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City seeks volunteers for downtown holiday parade

Halloween is still more than a week away, but already Pleasanton is looking for a few good volunteers for its Hometown Holidays...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by VS, on Nov 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 1580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1632 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lesbian daughter changed view of San Diego mayor on same-sex marriage

A federal trial on same-sex marriage moved into its second week in San Francisco today with testimony from the mayor of San...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 16 comments | 1174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1259 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 1007 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1266 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No longer DEM vs GOP

I was slightly stunned to hear, all in the past three days, Beck, Hannity and Savage all three going after the Republicans....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by AR, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 3231 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 7290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 2642 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PG&E Smart Meters

Just watching the news and they talked about the new "Smart Meters" PG&E is using. People are complaining about the new...

Original post made by ptownfreckle on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 1532 Views

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What you need to know about the Pleasanton Patriots and Tea Partiers today!

Friday Rally at Jerry McNerney's, "The Pelosi of Pleasanton" We are down to the wire on the (never ending) healthcare...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1154 Views

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Democrats Ignoring the Will of the American People, They Don't Stand with "We the People!"

"Madam Speaker, this is not the president's house. This is not the Democrats' house. This is the peoples' house, and the...

Original post made by Kelly on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:13 am | 16 comments | 933 Views

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CA voters to decide in Nov. whether to legalize pot

What do think?...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by HHR, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:59 am | 16 comments | 1089 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton senior runs to help two people injured in a crash outside Amador Valley High School

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:04 am | 16 comments | 1998 Views
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