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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 | 1203 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 | 1503 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 | 2767 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 | 1372 Views

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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 | 1036 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 | 1023 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 | 1748 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 | 1208 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 | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air quality alert today rules out burning logs in fireplace Thanksgiving Day

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could face...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 19 comments | 1654 Views

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Deadline tomorrow for applications to many Cal State colleges

With tomorrow the deadline for applying for admission to many of California's state colleges, admissions are becoming increasingly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Chola Sista, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 19 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest passenger in pickup truck parked alongside Hart Middle School today

Pleasanton police arrested a woman passenger but released the male driver after searching their pickup truck that was parked...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Solicitors need a license, on Dec 7, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 1584 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Passengers praise heightened airport security despite longer waits

Passengers arriving on international flights at San Francisco International Airport Monday said they were glad for increased...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 19 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman accused of taking $900K from Pleasanton company

Pleasanton police arrested a resident of Walnut Creek Wednesday for embezzling $900,000 from a Pleasanton company over the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Rob, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 19 comments | 2535 Views

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Fair and Balanced Use of Waterboarding

Fair and Balanced - Bill O'Reilly of Fox News jokes about having the CIA kidnap Reid and Pelosi and then waterboard Pelosi....

Original post made by No Spin Zone on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by sickened and angry, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:25 am | 19 comments | 962 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union, Castlewood agree to continue negotiations; today's possible lockout avoided

The union that represents an estimated 60 part-time and full-time hourly workers at Castlewood Country Club said today the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dismayed, on Feb 23, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 19 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Know the Law, Right?

The law regarding public notification of public school contract negotiations. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=03001-04000&file=3547-3547.5 " 3...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 1362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council members chosen to write ballot arguments for and against Oak Grove development proposal

City Council members have been chosen to write arguments in favor and against a ballot referendum to be voted on June 8 that...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't buy the hype, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1258 Views

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If you still think this is not a progressive agenda

So-called health care reform is the lynchpin of the progressive agenda, take the politicians at their own word. Occasionally,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 19 comments | 1242 Views

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"Obama Budget Proposal Likely to Decrease Charitable Contribution by Billions"

Quick... think about one of your favorite charities. For our family, it is Homeward Bound Goldens ... an amazing Golden...

Original post made by Mark on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments | 916 Views
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Answering questions from my last blog on the cemetery
By Roz Rogoff | 83 comments | 1,898 views

Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 904 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 621 views