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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer concedes; congratulates McNerney on re-election to 3rd term as 11th District's congressman

David Harmer, a San Ramon attorney and Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District, conceded defeat Friday in...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Elegant Ed, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 1772 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

AT&T Phone Outage?

My AT&T phone service in Shadow Cliff Village has only worked intermittently since last Sunday, 12/19/10. Since then I saw...

Original post made by cvm on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by cvm, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 2778 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown sworn in as California's governor, promising to eliminate government waste

A trio of Democratic Bay Area politicians is assuming the reins of the leadership of California. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 7, 2011 at 9:04 am | 14 comments | 1241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton driver selects wrong gear, crashes into Cosmo's Barber Shop on First Street

Cosmo's Barber Shop in the Pleasanton Center closed early today, and with good reason. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5952...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by tango, on Jan 20, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 14 comments | 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wellness Policy-Elementary

Has anyone heard about the "Wellness policy" that is being brought to the Board for review/adoption next Tuesday? Apparently...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by bewildered, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1455 Views

RESTAURANTS

Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 2858 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to ratify the EBRPD Master Plan for the permanent alignment of the Iron Horse Trail...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 1007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs Iron Horse Trail extension, high-density housing in Hacienda Business Park

From deciding to keep the bright yellow colors on sidewalk ramps for the handicapped to giving final approval to land use...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Trapped and angry, on Mar 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 14 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrans to widen and straighten Niles Canyon -- info!

Hi! This post is regarding Caltrans' plans to, IMHO, waste $80 million in taxpayer dollars to ruin Niles Canyon. (I posted...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 14 comments | 2204 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Californians back tax extensions

A Reuters article reports on the results of a new Field poll at this http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/16/us-economy-california-budget-poll-idUSTRE72F44P20110316 "Califor...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Taxed enough, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 14 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the 7 period day really worth the cost?

I don't think so. Students feel more pressure to take 7 periods, competition among students is just getting worse, and the...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 19, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2105 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama should be tried as a war criminal

We have got to get rid of Obama. We are now fighting wars in Iraq, Afghanistan (escalated by Obama), now Libya!!! What about...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by heel spurs evelyn, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:21 am | 14 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The Real Bully in the Classroom" by John Stossel

For those of you who want to spend yet more of your hard earned income into public schools, I encourage you to watch this...

Original post made by Paula on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cornelius 'corny' Walker, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 14 comments | 1449 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is the Tea Party heartless?

See what blogger Cindy Cross and to say and voice your own opinion. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=6955...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rick , on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newest API scores show Pleasanton slipping when ranked with similar schools.

The newest published API scores show Pleasanton Unified really slipping when ranked with similar schools. This ranking is...

Original post made by Scores are sinking! on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by localyocal, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2352 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 sponsors ask new trial judge to nullify Walker's ruling

Sponsors of Proposition 8 will be back in federal court in San Francisco today asking a new trial judge to nullify a previous...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 1453 Views

RESTAURANTS

Handles Gastropub moving into Pleasanton Hotel

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close Sunday with a new restaurant to replace it...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mort, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 3155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Francisco starts shuttering courtrooms because of lack of money

In what looks to be the wave of the future San Francisco starts to shutter courtrooms and lay off employees because of lack...

Original post made by Boner on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by cry me a river, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's 'Scary Larry' retires today after 20-year 'reign of terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" thrughout the Tri-Valley, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton Department of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mia, on Sep 24, 2011 at 7:34 am | 14 comments | 1652 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Economy in Accelerated Death Spiral Thanks to Obama- and McNerney-nomics...

Dow now down over 500 at this point. Obama is cheering over this. Yet he states that he has a long way to go to completely...

Original post made by WeNeedReagan on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 14 comments | 1141 Views
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 36 comments | 964 views

Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 716 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 695 views