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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boxer, other senators to seek release of detained hikers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and three other senators will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by J.G., on May 5, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 12 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low Income Housing

I'm wondering why Pleasanton is "under the gun" to provide more low income housing. Do other cities in our area already meet...

Original post made by Tim on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on May 5, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Exposing Obama's Radical Past (and Present): "The Manchurian President"

To those who still do not believe Obama is radical and has ominous plans for America, I encourage you to learn more from...

Original post made by Marianne on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Yes on D" ad says we would get 2 million for schools

Today's PW (Aril 30) has a yellow sticker on the cover. The sticker says: "Yes on Measure D ----------------- Means...

Original post made by Wondering if it is true on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on May 5, 2010 at 8:32 am | 36 comments | 2103 Views

SPORTS

New voter registration card is more 'user-friendly,' state official says

Secretary of State Debra Bowen has unveiled a new California voter registration card that has been redesigned to make it...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jose Costello, on May 5, 2010 at 2:02 am | 4 comments | 3156 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

U.S. Supreme Court to review state law banning violent video game sales to minors

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this week to review a California law that would prevent the sale and rental of violent video...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on May 4, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 9 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Romney endorses Harmer in GOP contest to replace McNerney

Former Governor and 2008 GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced his endorsement of Republican Businessman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 1698 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowpack at 143% of normal but state says it can only delivery 30% to us

The Sierra Nevada snowpack's water content is well above average but the amount of water that will be delivered to farms...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Dave Ferguson, on May 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 16 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have you seen the life-size sculptures yet?

Pleasanton is hosting an interactive art exhibit by internationally known sculptor J. Seward Johnson to sidewalk locations...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 4, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 1296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do mountain lions in Pleasanton threaten our safety, and how should we deal with them?

Last year, a mountain lion was killed by government officials, in Pleasanton, because it was deemed dangerous. Later, that...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by notebook battery, on May 4, 2010 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 6091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver leads CHP on multi-county, high-speed chase

The California Highway Patrol arrested a man Saturday night after he led officers from several counties on a high-speed chase...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 1980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Don't mar our ridgelines

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6954 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 3, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton chooses new school superintendent

In a search that's lasted nearly six months, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected its next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 24 comments | 3444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how much for cell phone ticket

got a cell phone ticket, anyone can tell me how much the fees are above the $20 citation? I will get a hands free device...

Original post made by ideservedit on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Get real, on May 3, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2628 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Do we want BIG Gov?

"As if to cut off mounting criticism, on Saturday White House spokesman Robert Gibbs posted a blog entitled "The Response...

Original post made by Why? on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on May 3, 2010 at 7:00 pm | 8 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Statues on Main

Wow! The statues that are positioned on Main Street look great. I saw them yesterday being "staged" by the Museum on Main...

Original post made by Patricia on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by CaberearieLup, on May 3, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 6 comments | 1200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VIVA ARIZONA, VIVA ARIZONA

For having the GUTS to finally stand up and do something that the CLINTON, BUSH AND OBAMA administrations had no stomach...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 65 comments | 2008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council votes to negotiate settlement on court-ordered housing cap ban

The Pleasanton City Council last night unanimously agreed to negotiate a settlement with opponents of the city's 29,000-unit...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Steven J. Raff, on May 3, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 25 comments | 2090 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Citizens should speak out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6951 posted Friday, April 30, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jon HArvey, on May 3, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 1266 Views
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