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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has the Parcel Tax become a Social Tax?

With the upcoming launch/rally for raising $2.8 million for "I Love Pleasanton Schools", will we have turned what was a private...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

California AG Brown sues Pleasanton over housing cap

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday sued the City of Pleasanton to remove its "draconian and illegal" limit on...

Original post made by Carlos C on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:48 am | 19 comments | 1345 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bumper Sticker Funnies...

With all the personal attacks from both the right and the left which seem to dominate the posts and comments on this web-site...

Original post made by Rita on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 23, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I am not a Racist Pledge:

It's time for conservatives to speak out about race. I am not a Racist Pledge: http://iamnotaracist.wordpress.com/ Proudly...

Original post made by Conservative on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Get it Right., on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 19 comments | 1453 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White House: 'War on terrorism' is over

Boy, was I glad to read this headline. Here's the rest of the right-speak if you are interested. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/06/white-house-war-terrorism-over/?f...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Reported, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 19 comments | 1171 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Farmer Restaurant

Has anyone tried The Farmer Restaurant located in the Pleasanton Hotel yet? I've driven by on my way home from work and it...

Original post made by Brittany on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Nov 6, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 2984 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASE don't take dogs to Farmer's Market

Claudette McDermott posted: "We actually took our dog to walk Farmer's Market and she loved it, was well behaved so I was...

Original post made by fresh produce shopper on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 19 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Registration Nightmare

Has any else experienced the scheduling nightmare that we have with respect to our children getting their class schedules...

Original post made by Seriouslyfolks on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by amadormom, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 1999 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Homeowners along First and Second streets and others in the area called Old Towne voiced concerns last week over plans by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jetson, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 19 comments | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech to schoolkids

I was surprised there is no thread discussing the Obama speech to schoolkids and (now pulled) suggested lesson plan on "what...

Original post made by Education_is_Local on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 19 comments | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joe Wilson is an American hero!

It's great that after all the past 8 years of lies and distortions and outright criminality someone finally stood up and...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by sat, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:57 am | 19 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dems vs. Repub

On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during Bush's two terms. While Bush...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 19 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers needs to watch what they say in class

Recently, my child came back from AVHS and told me that one of the teachers makes 'joking' statements like "Asians don't...

Original post made by Proud American on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stand up, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 19 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

When will 99 Ranch Market open?

Anybody know when the 99 Ranch Market is due to open in the Rose Pavilion? I can't wait! I love their seafood. ...

Original post made by Mah on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Miranda, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:10 am | 19 comments | 2599 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Challenge - Use One Name

Given the often heated nature of the discussions on these boards, it would be great to see people pick one name to post under...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 30, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 19 comments | 1312 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Setting The Example

I recently heard that Senators and Congressmen/women as well as Obama himself dodged the question of whether they would 'take...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeanne, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:29 am | 19 comments | 986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi wins 10th Congressional District race with 53% of votes

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi comfortably defeated his four opponents in a special general election yesterday for an open U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 19 comments | 947 Views

SPORTS

District attorney opens investigation into charge Pleasanton coach slugged, injured County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office yesterday was looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by lulu, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney plans 3rd annual 'Holiday cards for our troops' program

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has announced his third-annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program in honor...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 19 comments | 1140 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Round Table Pizza closes its Main Street parking lot to downtown shoppers

Bah! Humbug! Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2989 posted Sunday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by shame on PW, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1277 Views
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