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Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 988 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government workers need to take a financial hit just like non-government workers have

Very good editorial in the Sacramento Bee today on public employee unions. The city of Sacramento is having problems with...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments | 1372 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore mercury spill closes part of Kelly Street

Cleanup crews and toxic specialists from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Monday cautiously contained and covered...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies Arroyo Drive woman found dead at home Saturday

The Alameda County coroner's bureau Sunday identified a woman today who was found a day earlier without a pulse in a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 1886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I don't know if Pleasanton District is evil

I don't know folks but I'm seeing cuts everywhere I'm looking in the paper. Livermore - $5 million in the red www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12101185 San...

Original post made by confused on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Jun 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 57 comments | 2137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's Labrador mascot, dies at age 13-1/2

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died Tuesday at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1914...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ex P-town Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1275 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney hosting veterans history project today in Pleasanton

Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) will hold a recording session for the Veterans History Project today in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 1083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County board cuts stipend, puts 3-month time limit on aid to needy

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors, which is facing a $180 million budget deficit, voted 3-2 Tuesday to revise its general...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Finally, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tuesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to have areas of low clouds this morning before becoming partly cloudy in the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artful Fundraiser at the Museum "Paint Your Town"

As one of the Artists that participated in the recent Fundraiser "Paint Your Town" I have to say I really enjoyed it. This...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jun. 10, 2009
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TIME FOR A VICTORY LAP!

People of Pleasanton be proud. This week you stood up to the liberals who voted for Obama. You stood up to the liberals...

Original post made by Privatize on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by deadringer, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 25 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

135,000 NEW Teaching JOBS this summer!!

L.A. Times Reports: Obama's summer jobs plan: work for 600,000 people In a meeting today with the Cabinet, the president...

Original post made by HOPE on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 38 comments | 1678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 1412 Views

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Obama the muslim

From a Vietnam era Marine Corps Pilot--American Airlines pilot: I was at Blockbusters on Saturday renting videos, and...

Original post made by Heidi on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 19 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conservative Academia and Pleasanton

Shocking news from Winkipedia: Blog evidence reveals some startling TRUE facts: 1. 100% of intellectuals and teachers...

Original post made by T.R. Ollman on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 15 comments | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney hosting office hours to assist with DTV switch

The local office of Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host briefings tomorrow and again on Thursday in advance...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:45 am | 17 comments | 1179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Military Families

Pleasanton Military Families, a support group for families of service members, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Chris Miller, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1052 Views
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