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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UCSF-letter-concerning-health-risks-of-full-body-scanner-TSA-screenings

I'm one of the lurkers on PW forums. I have no idea about the validity of this, but thought some of the more well read members...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2010 at 2:32 am | 18 comments | 1916 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Borders files for bankruptcy, closing Pleasanton store

Borders Group, the bookstore, announced today that it will close its Pleasanton store and many others across the country...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Claudette, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:29 am | 18 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district eyes ways of making up potential $7.7-million shortfall

Budget issues continued to dominate Pleasanton school board discussions at a special meeting Tuesday night, with board members...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PUSD "Leadership"?, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 18 comments | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station opens to much fanfare—and talk

Trains are stopping today at the $106-million West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that was officially dedicated Friday with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Btw, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 18 comments | 2818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 2688 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

(video evidence) McNerney-backed SEIU's Coalition to Destroy Capitalism and Redistribute Wealth

[This post was removed because it was only a video from YouTube. If its source had been identified and then discussed by...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Turf Toe Hank, on Mar 23, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 18 comments | 1282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin named 'All America City' finalist second year in row

For the second straight year, Dublin has been named a finalist by the National Civic League for the 2011 All-America City...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by DublinMom, on May 16, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 18 comments | 1138 Views

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Fresh & Easy opens Pleasanton store

Fresh & Easy opened its newest Neighborhood Market store Wednesday in Pleasanton's Rosewood Pavilion with a morning ceremony...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Apr 18, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pit bull attacks, kills woman's pet dog on Blackhawk street

A woman whose small dog was attacked and killed by a pit bull as she walked it on a quiet cul-de-sac in a gated community...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Jan 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 18 comments | 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 2646 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 14849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bond issue continues to bring questions from citizens committee

The Pleasanton school board will only get a partial answer tonight to questions about cash-out bond refunding that are being...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 18 comments | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters rescue Pleasanton teen who fell off 30-foot cliff near Ruby Hill

Lukas Hahs, 16, was rescued by firefighters yesterday afternoon after falling down a cliff near Ruby Hill. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by 188IQ, on Aug 1, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 18 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers Choice 2011 Winners

First- and second-place winners in the 2011 Pleasanton Weekly Readers Choice contest Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7445...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dayna, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 15628 Views

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Pleasanton group packaging food for Somalia famine victims

A televised special on the dire need of starving children in Somalia spurred Mayor Jennifer Hosterman into action over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Aug 20, 2011 at 8:53 am | 18 comments | 1533 Views

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Groups working to meet 'sustainable communities' mandates

The executive committee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) has voted to consider a plan that would foster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:32 am | 18 comments | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2302 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1283 Views

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I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 2243 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 628 views