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New Park on Foothill an eyesore

The new park/dairy museum the city put tons of money to develope has turned into an eyesore over the last 90 days. It was...

Original post made by erryja on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 7, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 1707 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stripping the Rights of Citizens

Interesting news. I brought this issue up when the local news about Andreas San Diego being moved to FBI's most wanted list...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on May 7, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Why is it that only the left can be offended?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5513 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on May 7, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 41 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reworked beer garden, vendor booths, live music features of this week's First Wednesday street party

First Wednesday is back for the spring and summer season, with the first party kicking off this Wednesday at 6 p.m. downtown. Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Afterthought, on May 7, 2009 at 10:11 am | 13 comments | 1787 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to ask for 20% water use cut, but rates could go up

The City Council will consider a resolution tonight asking Pleasanton residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption by...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will we need Measure G if state Props 1A - 1C pass?

The programs Measure G funds in relation to the PUSD budget passed last March assumes state propositions 1A - 1C succeed....

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2009 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 1278 Views

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Wells Fargo among banks required to raise capital

Read the article: http://www.comcast.net/articles/finance/20090506/US.Banks.Stress.Tests.Results/ It looks like Wells...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on May 7, 2009 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 1458 Views

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In Response to a Typical Liberal Jon Stewart Comment...

Recently Jon Stewart stated that Harry Truman was a war criminal for the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Soon afterward,...

Original post made by Tom on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on May 7, 2009 at 12:21 am | 6 comments | 1333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrong Tax, Wrong Time Rally and March

I am calling on all of us that have investigated all of the issues, have educated ourselves on Measure G, and have firmly...

Original post made by No on G! on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Me too, on May 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 56 comments | 2167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve San Ramon school district's Measure C, 4 other parcel taxes

San Ramon Unified High School District voters today approved Measure C with about 72 percent support. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 6, 2009 at 11:04 pm | 42 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C Passes With 35%

According to an article in the Contra Costa Times by Eric Louie of the San Ramon Valley Times...There are 81,150 registered...

Original post made by Joe on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on May 6, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 22 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes with 72.56 percent

Months of campaigning came to an end Tuesday night as supporters of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Measure...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 6, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

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BART directors appear likely to raise fares on July 1

BART directors signaled Thursday that they probably will raise fares by at least 6 percent on July 1 but they backed away...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 6, 2009 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 1094 Views

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Weather forecast looks good for tonight's First Wednesday street party

Pleasanton is expected to be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain today along with patchy fog in the morning, but clearing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon votes on parcel tax today

Today is the last day for San Ramon voters to get their mail ballots in before counting begins. They face a decision about...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on May 6, 2009 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 1095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G is slated to give 81% of the Parcel Tax to the TEACHERS!!

I was at a parent meeting today for Kindergarten at my neighborhood PUSD elementary school and the group of parents were...

Original post made by Not Convinced on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 6, 2009 at 6:30 am | 48 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 35 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Committee's Hate Mail to the Community

I see the Committee for Measure G spent their weekly advertising allocation (around $900?) on an angry rant entitled "Letter...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 5, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 17 comments | 1332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents scrambling for preschools as Adventure Time announces it will close Thursday

Having just opened in June 2008, Adventure Time preschool located on the Pleasanton school district's headquarters grounds...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1438 Views

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Earthquakes strike overnight in Alameda, Santa Clara counties

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck this morning in Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 5, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 1169 Views
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