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AROUND TOWN

Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 3453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 6259 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote in our Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest

The eight finalists have been chosen for the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2010.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Water is NOT very good, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 2728 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO's new Terminal 2 set to open next spring

For those who use San Francisco International Airport and wonder just how long it will tke to complete the Terminal 2 renovation,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kinder. Gentler?-NOT, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunny today but rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley expected to be mostly sunny today with some patchy clouds and a high temperature of 76 degrees...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 3553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On "Saving the Planet" by George Carlin (a simply great YouTube video)

In summary, the planet is just fine, in George Carlin's opinion. (Note: some salty language...but the message is right...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Love him !, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Yes We Will ! http://remembernovember.com/

Awesome clip. http://remembernovember.com/...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by NOV. Victory matters, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: McNerney reached out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6919 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 1632 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

18 lives a day

This is not good. The true cost of the empire is ugly. Why do we only act like we love our soldiers when they fight? Our...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by m, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1308 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE CONTRADICTION OF GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Without inciting a riot by mentioning the name Bill Maher, he did mention one good point on this weeks show (HBO On Demand)....

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Upcoming Webcasts: California's Budget

I thought this series of live webcasts might be of interest to forum readers... http://asmdc.org/issues/budget/...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Webcast to say what? More marketing?, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

E-Waste recycling fundraiser on Sunday

Hart Middle School will host an E-Waste Recycling fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at Lucky's parking lot...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Waste, on Apr 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 2119 Views

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WHEELS awarded quarter-million-dollars in federal stimulus funds

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced that California will receive $83.9 million in stimulus funds for...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Deva, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1310 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore woman arrested for murder in infant son's death last year

Livermore police arrested a woman Tuesday in connection with the 2009 death of her infant son after a yearlong investigation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Martie nelson, on Apr 24, 2010 at 6:05 am | 4 comments | 1678 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 5403 Views

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City Council considering appeal, other options in response to court ruling against housing cap

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night took under advisement options for responding to a Superior Court's ruling that...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 17 comments | 2275 Views
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