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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's health care reform - 41% in favor

A different question, a different poll, a dramatically different result. The majority may favor some sort of government health...

Original post made by JimF on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Sep 28, 2009 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 961 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: We need other solutions than war

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6188 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:25 am | 5 comments | 1040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opening day classes cancelled at Hearst Elementary School

Opening day classes at Hearst Elementary School have been canceled after elevated mold levels were found in several classrooms. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted Pleasanton Resident, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 40 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama and Afghanistan

I was under the impression that Republicans were out of sorts over Obama's build up in Afghanistan? I certainly understand...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by The Farmer, on Sep 27, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 1002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone else hear about 8th graders caught with ECSTASY at HPMS today???

My daughter just came home & told me about a group of 8th grade kids (some I've known since Kindergarden) that were caught...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by ????, on Sep 27, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 14 comments | 1826 Views

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65% of Americans want a public option

From CBS News/NYTimes poll: Would you favor or oppose the government offering everyone a government administered health...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 26, 2009 at 1:58 am | 11 comments | 1068 Views

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Alta Bates fined for surgery mishap

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center was one of 11 hospitals cited by the state this week for patient safety violations, the...

Original post made by SFGate on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Original Joe, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant

How long are we going to "negotiate" with these dishonorable people before we finally take action to stop their production...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1025 Views

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Why cant more be recycled?

I just got my new recycle cart and I am at a loss why there are so many items that can be recycled that are being diverted...

Original post made by Steven on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Sep 25, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 32 comments | 2326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district starts year with $350,000 deficit

It's early in the school year, but the Pleasanton Unified School District is already talking about budget cuts. In the regular...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 1345 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement of Civil Servants

Is it just me, or does all the retirements of current government employees (ie. School Superintendents, Fire Chiefs,...

Original post made by common sense on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Sep 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 903 Views

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Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 1097 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Rallies planned today at UC Berkeley, other campuses to protest budget cuts

Today is shaping up to be a day of rallies, walkouts and strikes on Bay Area higher education campuses as groups from public...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by m, on Sep 25, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 4383 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Airport back in the news again

Livermore Airport Manager Leander Hauri has his work cut out for him over the coming days, even the coming months. Tomorrow,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High-tech street lights beef up safety on Foothill Road

It's likely that the 18 new street lights to be installed on Foothill Road just outside the Golden Eagle gated community...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:24 am | 4 comments | 1087 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oxy oil discovery could spark new interest in California's energy potential

Interesting new energy find in California http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cal-oil24-2009sep24,0,3884900.story However...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1001 Views

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Bicyclist allegedly strikes car on way to school

A 14-year-old boy allegedly struck the side of a car Monday morning on the way to school, according to Pleasanton police....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 21 comments | 1407 Views

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Yogoholic in Vintage Hills Shopping Center OPEN!

There's a new frozen yogurt store in what USED to be a Baskin Robbins in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center and it's fabulous!...

Original post made by Patricia on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by PtownW, on Sep 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 8 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School "fundraising" seminars during class time?? PTA-PUSD

Was the Company Great American Opportunities and Vinney Chopra granted carte blanche access to your child's school during...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patrriot Liberal, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 36 comments | 1800 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1094 Views
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Election day is here, at last
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