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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percussionists beat all

The Amador Valley High School winter percussion team took first place in the Northern California Percussion Association (NCPA)...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1376 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have debuted several radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 24 comments | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

An open letter to "Teresa" the librarian who just ripped a kid's head off

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff)...

Original post made by MAG on Sep. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1376 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commissioners OK homes near Foothill High

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has voted unanimously to approve development of four custom home lots on Foothill Road,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on May 5, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 14 comments | 1376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS grad named college conference's top freshman

Pleasanton native Nick Goldstein earned California Pacific Conference Freshman of the Year honors after his first season...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2014
Last comment by Matt Simmons, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Hopefully I'm not the only one a little bothered by this notion...Do we need a whole new generation suffering from side effects...

Original post made by J on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need a dentist

I am new to the area. Can anyone recommend a family dentist?...

Original post made by Teeth on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our dentist, on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:59 am | 13 comments | 1375 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nancy Pelosi helps her friends!!!

It appears that the Healthcare bill is a good thing as long as you are not one of Nancy Pelosi's friends. http://hotair.com/archives/2011/05/17/1-in-5-of-latest-obamacare-w...

Original post made by Rita on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nancy, on May 18, 2011 at 11:39 pm | 20 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Airport face-off

An ambitious plan to rezone and modernize the Livermore Municipal Airport (LVK) will go before city planners and eventually...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by a local, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:02 am | 17 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bank held up at gunpoint, says witness

A masked, gun-wielding man held up Comerica Bank on Crow Canyon Place in San Ramon on Thursday, according to police and a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gil, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:22 am | 11 comments | 1374 Views
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