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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley Winter Percussion Ensemble places 2nd in WGI Regional Competition!

The AVHS Winter Percussion ensemble placed 2nd in WGI Regional Competition on Saturday, March 13. The competition took place...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Article states East bay school district will go bankrupt next year

This article talks about a San Jose school district's choices to take pay cuts/less instructional time. It is also mentioned...

Original post made by Article on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Article, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1012 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

There may be no one more eligible among our elected officials to wish everyone in the Tri-Valley a Happy St. Patrick's Day...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 4350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doing "Gods work" aint easy!

"He had displayed "wisdom and courage" in his handling of cases, Monsignor Scicluna declared. He also gave numbers: during...

Original post made by When in Rome on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 761 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on stanley with ace train

I was told there was police activity involving the ace train on Stanley Blvd...it was stopped and had police involvement...

Original post made by Justin on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking at Walnut Creek shopping center

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Great police work!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Christian warriors" preparing to fight the Antichrist.

DETROIT (AP) It started inside a trailer home in rural Michigan, where a small family gathered before bed for prayer. Years...

Original post made by Martin on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Obits

Mavis Mae Williams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6729 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Friend of Evelyn, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 852 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scouts wrap it up today at Northern California Jamboree at fairgrounds

More than 15,000 Scouts, leaders and families are continuing their giant Northern California Jamboree today at the Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scouter John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day special: Recyclers at work

The best part about handling the recycling at Pleasanton Middle School is that it earns money for the school and is good...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
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