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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's civics team places first in statewide championship on Constitution, Bill of Rights

Amador Valley High School's competition civics team won the California state championship Friday at the statewide "We the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Jones, on Feb 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Bird in Yard-Advice Sought

I found a dead bird on the grass in my backyard. A dove or pigeon. What do I do with it? How do I dispose of it? Any...

Original post made by Joanna on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 14, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 14 comments | 1427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Pleasanton's housing cap: Do we need it?

Pleasanton's 29,000-unit housing cap, approved by voters in 1996, is under attack, both in the courts by an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Feb 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1482 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Billboard criticizes Simitian cell-phone law

A billboard on the Peninsula, financed by a Pleasanton man, criticizes state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, for authoring...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The numbers being proposed for teacher cuts does not look correct!

Has anyone really looked at the number being proposed for actual cuts? I have. These numbers do not make sense. Example:...

Original post made by Chad on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 1437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Livermore children dead, two women in custody

Livermore police are investigating two separate suspicious child deaths that occurred in the past week resulting in the arrests...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed at CofC's comment, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:31 am | 14 comments | 1830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NO to the Parcel Tax and NO to businesses who support it

Here are more businesses who support the parcel tax. It's their right, but it continues to be mine and every other taxpayer's...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by to the reactionaries, on Apr 2, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 14 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question for Ms. Reugsegger

You mention a bit about yourself - former board member. Are you not also listed as the Administrative Assistant to the superintendent...

Original post made by More Questions on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:47 am | 14 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practice What You Preach

Below is a posting made by Gina Channell-Allen (can be found on Publishers' Blog) in which she discusses identity theft,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 1234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guy Knocking on Doors

I got a knock on my door at about 4:30pm today (Tuesday, April 5th) and I saw a young, tall guy, about 20 years old, through...

Original post made by Jane on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:58 am | 14 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar Tasered, arrested on Meadowlark Circle

Pleasanton police arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly burglarizing a home after a resident reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Rang my bell and ran, on Apr 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 14 comments | 1483 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REQUIRED READING

All voters considering the Measure G proposal in June and the State measures in May should go to the Howard Jarvis web site...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 14 comments | 1109 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountaiin Mikes Showdown...It's On!

So I saw the other day that Mountain Mikes next to Nob Hill and Togos has all you can eat salad, pizza and desert for $5.99...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I. Eaton Moore, on May 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 2146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here are some numbers on G at a glance if you are interested...

Info is from Pleasanton's website and Alameda county site for results numbers on Measure G... There are 34,879 registered...

Original post made by Numbers Man on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:45 am | 14 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by joseph, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1206 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton needs to be more like the Central Valley and Stockton

Pleasanton needs to be more like a strong Central Valley city like Stockton or Modesto. Those towns have more population,...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 18, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open Letter to President Obama from Thomas Paine

Attached is a link to the open letter to President Obama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxDwBYjL3Fc Thomas...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:27 am | 14 comments | 1165 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,307 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,092 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 511 views