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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement of Civil Servants

Is it just me, or does all the retirements of current government employees (ie. School Superintendents, Fire Chiefs,...

Original post made by common sense on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Sep 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 982 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 1248 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 4873 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Airport back in the news again

Livermore Airport Manager Leander Hauri has his work cut out for him over the coming days, even the coming months. Tomorrow,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1537 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High-tech street lights beef up safety on Foothill Road

It's likely that the 18 new street lights to be installed on Foothill Road just outside the Golden Eagle gated community...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:24 am | 4 comments | 1254 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oxy oil discovery could spark new interest in California's energy potential

Interesting new energy find in California http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cal-oil24-2009sep24,0,3884900.story However...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist allegedly strikes car on way to school

A 14-year-old boy allegedly struck the side of a car Monday morning on the way to school, according to Pleasanton police....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 21 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yogoholic in Vintage Hills Shopping Center OPEN!

There's a new frozen yogurt store in what USED to be a Baskin Robbins in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center and it's fabulous!...

Original post made by Patricia on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by PtownW, on Sep 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School "fundraising" seminars during class time?? PTA-PUSD

Was the Company Great American Opportunities and Vinney Chopra granted carte blanche access to your child's school during...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patrriot Liberal, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 36 comments | 1967 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Agents

Original post made by Steve on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 7 comments | 1218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Postal Service bailout?

Read this article, then fast forward 10 years: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27513.html A poorly thought...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a Reader, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Garbage service was better before

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5514 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rob Rubin, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:32 am | 4 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearst Elementary and Major Mold Issues:

In reading the PUBLIC report, posted on PUSD site: The buildings have had roof leaks and have existing major stucco crack...

Original post made by Concerned on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drivers, Please Slow Down For The Students!!!!

Between 7:50 am and 8:10 am the intersection of Santa Rita and Black Avenue is very congested with drivers, bicycle riders...

Original post made by Alisal Parent on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 5057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Print this off and next time you are getting ready to vote take a look at it!!

This is a list of the most corrupt members of congress and it does not matter if you are a democrat or republican. You will...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:56 am | 7 comments | 1200 Views

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Please Act: New Bill Requiring Congress to Enroll in any New Govt-Run Health Plan

Please read and act. It only takes a minute! Then please pass this link on to everyone in your contacts database! On...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ccnnie, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 1510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney, others salute UC police specialist for work in capturing kidnap-rape suspect

UC Berkeley police specialist Lisa Campbell was honored Monday night by Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) and others...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by !, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 6 comments | 1544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Station to nowhere?

Pleasanton residents who have witnessed the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station taking shape in the middle of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 21 comments | 2053 Views
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