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SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself - Deja Vu Anybody?

While cleaning house, I found this letter... how naive the writer was to think a worse time could not come! 27 Jan 2003 Pleasanton...

Original post made by John Adams on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hallelujah! Flashmob at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Mall

A mob took over Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center--and they weren't even shopping. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5792...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 23, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 1643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former employees suing NUMMI as new management seeks to re-open plant

Apparently not everyone is happy with the prospect of the NUMMI plant reopening under new management. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Juanita, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 1643 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blessing the new fruits of the vine

Winery owners and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at Las Positas Winery to bless the first grapes plucked from vines in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bunch of drunken snobs?, on Sep 2, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worst Patch Job on Dublin Canyon Road

What kind of patch job are they doing on Dublin Canyon Road between Foothill Road and The Preserves? This is about the worst...

Original post made by Johnny Gates on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1642 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 | 1642 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Regional employment essentially unchanged since July 2010, survey shows

The number of jobs in the Bay Area has remained flat over the past year, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 13, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 2 comments | 1642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wondering if Towne Center Books still sells Tales from Swankville...?

I want to see what all the fuss was about a few years back... I unfortunately can't call the shop to see if they still sell...

Original post made by Student on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Linda B. , on Sep 9, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 17 comments | 1642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sasha and Malia Obama's Quacker School

Interesting school, Sidwell Friends, that Sasha and Melia Obama attend. The school is based upon Quaker Principals, Diversity,...

Original post made by Friends on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friends, on Aug 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 1641 Views

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Next Alameda County Redistricting Meeting is 6/28/2011

The date and logistics for the next supervisorial redistricting meeting on June 28, 2011 have been posted. No Agenda. No...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big swim meet to attract thousands this weekend

Approximately 2,000 swimmers and their family and friends are expected this weekend at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Swimmer's Parent, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers to face full body scans at Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sister paper Danville Weekly converts to online-only publication

The Danville Weekly, a sister publication to the Pleasanton Weekly, will publish its last print edition Oct. 2 and shift...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Sep 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Pleasanton Weekly asks for your support

The Pleasanton Weekly may seem free, but it's really not. Publishing a newspaper with a staff of journalists and a website...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by NoInterest, on May 11, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tantrum Caught on Film by Student

A Tennessee math teacher became violent in the classroom and a student filmed it (it's on YouTube). There have been some...

Original post made by Sydney on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1640 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

`People are going to hate Obama`

This 10 minute video exposes the real agenda behind Obama. What will it take before Americans declare that we have had enough? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxzjkbrZxxU&feature=...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 20 comments | 1640 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Express Lane Speed Limit???

Does anyone know what the speed limit is on I680 along the Express Lane route? There is exposed and covered 65mph limit signs...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Oct 2, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1640 Views
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