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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sculptures are terrific public art

Virtually every time I drive down Main Street, I see groups of people taking pictures of, and with, the sculptures that are...

Original post made by Scott on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To Elizabeth, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 744 Views

SPORTS

Does anyone have an update on the skating rink?

My family is considering relocating to the Pleasanton area and my two boys are HUGE hockey nuts. I have read about plans...

Original post made by Scott on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang wars in Pleasanton?

Seems that Mr. Pickle and Little Caesar have now been joined by McDonalds' Mr. Frappe in the battle for streetcorner cred....

Original post made by Scott on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:57 am | 6 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Palo alto commuter, on Aug 16, 2012 at 7:07 am | 36 comments | 12600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should cemetery on Sunol be a green park?

Watching the City Council meeting on April 6th, several speakers asked the City Council to turn the Odd Fellows old cemetery...

Original post made by Scott Curtis on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 27 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unusual Occurrance But not Maybe

This morning, my wife was on her way to work when she saw a "body" laying on a sidewalk in a small tot lot park near our...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:05 am | 16 comments | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bob Werner Passes

Anyone who knew Bob Werner knew of his infectious smile and his thick white hair. He was a concensus builder, a great supporter...

Original post made by Scott Walsh on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by shadowbozo, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 763 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress

I'm wondering why the republicans keep protecting the rich people stating that they are the ones that create jobs, but there...

Original post made by SCUBAMom on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 43 comments | 1275 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jobs anyone!

WASHINGTON (AP) — New and smaller companies, more than the big multinationals surveyed by the roundtable, tend to drive job...

Original post made by SCUBAMom on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by SCUBAMom, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How much money was spent on the war in Iraq?

Welcome home to our troops who fought for a war that was started to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction it did not have....

Original post made by SCUBAMom on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 986 Views

SPORTS

Proposal of a Golf Tax in California is Unfair and Unjust.

As we begin 2009, a proposal looms in Sacramento that for the first time will tax playing golf in California. This unjust...

Original post made by Sean on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 6 comments | 1840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

he decided to come out of the closet because he wants to become an advocate for gay marriage.

Upon Coming Out, Ken Mehlman Given Anti-Gay Award By Carlos Santoscoy Published: August 26, 2010Outing blogger Mike Rogers...

Original post made by Sean on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Conservative Dating Services?

Welcome to yor premier conservative dating service America. Hannidate Hannity's Internet dating service, "Hannidate",...

Original post made by Sean Hannity on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 951 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train Horn

Why do the train drivers need to honk their horns SO MUCH! I understand that when approaching a crossing it is required...

Original post made by Sench on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by jaycastlewood, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 31 comments | 3883 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Peddler Shop" CHRISTMAS Boutique NOW til 8:00PM

Today is the Sr Center Peddler Shop CHRISTMAS Boutique until 8:00 PM tonight !......I saw all kinds of items for DECOR, ...

Original post made by Senior on Dec. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand Opening of Caremore Center for Medicare Seniors

I'm so glad I attended the Grand Opening of the new Caremore Care Center for Tri-Valley seniors, located in South Rosewood...

Original post made by SENIOR on Oct. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 722 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Only" 17 cents a day

I realize that Pleasanton Weekly doesn't seem to be able to cover costs with advertising, but 17 cents/day to subscribe seems...

Original post made by seniorgrump on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by ???, on Jun 23, 2011 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 1062 Views

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Cholo

I have read many PW threads and Cholo appears in each one, no matter the subject. I think Cholo is really a retired dot...

Original post made by Senorita on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 1772 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,015 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 489 views