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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like the Obama glow is wearing off

Interesting piece by Associated Press about the presidency of Obama being at a potential crossroads. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_s_moment_analysis...

Original post made by Arnie on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by anita, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 970 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It seems that Prattle & Tattle is taking over the Town Forums

Prattle and Tattle seems to be taking over the Town Forums. Whats going on?...

Original post made by Tango on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 10, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great halloween decorations!

Today I exited my neighborhood the 'other' way than I normally do and saw a house with the best decorations I have seen in...

Original post made by t. harris on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Just for Fun, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 16 comments | 2542 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City seeks volunteers for downtown holiday parade

Halloween is still more than a week away, but already Pleasanton is looking for a few good volunteers for its Hometown Holidays...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by VS, on Nov 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Action in Val Vista

What happened on Robin Ct. in Val Vista today at about 2-3pm. Rumor says it was a suicide. Does anybody know for sure....

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:26 am | 16 comments | 1135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lesbian daughter changed view of San Diego mayor on same-sex marriage

A federal trial on same-sex marriage moved into its second week in San Francisco today with testimony from the mayor of San...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 16 comments | 821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 steps that would destroy American Society...

If you were a science-fiction writer, think of 10 major events - short of an atomic bomb - that would destroy the American...

Original post made by Mark on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:55 am | 16 comments | 841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 946 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No longer DEM vs GOP

I was slightly stunned to hear, all in the past three days, Beck, Hannity and Savage all three going after the Republicans....

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by AR, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1442 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seniority-only Based Layoffs Hurt Students

At the end of this PDF link is a suggestion for an alternative system that can be implemented based upon the results of the...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:50 am | 16 comments | 4319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Dilbert' cartoonist planning custom home here

In addition to crafting cartoons for his nationally-syndicated "Dilbert" comic strip or managing two local eateries, Scott...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by cialis eli lilly, on Jun 17, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 16 comments | 1840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PG&E Smart Meters

Just watching the news and they talked about the new "Smart Meters" PG&E is using. People are complaining about the new...

Original post made by ptownfreckle on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:29 am | 16 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

What you need to know about the Pleasanton Patriots and Tea Partiers today!

Friday Rally at Jerry McNerney's, "The Pelosi of Pleasanton" We are down to the wire on the (never ending) healthcare...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 986 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 1,021 views

Circumstances without Pomp
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