANT?

I've read the blogs and all the information from the different parcel tax sites. The deal breaker for me is that the ballot...

Original post made by Also Waiting on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 29 comments | 1391 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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