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Hosterman lists top priorities: Hunkering down as weak economy hits city, Pleasanton downtown

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, re-elected to a third term Tuesday, said the City Council and city staff will start immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police haven't ruled out hate crime possibility

Reports of officials writing off the recent vandalism of a home on Kern Court may have jumped the gun, according to police....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:13 am | 16 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

For schools in Pleasanton, along with those in the rest of California, 2009 bodes to be a year of great challenge. Given...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 1695 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blankets delivered to NICU

The Blankets for Babies group recently headed to to Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford to deliver handmade...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 8, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 16 comments | 1530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 3341 Views

SPORTS

Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2113 Views

RESTAURANTS

Amarone Italian Restaurant - A REAL Italian meal

Finally, a REAL Italian restaurant. The chef is from Florence, the owners from Verona, Italy. They KNOW how to do it up...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Benjamin, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 am | 16 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 1858 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Andal rules out 2010 congressional run against McNerney

Dean Andal, the former state Assemblyman from Stockton who challenged Congressman Jerry McNerney (d-Pleasanton) in last November's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 1272 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Barbara Walters and Pleasanton

Barbara Walters has a new memoir, Audition, and on page 476 she writes, "...when the court sent him (Michael Milken) to...

Original post made by Laurene on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by 80's small timer, on Jan 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 9564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 1758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can the topics surrounding the Parcel Tax be posted separately?

I'm one of the Pleasanton parents on the fence about the parcel tax. Before the vote, I'm trying to learn as much as I can...

Original post made by On the Fence on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 1590 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Chilling newly released video every American should watch...

Every American should watch this chilling newly released video of what could be in our near future. http://www.tangle.com/view_video.php?viewkey=0861ff3eabea1ceb73e4 To...

Original post made by , on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by S., on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 16 comments | 1721 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watch the Mainsteam Media Give Credit to Obama for Rescuing Capt. Phillips

Let's watch the mainstream media try to give Obama credit for this rescue. The mainstream media will paint a glowing...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 1360 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man named to FBI most wanted list for Shaklee bombing

A North Bay man has been named to the FBI's most wanted terrorists list for the alleged animal rights-related bombings of...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by 2 cents, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador again moves to finals in 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School is advancing to the championship round of the 2009 "We the People" national finals tomorrow in...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 16 comments | 1393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Sector Unions Growing Power

An outstanding analysis of the growing power of public sector unions is in the Wall Stree Journal's Editorial page. This...

Original post made by Ceasar on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bad Business, on May 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 16 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Schools Don't Need Teachers like Jerry Shelley

After reading the postings by former teacher Jerry Shelley, I am glad he is a former teacher! He may be a nice man, but...

Original post made by High School on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stinky12, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 16 comments | 1690 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where are the voters?

Wondering where the voters are, these four volunteers at Precinct No. 520230 at the Vineyard Villa mobile home park have...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 16 comments | 1570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republicans for Measure G

Why would I, a Republican, support Measure G? It is a new tax. Smaller government and no new taxes are the Republican mantra,...

Original post made by YES ON G! on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 25, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1505 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 856 views

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 773 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 285 views