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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking at Walnut Creek shopping center

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Great police work!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1857 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Christian warriors" preparing to fight the Antichrist.

DETROIT (AP) It started inside a trailer home in rural Michigan, where a small family gathered before bed for prayer. Years...

Original post made by Martin on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

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Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Obits

Mavis Mae Williams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6729 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Friend of Evelyn, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1457 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 787 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scouts wrap it up today at Northern California Jamboree at fairgrounds

More than 15,000 Scouts, leaders and families are continuing their giant Northern California Jamboree today at the Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scouter John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day special: Recyclers at work

The best part about handling the recycling at Pleasanton Middle School is that it earns money for the school and is good...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO's new Terminal 2 set to open next spring

For those who use San Francisco International Airport and wonder just how long it will tke to complete the Terminal 2 renovation,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kinder. Gentler?-NOT, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Register for Hike for Hope

Hike for Hope will be a hike like no other. This non-competitive memorial hike will take place from 9 a.m. to noon May 1...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1095 Views

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Former Tri-Valley physician, David Denmead, M.D., has passed

Dr. Denmead was an outstanding physician in this community for many years. I was sorry to hear of his passing. http://www.weertsfh.com/obituary.html?id=1786 ...

Original post made by M on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced Quality Care for Veterans Act

Apr 29, 2010 (Congressional Documents and Publications Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today introduced...

Original post made by Ron on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by We the people, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 722 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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Republican Advantage in 2010 Voting Enthusiasm Shrinks

From the Gallup Poll website: http://www.gallup.com/poll/127700/Republican-Advantage-2010-Voting-Enthusiasm-Shrinks.aspx PRINCETON,...

Original post made by Leon on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1830 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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