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Prop. 8 opponents end testimony in SF federal court case

After nine days of trial, two same-sex couples who want to overturn Proposition 8 presented their final witness in federal...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2010 at 11:52 am | 30 comments | 1653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nerf-toting assasins all over Pleasanton

There are a large number of toy-weapon-carrying (single shot nerf guns) teenagers in town, as a large portion of Amador Valley...

Original post made by Dennis C on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:59 am | 15 comments | 1709 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Final Prop. 8 witness says heterosexual marriage best for children

The final witness in a same-sex marriage trial testified in federal court in San Francisco today that he believes gay and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by asking, on Jan 30, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 13 comments | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery, circuitous?

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery and circuitous are probably not words in most people's daily lexicon, but they were a breeze...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Charlie and Muriel Kahsen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1998 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1233 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Regional agency reaffirms support for $492-million BART connector to Oakland Airport

A key regional transit agency voted 11-5 at a contentious three-hour hearing Wednesday to reaffirm its support for using...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by mannyman, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 69 comments | 3005 Views

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What's With More Free Advertising for Claudette McDermott?

Hey Gina, come on. The forum is for ideas and debate not endless free advertising for some of your merchants. There are...

Original post made by Be Fair PW on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

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BART to cut 74 jobs, use federal funds to meet budget deficits

BART directors voted 6-3 Thursday to close the transit agency's $25 million budget deficit by cutting 74 positions and using...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

8 turn out for meeting to discuss new Pleasanton school superintendent qualifications

A group of eight met with Phil Quon with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) at a public meeting to discuss the strengths...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 7 comments | 1384 Views

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What was the smell this morning

Does anyone know what the rotten egg smell was all about this morning in the area between Raley's and the School District...

Original post made by Mo Man on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jan 19 Budget Q & A

I just glanced through the the Jan. 19 Budget Questions and Answers. Someone asked (question 46) who was on the Revenue...

Original post made by Direct Answers on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 29, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 13 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Gap is now $8M and a Proposal for debate

PUSD has distributed an updated budget gap analysis showing a need to reduce expenditures by $8M. PUSD's proposed reductions...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 am | 84 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district lists ways to meet $113-million, 2-year budget shortfall

San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Carlos Garcia proposed several ideas for budget cuts at the district's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 29, 2010 at 4:36 am | 3 comments | 1472 Views

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Teen arrested in Danville shooting

Danville police have arrested a 15-year-old male from Alameda County in connection with the Tuesday night shooting death...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:12 am | 10 comments | 2415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spring 2010 - Program at Stanford for students in grades 7-12

Just wanted to pass this along. This is an awesome experience for students. Great way to get familiar with the college...

Original post made by Karen P on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Karen P, on Jan 28, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with Pleasanton school district cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by INsider, on Jan 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 3914 Views

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Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe

Dr. Alex Filippenko, one of the world's most highly cited astronomers, will present Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Starry Night, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Walmart in Dublin??

On a recent trip to Pleasanton Walmart I heard several employees talking about a mew Walmart in Dublin. The rumor is that...

Original post made by Millie on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:00 am | 8 comments | 2146 Views
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