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AROUND TOWN

McNerney praises Obama speech, promises to advocate for job-growth policies

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) praised President Obama's "State of the Union" address yesterday, especially the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Living in a Bubble

I would like to know why the PW doesn't cover the "bad news" stories in our community that would be of interest for parents....

Original post made by Keep it Real on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by HS Parent, on Feb 21, 2011 at 11:24 am | 20 comments | 1601 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge dismisses Lin family lawsuit against Pleasanton

Pleasanton has won its legal battle with landowners Jennifer and Fredric Lin, who sued the city for the right to build 51...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by b, on Mar 1, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 20 comments | 1403 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers are back with a new plan

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are back. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Scott Raty, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 20 comments | 1670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

A Pleasanton solder was killed in an apparent roadside bomb explosion Tuesday near Kabul, Afghanistan. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Wong, on Apr 2, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 20 comments | 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to Pleasanton school board: Prepare for more students

Pleasanton's new housing guidelines may set the stage for more than 800 new students in coming years, according to a discussion...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 20 comments | 1690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

what's happening to the old Nob Hill store?

I received a postcard in the mail yesterday stating that Walmart might be moving into the old Nob HIll store on Santa Rita....

Original post made by puzzled on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Jun 30, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 20 comments | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post your stories of great Pleasanton teachers

Take a minute to share a story of a great Pleasanton teacher who has helped your child along. It's a thankless job....

Original post made by Teacher Appreciation Week on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by HS Student, on May 12, 2011 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3285 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nancy Pelosi helps her friends!!!

It appears that the Healthcare bill is a good thing as long as you are not one of Nancy Pelosi's friends. http://hotair.com/archives/2011/05/17/1-in-5-of-latest-obamacare-w...

Original post made by Rita on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nancy, on May 18, 2011 at 11:39 pm | 20 comments | 1109 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the Tri-Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:29 am | 20 comments | 2099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: City isn't really living within its means

I'd like to point out an oversight in your "S&P Downgrade" op-ed you published last week. The discussion with city management...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hummm!, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:07 am | 20 comments | 1495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Thousands in jewelry taken in Ruby Hill burglary

A burglary in the 3400 block of Torlano Court in Ruby Hill yielded three necklaces worth $1,000 apiece, two pair of earrings...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 17, 2011 at 12:49 am | 20 comments | 2166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long time CCOP parishioner shocked by recent fund raising tactics

CCOP has become so obsessed with fund raising for a new building addition to their Pope John Paul II Center that they have...

Original post made by Robert on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:35 pm | 20 comments | 1635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget surplus helps trim pension liabilities

With the state bleeding red ink and many California cities and school districts also facing budget woes, the city of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pan, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 20 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 2563 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Should Learn from Michigan's Governor...

Michigan's Republican Governor, Rick Snyder, didn't just balance the budget. He's putting $130,000,000 into a rainy day fund....

Original post made by Conservative Solution on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 20 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 3093 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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The Vranesh situation heads to court
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