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AROUND TOWN

You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill & Terra Bella family farm plant sale Sunday

Stock up on summer plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, May 6 in in Foothill's north parking lot. Foothill's special education...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Harriet B. Hind, on May 4, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1341 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. City College in danger of losing accreditation

Hundreds of City College of San Francisco students, faculty, staff and their supporters held a large rally in Civic Center...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Money Myth: School Resources, Outcomes, and Equity

This is the title of a book released this year (author W. Norton Grubb). Some good things from a write-up on the book: Can...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Love is blind, on May 22, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu keeping students out of school

Many Pleasanton students were out sick this past week after reporting flu-like symptoms. Although the county shows no "documented"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom of 3rd grader, on Oct 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | 6 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raquel's brand products recalled due to contamination in hummus salads, wraps

The California Department of Public Health is alerting consumers who have purchased prepackaged hummus salad, wraps and sandwiches...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by john, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good-bye Mr. McNerney

I just dropped my ballot in the mail and the most satisfying vote I made was completing the line for soon to be Congressman...

Original post made by Sweet Revenge on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 20 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Holiday Shorts: A Long Winter's Tale' tonight

Creatures of Impulse will stage "Holiday Shorts: A Long Winter's Tale" tonight at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3, at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by ptownmomma, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

BOY SCOUT TROOP 911 LAST 50 BOXES OF SEE'S CANDIES

We are finishing up our See's Candies annual sale. We have 1 lb. boxes of Assorted Chocolates, Nuts and Chews, Dark Chocolates...

Original post made by Adam on Dec. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify the EBRPD Master Plan for the permanent alignment of the Iron Horse Trail...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Bulletin

A man from Citrus Heights was arrested Oct. 8 after Pleasanton police officers received a call about suspected drug activity...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Oct 19, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama by the numbers

This montage of statements and then/now numbers are interesting. We are way worse off as compared to 2009 on almost every...

Original post made by Independent on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Orange X in front of my house & Asphalt on sidewalk repairs?

OK. There is inquiry about the Black X showing up on sidewalks. I noticed yesterday that an orange X was on our sidewalk...

Original post made by Nonregistered on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama now says unemployment will go over 10%!!!

President Obama told us that if the 787 billion stimulus passed unemployment could be contained below 8%. It already is...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 16 comments | 1,135 views

Traffic report if Costco locates in Pleasanton
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 693 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 523 views

Nearly seduced by Bernie, but coming home to Hil
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 481 views