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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

AMERICAN FATHERS

I took my son backpacking for the first time, all weekend. It was grueling, we were eaten my mosquitoes, and today Iím at...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by No Thanks, on Jul 1, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 9 comments | 1251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Foothill High School, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 11 comments | 1550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of top 1500 U.S. High Schools

I came across a Newsweek article that is from June 8, so I'm not sure if it's already been discussed/looked at, but I figured...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 24 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park district lays out components of land use plan for Ridge

Roughly 80 people attended a Monday land use plan meeting for the Pleasanton Ridge, the first in what East Bay Regional Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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Three local sites make 'Best Family Campgrounds' list

Three of the East Bay Regional Park District's campgrounds were named the best in the nation for park amenities, outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1003 Views

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CONFLICTS ON THE TOWN SQUARE FORUM: What to do?

I noticed on a lot of threads that people get upset when discussions get involved and emotional. Some people have even suggested...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 10 comments | 1398 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

22,000 pot plants seized in Sunol

Alameda County sheriff's deputies have found more than 22,000 marijuana plants at the biggest outdoor growing operation the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:30 am | 10 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Problems

With this hot weather we are seeing a large increase in ants and spiders; and, now we hear that the neighbors have subterranean...

Original post made by Judi on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tauscher confirmed for top U.S. arms control post

10th District Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher (D-Alamo) has been confirmed by the Senate as under secretary for Arms Control...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by BLT, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meeting NOT on web OR T.V. tonight??

E-mail form PUSD: June 29, 7:08 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, tonight's meeting cannot be televised or webcast live....

Original post made by Arnold on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jun 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 11 comments | 1197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Low flying helicopter

Greetings, At night, 2 times this week and atleast 1 time every week previous I see a low flying helicopter. It flies...

Original post made by Sam on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Nathan L., on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 1409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan to launch her campaign for Congress at noon today

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose 15th District includes a part of Pleasanton, will launch her campaign for Congress...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Gary Clift, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1205 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART contracts extended to July 9 for 2 of 3 unions

With two days before BART's union contracts expire, BART management has agreed to extend labor contracts with employees of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Al Gore to be sued by Weather Channel Founder and 30,000 scientists...and MSM won't even cover this!

The Weather Channel Founder, John Coleman, along with 30,000 scientists are suing Al Gore for his global warming claims ......

Original post made by amy on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Ditto, on Jun 30, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 1671 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rally brings in more than $13,500 for Pleasanton schools

Dozens of families and school employees gathered at the "I Love Pleasanton Schools" rally Thursday night at Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Here, here!, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 42 comments | 1655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara Grand Jury says school officials are overpaid

Sound familiar? "Many school superintendents and board members in Santa Clara County are paid too much in health benefits...

Original post made by Sound familiar? on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Was I foolish to move back to Pleasanton?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5759 posted Friday, June 12, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by True?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 52 comments | 1977 Views
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