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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

Its { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 2396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Blowback: Recent Ratings Turn Fox News into a Skunk

Mainstream media outlets are reporting that Fox News recently had its worst primetime ratings in the coveted 25-54 demo since...

Original post made by She\'s been my light on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 833 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOX throws Sarah under the bus: Becomes just another lamestreamer media outlet

Real Clear Politics was the first to report with glee that Palin who reportedly signed a $1 million-a-year contract with...

Original post made by She\\\'s been my light on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 970 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Martin Luther King Day...But Shhh...Dont' mention that he was a Republican

Notice how public schools and the media hide the fact that MLK was a Republican. Let's just keep this secret hidden they...

Original post made by Shhh... on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee spiking of retirements must be stopped

A must read editorial today at www.ContraCostaTimes.com on stopping the practice of 'spiking ' to build up pensions from...

Original post made by Shirley on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 27, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 14 comments | 1210 Views

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DOJ and ATF Botch Mexican Firearm Plot

It's hard to believe Dept of Justice and Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, and Firearms could be so inept and plot that never should...

Original post made by Shock and Shame on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Porky, on Sep 7, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 12 comments | 882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. Times investigative report

A friend of mine sent me the following L.A. Times article which I found shocking and sad. Shocking because the article discusses...

Original post made by Shocked on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Centerpoint Child Care cited for State for tying up 2 year old, police are investigating

The State's Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing Division has cited Centerpoint Child Care on Valley/Busch...

Original post made by Shocked on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton's Pension Situation for Dummies

I've been reading the PleasantonWeekly.com posts regarding the Pleasanton entitlement situation so I decided to research...

Original post made by Shoot_The_Messengers on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill F, on Jan 14, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 168 comments | 6597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golfing Grandpas Parking

Golfing Grandpas have recently started parking in coveted spaces, as the central spot for carpooling to their golf courses,...

Original post made by Shopper on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jul 16, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita & Valley traffic jams???

The four-way gridlock was a fxxxxxx nightmare noon MON. apparently the lights were out. But why did the light continue to...

Original post made by Shopper on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district spends $10,000 on fancy television and iPads

Yesterday, I read in the newspaper that though instructional hours have been cut, the school district had the audacity to...

Original post made by Shopping Spree on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 83 comments | 3449 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media Suppresses Truth: Afraid of Obama's Persecution?

It is possible that the Obama administration's ruthless and unprecedented oppression of American media is having its effect....

Original post made by Shout Freedom on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on May 25, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

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Shame on the unions

This is getting pathetic. I sure hope it doesn't portend things to come: http://hjta.org/california-commentary/latest-intimidation-tactic-public-relations-disaster-unions Lat...

Original post made by Sigh on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Aug 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE e-waste Collection

Dublin GMC Buick Pontiac 4400 John Monego Court Dublin,94568 Saturday April 26th 10:00am-4:00pm All e-waste and...

Original post made by Simi on Apr. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bone Marrow Drive TODAY and next Saturday at Amador Valley

GO to Amador to swab! The CACC is holding a Bone Marrow Donor Drive TODAY between 9-1 @ the Amador Valley High School Theater....

Original post made by Simone on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Budget Cuts - an alternative

An idea: There is going to be a huge impact on our schools because of school budget uncertainty in CA. Current Proposed...

Original post made by Simple Solution on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Guy, on Feb 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 2479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville Weekly post Tri-Valley University fraud conviction story (which is mysteriously absent on Pleasanton Weekly site)

Embarcadero Media is the company controlling the Pleasanton Weekly and Danville Weekly. The Danville Weekly on its Danville...

Original post made by Sing Like a Canary on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sing Like a Canary, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:22 am | 1 comment | 288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Police Biased Against Single Fathers

Dad has custody of child for a year while mom parties and runs around the state on a Harley. Dad gives mom 1/2 custody...

Original post made by Single Father on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Been there, done that., on Jun 25, 2011 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 4090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2360 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,065 views

More changes coming to ValleyCare
By Tim Hunt | 16 comments | 584 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 9 comments | 549 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 483 views