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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaign support- $700,000 from the unions to Sbranti

New information from the CA Secretary of State website. A new option, listing "Late expenditures affecting this candidate." The...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on May 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 232 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wieckowski v Hayashi in the 10th Senate District Primary

You can't make this stuff up. Thankfully this is in somebody else's district; if these people were running here in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 283 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions contribute over $1.5 Million to Tim Sbranti's Campaign

Check it out on the CA Secretary of State website: http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/ These union contributions, by themselves,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fire Guy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 668 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Muni union sick-out today; only 1/3 of vehicles running

Lots of problems in SF today because of the union sick-out. If you think this is isolated to SF, think again: It's only...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:32 am | 15 comments | 1102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The election was disappointing for several reasons...

1. Leland Yee is under indictment in federal corruption charges, yet he received 289,000 votes in Tuesday's election for...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules against teacher tenure rules

Vergara vs. California - the Students Matter lawsuit - the challenge to CA teacher tenure rules that effectively prevent...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:17 am | 18 comments | 603 Views

SPORTS

Gavin Newsom, now a sports commentator

I try my best to ignore San Francisco politics and the likes of Willie Brown and Don Perata. But I'm forced to comment on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Dogfather, on Sep 17, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 28 comments | 546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are the recordings?

The school board has yet to post the tape of their last meeting... What is taking them so long? It seems like it takes weeks...

Original post made by Release the recording! on Jul. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 417 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Company Health Insurance Increased by 84%...thanks to Obama/McNerneyCare

For those of you who are still fortunately employed -- despite Obama's and McNerney's efforts to put you on foodstamps --...

Original post made by RememberInNovember on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 846 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do we want a police blotter on Pleasanton Weekly's website?

My answer is a big YES. Did my neighbor hit his wife? Did my doctor get a DUI? It's informative and entertaining. Maybe it’s...

Original post made by Remi on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by iseeRITEthroughYOU, on Sep 28, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 3474 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2275 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Christie Shunned by Republicans, But He Assures Voters His Appetite for Victory Remains Insatiable

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) has still not received an invite to speak at this year's upcoming Conservative Political...

Original post made by Republican Rebounder on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by MYOB, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

You might be a Republican if you believe:

… you think the right to life ends at birth. … you think that corporations have more compassion than humans. … you...

Original post made by Republican Values on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 11 comments | 962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 715 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California View Makes Texans Sick: Rick Perry Goes on the Offensive

The liberal lamestream media hit a new low when the Sacramento Bee published a cartoon that's mocks Gov. Rick Perry's touting...

Original post made by Rescuing America on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 10, 2013 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 917 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Do mountain lions in Pleasanton threaten our safety, and how should we deal with them?

Last year, a mountain lion was killed by government officials, in Pleasanton, because it was deemed dangerous. Later, that...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by notebook battery, on May 4, 2010 at 11:08 am | 12 comments | 5076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti (Stoneridge/680)

I couldn't believe the massive amounts of graffiti off the freeway in North Pleasanton. I moved from Fremont to Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lindsay Wright, on Dec 3, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 28 comments | 2240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident on Touriga Drive?

Does anyone know what the commotion was on Touriga at approx. 6:30pm on Weds, Feb 18th? Drunk driver? Medical emergency?...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by stain, on Mar 7, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2321 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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