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AROUND TOWN

The Mark of a True American City

Sometimes people ask me, "How do I know whether or not my hometown is full of liberals or not?" To that I respond, "well,...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Norris, on Feb 16, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 1183 Views

SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 3677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zangle Can't login to register for high school

Is anyone else unable to login in order to register for high school courses? I have the pin and the password....

Original post made by June on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walking is wrong for Pleasanton and America

It's a well known fact that America is a vehicle-based society. Any true American spends at least 50% of his time driving...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage Service Pickup Hours

Am I the only person in town who objects to being rattled awake at 6:15 AM from the Pleasanton Garbage Service trucks? No...

Original post made by Sleepless in P-Town on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:09 am | 9 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto workers union calls for picketing at local Toyota dealers to keep Fremont plant open

Several hundred workers as well as union leaders and state and local elected officials held a rally Friday to begin a campaign...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by No fan of unions, on Feb 15, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

OPINION: Can local government save California?

For those of us serving as elected officials and trying to make government more responsive, the situation couldn't be clearer:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 15 comments | 1597 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Social Security points to ponder

I bet that quite a few folks do not know the specifics about Social Security. Your Social Security   Just in case...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 20 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union vs. management: the Castlewood story

The serene winter-green fairways of its golf courses and stately clubhouse belie a festering management-labor union dispute...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by mary, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 7 comments | 1762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

A couple of months ago, I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by True Tea Party, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F. City College canceling most summer school classes due to budget shortfall

City College of San Francisco is canceling most classes in its upcoming summer session to offset a $12 million budget shortfall,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 1291 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix School Funding - Get Local Control

Join me in supporting an initiative to allow CA school districts local control to raise funds to support their programs....

Original post made by Jeff on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by No way!, on Feb 15, 2010 at 5:44 am | 29 comments | 1566 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Constitutional convention backers claim organized groups blocking them

A Bay Area-based group organizing a statewide effort to call a Constitutional Convention is alleging that it is being stymied...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yo Kelly, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 3434 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raise your hand if you can help Haiti

Pleasanton's Vintage Hills Elementary School families and students raised their hands earlier this month and filled a U-Haul...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Kasey Poet HIllier, on Feb 14, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ValleyCare Medical Center opens new floor with 24 beds

In an effort to serve more patients as well as make their stay a little more pleasant, ValleyCare Health System recently...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1771 Views

SPORTS

References

My son has been attending the HS JV games at Fallon Middle School for the past few weeks and he was approached by this man...

Original post made by Basketball Buff on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 65 comments | 4193 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 10848 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry diddled while NUMMI closed

Many thousands of jobs in Rep Jerry McNerney's 11th Congressional District of CA will be lost as a result of the NUMMI plant...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 42 comments | 4181 Views
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