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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dances or Fun Events

I am wondering how many parents and students would prefer that middle schools have a fun event, (whatever, carnival-like...

Original post made by Nancy on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Jun 10, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 2230 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This Website Has Been Taken Over

Just an observation... This website used to be primarily about local issues. When Bush was in office, there was hardly...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by sheerluck_holmes, on Jun 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1218 Views

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Does Equitable Always Mean Ethical And Compassionate?

When looking into a public healthcare option - on any level - it is vitally important to ask one question: Does equitable...

Original post made by Reality on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Phoebe, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:55 am | 21 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police fine 6 Pleasanton businesses for selling liquor to minors

Officers conducting an underage decoy sting in Pleasanton last Wednesday fined six businesses suspected of supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission Wednesday night granted Barone's restaurant its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who is Cholo?

Cholo, Would you mind filling us in here? A) I assume you may be of Mexican Heritage? B) Are you employed? C)...

Original post made by Question? on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 21 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looks like the Weekly in Chief has swayed the fourum WAY toy the right...

Need I say more? Dozens of posts I see have been removed the last several weeks, posted by dozens of community members. If...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by You, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 21 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Station to nowhere?

Pleasanton residents who have witnessed the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station taking shape in the middle of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 21 comments | 1591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist allegedly strikes car on way to school

A 14-year-old boy allegedly struck the side of a car Monday morning on the way to school, according to Pleasanton police....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 21 comments | 1230 Views

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Politics and IOC

This sums up on how much influence America has. Even Obama and all his charisma cannot turn the tide... "The race for...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jon H, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 1013 Views

SPORTS

Falcons face Cal High Friday after weekend win over Monte Vista

The Foothill Falcons will face Cal High this weekend, coming off a satisfying 41-37 win against Monte Vista High Friday night....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jehy, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:33 am | 21 comments | 1772 Views

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Intercollegiate Athletics subsidy by UC Berkeley

At a time when the University is hurting for money, I find it incredible that they still spend millions of dollars a year...

Original post made by Ptown Resident on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:01 am | 21 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support McNerney's healthcare reform

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5966 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 21 comments | 1122 Views

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TV camera OKd for Prop. 8 trial that starts next Monday

A federal judge in San Francisco announced Wednesday that he will allow television broadcasting of a trial that begins next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 21 comments | 1307 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's outdoor ice rink closes today

Pleasanton's outdoor ice skating rink closes tonight after a near-two-month run on a portion of the Civic Center and Library...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 17, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 21 comments | 1088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 2803 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured on Sunol's Kilkare Road

A bicyclist suffered major injuries in a collision with a vehicle yesterday in unincorporated Alameda County near Sunol,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sunolian, on Feb 12, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 21 comments | 1603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS teacher Daniel Bradford accuses Pleasanton PTA Council President of teacher bashing

Here's what Daniel Bradford wrote: I've had a belly full of the teacher-bashing that goes on in the Pleasanton Weekly....

Original post made by PTA member on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 2238 Views

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Description of McNerney: "Anti-American, Traitor, Spineless, Sell-Out"...

McNerney, Your "yes" vote will destroy America. We cannot afford it. It will make healthcare much worse. It will bankrupt...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 21 comments | 893 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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Political posturing about water
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Backpacked with care is back
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