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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 | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1417 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 | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2641 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 | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1312 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 | 1781 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 | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

National funding group chooses Museum On Main for possible financial aid

Heritage Preservation has chosen the Museum On Main to participate in the 2010 Conservation Assessment Program of funding...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ott says he won't seek re-election to the Pleasanton school board

Jim Ott, a member of the Pleasanton school board since 2006, said yesterday that he will not seek reelection to the board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Interesting comment?, on Mar 11, 2010 at 11:03 am | 32 comments | 1783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon grad Matt Chance dies in Swiss snowboarding accident

A funeral mass will be held today for Matthew Chance, 27, a San Ramon Valley High School graduate who died Feb. 28 after...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity, Channel 5 and Channel 7 on East Angela Street

Does anyone know why the police have been on East Angela Street all afternoon and evening? The police tape is out, Channel's...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Newswatcher, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Administration Declares WAR ... on Sports Fishermen!

Boy, Obama, his Admin and Czars sure are tough when they declare war! Too bad they are much tougher on Sports Fishermen,...

Original post made by Mark on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 5 comments | 1040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened on East Angela?

I'm an Amador student and noticed quite a few firemen standing around a house on E Angela St on my way home at around 3:30...

Original post made by Jon on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon, a district with a parcel tax is making big cuts to programs

To "A reader" and all those who claimed San Ramon would be better off because of its parcel tax, please read: http://www.PleasantonWeekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3652 It...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 12 comments | 1561 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health Care Reform & Reconciliation

Too many people have taken to these blogs stating that Democrats are seeking unconstituional means to pass health care reform....

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 1030 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harvard Poll: Republican resurgence among young adults. Get involved today!

A new poll out by Harvard (President Obama's alma mater), Shows Republicans are enjoying new popularity between 18- to 29-year-olds....

Original post made by Kelly on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1332 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "Hey, HS Grad, You'll Only Go To The College I'll Allow You To"

Now that Obama has eliminated competition among student loan programs, there is only one program available starting July...

Original post made by Elaine on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 985 Views
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