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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Iranian Woman Pleading for America to HELP while Describing Massacre on Bridge

A very compelling audio of an Iranian woman who describes the massacre that occurred on a popular pedestrian bridge. Around...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1519 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Iraq-N.Korea- etc.

In the last several months, "MR. DEMOCRAT" himself has observed the following: (Caveat) I am looking for rational discussion...

Original post made by Ron on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High dive removed from aquatic center

Anyone looking to cool off by taking a dip at the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center may notice some changes to the pool...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by BellyFlop, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 1541 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Job crisis being felt locally

It seems like every day there's news of a company going under or announcing a string of layoffs, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:15 am | 12 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

California AG Brown sues Pleasanton over housing cap

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday sued the City of Pleasanton to remove its "draconian and illegal" limit on...

Original post made by Carlos C on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:48 am | 19 comments | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton girl suffers major injuries in off-roading accident

A 17-year-old Pleasanton girl is facing major injuries following an off-roading accident that occurred yesterday around 1:30...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by AVFamily, on Jun 25, 2009 at 1:00 am | 24 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama Camps

Got drama? New camps start every two weeks for both our performing arts and our Seussical musical academies. Actors ages...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by June, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can You Keep a Secret? (The mainstream media has)...

The secret I'd like to tell you, if you promise not to spread this news, is that Bush's controversial "No Child Left Behind"...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by hmmmm, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Appeal on Oak Grove development OK goes to court today

Opponents of a developer's plan to build 51 multi-million-dollar estate homes in the city's southeast hills will have their...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Auction to raise money for our schools

Hi Everybody, I'm holding an online auction to raise money for the P-Town schools. I would love some donated items -...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 13 comments | 1357 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Compelling Film Opening Fri., 6/26: "The Stoning of Soraya"

This Friday the film "The Stoning of Soraya" will open in selected cities around the country. Given the current events in...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me - FOR UNREGISTERED USERS

I don't know why Einstein restricted comments to registered users of this site. Even Einstein would know that the more information...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 24 comments | 1386 Views

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Battered women's shelter needs funds before fiscal year ends

Shepherd's Gate, a Tri-Valley-based shelter for homeless and abused women and children, has announced it needs to raise $150,000...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 228 Views

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BART riders warned to prepare for strike, but date not certain

Bay Area transportation officials are urging BART riders to plan alternative methods of getting to and from work in the event...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD admins don't have jobs back yet

This is a follow-up to Peter's post: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=2359 The board considered...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 15 comments | 1516 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10k, 5k winners announced in Sunday's Rotary Club's Spirit Run

Winners of the 10k and 5k competitions in Sunday's Spirit Run were announced yesterday by the Rotary Club of Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by withheld, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports Park Lights

What possible reason could there be for those very bright lights at the ball field being on at 2:30 AM??? They stay on most...

Original post made by Millie on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD District Administrators Get Jobs Back

Business as usually at PUSD: If you have not looked at the Board agenda for Monday night, take a look, yes Monday night...

Original post made by Peter on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Yo OMG, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 29 comments | 1916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White Hose says "California will ahve to solve it's own problems"

Wow, the banks get bailed out, AIG gets bailed out, the auto industry gets bailed out, ALL with TAX dollars that Californian's...

Original post made by MadMaxx on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1521 Views
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