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AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a loud boom in Pleasanton around 8:30PM on Friday night?

I was at the Foothill Amador Lacrosse game tonight at Foothill and heard a significant boom around 8:30PM, I got home and...

Original post made by Boom on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by I know, I know!, on May 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 27 comments | 2291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Cuts will radically affect our community

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5666 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 1, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 27 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton middle school student almost drowns during school field trip

Thought the Weekly would have posted this news article by now. A Pleasanton middle school student had to be resuscitated...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by town, on Jun 15, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 2492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Emperor Obama has not clothes

Interesing article and link about Obama and the issues he is creating with his wreckless spending. http://www.newsmax.com/morris/Obama_approval_falls/2009/06/12/224642.html...

Original post made by Pete on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 27 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly 43,000 inmates

By Carol J. Williams 10:18 PM PDT, August 4, 2009 California must shrink the population of its teeming prisons by nearly...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 27 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drivers throwing lit cigarettes out of cars - what to do?

Just wanting a reality check here: what does one do when the driver in front of you rolls down the window and flings a lit...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 3213 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Court of Appeal rejects Oak Grove developers' bid for a rehearing

The state Court of Appeal yesterday denied a bid by attorneys for developers Jennifer Lin and her brother Frederic to have...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debt Settlement, on Sep 2, 2009 at 1:41 am | 27 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Actresses Wanted for The Vagina Monologues

Auditions for Tri-Valley Haven's fourth annual production of the Vagina Monologues are from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mulva, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 27 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

PPIE Boycotts Castlewood CC?

PPIE has moved their annual luncheon from Castlewood to the Hilton eight days before the event. Angela Ramirez Holmes (Democrat...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 1921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should cemetery on Sunol be a green park?

Watching the City Council meeting on April 6th, several speakers asked the City Council to turn the Odd Fellows old cemetery...

Original post made by Scott Curtis on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 27 comments | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About the CORE fundraising

This is something to think about: they are asking for 150 dollars per student, and PUSD is counting on that money for...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 19, 2010 at 11:22 am | 27 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: These community leaders urge a No vote on Measure D

The natural contours of our southeast hills are a priceless asset to our community. If we allow the hilltops to be graded,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 6, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 27 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Muslims moving to Hacienda

The Muslim Community Center of the East Bay has found a permanent home in Pleasanton in Hacienda Business Park. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 8, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 27 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 1697 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hamer time!!!!

ABC News projects that Hamer wins....

Original post made by Jerry on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:38 am | 27 comments | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Torlakson praises new federal school lunch guidelines, though policy lacks funding

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has praised proposed stronger federal school meal nutrition standards,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 27 comments | 1797 Views
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