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AROUND TOWN

A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1789 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney: Progressive

Representative Jerry McNerney calls himself a moderate, and has been trying to make the case in the media that he is one,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood stroller

All by himself on a Pleasanton street, this turkey is one of many that are back in town, leaving their "calling cards" as...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hybrid Owner, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will see at least a peek of sunshine today as mostly cloudy skies continue with a high temperature...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:16 am | 2 comments | 1769 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire on East Angela

What is going on with the arson case? Why hasn't the district attorney charged her or arrested her? ...

Original post made by bill on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 2004 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The United Socialist States of America

President Obama is close to completing his socialist revolution. Mr. Obama has been obsessed with smashing the traditional...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 3757 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Census is Getting Very Personal...

To every American...this 5 minute (troubling) video is well worth watching. Video >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsDhkPym01k ...

Original post made by Concerned American on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 37 comments | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers to face full body scans at Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton is Rich? That's news to me...

Ran across this story on 680Homes.com. CNBC says Pleasanton is the 3rd wealthiest city in the U.S. http://www.680homes.com/blog/2010/03/01/new-survey-pleasanton-is-rich/...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway is Pathetic

Now that Safeway doesn't allow cashiers to give refunds for returned items, customers have to wait around for a customer...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:04 am | 10 comments | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 4899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P,E, Uniforms at P.M.S. discriminatory...

Last night was the meeting for incoming 6th graders at Pleasanton Middle School. The Physical Education part of the presentation...

Original post made by Outraged~ on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outraged~, on Mar 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 34 comments | 2404 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vineyard Villa gets a new lease on life

For the Pleasanton City Council, Tuesday night's meeting was a love fest like none other as council members, the owner of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by missed something, on Mar 7, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 6 comments | 3087 Views

AROUND TOWN

State police association to install first woman as president

The California Police Chiefs Association will install its first female president on Wednesday, when San Mateo Police Chief...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fundraising efforts planned

Pleasanton schools saw $11 million in cuts in the current year and is projecting about $8 million in cuts for the 2010-11...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:55 am | 33 comments | 2031 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: PUSD needs to think as a business

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6746 posted Friday, March 5, 2010,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by David, on Mar 7, 2010 at 8:22 am | 12 comments | 1505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama is determined to destroy our country

Anyone who still believes in Obama should read the following link. Our President is a very dangerous man for our country...

Original post made by Andrew on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Love Palin, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 1618 Views
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10th year tribute to Laurel Williams set for Friday
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