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AROUND TOWN

A PLEASANTON INDIAN SUMMER

My head is swimming from all the politics and economic turmoil ... so, I thought I'd write a poem about how wonderful Pleasanton...

Original post made by m on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 29, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 963 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bull at local credit union as Ferdinand goes home

Members and employees at UNCLE Credit Union's main branch in Livermore received quite a surprise recently when a bull from...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by heh, on Sep 29, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marriage: "Lifelong covenant of faithfulness between a man and a woman"

Some Common Convictions states the Christian understanding of marriage: “Marriage is a lifelong covenant of faithfulness...

Original post made by Patrriot Liberal on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 29, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sorting Trash - My Compactor

I have a compactor in the kitchen. If I throw my recyclables in the compactor (except for glass) and then compact it to save...

Original post made by Tim on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Irritated, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hosterman named co-chair of U.S. Mayors' Conference water council

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Mayors Water Council for the U.S. Conference...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 1113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama -- Wall Street's best friend

Some people who voted for Obama during what was the worst financial crisis since the great depression, thought that his administration...

Original post made by a reader on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 28, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 1101 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article: "DNC Failed to Certify Obama as Eligible in MOST States"

Fascinating, if true. Evidently it is. We'll see if this story has "legs." It certainly will not be covered in the mainstream...

Original post made by Gene on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by John McCain, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 25 comments | 1569 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's health care reform - 41% in favor

A different question, a different poll, a dramatically different result. The majority may favor some sort of government health...

Original post made by JimF on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Sep 28, 2009 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 969 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: We need other solutions than war

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6188 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:25 am | 5 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opening day classes cancelled at Hearst Elementary School

Opening day classes at Hearst Elementary School have been canceled after elevated mold levels were found in several classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 40 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama and Afghanistan

I was under the impression that Republicans were out of sorts over Obama's build up in Afghanistan? I certainly understand...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by The Farmer, on Sep 27, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 1010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone else hear about 8th graders caught with ECSTASY at HPMS today???

My daughter just came home & told me about a group of 8th grade kids (some I've known since Kindergarden) that were caught...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by ????, on Sep 27, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 14 comments | 1837 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

65% of Americans want a public option

From CBS News/NYTimes poll: Would you favor or oppose the government offering everyone a government administered health...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 26, 2009 at 1:58 am | 11 comments | 1075 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alta Bates fined for surgery mishap

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center was one of 11 hospitals cited by the state this week for patient safety violations, the...

Original post made by SFGate on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Original Joe, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 1034 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant

How long are we going to "negotiate" with these dishonorable people before we finally take action to stop their production...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1032 Views

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Why cant more be recycled?

I just got my new recycle cart and I am at a loss why there are so many items that can be recycled that are being diverted...

Original post made by Steven on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Sep 25, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 32 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement of Civil Servants

Is it just me, or does all the retirements of current government employees (ie. School Superintendents, Fire Chiefs,...

Original post made by common sense on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Sep 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 913 Views

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Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 1119 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 4457 Views
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