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AROUND TOWN

Appeal on Oak Grove development OK goes to court today

Opponents of a developer's plan to build 51 multi-million-dollar estate homes in the city's southeast hills will have their...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Jun 24, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1222 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High dive removed from aquatic center

Anyone looking to cool off by taking a dip at the city's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center may notice some changes to the pool...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by BellyFlop, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1034 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Facts about Obama you may not know:

Here are some interesting facts about Obama prior to his being elected as President Of The United States. Following high...

Original post made by What? on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:08 am | 17 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly building on Santa Rita/Stoneridge

Did the city really approve the water purification building on Santa Rita and Stoneridge? It is butt ugly and huge compared...

Original post made by Tim on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Luke, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 17 comments | 1407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1212 Views

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Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obama’s effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Board planning another election?

Has anyone else heard that the Board of Trustees is already planning to hold another parcel tax election next spring? Was...

Original post made by Another Parcel Tax Election on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:21 am | 17 comments | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

MaryAnn Butler, beloved local musician, dies at 71

MaryAnn H. Butler, beloved musician and wife of former Mayor Bob Butler, died Monday after a three-year battle with cancer....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn, on Jul 18, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 17 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Registration

I just wanted to comment on school registration and "proof of residency". Why is it that the schools only except utilties,...

Original post made by Me Too on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Good Idea, on Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 17 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two foil burglary attempt in their Pleasanton home on city's west side

A burglary plan was foiled Monday morning when a man entering a home in a Pleasanton neighborhood on the city's west side...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by JS, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:52 am | 17 comments | 1488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi appears to top field in 10th Congressional District race

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi appears to have topped a crowded field in a special primary election Tuesday for an open congressional...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 17 comments | 1097 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jims Restuarant

I've been eating at Jims for years and lately have read some upsetting comments on Yelp. Those girls are going day in and...

Original post made by loyal fan of Jims on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Aug 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 2809 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal Health Care will be CHEAP!

Federal Health Care will be CHEAP! President Obama recently revealed the great news that his healthcare plan will lower...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Sep 18, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 17 comments | 1094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton named a top U.S. city for focus on environment

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has announced that Pleasanton has been named one of the top 34 cities among 1,040 that are part...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by doug, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can the Weekly get rid of Kendall the space-waster?

He's obviously shilling whatever drivel that he's trying to sell via his website. His posts aren't funny, don't add anything...

Original post made by Annoyed on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 17 comments | 1458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where was AVHS' Marching Band?

Doesn't Amador's marching band usually end the parade at the Foothill Band Review?...

Original post made by Judy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 17 comments | 1818 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA's office won't seek death penalty against Scherer

Alameda County Prosecutor David Stein told a judge yesterday that he won't be seeking the death penalty for Ernest Scherer...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 7, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 17 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3568 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HIPHIPHOORAY!!!

To all those GOPers out there still celebrating the supposed turning of the tide that took place last tuesday when they won...

Original post made by Origi Po Bo on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by origi po bo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 17 comments | 1025 Views
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