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Yet Another Crazy Conservative

On his show, Glenn Beck runs a little conspiracy-theory-meets-Kevin-Bacon-game segment called "In a Nutshell" in which he...

Original post made by Janet on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 1377 Views

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Care to see new results of the War on Poverty's "Head Start" Program?

How's that "Head Start" program doing, you wonder? Remember, it was created in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty"...

Original post made by Janet on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by westsider, on Jan 23, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

TriValleyJobs.com website down or gone?

Does anyone know what happened to the TriValleyJobs.com website? It was been unavailable for the past two days (July 27,...

Original post made by Janet Gates on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 5296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

In light of tonight's earthquake near Pleasanton, the Great California Shakeout that will be held Thursday across the state...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:00 am | 24 comments | 1720 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Staples Ranch initiative--smart move or a blunder?

As you may have heard by now, Planning Commission Chairwoman Anne Fox has dropped off an initiative at the city clerk's desk...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 20, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 18 comments | 3529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

With all the recent burglaries, do you feel safe in Pleasanton?

Over the past few months, we've been reporting on a rash of car and residential burlgaries occurring all around the city....

Original post made by Janet Pelletier, asst. editor for the Pleasanton Weekly on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joey, on Jun 10, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 4829 Views

RESTAURANTS

Yogoholic

I was so excited to see a new shop go into the vintage hills shopping center, and to top it off a yogurt shop. It a nice...

Original post made by Janice on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by P-town Mom, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:53 am | 3 comments | 2600 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pastas.....ick :(

We ate at Pasta's in downtown last night - giving it a second chance after the slow service we received about a month ago....

Original post made by Janie on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Shamus, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 3097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Child Care

Why does the YMCA run some of the child care centers located at the schools? What can we do to change this? I need the care...

Original post made by Janine on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kenny, on Aug 21, 2015 at 8:47 pm | 16 comments | 1273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on Owens at BART, 11/7, 3:00 pm

Does anyone know what happened on Owens Drive at the BART station on Saturday 11/7 around 3:00 pm? Many police cars, officers...

Original post made by Janine Edwards on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2139 Views

SPORTS

AVHS Sports ...no music? no play by play? no fun!

After being told last week that there should be no music or announcing at AVHS athletic events I'm just wondering...

Original post made by Janis Giovacchini on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Hamster, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 57 comments | 3920 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beach Impeach this Sunday 10/7!

There is an event this Sunday, 10/7 at the Berkeley Marina for anyone who's interested: www.beachimpeach.org As this...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Jam, on Dec 17, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 3363 Views

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April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 3510 Views

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Think of the children???

I guess the Yes on Prop 8 people don't always think of the children do they? There's been some really appalling lies coming...

Original post made by Janna on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by baldy, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 217 comments | 7152 Views

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Pimp in Anti-Acorn Film Arrested by FBI

Wow, this guy turned out not to be so upstanding. I'm shocked...NOT! I think he might have every single outfit needed...

Original post made by Janna on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 1111 Views

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'Democratic' is an adjective

For those so grammatically impaired, the word 'Democratic' is an adjective, while 'Democrat' is a noun. If you are describing...

Original post made by Janna on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 13 comments | 1802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why was Lisa's post about religion removed?

Lisa made perfectly valid points and asked good questions. Why are you censoring her PW?...

Original post made by Janna on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure D Question

This may be a dumb question, but I'm wondering why we are allowed to vote on this. If the land is zoned for houses and it's...

Original post made by Jared on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 27, 2010 at 11:45 am | 35 comments | 1632 Views

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Potential Virus Attack

If you get an e-mail entitled "Nude photos of Sarah Palin" don't open it, it could contain a virus. If you get an e-mail...

Original post made by Jarhead on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1489 Views
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