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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney or Andal - any arguments?

I'll lay the groundwork by saying that I am a Democrat and my spouse is a Republican. In the last race, my spouse was a...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by William S. Walsh, on Oct 19, 2008 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1810 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2008 Election

<B>Steve Brozosky</b> Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4612 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 19, 2008 at 12:34 am | 26 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2008: Jerry Pentin wants to bring new blood to City Council

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Jerry Pentin decided to run for one of two open seats on the City Council to put his experience...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wanda, on Oct 17, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

News Digest

<B>Public to meet for pedestrian master plan Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4651...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 17, 2008 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times Endorses Measure PP and Says No to Measure QQ

Sounds like the Valley Times is smart enough to figure out that Measure QQ is a complete sham measure and that representatives...

Original post made by Pat on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Fletch, on Oct 17, 2008 at 1:15 am | 46 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foos Family Finds a Way to Make Things Fit

Ginny Foos, a substitute teacher in the Pleasanton Unified School District, is different. Her job as an educator isn’t confined...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Danielle Savage, on Oct 16, 2008 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan, supporting EIR ready for review

After five years of public meetings, City Council and Planning Commission workshops and years of research, analysis and revisions,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by iwastheretoo, on Oct 16, 2008 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 1549 Views

SPORTS

Cell tower proposal gets weak reception

Planning Commissioners sent a clear message to T-Mobile: you may not place wireless antennas on the McDonalds building at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by ADAM GOMES, on Oct 15, 2008 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Neely drops out of Pleasanton Council race

Howard Neely, who has served on several Pleasanton commissions and committees since moving here in 1966, announced this weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by L.P., on Oct 14, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Front yards again a place for political signs

Political campaign signs are starting to dot the Pleasanton landscape as candidates and their supporters work the precincts,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Election

Can someone tell me how many people are running for school board and who they are. What is the background of each?...

Original post made by Johnny Wang on Aug. 24, 2008
Last comment by Julie Testa, on Oct 13, 2008 at 8:33 am | 16 comments | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber endorses Hosterman for mayor, Pentin for council

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for re-election in the Nov. 4 municipal race...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 12, 2008 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stacey's Guide to the PW Town Square Forum

1) Cholo from Livermore is not a Mexican or illegal immigrant 2) Jerry from Oak Hill likes popcorn 3) Posts are not authenticated...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 12, 2008 at 7:05 am | 44 comments | 2002 Views

SPORTS

PJFL

Anybody have any insight why a coach from the PJFL was asked to step down?...

Original post made by football dad on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Juju08, on Oct 11, 2008 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 2230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Economy

Just a thought... Perhaps what would restore confidence in the markets would be for Congress is pass legislation introducing...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 11, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1627 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New law blocks school newspaper censorship

Freedom of the press is always a choice topic in high school journalism classes, especially among those who have responsibility...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2008
Last comment by UBC, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The mayor and two city councilmembers have not followed our 1996 General Plan, the long range development guide for our city....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 11, 2008 at 12:15 am | 37 comments | 2069 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 902 views

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 889 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 444 views