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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 | 1429 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 | 37 comments | 1851 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Makes you wonder if favoritism is in play!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100517/ap_on_re_us/us_obama_s_aunt...

Original post made by Obama\'s aunt on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 14 comments | 1190 Views

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Interesting!!!

Let's see if you are a blonde from Oklahoma and for the states rights you are punished but if you are a pole dancing Arab...

Original post made by Interesting on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 20 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About the CORE fundraising

This is something to think about: they are asking for 150 dollars per student, and PUSD is counting on that money for...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 19, 2010 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 2363 Views

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Wednesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy today with areas of patchy fog in the morning. High temperatures...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORE Campaign Video- Please donate $150 and forward to your friends

If you have children that attend a school in Pleasanton but haven´t made your $150 donation to the CORE campaign, please...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 18, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 1602 Views

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Prop 17 - The auto insurance company's initiative

Prop 17, the auto insurance company’s initiative, is written in a way that would lead you to believe auto insurance companies...

Original post made by Rae on May. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, principals, counselors chosen for Excellence In Education Awards

The people who go "above and beyond" at Pleasanton schools will be honored this June at the 20th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diva, on May 18, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 11 comments | 2344 Views

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let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 8546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furlough Days, Kids Club & YMCA

May 28 and June 1 are furlough days for Pleasanton schools. In an email parents have been told Kids Club and the YMCA will...

Original post made by Double Whammy on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by what?, on May 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1377 Views

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CENSUS LIMITS ... I need some help

Recently I wrote a post on door solicitors and received many wonderful suggestions (ask for a license for example) ... This...

Original post made by MIGUEL on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by american, on May 18, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 11 comments | 1169 Views

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Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 7640 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 5380 Views

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Pedestrian Safety

This particular thread is directed to what appeared to be a large school type group walking downtown shortly after the...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by U HAVE NO CLUE, on May 18, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1572 Views

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Peddler Shoppe open today

The Peddler Shoppe in the lobby of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. is where talented local senior artisans...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by S Curtis, on May 17, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 1249 Views

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How Does China Get A Pass?

Here's my question to my fellow Pleasantonians: How come China gets a pass from critique and analysis of the problems we...

Original post made by Concerned About China on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 11 comments | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2975 Views

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Whats Going On With Vintage Hills Shopping Center????

I can remember when Flair Market was the grocery store and then Romley's market. Even the old chinese place and the pizza...

Original post made by Donald on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fotis, on May 17, 2010 at 2:27 am | 25 comments | 2687 Views
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