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Police investigating two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:27 am | 37 comments | 1599 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tax to leave the state

The attached was an idea presented by the Democrats a few years ago but I think it should be revisited. With so many companies...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Wilbur, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 8 comments | 988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just Amador Valley High School?

Does anyone know about the We the people program? I was at a party this afternoon and found out that many students who applied...

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michaela, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 52 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it just AVHS? Cont'd

Opening the thread again (about We the People) since the original was limited by the PW staff to registered members....

Original post made by Wondering on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by weedalin, on Mar 6, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 8 comments | 1637 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are we last as a state?

Is this because of the image projected by our politicans or what is the reason? In 1970 California ranked as the number...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by 38 states, on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 34 comments | 1654 Views

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49ers get OK to start building new stadium in Santa Clara

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the new 49ers stadium and its backers Monday, paving the way...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Smith goes to Santa Clara, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Occupiers join march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. Mittens, on Mar 6, 2012 at 9:33 am | 23 comments | 1529 Views

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'Spare the Air' days end for now, and that's news!

A record number of alerts banning wood fires were issued this winter during the Spare the Air season that ended Feb. 29,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Mar 6, 2012 at 8:23 am | 5 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a math tutor

My daughter is taking Honor Algebra II. She needs a math tutor. Does anyone know a math tutor that you would recommend? ...

Original post made by Algebra on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Teresa Parham, on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 15 comments | 2535 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Occupiers march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 5, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 13 comments | 1114 Views

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Newcomers presenting 'Springtime in the Garden'

It must be spring, right? Not until March 20, but Pleasanton Newcomers Club is anticipating the season with a gardening expert...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by new in town, on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Human Services Commission meets Wednesday

The Pleasanton Human Services Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at on the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

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Magnitude 4.0 quake strikes East Bay near Richmond this morning

BART trains are continuing to have short delays this morning after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered near Richmond shook...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by new in town, on Mar 5, 2012 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Country Club Murders' to air on CBS at 10 p.m. tonight

A prediction made by Ernest Scherer III around the time he was on trial for murder has come true, but not in the way he'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Missy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 1896 Views

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Obama: I’ll veto bill that will provide water to California’s Central Valley

Obama's WAR against the American economy continues. article > http://hotair.com/archives/2012/02/29/obama-ill-veto-bill-that-will-provide-water-to-californias-central-valley/...

Original post made by Water to Central Valley on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Louis, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:10 am | 17 comments | 1336 Views

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Gov. Brown Should Learn from Michigan's Governor...

Michigan's Republican Governor, Rick Snyder, didn't just balance the budget. He's putting $130,000,000 into a rainy day fund....

Original post made by Conservative Solution on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 20 comments | 1551 Views

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Littering

Here's my take on some of the things wrong with the younger generation. Absolutely no pride in maintaining our surroundings,...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 16 comments | 1405 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 1752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore cop hit by rocks thrown from railroad overcrossing

A police officer was struck in the head by large chunks of concrete and rocks thrown at him from a railroad overcrossing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Mar 3, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 13 comments | 1565 Views

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Do you know how to catch a pig?

There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class. One day while the class...

Original post made by Pablo on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Former Student, on Mar 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1050 Views
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