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AROUND TOWN

Unathorized Solicitations at Stoneridge Mall

Has anyone been approached at the mall by someone claiming they could put their kids in movies? We have been approached...

Original post made by concerned parent on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Torrenz, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 3014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Panel finds Chowchilla kidnapper suitable for parole

A two-person panel has found one of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by A mom of three, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 2190 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Keep Hope Alive: Response to "We all Woke Up With Hope"

This is a highly ironic choice of words for the PW headline Friday Jan 23rd. Why? Because on this day, President Obama, chose...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 14 comments | 1783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wheels bus fares to increase

The board of directors for the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority approved fare increases to Wheels bus routes Monday....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by SF Transit Planner, on Mar 3, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 14 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's civics team places first in statewide championship on Constitution, Bill of Rights

Amador Valley High School's competition civics team won the California state championship Friday at the statewide "We the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Jones, on Feb 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 14 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Bird in Yard-Advice Sought

I found a dead bird on the grass in my backyard. A dove or pigeon. What do I do with it? How do I dispose of it? Any...

Original post made by Joanna on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 14, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 14 comments | 1522 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Pleasanton's housing cap: Do we need it?

Pleasanton's 29,000-unit housing cap, approved by voters in 1996, is under attack, both in the courts by an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lauren, on Feb 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 14 comments | 1647 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Billboard criticizes Simitian cell-phone law

A billboard on the Peninsula, financed by a Pleasanton man, criticizes state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, for authoring...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 14 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The numbers being proposed for teacher cuts does not look correct!

Has anyone really looked at the number being proposed for actual cuts? I have. These numbers do not make sense. Example:...

Original post made by Chad on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 14 comments | 1512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Livermore children dead, two women in custody

Livermore police are investigating two separate suspicious child deaths that occurred in the past week resulting in the arrests...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed at CofC's comment, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:31 am | 14 comments | 1973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NO to the Parcel Tax and NO to businesses who support it

Here are more businesses who support the parcel tax. It's their right, but it continues to be mine and every other taxpayer's...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by to the reactionaries, on Apr 2, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 14 comments | 1362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question for Ms. Reugsegger

You mention a bit about yourself - former board member. Are you not also listed as the Administrative Assistant to the superintendent...

Original post made by More Questions on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:47 am | 14 comments | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practice What You Preach

Below is a posting made by Gina Channell-Allen (can be found on Publishers' Blog) in which she discusses identity theft,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 1405 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guy Knocking on Doors

I got a knock on my door at about 4:30pm today (Tuesday, April 5th) and I saw a young, tall guy, about 20 years old, through...

Original post made by Jane on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:58 am | 14 comments | 1808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected burglar Tasered, arrested on Meadowlark Circle

Pleasanton police arrested a 59-year-old man for allegedly burglarizing a home after a resident reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Rang my bell and ran, on Apr 18, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 14 comments | 1605 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REQUIRED READING

All voters considering the Measure G proposal in June and the State measures in May should go to the Howard Jarvis web site...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 14 comments | 1162 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountaiin Mikes Showdown...It's On!

So I saw the other day that Mountain Mikes next to Nob Hill and Togos has all you can eat salad, pizza and desert for $5.99...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I. Eaton Moore, on May 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here are some numbers on G at a glance if you are interested...

Info is from Pleasanton's website and Alameda county site for results numbers on Measure G... There are 34,879 registered...

Original post made by Numbers Man on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:45 am | 14 comments | 1097 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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