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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATED: Police recommend charges against woman in Angela Street house fire

Pleasanton police have recommended to the Alameda County District Attorney's office that they press charges against a woman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:18 am | 14 comments | 2015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman's purse snatched

An elderly woman pushing a shopping cart Sunday near Red Robin had her purse snatched, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Dec 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 14 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deplorable decision on the part of Gina Allen

Gina Allen, In regard to "calling the church" in a matter of minutes just NOW to get the "facts" centered around the church,...

Original post made by Please on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by cw, on Dec 22, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 14 comments | 1212 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton featured in new issue of Family Circle magazine!

Check out the January 2010 issue of Family Circle. In the "My Hometown" column on page 38, there's a nice little write-up...

Original post made by Tyler on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:41 am | 14 comments | 2184 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP wins, takes Kennedy seat, voters spoke against healthcare "reform"

See article: http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/01/19/massachusetts.senate/index.html?hpt=T1 The GOP won, taking over Kennedy's...

Original post made by GOP gets Kennedy seat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moe Mentum, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 41134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

De La Salle - do they belong in EBAL

OK, so I know that the Mt. Diablo school dist. does not want them in their league but, do they belong in our league? I...

Original post made by Marc on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by dth, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 1040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire department's deputy chief Zolfarelli retires

Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Zolfarelli retired Tuesday from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department after 35 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Tony, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arcadia High takes state 'We the People" championship

Amador Valley High School and Foothill High School took second and fourth places in today's state finals in Sacramento in...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district sends pink slips to 900 teachers, others

The San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday night approved sending pink slips to more than 900...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 14 comments | 1025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin projects up to $4.6-million budget shortfall for 2010-11

A special budget report reviewed by the Dublin City Council shows declining future revenue projections and a reported budget...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bear, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 14 comments | 907 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million

Here's an interesting article abt CA Teachers Association: "The California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million...

Original post made by Another Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yup, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 14 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will You Stand With Me?

One ordinary man's view of the current state of America and the steps necessary to move it back onto the path our Founding...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I donít want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Camp

Any recommendations for a summer camp (day or overnight) for young teenage boys?...

Original post made by Kyra on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Kyra, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 987 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "A victory for common sense"

Yes indeed. The stupid suffered a major defeat today. The stupid has prevailed for too long and it took a major blow today....

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format.

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format. Please take a minute...

Original post made by Community of Character, really? on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 2, 2010 at 8:58 am | 14 comments | 783 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stimulus & bailouts or tax cuts?

It's not right vs left, it is right vs wrong. $2.5 trillion spent on stimulus and bailouts. The federal government collected...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:23 am | 14 comments | 779 Views
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