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AROUND TOWN

Register for Hike for Hope

Hike for Hope will be a hike like no other. This non-competitive memorial hike will take place from 9 a.m. to noon May 1...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2390 Views

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Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 3664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 19 comments | 6360 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 3217 Views

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Vote in our Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest

The eight finalists have been chosen for the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2010.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 1543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Water is NOT very good, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 2924 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO's new Terminal 2 set to open next spring

For those who use San Francisco International Airport and wonder just how long it will tke to complete the Terminal 2 renovation,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kinder. Gentler?-NOT, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

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If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1677 Views

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Sunny today but rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley expected to be mostly sunny today with some patchy clouds and a high temperature of 76 degrees...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 3729 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On "Saving the Planet" by George Carlin (a simply great YouTube video)

In summary, the planet is just fine, in George Carlin's opinion. (Note: some salty language...but the message is right...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Love him !, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes We Will ! http://remembernovember.com/

Awesome clip. http://remembernovember.com/...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by NOV. Victory matters, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: McNerney reached out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6919 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 1717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

18 lives a day

This is not good. The true cost of the empire is ugly. Why do we only act like we love our soldiers when they fight? Our...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by m, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE CONTRADICTION OF GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Without inciting a riot by mentioning the name Bill Maher, he did mention one good point on this weeks show (HBO On Demand)....

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1560 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Upcoming Webcasts: California's Budget

I thought this series of live webcasts might be of interest to forum readers... http://asmdc.org/issues/budget/...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Webcast to say what? More marketing?, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1223 Views

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E-Waste recycling fundraiser on Sunday

Hart Middle School will host an E-Waste Recycling fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at Lucky's parking lot...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Waste, on Apr 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 2351 Views

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WHEELS awarded quarter-million-dollars in federal stimulus funds

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced that California will receive $83.9 million in stimulus funds for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Deva, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore woman arrested for murder in infant son's death last year

Livermore police arrested a woman Tuesday in connection with the 2009 death of her infant son after a yearlong investigation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Martie nelson, on Apr 24, 2010 at 6:05 am | 4 comments | 1869 Views
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Question credibility, corroboration before condemnation
By pleasantonweekly.com | 5 comments | 1,964 views

New spin on high-speed rail: Fresno becomes bedroom community for Silicon Valley
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 574 views

What You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes to College
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 358 views