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AROUND TOWN

"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Local! Give The Mouse A Furlough And Shop Closer To Home

We shoppers irk local merchants when, despite layoffs, bankruptcies and shortage of government revenue accompanying the sharpest...

Original post made by Local Shop Owner on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Mar 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 3119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Politics and IOC

This sums up on how much influence America has. Even Obama and all his charisma cannot turn the tide... "The race for...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jon H, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Times,Tri-Valley Herald and Independent all Endorse No on D

The Independent endorsement No on Measure D was done previously. Today the Tri-valley Herald and the Valley Times also...

Original post made by long time resident on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stacey's Neighbor, on May 30, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 38 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Best Kept Secret in Pleasanton - Not even covered by our Pleasaton Weekly!

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as redundant by same poster.)...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Firehouse Arts Center, on Dec 19, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 39 comments | 5744 Views

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Mayor Thorne - Great Job for Pleasanton

Dear Mayor Thorne - There are many of us here in Pleasanton that think you are doing a great job. Keep up the good work!!!!...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 104 Views

AROUND TOWN

The New Berry Patch Store

shopped and purchased an item for a bridal shower today The store was nice but kinda sparse as far as merchandise goes....

Original post made by longtime resident on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Liz at the berry patch, on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Echo...Echo...Echo...Chamber

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echo_chamber_(media) Regarding this condition arising in online communities, participants may...

Original post made by Look Familiar? on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a NEW MAYOR

Pleasanton's Mayor Jerry Thorne recently penned a Guest Opinion: City of Planned Progress: Fighting for local land use control....

Original post made by Looking for a new Mayor on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 27, 2014 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where Are The Parents? Episode 4,183

It seems there is a news item, almost on a daily basis, that causes one to ask "Where are the parents?" Today's episode...

Original post made by Loon Patrol on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:15 am | 7 comments | 1857 Views

SPORTS

Amador Girls Softball Defeats Top Ranked Cal Hi

Maggi Horn, late to the game due to an AP Stats test, decicded to take matters into her own hands to help her team beat the...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on May. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adopt A Pet This Weekend!

Visit Valley Humane Society this Saturday, June 12th 11am-5pm and Sunday, June 13th 11am-3pm for our SPECIAL ADOPTATHON EVENT...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Liquor store sign on Cycle Pro

I was just in the new CyclePro bicycle shop on Main Street in the old Liquor store location. Nice to have the space filled!...

Original post made by Lorraine on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 8 comments | 2045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know the disposition of the charges against Cody Hall's dad?

I drive by the accident site almost every day and hope that this father isn't getting away with anything as I blame the parents...

Original post made by lorraine on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1136 Views
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