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AROUND TOWN

Feature Film Casting still seeking a few good men- LAST DAY!

FEATURE FILM CASTING CALL *LAST CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL MALES* *paid extras, very few positions still available in following...

Original post made by Casting Director on Mar. 23, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 756 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 | 756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Health care can be solved without rushing to socialized medicine

Regarding Congressman Jerry McNerney's opinion piece published Aug. 28, "Reform must be built on current system, let people...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama/PelosiCare: "Buy a $15k Policy or Go To Jail" (!)

Unbelievable. Is this the America you're familiar with? Does a big, bad insurance company have the power to do this?...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Some dried seafood products recalled

Consumers should check their refrigerators and pantry shelves after a food distributor issued a voluntary recall of certain...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Cynic, on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 755 Views

AROUND TOWN

ARTS Salon Monday October 24th 7pm

Join us for exciting conversaton and salut to the arts: Literature Music Art Theater Opera Dance You do it, love...

Original post made by Claudia Hess on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 19, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have you seen me?

Has anyone lost a young in or around the general downtown area in the past month or so? This cat has long white fur is quite...

Original post made by Lost Cat on Jan. 21, 2012
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why close the story on Health Care facilities to comments?

Q.Is The Weekly afraid too many people would care about that topic? Having the comments is one of the reasons this venue...

Original post made by Why close a story on Health Care to comments? on Mar. 30, 2012
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to delay scheduled fare increase in 2012

BART directors voted Thursday to delay the agency's next regularly scheduled fare increase in 2012 after receiving unexpected...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Human Services Commission meets tonight

City of Pleasanton's Human Services Commission will meet tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Don Wilson, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART ridership drops nearly 10% in year's 3rd quarter

BART's average weekday ridership declined by nearly 10 percent in the most recent quarter compared to the same period a year...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 1 comment | 752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is the Holiday Hometown parade tonight going to be televised?

I remember seeing the parade on channel 30 in previous years - but can't find any info on it for this year. My kids want...

Original post made by Erika Beratlis on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The first ad that made Massachusetts take notice of Scott Brown...

Thought you'd like to see this. By the way, Scott Brown's message of lowering taxes to improve the economy is what our CA...

Original post made by Roy on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cosmo, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brentwood, Dublin lead in commission's report on quality roadways

The quality of the pavement on an average street or road in the Bay Area has improved slightly in recent years, but the struggle...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 752 Views
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