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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Verizon vs. T-Mobile in Pleasanton

As they say, YMMV, or Your Mileage May Vary. Verizon coverage has been great for me, and when I do have a problem with something,...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be patient in the mornings!

This morning having dropped my child off at the back of Foothill HS, I was waiting at the traffic lights to go right from...

Original post made by Foothill school mom on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 18, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 418 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Staff vs East Side

Stop Janice Stern, planning manager, and Brian Dolan, Director of Community Development from independently adding 669 ADDITIONAL...

Original post made by East on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whitney's legacy: A gold record

When John Whitney packs up his office next month as he retires as principal of Pleasanton Middle School, he'll be sure to...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Elissa Fox, on Dec 19, 2013 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kick Swalwell out, he Won't help with these phone calls

I have been on the do not call list since nearly day one. I have just gotten the 4th call so far today from people violating...

Original post made by do not call list worthless on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 399 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Should Congress Be Held to the Same Standards?

Regardless of one's political beliefs, the following comments by Rand Paul seem to me to make a lot of sense. He has introduced...

Original post made by Daveg on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Too poor for scammer

Just thought I'd share a funny story and give everyone a heads up about a scam attempt. I was at Dublin Safety last night...

Original post made by Safety Guy on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Safety Guy, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Are we really allowing this to happen?

I was browsing random stories and two days ago, I found this http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2007/09/14/space-travel-comes-to-valley-view-5th-grade....

Original post made by Brandon on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pentin Suggests Using Recycled Toilet Water for Drinking?

It was reported the Vice Mayor Jerry Pentin "... asked staff at a November council meeting about perhaps using recycled water...

Original post made by Matt Morrison on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's History Month, NOW meeting

The Alameda County Tri-Valley chapter of the National Organization for Women (ACTNOW) will hold their March chapter meeting...

Original post made by MJ Casper on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by right, on Feb 27, 2014 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 373 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 372 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Do You Chalk For

Do you want to attend a fun community event? Do you like art? Join us on May 10, 2014 for the Pleasanton Chalk Art Festival....

Original post made by Joanne Bonoan on Dec. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Foothill High School Senior Scholarships—Know a Deserving Student?

Pleasanton North Rotary will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to three lucky Foothill High students. Interested? Know a...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AAUW Offers Scholarship to Local Women

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of AAUW is now accepting applications from college women who will be of junior standing...

Original post made by Joan Leighty on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walmart's Taxpayer Supported Practices Means Subtraction of 100,000 Teacher Jobs

When the facts show that over 6 billion $$$ of taxpayer money goes toward keeping Walmart and its labor practices in business,...

Original post made by Demoralized Educator on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, 22 hours ago | 25 comments | 366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI Raids in Process - State Senator Leland Yee Has Just Been Arrested

Multiple news outlets are reporting that California State Senator Leland Yee has just been arrested by the FBI for public...

Original post made by The raids continue.... on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by about time, on Mar 27, 2014 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is now Ok to slaughter bald eagles...

It is now OK to slaughter bald eagles, among millions of other birds and bats, but let's not harm the snail darter habitat!...

Original post made by b on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Union president Peggy Carpenter now engineering departure of Hart principal?

I was reading the article on the disputed investigation at Walnut Grove. I could not help reading the quote from union president...

Original post made by Here we go again on Mar. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Weekly should ask for more public records requests...

THe Pleasanton Weekly should demand that the District provide all of the Elementary school Wednesday PA announcement texts...

Original post made by Wondering... on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by AnnK9002, on Feb 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 360 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 | 356 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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