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AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a loud boom in Pleasanton around 8:30PM on Friday night?

I was at the Foothill Amador Lacrosse game tonight at Foothill and heard a significant boom around 8:30PM, I got home and...

Original post made by Boom on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by I know, I know!, on May 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 27 comments | 2457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 40 motorists now claim their vehicles hit by pellets on I-680 in Fremont area

More than 40 people have now reported their vehicles were shot with a BB gun within the past month on Interstate Highway...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on May 20, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 5 comments | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1289 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on May 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 1462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Backyard Mystery

Hi, I am trying to find a reasonable explanation for why the beach towels and swim suits I hung up on the clothesline...

Original post made by Member on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on May 20, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger's Threat to Cut 5000 State Worker's Jobs Is a Joke Since There Are Over 334,000 Of Them-

Look at some recent 2007 numbers. http://ftp2.census.gov/govs/apes/07stca.txt The "black plowman" is trying to scare...

Original post made by frank on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Coal Bear, on May 20, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"No on G" guarantees larger class sizes

With the uncertainty about how the governor's May revise will affect next year's school budget, it is hard to know how severe...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on May 20, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 23 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Some Legislators Still Don't Get It

In the Morning Report section of today's (Wednesday 5/20) paper, page AA2, there is an article quoting reactions from several...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 20, 2009 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 9 comments | 1028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back on solid ground

It's been six months since Open Heart Kitchen was facing closure due to lack of funds. And while the economy has sunk deeper...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Community with Heart, on May 19, 2009 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU VOTE TODAY...

Before you vote today, please read this very important editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124259847829628121.html ...

Original post made by Allen on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 19, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 7 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our schools need you!

So many opinions, so many missed facts. I retired after thirty-five years service to the Pleasanton School District and have...

Original post made by Jerry Shelley on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 19, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 1209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lights, camera, action

T Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3788 posted Friday, April 4, 2008, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on May 19, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1332 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where do I vote and when do the polls close?

I live in Pleasanton, is there just one place to vote, or multiple? Do I go to the same place I voted for President? ...

Original post made by Laura on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on May 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

RESTAURANTS

Date Night at Tommy T's

With three busy kids in the house, it's pretty tough for my husband and I to get a date night. But we were granted a furlough...

Original post made by Jill Buck on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 2494 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WSJ: California Reckoning

I think this Wall Street Journal article sums up California's situation quite well. Until our elected officials demonstrate...

Original post made by Pleasanton Dad on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 19, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1258 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Schwarzenegger things we are "confused and angry"

During a press conference on Monday, surrounded by San Jose fire department union supporters, Gov. Schwarzenegger explained...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 19, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 10 comments | 1289 Views

SPORTS

Kenyans dominate men's Bay to Breakers 12k run in hot San Francisco yesterday

An estimated 62,000 runners and rompers took over San Francisco's streets during a particularly hot Bay to Breakers 12k run...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 19, 2009 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I went to Harvest Park a long time ago but it still has one great teacher I know is still there

Mr. Bowen was a science teacher when my 'I don't need school since I'm going to be a professional baseball player' attitude...

Original post made by Harvest Park Alum on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on May 19, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1378 Views
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The air board gets an ear full from residents
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 596 views

Tax Day
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 311 views

Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 120 views