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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador High musician joins jazz summer tour

Traveling to four cities in 10 days and playing with a prestigious jazz band comprised of talented high school performers...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by gen1us, on Aug 24, 2010 at 8:39 am | 3 comments | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for a pediatrician

Hi, We moved to Pleasanton in July and look for a pediatrician for my 8 yr. old kid. Any recommendation! THANK YOU. ...

Original post made by Ays on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1500 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Soaring Public (employee) Health Tab

From the WSJ Government pension liabilities have been in the news, but an even more urgent problem is the skyrocketing...

Original post made by Soaring Public Employee Medical Costs on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:23 am | 11 comments | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vodka Blimp

Why is there a blimp advertising VODKA flying around Pleasanton? It flies directly over the schools. The kids see it. ...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton post office to stay open late tonight for tax filers

Unfortunately, I actually relied on correct information from this article. Unlike many people, I refuse to give the government...

Original post made by Tea Party Time on Apr. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Barbara Jane McWilliams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5644 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on May 31, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney votes for resolution to pull out of Afghanistan

Congressman Jerry McNerney (Pleasanton, 11th) voted today in favor of the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution, directing the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 1499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1499 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Not Yet Are We a Godless Nation!

. Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing...

Original post made by Marvin on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 7, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

MAN FLEEING DEPUTIES CRASH INTO TREE IN PLEASANTON

Man fleeing deputies crashes into tree in Pleasanton By Sophia Kazmi Contra Costa Times Posted: 08/12/2010 04:53:36...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Aug. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for Veterans Day parade despite intermittent showers

Despite intermittent showers, several hundred turned out yesterday for the 14th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day parade on...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Nov 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1499 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Metropolitan Opera star at Las Positas College tonight

Opera fans only have to go to Las Positas College to enjoy "A Night at the Met." Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/02/04/metropolitan-opera-star-at...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by noor khondokar, on Feb 25, 2016 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1499 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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