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Obituaries

Elmo Turner Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5197 posted Friday, February 6,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bud Barlow, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-15th), whose district includes Pleasanton, weary from the long and arduous state budget process,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by agreed, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1193 Views

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'Vagina Monologues' hits stage Friday

The popular Eve Ensler production, "The Vagina Monologues," will open at Livermore's Bankhead Theater this Friday, Feb. 27,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by lynn, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves Tuesday's parcel tax debate to Amador Valley High

The Pleasanton school district announced late today that the school board's meeting next Tuesday on deciding if it will ask...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:59 am | 60 comments | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. On Tuesday night, the board will identify reductions...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mom also, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:47 am | 6 comments | 1269 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Too Old' for Hip Surgery

To all those who voted for OBAMA, what is your reaction to the following article? Are you surprised? You shouldn't be....

Original post made by kt on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 24 comments | 1635 Views

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It's raining, headlights should be on!!

Maybe some folks don't remember that as of July 1, 2007, it's the law that whenever the weather is inclement enough to require...

Original post made by Grace on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 1520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 'It saddens me'

Those were the words of school board president Chris Grant last Tuesday night as he reviewed a long list of possible program...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 66 comments | 1732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Feb 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pot at PMS

Has anyone heard that there were 7th graders caught doing pot and selling it at PMS this week? Apparently they are saying...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by What the Heck, on Feb 23, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 21 comments | 1739 Views

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Perplexed by Religious People

I was introduced to religion by people, and therein lies the problem. People are a horrible advertisement for religion....

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who spoke recently at a press club event, is quoted by KCBS' Larry Chiaroni as saying, "It saddens...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:53 am | 5 comments | 1213 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 1930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 1838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1756 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In 1999: Clinton pressures Fannie Mae: Ease Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending

In 1999, under pressure from the Clinton administration, Fannie Mae, the nation's largest home mortgage underwriter, relaxed...

Original post made by Ralphie on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 10 comments | 1504 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2137 Views

SPORTS

A soggy ride

Sprinkles of excited adults and children alike braced the intermittent rains this afternoon in Livermore, trying to catch...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by avid reader from So Cal, on Feb 22, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Enjoying the sunshine

A local painter this morning took advantage of a forecasted three-day break in the rain as he recreated a historic building...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1137 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs new permit for Chinese language, culture school

More than 200 supporters of the Little Ivy League School who packed the City Council chambers Tuesday night—most of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:18 am | 21 comments | 1460 Views
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