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Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 1738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School forum puts financial crisis at forefront

Many educational buzz words were used during Tuesday night's school board candidates forum as hopefuls vied for votes. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Job's Daughters

Job's Daughters International is an organization for young ladies (minimum age 10 for full membership) who enjoy dances,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by PJ, on Feb 1, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 7 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sweet victory for Foothill again

Foothill will continue its undefeated reign after a 3-0 win over Cal High tonight. The girls varsity team scored one goal...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by BUSC Family, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 1815 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2nd installment of county property taxes due Monday

Alameda County tax officials are reminding property owners that the second installment of their 2008-09 property taxes, unless...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

16 texting-while-driving citations issued by CHP

The California Highway Patrol as of Wednesday has issued 16 citations in the Bay Area for text messaging while driving since...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 1566 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Keep Hope Alive: Response to "We all Woke Up With Hope"

This is a highly ironic choice of words for the PW headline Friday Jan 23rd. Why? Because on this day, President Obama, chose...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 14 comments | 1865 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART discusses increasing fares, parking fees

Bay Area Rapid Transit directors Thursday discussed the possibility of increasing fares and parking fees as a way of coping...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bartd doesn't serve those who are forced to pay for it, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Clean up after your dog Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5098 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 28 comments | 1885 Views

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Livermore Lab unit gives $5,000 awards to local schools

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has given $5,000 to the Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and San Ramon Valley school...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 28, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Germain pleads not guilty

Former Castlewood Country Club tennis pro Henry Germain pleaded not guilty today to 16 charges of child molestation against...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE PLEASANTON SCHOOLS

Dear Friends, I am deeply concerned over the proposed level of cuts being proposed to the Pleasanton schools....

Original post made by Laura Foster on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Green Girl, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 49 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHARED SACRIFICE

SHARED SACRIFICE has to be the common thread in any solution to the PUSD budget crisis. At the recent Budget Advisory Meeting,...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by West side observer, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 1983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Of Note

<B>Help for the hungry Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5041 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats rocks

I agree - I love the atmosphere and the food. ...

Original post made by Agreed on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pleasantonian, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2189 Views

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Home Depot closures include EXPO Design Center in Dublin

Home Depot has announced plans to close several Bay Area EXPO Design Center and Yardbirds stores due to poor performance,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by patron of Main St, on Jan 27, 2009 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2150 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2218 Views

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Danville to hold homecoming for Pilot 'Sully' Saturday

The town of Danville will hold a rousing homecoming celebration for Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger at 1 p.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:16 am | 4 comments | 1391 Views
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