Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2nd installment of county property taxes due Monday

Alameda County tax officials are reminding property owners that the second installment of their 2008-09 property taxes, unless...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 2160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Take Us Along

Inside a cage in shark-infested waters. In the hand of a wakeboarder on Lake Shasta. With President Barack Obama (okay, so...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 2, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 2245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: McNerney another Pelosi puppet

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5328 posted Friday, March 13, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 34 comments | 2344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Flood risks mount if Delta levees not rebuilt, report says

The risk of flooding near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is likely to increase substantially over the next century if a...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman hosting art competition with deadline May 1

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold his annual 11th Congressional District Art Competition. The contest is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 5 comments | 2198 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Post offices to extend hours on tax day

Post offices throughout the Bay Area, including Pleasanton, will remain open late into the night on April 15 to extend the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tea Party Time, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 2323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

Has there ever been an election, special or otherwise, with such a uniformly unpalatable set of choices? All six special...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on May 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 11 comments | 1826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Arthritis fundraiser walk set for Saturday

ValleyCare Health System will host a walk to raise money for the national Arthritis Foundation starting at 8 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Blake MH, on May 8, 2009 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fremont councilman Wieckowski to seek 20th Assembly District seat

Fremont City Councilman Bob Wieckowski will launch his campaign for the 20th District State Assembly seat May 21 to succeed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Kay, on May 12, 2009 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 1983 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton braces for state to grab $4 million of local revenues to pay down state deficit

Pleasanton officials said today they are bracing for another takeaway of municipal revenues aimed at paying down the state's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Can there be a bright side?, on May 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 12 comments | 1890 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Commentary: Our recommendations for today's special election

Voters will decide today six special propositions. Here's a short summary of each. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=1859...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2009 at 7:35 am | 31 comments | 1948 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

5 of 6 statewide measures defeated; Pleasanton braces for revenue takeaways

With five of six propositions defeated at the polls statewide yesterday, Pleasanton officials will confer this morning on...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on May 20, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 1761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alameda County leaders say state budget cuts will be devastating

In a strongly-worded message issued by Alameda County officials today, they said the failure of five state budget-related...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John, on May 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 47 comments | 2390 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Joan Buchanan---resign your Assembly seat

Quoting from your campaign for the State Assembly, "California's budget is a mess! Performance Not Politics. Joan Buchanan...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on May 27, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 4 comments | 2136 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Court upholds Prop. 8 ban on same-sex marriage

The California Supreme Court this morning upheld Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, by a...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Liberty and Justice for ALL, on May 27, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 88 comments | 3003 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 2243 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Supreme Court upholds Prop. 8, but allows 18,000 prior same-sex marriages to stand

The California Supreme Court by a 6-1 vote Tuesday upheld the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 2481 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Play ball...soon

The San Francisco Giants have their spectacular view of the Bay. Now we have ours of the sweeping, uninterrupted views of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by A PTown Coach and Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 2059 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger sees crisis as opportunity to make government more efficient, innovative

Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday urged legislators to put aside their idelogical differences in order to make tough decisions...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by FreeDumb, on Jun 4, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 8 comments | 1690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area mounts campaign for federal stimulus funds

Bay Area government and business leaders hope a prepared, unified approach to economic recovery planning can help secure...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 6, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1564 Views
<< < 124 125 126 127 128 > >>
Page 126 of 656

Changing my Registration for Bernie
By Roz Rogoff | 76 comments | 1,087 views

Conjecture Madness
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 479 views

Celebrating a long overdue groundbreaking
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 416 views

So You Are Planning on a Career in Law? Read on!
By Elizabeth LaScala | 2 comments | 338 views