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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats put on notice for defeats in 2010 elections

In the words of the author, some Democrats beaten like a "harp seal". Democrats should be weary in next years elections. http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20091104/pl_polit...

Original post made by Pablo on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 915 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County assessor may lower taxes on 100,000 properties

The Alameda County Assessor's office is reminding property owners that it can reassess property at no charge to owners. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 1766 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 10-year-old boy was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just after dark tonight after his mother reported...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by not my kid, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Are sidewalk curb replacements really necessary?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5962 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cee, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 15 comments | 1336 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How many more Billions of Dollars...:?

How many more billions of dollars in pork will our House representatives add to the healthcare bill before they finally try...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Nov 4, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 866 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Special election Tuesday pits Garamendi vs, Harmer in 10th Congressional District race

A special general election next Tuesday for a vacant U.S. Congress seat in the East Bay pits California's Democratic lieutenant...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:03 am | 22 comments | 1300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four police and vehicles at Fairlands Elementary Sat

I was walking my dog through the green belt behind Fairlands El Saturday evening when I saw a group of police surrounding...

Original post made by Reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Parent, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1536 Views

AROUND TOWN

missing Hearst student?

Is there any information about the police activity at Hearst and PMS this afternoon? Students were saying that a 5th grade...

Original post made by concernedParent on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Destruction of America

From Naval Aviator, Commander Jerry Wilson   We lived in California during the winters of 2007 and 2008. We became  addicted...

Original post made by Johnny on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 39 comments | 1459 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here is what is really destructive - 7 lies in less than 2 minutes

(Post removed because of derogatory racial slurs on YouTube commentary following the video.)...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 30 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

He's Gone!!

We went an entire day without Douglas Kendall spewing his so-called humor at us! We should declare today a holiday. Oh,...

Original post made by you got it right on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water Meter Error - Pleasanton residents

I am interested in comments from those residents (or city officials) who received a letter this month from the City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those that have built on to their homes....

What convinced you that building on was a better decision than moving? Did you end up spending more than you anticipated?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 1003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential Construction Hours???

Does anybody know what time home construction hours are? A neighbor is having some outdoor "gazebo" built (more like a whole...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by FedUp, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:01 am | 13 comments | 1754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voters to choose new 10th District congressman today, while 4 seek election to 2 seats on San Ramon's City Council

With the national focus on today's gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and the special election in New York's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:33 am | 5 comments | 1143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chinese candy recalled due to high lead levels

The California Department of Public Health has warned consumers not to eat an imported Chinese candy called Jigong Chayote...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Terri, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1174 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Urgent Request to Meet in D.C. at the Capitol Steps at 12 Noon...If You Want to Preserve Freedom for Your Family and for the Country

According to Michele Bachmann (R-Minn), it appears that the House will be voting on the 2000+ page National Healthcare bill....

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 2, 2009
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