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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. Williams Says Farewell

It’s { Been} a wonderful life! A personal history and a letter of gratitude to the Pleasanton community.....it has been...

Original post made by Sherry Williams on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie K's mom, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 15 comments | 2392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE G FAILS

Measure G - Pleasanton USD Completed Precincts: 42 of 42 YES 9,651 61.71% NO 5,988 38.29% ...

Original post made by It\'s done on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 3, 2009 at 8:28 am | 15 comments | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, students DO read these forums!

How else can we get any idea about what the "parents" are thinking? We LEARN a lot from these forums. Kind of seems like...

Original post made by School Kid on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 15 comments | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conservative Academia and Pleasanton

Shocking news from Winkipedia: Blog evidence reveals some startling TRUE facts: 1. 100% of intellectuals and teachers...

Original post made by T.R. Ollman on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 15 comments | 1209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Tells US Businesses: "DROP DEAD!"

More evidence of where Obama and the democrats are taking the US... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=washingtonstory&sid=aaaBdVMkjPnU ...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 1225 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senator John "Republican Family Values" Ensign Loves Marriage

Senator John Ensign proves that GOP family values are alive and well. No hypocrisy. Here are some of his great quotes: “Marriage...

Original post made by Sam J. on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1203 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Pot calling the Kettle black

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black! Do two Google seaches as follows: "Conservative news" "liberal news" You...

Original post made by KettleBlack on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 15 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sports Park Lights

What possible reason could there be for those very bright lights at the ball field being on at 2:30 AM??? They stay on most...

Original post made by Millie on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 15 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD admins don't have jobs back yet

This is a follow-up to Peter's post: http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=2359 The board considered...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 15 comments | 1405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call Jerry McNerney's DC office at (202) 225-1947 to VOTE NO on JOBS KILLING CAP & TRADE BILL! He's voting today...and will likely vote YES!

Congress will vote on cap and tax today- call Jerry McNerney’s DC office at (202) 225-1947 and tell him to vote against this...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 28, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 15 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Forum Format and Registering User Name Etc.

Someone has been using my name and location a lot! "Cholo in my opinion is more than a couple of people on any given day,...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:12 am | 15 comments | 1215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lighted crosswalk to be installed at First and Angela streets downtown

A new lighted crosswalk will be installed Wednesday at the intersection of First and Angela streets downtown, a popular crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 21, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 15 comments | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Items being collected for soldiers overseas

The Parkview Assisted Living Community of Pleasanton is collecting items to send monthly "care packages" to our soldiers...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 1060 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?

This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities...

Original post made by Earl on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Are sidewalk curb replacements really necessary?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5962 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Cee, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 15 comments | 1001 Views

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Cash for clunkers statistics

I work in the automotive industry and after 5 days of the cash for clunkers program the statistics fall as follows; 7 out...

Original post made by Warren on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1243 Views

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Business is Booming, at least in IRAQ!

Your TAX Dollars at Work, Marketing the Iraq Oil Industry to the American Oil Industry. The End to the means of the Iraq...

Original post made by OMG on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jobless, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 944 Views

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what was done and by whom at the CIA under the Bush administration, people are remaining tight-lipped

As you quite well know, Eric Prince, founder, President and CEO of Blackwater, is a Religious Christian Master Of War, with...

Original post made by Blackwater XE on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by I Agree, on Aug 21, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 944 Views

RESTAURANTS

A Remarkably Rosey Experience...

Today, I was blessed with a most singular experience downtown at the... Well, I shall not as yet reveal the title of this...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 15 comments | 2066 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1326 Views
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 595 views