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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't bother "Fool" with the facts, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 21 comments | 328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need for scholarships pushes pageant revival

It's been over 20 years since Alameda County has held a pageant, but that is about to change as a "Miss" will be crowned...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:24 am | 20 comments | 1945 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 3347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ayala seeks to block hillside developments

Former Councilwoman Kay Ayala was back before the City Council last Tuesday, this time with another 5,000 signatures on a...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Don, on May 10, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 20 comments | 2489 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

For mayor of Pleasanton: now there are three

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox and former commissioner Mary Roberts plan to challenge Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 26, 2008 at 9:53 pm | 20 comments | 1999 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove Appeal Dismissed For Failure To File Opening Brief

The headline is not mine, but recorded by the 1st Appellate Court in the case of Lin et al. v. City Clerk of the City of...

Original post made by frank on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 26, 2008 at 9:43 am | 20 comments | 1872 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Trust Hosterman, not Brozosky

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4496 posted Friday, September 12,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 22, 2008 at 8:49 pm | 20 comments | 1777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Students Remember 9/11

In contrast to the many ways that our community has remembered 9/11 and the horrific events that occured on that day, Amador...

Original post made by A Close Neighbor on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 20, 2008 at 11:28 am | 20 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappearing Yard Signs

Why are signs related to the upcoming election being STOLEN from people's front yards?? Any ideas? ...

Original post made by A Concerned Voter on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by tolerance seeker, on Oct 13, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHARED SACRIFICE

SHARED SACRIFICE has to be the common thread in any solution to the PUSD budget crisis. At the recent Budget Advisory Meeting,...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by West side observer, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 1923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big decisions to be made at tonight's board meeting

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will face two hot issues tonight: budget cuts and a parcel tax. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

27 reports of tire slashings made with Pleasanton police

Police believe the slashing of several car tires in the northeastern part of Pleasanton happened in a half-hour timeframe...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 20 comments | 1864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton TEA (Taxed Enough ALready) Party!! April 15th!

Pleasae come out and let your voice be heard. This is a Bi-partisan event. Pleasanton TEA Party Date: Wednesday, April...

Original post made by Dr. B on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 20 comments | 2884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

negotiating teachers' contracts

I have done some homework about the process for negotiating teachers' contracts. According to the CTA, school districts and...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Apr 26, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes 3rd place in 'We the People' competition in Washington, D.C.

Amador Valley High School finished third in the national "We the People" competition in Washington, D.C., trailing the first...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 2261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to ask for 20% water use cut, but rates could go up

The City Council will consider a resolution tonight asking Pleasanton residents to voluntarily reduce water consumption by...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 am | 20 comments | 1479 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The People have spoken 5 spending Props FLAMED

Please click on this link http://vote.sos.ca.gov/ for an overview of the state vote totals. Of special note was Prop...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on May 23, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 1829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My observations about people who vote yes on Measure G and those who vote No

Prior to this special election, I did not know which way I would vote on Measure G. I have read the Pleasanton Weekly blogs...

Original post made by Kate on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on May 28, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 20 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Confused parcel tax voter...Please help

I'm reading the campaign ad on page 2 of the recent PW where it says: Feb 2009 Budget Act <$9.7 M> Governorís...

Original post made by Confused Voter on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 20 comments | 1285 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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