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Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 36 comments | 9406 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4677 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Next 10 Budget Challenge

Here's a great site for all those of us who are drawn like moths to a political flame. Try balancing California's budget,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gaza in Plain Language

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFK5TNcmEmg&has_verified=1...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 14 comments | 1861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Volunteer for the CHP senior program

The California Highway Patrol's Senior Volunteer Program provides seniors an opportunity to make definitive contributions...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4632 Views

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PG&E Spends on Failed Prop16

By now most of you know that Prop 16 failed in spite of PG&E's $48,000,000 support. But what is amazing is how many customers...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1043 Views

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New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 7850 Views

RESTAURANTS

INDIA GARDEN

has anybody eaten at the India Garden on Rose Street. We had dinner out at this place and the chicken vindaloo was like...

Original post made by Tom Atoe on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by LIZ ANYA, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 3251 Views

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Boy, we sure need a Chris Christie in Calif fighting Teachers Unions...

Very impressive youtube video on NJ Gov. Chris Christie taking a stand against Teachers Unions... "It's Not About Teachers"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Benito Juarez, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4204 Views

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Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 1173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could the PW post details for the funeral for Kyle Manning?

I know there was already a candlelight vigil, but what about a service for him? Thanks. ...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Light turn-out so far in Pleasanton voting

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman votes today at a polling place at Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park, which serves voters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 29 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 5065 Views

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WMD LIES - Bush Cheney Rumsfeld etc. - THE ULTIMATE CLIP

I dont care how you slice and dice it, or how brain dead you are, they lied to us. THEY LIED TO US!!!! THEY ARE STILL LYING...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 1129 Views

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Flotilla Choir presents: We Con the World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOGG_osOoVg&feature=player_embedded...

Original post made by Letsy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 1194 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 1303 Views
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