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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Four Pleasanton employers recognized by heart association Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6269...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Country Fair resident, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Willow tree topples at apartment complex

A large tree fell down at a Vineyard Avenue apartment complex Monday night, believed to be a victim of the recent rains,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Glad no one was hurt, on Oct 20, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill Band Review this Saturday

View Parades for free. Downtown Saturday from 8:00 AM -1:00 PM. Local bands performing (all times approximate): Foothill...

Original post made by Foothill Band on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Former band parent, on Oct 22, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SOUPY SALES DIES

It was a simple gag, but one that made Soupy Sales a household name: a pie in the face, or 20,000 pies, to be exact. That...

Original post made by Martin on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ragtime at the Bankhead Theatre

I enjoy theater, so I help out as crew for the Tri-Valley Repertory Theater group. This past year has had some great performances;...

Original post made by David Cannon on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by David Cannon, on Oct 24, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and APT negotiation process starting

At the upcoming PUSD Board of Trustees meeting (Oct 27), agenda item 14.2 is for PUSD and the APT to present their initial...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 954 Views

SPORTS

Sports

<B>Sharks end season with new league record Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6046...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by miles, on Oct 25, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

missing Hearst student?

Is there any information about the police activity at Hearst and PMS this afternoon? Students were saying that a 5th grade...

Original post made by concernedParent on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electronic Waste Recycling Fundraiser for Hart Middle School PFA

Hart Middle School, 4433 Willow Road, is hosting a drive-through electronic waste recycling fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tolls could rise to as much as $6 on 7 Bay Area bridges, by another $1 on the Golden Gate

Bridge authorities are considering toll increases of $1 on the Golden Gate Bridge and by as much as $2 on the seven other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Axis celebrates new women's health clinic

Axis Community Health had a lot to celebrate last week as the nonprofit, which provides health care services to low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 948 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Pleasanton Traffic Signals Make the City Green

Here's a bit of fancy... Jerry Brown says Pleasanton contributes to global warming because we have too many jobs compared...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 14, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Bridge lane closures during off-peak hours to continue indefinitely

The California Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is closing one to two lanes of traffic on both decks of...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another example of our irresponsible CA Legislature

The $11 billion water bond that California voters will be asked to approve next year contains nearly $2 billion in earmarks...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and holiday decorations and events are filling Stoneridge Shopping Center where an early start on Christmas shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Explosion on E Angela St.

It's been almost a year now, is this eye sore of a house ever going to be torn down? Are we ever going to learn what truly...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1369 Views
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