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AROUND TOWN

Jim passed away and Gene is now homeless.. Jerry The "Mayor"

Sadly "Jim" who would often be downtown by Tully's coffee has passes away at age 50. A quiet and kind of grumpy guy at times,...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Downtown "Jim" has passed away.

Sadly "Jim" who would often be downtown by Tully's coffee has passes away at age 50. A quiet and kind of grumpy guy at...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 26, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ban on NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton!

The new California ballot initiative banning NO SEX MARRIAGE originates in Pleasanton! Engorged with triumph over their...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes on Botox BAN

The City Council will be voting on a proposed special election, to BAN any further Botox Spa's in Pleasanton! Stay tuned!...

Original post made by Julie on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1111 Views

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 | 1575 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 | 1071 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 | 1061 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 | 1589 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 | 1742 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 | 1499 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 | 1340 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 | 1262 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 | 1241 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 | 1332 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 | 1399 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 | 1155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 291 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1076 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 | 1562 Views
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