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Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mainstream Media Fears Both Palin and Bachmann: Preview of 2016

The mainstream media is already annointing Hilary Pantsuit Clinton to be the royal successor to his holiness Barack Obama....

Original post made by Libertarian on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Bullies in the Middle East: Forces Netanyahu to Say Uncle

There is little doubt that President Obama can deliver a memorable speech -- the kind that reminds us of why he won the...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 24, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season on Saturday

The Niles Canyon Railway kicks off its spring season with an all steam weekend April 6 and 7. Two trains will run between...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill Rudolph, on Mar 25, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High plant sale today to benefit Special Ed program

The special ed classroom at Foothill High School is having its annual spring plant sale today. Proceeds will support the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mom O2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 846 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly presents Holiday Fund checks totaling $75,433 to 10 nonprofits

Ten nonprofit organizations have received checks from the Pleasanton Weekly 2012 Holiday Fund campaign that raised $75,433.20...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

CVS Pharmacy celebrating opening in Pleasanton's Gateway Center

CVS Pharmacy is celebrating the opening of its new Pleasanton store in Gateway Center with special prizes and prices. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Fredo, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton's Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton have...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 11539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Musical Improv-Puppets of Impulse at Amador Theater!

Creatures of Impulse, Bay Areaís popular teen improv troupe, presents Puppets of Impulse on Tour.† Combining for the first...

Original post made by Celia on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 10, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Dog (Pack), Will Travel

When a person takes a dog for a walk, the beings at both ends of the leash benefit. Fresh air, exercise, exciting new sights...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Escape!

That's not sweat on those exercisers' faces as they pump the pedals of the stationary bicycles -- that's a "sexy glow." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sally R, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

$25 million in city reserves flushed down the drain

So let me understand. The city staff wants to declare Lund Ranch II exempt from Measure PP and allow them to build far more...

Original post made by Care to place bets? on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Happy Talkers Foundation to provide free child developmental screenings today

The founders of the School of Imagination in Dublin and the Happy Talkers Foundation for Autism have teamed up with CBS and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mitch Sigman, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2199 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police searching for man missing for nearly 10 years

Pleasanton police are asking for the public's help to find a man who went missing nearly 10 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by just sayin', on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survivor's stories

While the bulk of people who attempt suicide are suffering from depression or another treatable mental illness -- 90 percent,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation Task Force meets tomorrow

The Pleasanton Historic Preservation Task Force will meet starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in city facilities at...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mr Cheney, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another failure -- Common Core Standards may be dropped?

The Washington Post reports that the so-called Common Core Standards that is supposed to be implemented nationwide next year...

Original post made by Titanic on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 2, 2013 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 W on-ramp work at Foothill?

What is going on with the barriers and the traffic "flow" reconfiguration on the Foothill-San Ramon overpass and the on-ramp...

Original post made by Grace on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on May 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views
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