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The Cuba I Saw

Very interesting details about life in Socialist Cuba. The fabulous free health care has "minor" glitches like no medicines....

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

In my opinion, a fairly balanced piece from the NY Times. If you want to know what the Tea Party is actually concentrating...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 7 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Regardless of whether you lean left or right, I urge you to listen to this audio...

"If this is done, this will create the greatest Constitutional crisis since the Civil War. It would be 100 times worse than...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Badinov, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:32 am | 6 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Damaged roads?

Guess in the scheme of things, holes in the roads in and around P-town are the least of our worries? There is a huge pothole...

Original post made by JustWondering on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million

Here's an interesting article abt CA Teachers Association: "The California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million...

Original post made by Another Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yup, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 14 comments | 2729 Views

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St. Patrick's Day celebrations today, tomorrow in Dublin

Dublin's annual St. Patrick's Day festival gets under way this morning with a 7 a.m. firefighters' breakfast, a 9:30 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gavin Newsom to seek lieutenant governor's post

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that he will seek the Democratic Party nomination for lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 13, 2010 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party Is All About Race

Bob Cesca of the Huffington Post has written a thoughtful and honest article about why the Tea Party movement is all about...

Original post made by Nelson on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Pathetic Lot, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:23 am | 23 comments | 1796 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Reagan vs. Obama Debate (short videoclip...worth viewing)

An extremely profound videoclip of the difference in ideals between Reagan and Obama. Very sobering to see that it is...

Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 33 comments | 1451 Views

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Valley Humane Society Begins Construction Process for a New Animal Shelter in Pleasanton

Valley Humane Society (VHS) has begun the process to build a new, 5,000 square foot animal shelter on Nevada Street in Pleasanton....

Original post made by Love My Pets on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Crompton, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High hosts 6th annual 'Laws of Life' luncheon

Foothill High School hosted the sixth annual Laws of Life luncheon, honoring students who had done well in the essay and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1702 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama saved the economy, facts don't lie

This is a story from bloomberg (hardly a liberal propaganda rag) on how Obama's policies are working, have brought the economy...

Original post made by Reality, deal with it on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 46 comments | 1922 Views

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Keller Williams acquires Hometown GMAC

Hometown GMAC, a name that's almost symbolic with Pleasanton's historic downtown, has been acquired by Keller Williams Realty,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

With school district and city budget shortfalls in the millions of dollars all around, we found it interesting that Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 12, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1434 Views

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Brothers arrested on suspicion of running meth lab on Angela Street

Two brothers were arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of operating a methamphetamine lab out of a Pleasanton home,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by ilovecrystalmeth, on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:21 am | 30 comments | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger for School Board

I have been reading the Pleasanton Weekly on and off for the last year and no matter the subject, Stacy and Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by Rebecca on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:49 am | 40 comments | 3362 Views

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County District Attorney O'Malley, appointed to office, to seek election to post

Nancy O'Malley filed papers yesterday to put her name on the June 8 ballot for election as Alameda County District Attorney,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exploring New Pay Plans for Teachers, Principals

"Exploring new pay plans for teachers, principals" http://educatedguess.org/blog/2010/03/08/exploring-new-pay-plans-for-teachers-principals/ This...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 26 comments | 2074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Illegal and dangerous practices

Every year at this time, the ritual of spring baseball and soccer practices starts at the Sportspark. Due to the frequently...

Original post made by SteveP on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 24 comments | 2076 Views

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Town Square Poets - Spin a Poetic Yarn

It's beautiful outside between the rain and sunshine, creativity is in the air. How about some poetry this week? Post it...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTown Poet, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 1,207 views

Zone 7 directors took the right action to help homeowners
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 646 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

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