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Streetwise

<B> What book do you think everyone should read once in their lifetime? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=981...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Oct 23, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 15 comments | 1306 Views

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Bay Bridge closed again!

The Bay Bridge was shut down last night and is expected to stay closed indefinitely after a piece of the bridge fell onto...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 15 comments | 1331 Views

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Paws for Halloween

Young readers, dogs and volunteers dressed in their Halloween finest at the the Pleasanton Public Library Tuesday night for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nervous about Stoneridge Mall?

Well, I have a new job at Stoneridge Mall... which is excellent pay, and seems like a fun job. I'm a college student, so...

Original post made by Jenny on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 15, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 15 comments | 1441 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HEEEEE'S BACK !

The AP reports today that Bill Clinton urged the Senate to pass health care. He told "skittish lawmakers that an imperfect...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 907 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 2473 Views

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Planning Commission approves Redcoats' request for more music

Redcoats British Pub will now be allowed to offer music and dancing from Thursday through Sunday after the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 am | 15 comments | 1534 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Explosive: The not-safe-for-school reading list of the safe schools czar"

Obama's handpicked "Safe School" Czar, Kevin Jennings is one sick person. And for him to indoctrinate our kids with his garbage...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:36 am | 15 comments | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Budget Advisory Committee

The Budget Advisory Committee members have been posted on the PUSD website (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetAdvisory.cfm)...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 am | 15 comments | 2078 Views

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OPINION: Can local government save California?

For those of us serving as elected officials and trying to make government more responsive, the situation couldn't be clearer:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 15 comments | 1080 Views

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Gay Marriage

Imagine if people had voted on the issue of slavery, back in the day. It would have lasted much longer. The day will...

Original post made by Kyra on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 15, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 15 comments | 1040 Views

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Media News files for bankruptcy protection to undergo financial restructuring

The publisher of the Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald, San Jose Mercury News and 51 other daily newspapers in the Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by CCapDGIT, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 1115 Views

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Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Livermoron, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 15 comments | 1790 Views

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Nerf-toting assasins all over Pleasanton

There are a large number of toy-weapon-carrying (single shot nerf guns) teenagers in town, as a large portion of Amador Valley...

Original post made by Dennis C on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:59 am | 15 comments | 1393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1185 Views

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Licensed gun owners can carry their firearms into national parks starting Monday

Point Reyes National Seashore is among 392 national parks where starting Monday licensed gun owners may legally possess firearms. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 15 comments | 1121 Views

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Mt. Diablo won't be renamed 'Mt. Reagan,' supervisors rule

Contra Costa County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in opposition of changing the name of "Mount Diablo'' to "Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:34 am | 15 comments | 1410 Views

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Meg Whitman, Brown's possible opponent in governor's race, welcoms him to the competition

Today, Meg Whitman, the leading candidate for the Republican nomination for governor in the June 8 primary, issued the following...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 15 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1048 Views

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Democratic Dictatorship

Are we now living under Democratic Dictatorship? Will our voice be heard? ...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 16, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 814 Views
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