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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search begins for new Pleasanton school superintendent

The search for Pleasanton school Superintendent John Casey's replacement was set in motion this week as the school board...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 1, 2009 at 1:01 am | 57 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rejects Oak Grove developers' plea

The California Supreme Court Wednesday denied without comment a petition by developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:26 am | 42 comments | 1359 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Al Gore > Warren Buffet

As we all know Warren Buffet is an investment powerhouse. And while I'm sure Warren Buffet profited under some derivative...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 933 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The National Mood

Interesting survey results from WSJ/NBC poll: "But a dark national view of how everybody in Washington is conducting the...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 12 comments | 1017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ghostly encounter

Shirley Ann Garcia has always known she had a psychic ability. Possibly passed down from her mother, she claims to have the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie, on Oct 31, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 1237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did anyone else hear gunshots early this morning, around 5 AM?

Hey, am I crazy, or did anyone else hear gunshots around 5 AM on October 24th? ...

Original post made by Kevin on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 31, 2009 at 8:12 am | 10 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1260 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cry to God

Crazy Alert... Pleasanton's most annoying visitors, Cry to God will be back at Tully's Plaza Friday October 30 at 6:30PM. [Personal...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alberto, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 1017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Bridge closed again!

The Bay Bridge was shut down last night and is expected to stay closed indefinitely after a piece of the bridge fell onto...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 15 comments | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks PW, you did a good thing today

The PW has made a positive step in the right direction today in a possible attempt to get the forum once again pointed in...

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by you got it right, on Oct 30, 2009 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 1269 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

List of taxes included in Nancy P's health care reform bill

Look at this list. Check out the Employer Mandate Excise Tax, new taxes on businesses with payrolls of $500,000 and up. Just...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 1501 Views

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Intercollegiate Athletics subsidy by UC Berkeley

At a time when the University is hurting for money, I find it incredible that they still spend millions of dollars a year...

Original post made by Ptown Resident on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:01 am | 21 comments | 1675 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruths fall to Tallahassee in championship game

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth's 13-year-old All Stars made it all the way to the series championship playoff game, but fell short...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Babe Ruth, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 4 comments | 1927 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fact Checking

I agree with previous posts - the importance of fact checking cannot be underestimated: "It must have seemed so perfect....

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mariana, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 6 comments | 984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wind advisory in effect for East Bay with temperatures only in upper 60s

A wind advisory is in effect this morning for the San Francisco Bay Area, including higher elevations in the East Bay, according...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nice ornate street lights, what's the deal?

I'm sure to get blasted for this but I really am just curious. I was near Ruby Hills today but not in Ruby Hills I believe....

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ruby resident, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Barney Frank: "We Are Trying On Every Front To Increase The Role Of Government in the Regulatory area"

We can count on Rep Barney Frank to be candid, on occasion, about the Democrats plans and strategy: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2009/10/26/frank_we_are_trying_on_every_f...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:27 am | 6 comments | 1050 Views

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Please step back from the keyboad DK

Ok for the record I am not a Douglas Kebdall fan, I just don't think he is clever, funny or even entertaining in anyway....

Original post made by T.H. on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 20 comments | 1356 Views

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Fact Check - Obscene Profits

Interesting article regarding obscene profits of the healthcare insurance industry. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091025/D9BI4D6O1.html Perhaps...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:00 am | 49 comments | 1682 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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Teaching The Arts
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