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AROUND TOWN

Challenge to the Mayor

Where viewscapes are negatively impacted by a proposed structure, cities often employ two ladder fire trucks to act as an...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 349 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 Cars Per Green Light

Mike Tassano - wondering why the signage for the metering light that controls traffic entering southbound i680 from Bernal...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Sep 1, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 9 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Seconds versus 8 Seconds

Today was the first time I have seen the metering light at Bernal/i680 on a 4 second cycle. The fastest cycle time before...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 3, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 913 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Tennis Park Trash

While walking my dog Sunday, I found mounds of trash left in the park from the previous day's birthday parties. A poor park...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 440 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paseo Santa Cruz

Walking across Valley this morning, my dog and I were force to run for the traffic island as a car accelerated toward us...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by DUMB BICYCLIST, on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 400 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Conservative Republicans Huting The Party?

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 By Bill O'Reilly First of all, we believe that two vibrant political parties are necessary...

Original post made by Bill O\'Reilly on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1166 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 2839 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This is beyond belief!!!

This is how the lib media is reporting the fatal shooting of an off duty police officer in Chicago who had just returned...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by m, on May 25, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama continues to blame others!!!

Even the liberal and state controlled media are beginning to notice that Obama does absolutely nothing other than blame others...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2010 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 871 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Get ready for a double dip recession!

Looks like Obama's strategy of spending our way out of debt is not going to work and we will fall back down into another...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Clueless, on May 25, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 903 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And this is the best we could come up as our number two leader????

After reading this I sure wish President Obama continues to have good health and kicks the cigarette habit. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/25/list-bidens-political-b...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2010 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Birds of a feather!!

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Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

PGS Rate Hike = 28%; Pleasanton Water Rate Hike = ?

PGS rates just increased 14%; when curbside recycling is implemented, should you opt for the larger garbage bin, your rate...

Original post made by Billie on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barney, on May 4, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FACT CHECK: No "death panel" in Health Care Bill

Just posted by the AP: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090810/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_end_of_life_q_a_2 As you can...

Original post made by Billie on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Fact Check, on Aug 11, 2009 at 11:02 am | 11 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staples Ranch "Neighborhood Park"?

The Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting tomorrow evening (August 27, 2009) to discuss the Staples Ranch Neighborhood...

Original post made by Billie on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 1496 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Livermoron, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 15 comments | 1845 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

To the PW Forum Editors

Pleasanton Weekly, The initial thread on the article "Hosterman names City Council colleague Cook-Kallio as vice mayor,...

Original post made by Billie on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Heavy Handed, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views
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Dangers Underground
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 652 views

Ballot Follies, and the great Candidate Challenge
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Major progress on unique housing proposal
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Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Experiences
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 363 views