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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 Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sherry W, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay to Play will be a Reality

As a member of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC), I was asked to Chair the Athletics sub committee. In the last few weeks...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 8 comments | 1790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SEX

at what age do we start letting our kids have sexual relationships with their partners??? i'm have two kids in high school...

Original post made by Questioning momie on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by really?, on Mar 10, 2009 at 9:40 am | 9 comments | 1488 Views

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On a roll!

Meet Navina Bernardi, Salinna Grant, Tiffany Garland-Martini and Megan Wiseman. These four young women from Pleasanton and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hi There, on Mar 9, 2009 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on Bernal Saturday?

No mention of this in the newspaper here (of course!), but there was major police/CHP activity on Bernal near Valley Saturday...

Original post made by Where\'s the news? on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 2478 Views

RESTAURANTS

Redcoats

Redcoats is good. It's cozy, the people are nice, and the food is good. The onion rings rock. The pasta primavera is...

Original post made by Ari on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacy, on Mar 9, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 2283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive: Same Old Two Obstructionist Council Members

Watching the Special Council meeting regarding the Staples Ranch and Stoneridge Road extension tonight, the two obstructionist...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 29 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:56 am | 29 comments | 1757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents share concern over parcel tax

As the state continues to negotiate its budget, the Pleasanton Unified School District school board is listening to residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:20 am | 148 comments | 2697 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident on Touriga Drive?

Does anyone know what the commotion was on Touriga at approx. 6:30pm on Weds, Feb 18th? Drunk driver? Medical emergency?...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by stain, on Mar 7, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

The local impact from the breakdown of the financial system is painfully obvious. Our outstanding schools are facing a 9...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRV stuns Falcons in soccer loss

In a stunning upset, the Foothill girls varsity soccer team's Cinderella season ended Saturday night. Foothill coach Ron...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by A former ref, on Mar 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 31 comments | 1589 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Billboard criticizes Simitian cell-phone law

A billboard on the Peninsula, financed by a Pleasanton man, criticizes state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, for authoring...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1618 Views

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Something Free from COMCAST ?

Just received a letter and a recorded phone call from COMCAST telling me that by March 9th they would be going all digital...

Original post made by Kiko on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 22 comments | 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill parents and fans, we should be embarrassed

Last Saturday night, at the end of a game and the end of the season, our lady Falcon soccer team laid on the ground, brokenhearted...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Official, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:56 am | 35 comments | 2777 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is Obama thinking?

Not sure what he's thinking proposing to limit the deductions families can claim for charitable donations, mortgage interest,...

Original post made by huh? on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Socialism just ahead, on Mar 5, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 10 comments | 1496 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Gay marriage doesn't weaken 'traditional' marriage

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4657 posted Friday, October 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 67 comments | 2511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

keep a eye out in muirwood

recently, i have heard of more than just a few car break-in s in muirwood/ highland oaks area. a friends girlfriend had her...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Mar 5, 2009 at 7:33 am | 18 comments | 2222 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 994 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 746 views