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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sheehan gives up, and who can blame her?

Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war protestor whose son died in Iraq, announced yesterday she was giving up. She wrote in her online...

Original post made by Linda on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 30, 2007 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

After 18 years, popular crossing guard signs off

Look for some sad faces among the thousands around town who used to cross the busy Harvest Road-Black Avenue intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Jacqui Schrote, on Jul 4, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Senate Approves Measure Mandating Homosexual (Gay) History Curriculum

The California Senate passed a bill mandating California's public schools include homosexual (gay) history in social studies...

Original post made by Common Sense on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by nightowl, on Apr 26, 2011 at 12:43 am | 46 comments | 2641 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Montessori School opens in Pleasanton

The Montessori School of Pleasanton has opened in a new facility at 3420 Cornerstone Ct. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/07/02/new-montessori-s...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by sticks 'n stones, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 10 comments | 2641 Views

SPORTS

Bee-ing good at spelling

Thirty-six students at Walnut Grove Elementary studied a spelling booklet that had 42,000 words, then did their best to correctly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by haha, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 4 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using Google Earth to visualise the Oak Grove project

Here is where you can download the kmz file I put together. http://zuul.org/sites/default/files/Oak%20Grove.kmz It opens...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Shelley, on Dec 17, 2007 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 2638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Defense attorney: teens involved in attack likely to be charged

While a man who was beaten and left unconscious on the street remains in the hospital, the four young people involved could...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2638 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

Tea Party people, well, duh. What did you expect? The GOP, in general, used you as all aggressive politicians will, regardless...

Original post made by mepartypatriot on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 10, 2011 at 2:09 am | 43 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rousing welcome for Army Sgt. Aaron Dagger, just back from Iraq

Scores of well-wishers waved banners, flags and cheered Friday to welcome home Army Sergeant Aaron Dagger from Iraq, another...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by LtCol Finnefrock, on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 2636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2636 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney agrees to give up law practice, make restitution to IRS

A Pleasanton attorney has been ordered to give up practicing law, pay a $1,000 fine, and make restitution of $29,088 to the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2013 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing link on Pleasanton's section of Iron Horse Trail set for January completion

With the Iron Horse Trail due to be completed in January, those who commute to and from Pleasanton will soon have an easier...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by isabella, on Sep 29, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 2630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of Police

Anyone know why there were a lot of police around Mohr and Santa Rita this morning? There was a cop car also at Alisal....

Original post made by Amy on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Colette, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2629 Views

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Amador DECA headed to state competition

Fresh off their award-winning performances at the Northern California DECA District Conference, more than 100 Amador Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by PW Readers Husband, on Feb 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rush Limbaugh Facts:

Rush Limbaugh is an ACTOR. He made 33 MILLION in 2007. Rush DROPPED OUT of College as he was FLUNKING his classes. So,...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 27, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 108 comments | 2628 Views

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Safeway to open new Pleasanton store at 8 a.m. Friday

Safeway will open its new Pleasanton Lifestyle supermarket at Bernal and Valley avenues at 8 a.m. Friday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Diann, on Dec 30, 2011 at 10:27 pm | 35 comments | 2627 Views
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