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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 vaccinated against H1N1 at Alameda County clinics yesterday

The Alameda County Public Health Department vaccinated more than 6,000 people against the H1N1 virus at five clinics throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brian McConnell, on Dec 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 787 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chihuahua pups heading east to new homes in the Big Apple

Chihuahua pups will be strolling down a red carpet at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday morning as they hop...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie K. Torres, on Dec 20, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Year In Review

What a year! From hunkering down as 2009 started when the economy and employment tumbled to the good news as hundreds turned...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

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Swimming, ice skating, shopping, parade--all happening today in Pleasanton

If you like parades, holiday shopping bargains, outdoor ice skating and a major swim meet all at the same time, you'll surely...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by friend, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Merry Christmas from all of us at the Pleasanton Weekly

To help us celebrate the holiday, Erin McDermott of Fremont Bank sent us these photos of Santa making an early visit to skaters...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kris Kringle, on Dec 27, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6496...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dons to host 'Kick for the Cure' honoring boy's soccer volunteer

Susan Dawson was always someone who put a lot of time and effort in the Amador Valley High School boy's soccer program. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Toni Hume, on Dec 30, 2009 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

SPORTS

Local dietician joins Walk to Wellness today -- New Year's Eve

Dietician Jill Daniels joins "Mr. Pedometer" W. Ron Sutton and others as they walk to wellness from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Allison, on Dec 31, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

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Pleasanton accident adds to mounting holiday crashes, injuries

New Year's Eve accidents injured several motorists, left one driver dead and blocked roadways in the Bay Area as law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jan 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Engagement

Katharine Stober & Robert Tuck Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6512 posted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 3, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search firm schedules community workshops

On Wednesday, January 6, at 7 p.m., the consulting firm of Hazard, Young, and Attea & Associates, LTD (HYA) will hold a...

Original post made by Mom on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 967 Views

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What blessings did you receive this week, month, year etc.

I have been totally blessed with a loving family and friends. This year we were blessed with my husband getting a job after...

Original post made by blessyou on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Pat, West of Foothill, on Jan 20, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget priorities ratified at school board meeting

San Diego is budgeting based upon looking at what needs to be funded instead of what needs to be cut. If a budget is a reflection...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

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Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 805 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,118 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 967 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 251 views