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AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Actresses Wanted for The Vagina Monologues

Auditions for Tri-Valley Haven's fourth annual production of the Vagina Monologues are from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mulva, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 27 comments | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPIE Boycotts Castlewood CC?

PPIE has moved their annual luncheon from Castlewood to the Hilton eight days before the event. Angela Ramirez Holmes (Democrat...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 1858 Views

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Should cemetery on Sunol be a green park?

Watching the City Council meeting on April 6th, several speakers asked the City Council to turn the Odd Fellows old cemetery...

Original post made by Scott Curtis on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 27 comments | 1552 Views

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Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About the CORE fundraising

This is something to think about: they are asking for 150 dollars per student, and PUSD is counting on that money for...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 19, 2010 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: These community leaders urge a No vote on Measure D

The natural contours of our southeast hills are a priceless asset to our community. If we allow the hilltops to be graded,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 1050 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Muslims moving to Hacienda

The Muslim Community Center of the East Bay has found a permanent home in Pleasanton in Hacienda Business Park. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 8, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 27 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 1318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hamer time!!!!

ABC News projects that Hamer wins....

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:38 am | 27 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Torlakson praises new federal school lunch guidelines, though policy lacks funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has praised proposed stronger federal school meal nutrition standards,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 27 comments | 1179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs 2-story addition to Val Vista home

After a two-hour-long exchange of words, Rodney and Trina Lopez won the City Council's approval to add a second floor to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 27 comments | 2468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2252 Views

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The Pleasanton Weekly asks for your support

The Pleasanton Weekly may seem free, but it's really not. Publishing a newspaper with a staff of journalists and a website...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2011 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1647 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fair Tax - National Sales Tax

While it's not currently a hot topic, what do people out there think about a national sales tax (often referred to as Fair...

Original post made by Me Too on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Boner, on May 25, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 27 comments | 1608 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 1254 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 4975 Views

AROUND TOWN

how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 30, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 27 comments | 2620 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,293 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 22 comments | 736 views