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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Latest revealing news on Garrido and the kidnapped victim and the children-Horror and grief-Unimaginable

Garridos' neighbours reveal 'Creepy Phil's' drug-fuelled orgies with the hillbillies: By Andrew Malone Last updated at...

Original post made by New news on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Censored, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 11 comments | 2894 Views

SPORTS

WORLD CUP EXTRAVAGANZA

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing...

Original post made by New Soccer Fan on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by MPA, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free childcare at the library?

I am new to Pleasanton and made my first trip to the lovely library on Tuesday afternoon to get my daughter and I our first...

Original post made by new to Pleasanton on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E. Why so much negativity toward teachers?

We recently relocated to Pleasanton because we were impressed with the quality of the schools (on paper). My kids are in...

Original post made by New to town on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 21, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 89 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2012 - Open Posting

Since the Weekly chose to create a "registered only" forum topic, are we allowed to create an open posting version?...

Original post made by newbie on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Immigration reform to begin this year:

By William Branigin Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, August 10, 2009; 3:03 PM President Obama, attending a North...

Original post made by NEXT: on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote Yes on 37 - Unregistered

This is a parallel conversation to the topic created by Susan Stasek in which she was asking people to vote for Prop 37,...

Original post made by Ngo Loon on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by VOTE NO, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher-made Video running for grand-prize in a world-wide video contest:

Dear Readers, I thought you might be interested in my story. I am here to spread some hope in honor of our children and...

Original post made by Nicole D. on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 4 comments | 1699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drop Off Facility from Mohr Elementary to Home

Hello, My Son is going to start Mohr Elementary from this year, August 2011. I was wondering, Do we have any local drop...

Original post made by Niki on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Niles canyon

Does anybody know if Niles Canyon open? I read construction road work is coming. I want to get to Mowry and 880..the fabulous...

Original post made by Niles Canyon on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Nov 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD school fees complaint procedure per AB 1575??

The PUSD has until March 1, 2013 (Friday) to establish policies and communicate procedures on how to complain about school...

Original post made by No communication about this yet? on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Don't understand, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 11 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

No End to Creative Pension Spiking

In recent years the revolving door for promotions to Chief in both fire & police, has been spinning so fast, it's a wonder...

Original post made by No End on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 3322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Important Editorial Regarding California Public Employee Pensions

Please read this extremely important editorial from yeasterday's Contra Costa Times (May 13, 2009). http://www.contracostatimes.com/opinion/ci_12351902?nclick_check=1 I...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 14, 2009 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

No clue on what caused power outage?

Any word from anyone, anywhere on what actually caused the power outage on the west side Saturday night/Sunday am?...

Original post made by No information? on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 425 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E's Electrical Service is 3rd World

Once again we get hit by an extended PG&E electrical outage. This is the forth time this year for us. The previous three...

Original post made by No Juice Again on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 12 comments | 1971 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,099 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 805 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 609 views