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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Many sirens around 4:30 this morning?

I wondered if anyone knows what happened this morning around 4:30am on the west side of Pleasanton. There were many sirens...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Puppetlady, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1459 Views

AROUND TOWN

"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

We applaud the summertime efforts of Pleasanton school supporters for their enthusiasm and some success in raising money...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:27 am | 26 comments | 1261 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1164 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’

Obamacare will be 1 big ‘death panel’ By Richard Poe © 2009 WorldNetDaily President Obama has promised huge cuts in...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Registration

I just wanted to comment on school registration and "proof of residency". Why is it that the schools only except utilties,...

Original post made by Me Too on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Good Idea, on Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 17 comments | 1450 Views

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I am a GAY Conservative Parent

Conservatism transcends gender, race, sexual orientation and other inherent, unchangeable qualities in any person who subscribes...

Original post made by Gay Conservative Parent on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Change we can believe in

This article might explain in part why Obama's numbers continue to drop .http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/political_commentary/commentary_by_tony_blankley/finally_chan...

Original post made by Pedro on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Billy Carter, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 910 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Obstacles to Real Health Care Reform: Private Insurers and Big Pharma

by Stephen Lendman Global Research, August 21, 2009 In almost the same breath on August 17, the White House effectively...

Original post made by mark on Aug. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 918 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Registration Nightmare

Has any else experienced the scheduling nightmare that we have with respect to our children getting their class schedules...

Original post made by Seriouslyfolks on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by amadormom, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Superintendent John Casey says he'll retire next June

Superintendent John Casey announced his retirement today, saying that his last day with the school district will be June...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 13 comments | 1227 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stimulus Package Features Funding For Sex Research Projects

Is this really what we expected the Obama stimulus monies to be spent for? http://www.nypost.com/seven/08242009/news/nationalnews/sex_study_stimulus_186153.htm If...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Applauding the city council

I was watching the city council meeting that had a rerun on Saturday evening. I watched as the owner of the Vineyard Mobile...

Original post made by Ivan on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by I van, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:53 am | 3 comments | 989 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Pass health care reform now

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6036 posted Friday, August 21,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 923 Views

SPORTS

16 players, coaches in Murray, Utah for Babe Ruth World Series competition

Sixteen players from the Tri-Valley left yesterday for the Babe Ruth World Series to be in Murray, Utah. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Brenda Dronkers, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember these?

Among the 3,200 cars exhibited at this weekend's 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, these...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1090 Views

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Who is Cholo?

Cholo, Would you mind filling us in here? A) I assume you may be of Mexican Heritage? B) Are you employed? C)...

Original post made by Question? on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 21 comments | 1207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1086 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American Medical Experts

On C-Span (22) I am and have been for 2 1/2 hours watching the finest medical care education show I have ever seen. Every...

Original post made by Info Seeker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by patricia, on Aug 23, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views
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