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SCHOOLS & KIDS

RE: Building community takes a village

I applaud Margaret Fuquea's courageous letter to the editor in today's Pleasanton Weekly. I too am considered a second class...

Original post made by Ro on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 4 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened on Foothill Rd last night???

There was yet another wreck on Foothill Rd. last night. I have heard from some teenagers that it was because of this stupid...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Deadman's curve, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1696 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks to merge personnel agencies, saving $5.8-million

Taking action to trim government bureaucracy and save California taxpayers millions of dollars, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr....

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 11, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 1696 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sample Livermore Valley's best wine this Labor Day weekend

The Livermore Valley Wine Country's annual Labor Day weekend Harvest Celebration is back for its 29th year. From noon to...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by wotnwinelover, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 4 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1695 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to give healthcare to significant others of homosexual government workers

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_gay_benefits...

Original post made by Cindy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm?, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1695 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Texas to Companies: Come One Come All!!!

We have yet another story of Texas freedom. Freedom to pollute, freedom to maintain unsafe workplaces, freedom to store...

Original post made by TP Revival, Today Not Tomorrow on Apr. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quan defeats Perata to become next mayor of Oakland

City Councilwoman Jean Quan has been named the unofficial winner in Oakland's mayoral race, a spokesman for the Alameda County...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Weekly cuts off discussion, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Booms in P-town this morning

Has anyone else heard the 2 or 3 loud booms this morning? I am off Vineyard and it was enough to startle me and get the...

Original post made by Jumpy on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Pleasanton Valley Resident, on Mar 11, 2012 at 1:28 am | 5 comments | 1695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short meeting with Chinese delegation here to look at NUMMI plant options

Alameda County supervisors Tuesday cut short their meeting with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for keeping...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by RedHead, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board selects Fremont assistant suprintendent to head its schools

Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3997 posted Thursday, April 29, 2010, 4:41...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by It's fremont's HUGE LOSS, on May 13, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged

Originally posted: July 29, 2009 Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged Syndicated talk show host...

Original post made by Combs on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California to face an additional 25.4 billion dollar deficit in the next 19 months.

Get ready folks because Democrat governor Jerry Brown and his democrat legislature will be forced to do some deep cutting...

Original post made by Einstein on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 12, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 12 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing tonight on countywide transportation projects

The Alameda County Transportation Commission is holding a series of community meetings Thursday through Nov. 2 to gain public...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Oct 27, 2011 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 1694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown needs our help

We keep hearing that the recession is on the wane and to measure the sales reports of several of the major department store...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by No Plan, on Jan 19, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney to hold 'Congress at Your Corner' event here Friday

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a "Congress at Your Corner" discussion from 2-3 p.m. Friday at the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sal, on Jun 30, 2011 at 10:42 am | 12 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

TEA Partier arrested after shooting at GLSEN offices in DC

If my headline was yesterday's headline, do you suppose NBC Nightly News would devote just 17 seconds to the story? Do you...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Pension Problem

Unfunded Pension Liabilities represent an important financial issue facing our state, cities, and NOW are school districts....

Original post made by More Money on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 11 comments | 1693 Views
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