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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 4122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Stands Up forTea Party and American Race

Finally a politician stands up for the American Race! http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/20/tea-party-favorite-rand-paul-criticizing-civil-rights-act/ "Asked...

Original post made by Truth and Justice on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 28 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How was Race to Nowhere?

I wasn't able to get tickets to Race to Nowhere because it was sold out. I would love to hear feedback about what issues...

Original post made by Andrea on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on May 21, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2407 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

P.G & E. & Prop 16. Strange Bedfellows

Any time I hear, "taxpayers rights, freedom to/from" followed by a barrage of media attention & advertising I get suspicious....

Original post made by Nosy Neighbors on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 21, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1501 Views

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Rand Paul Underscores the Tea Party's Connection to Race

By Bob Cesca http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/rand-paul-underscores-the_b_583826.html I'll take Rand Paul at...

Original post made by Nation W on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1438 Views

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Zero Presidential Press Conferences Sine Last July...

Democrats, how do you defend this lack of Obama Press Conferences? How can you justify this? ...

Original post made by Jane on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Shig, on May 21, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PMS Concert band earns top honors at Music in the Arts Festival

The Pleasanton Middle School Concert Band earned top honors at the Music in the Parks Festival earlier this month at Great...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters: Pleasanton 2010 or Chicago 1930?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7043 posted Friday, May 21, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 21, 2010 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA – May 17th, 2010. It’s no secret that local Contra Costa County families are feeling the stress of the recession,...

Original post made by Stacy Williams-Coca on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M., on May 20, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 1599 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Tea Party founder calls for boycott of San Francisco

A Bay Area "tea party" activist is saying turnabout is fair play by calling for a boycott of San Francisco after several...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by doubleamazed, on May 20, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 46 comments | 3685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unveiling tonight for colorful bus shelter near public library

The newly colorful bus shelter on Old Bernal Avenue near the library is scheduled for unveiling this evening after Foothill...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on May 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

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I guess Socialists are more profitable that Capitalists - GM is profitable

GM turned a profit last quarter. It's first since 2007. Last year at this time, right before being taken over by those evil...

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by john, on May 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 15 comments | 1482 Views

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Tick tock it looks like the clock is ticking on Cinderella Obama

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100519/ap_on_el_se/us_obama_no_coattails...

Original post made by Joe P. on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 20, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 16 comments | 1506 Views

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Hispanic robs Pleasanton business

This guy should be pretty hard to find. Chrome bike and green shoes. I wonder if he will ever do any time or if we will...

Original post made by Barrett on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on May 20, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Vote No on D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7014 posted Friday, May 14, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on May 20, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 50 comments | 3328 Views

AROUND TOWN

tobacco hut in plesanton

i saw that everyone talking about the new cigarette store in the downtown area but no one mentioned anything about tobacco...

Original post made by loz don on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Shig, on May 20, 2010 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Widows and widowers invited to happy hour tonight

Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite you to join them for happy hour tonight from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on May 20, 2010 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 3487 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

OK given for petitions to be circulated to change legislative vote requirements

Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced that George Lakoff, the proponent of a new initiative that would change the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on May 19, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Don't destroy ridgelines

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7017 posted Friday, May 14, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 38 comments | 2145 Views
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