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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's back! Another 'Spare the Air' day for Tri-Valley, Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for today, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 20 comments | 1257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stanford professor says gays, lesbians 'lack political power'

A Stanford professor who said homosexuals lack political power and a gay man who said conversion therapy made him suicidal...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 26, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 20 comments | 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for a challenged reader

has anyone found help for their child who is having trouble reading. My child is 12 and has been tutored, gone to summer...

Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gail Nott, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 20 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tyranny of the Seniority

PUSD and the teachers union are negotiating a new contract. A majority of PUSD expense is being negotiated now and locks...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by To Sad, on Jan 31, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 20 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Social Security points to ponder

I bet that quite a few folks do not know the specifics about Social Security. Your Social Security   Just in case...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 20 comments | 902 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry Brown announces run for governor

Promising to use his knowledge and skills to end "partisan bickering" in Sacramento and fix "this state I love," Attorney...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 20 comments | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Surveys vs. Fundraiser

My neighbor went through the results of the surveys for all grade levels. Specifically for high school, it looks like the...

Original post made by PUSD Surveys vs. Fundraiser on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Mar 23, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 1596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Romney endorses Harmer in GOP contest to replace McNerney

Former Governor and 2008 GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has announced his endorsement of Republican Businessman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 20 comments | 956 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaCare's Economic Dominoes

The economic chaos resulting from ObamaCare will trigger the collapse of one economic domino after another. As it does, America...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by T. R. Ollman, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 20 comments | 903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ranch 99 Market Stinks!!

I heard about the opening of the Ranch 99 Market, and went in the opening day. There was a horrible smell of moist fish tanks...

Original post made by Lee on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 20 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1008 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Non-religious: A growing movement

You may or may not be aware of a growing movement around the world. It is comprised of people who have no use for religion,...

Original post made by Curious on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by On my own, on May 14, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 20 comments | 899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ms. Measure D

Whether with her or not on the issues she supports, former Councilwoman Kay Ayala is a force to be reckoned with in Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Daniel R., on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 20 comments | 1540 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Interesting!!!

Let's see if you are a blonde from Oklahoma and for the states rights you are punished but if you are a pole dancing Arab...

Original post made by Interesting on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 20 comments | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley parents, staff discuss what they want in a new principal

Staff and parents of Amador Valley High School students want much the same things of an incoming principal to replace retiring...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by hughseyp, on May 29, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 20 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

I dare you

There are a lot of people with a lot of nasty things to say about things going on around this city. The unkind words said...

Original post made by BOOMER on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Koko, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood beautification??

Is there anyone that we can contact if we have a concern about curb appeal of some homes in Pleasanton? The house for sale...

Original post made by Jetson on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jetson, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know a good air conditioning company that is reasonable on cost?

We need a new furnace and air. Estimates seem high. Can anyone refer us to a good company that is local to Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Lee on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Longtime Pleasanton Resident, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 20 comments | 2006 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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Political posturing about water
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Backpacked with care is back
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