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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Response to editorial

I would like to thank Jeb Bing and the Pleasanton Weekly for the January 18 Editorial, “School district braces for state...

Original post made by John Casey, Superintendent on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 8 comments | 2282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Children's Hospital seeks help on rebuilding through county-wide parcel tax

Children's Hospital of Oakland, one of the country's largest and the only hospital and research center serving children exclusively...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problems surface with precinct locations, unwanted absentee ballots

Today's voting went smoothly in most parts of the city, but there were flaws. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=514...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by a friend, on Feb 5, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plesanton and Tri Valley Home Sales

Latest Tri Valley Home Sales information http://blog.moxleyteam.com/?p=198 <p> ...

Original post made by Tyler on Feb. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1655 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

It was somewhat disappointing, but not surprising, that the death of actor Heath Ledger was covered on the front page of...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 1932 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Local nonprofit helping Afghanistan

A local nonprofit organization that was organized following the 9/11 terrorists attacks in the U.S. will soon open a medical...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by ACarr, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

CRONYISM

The origin of Mayor’s Hosterman’s hawk complaint have beeen political and perhaps not nice but the way that Hosterman responded...

Original post made by Kim on Jan. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 4, 2008 at 5:35 am | 30 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

You forgot the Boys!

My trusty Pleasanton Weekly informs me that, after 20 years of resting in peace, the Miss Alameda County pageant is being...

Original post made by Aa Former Beauty on Jan. 21, 2008
Last comment by Nicole, on Feb 3, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 8 comments | 1954 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge Grants Restraining Order Against City Council

Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch granted Jennifer Lin, et al an injunction this afternoon stopping City Council...

Original post made by frank on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 4:18 pm | 42 comments | 3194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic direction not need, thanks anyway!

Please don't disrup the balance by attempting to direct traffic into Fotthill HS. There are NEVER traffic issues unless...

Original post made by Foothill HS Parent on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley mayors request federal aid to help struggling homeowners

The mayors of the Tri-Valley are asking Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)to seek $2.6 million in federal aid to help...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Darwinian Economist, on Feb 3, 2008 at 2:38 pm | 16 comments | 2210 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic stimulus plan will offer tax filers refunds of $600-1,200

Congressional leaders and the White House have forged a deal to stimulate the U.S. economy by offering tax filers refunds...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Plaudits to Frank, on Feb 3, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1949 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alberto's - Best of Pleasanton?

Really, again? Alberto's???...

Original post made by Ty-Town on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:52 am | 26 comments | 4537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 3521 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What do Americans think about the mortgage industry?

A new survey of public sentiment by the National Association of Realtors marked some distinct changes in the way people feel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 31, 2008 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air Fragrances in Pleasanton classrooms

Many teachers in Pleasanton public schools use a device in the classroom that emits a chemical fragrance. If you go to...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 23 comments | 2866 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lin family wins court order to block Oak Grove petition

An Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday blocked the Pleasanton City Council from hearing the results of a petition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by H. Guo, on Jan 30, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 12 comments | 2136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Take Us Along!

From all its traveling, the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper would appear to be weathered, but it hasn't skipped a beat. Over...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 30, 2008 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gym parking lots, hospitals are burglary hot spots

For the past four weeks, automotive burglaries in Pleasanton have been on the rise. In December, police reported 67 thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by james, on Jan 28, 2008 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 2183 Views
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