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AROUND TOWN

Heavy Handed editing for Police Chief blog

I would like to know why we cannot have a meaningful discussion on the PW blogs about the Police Chief Michael Fraser's recent...

Original post made by George on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 2227 Views

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 | 1828 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 | 2817 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 | 1295 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 | 1583 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 | 1487 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 | 2927 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 | 1042 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 | 1455 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 | 2275 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 | 1082 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 | 2150 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 | 1346 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 | 1484 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 | 1129 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 | 2402 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 | 1534 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 | 3250 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 | 1001 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 | 1801 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Saving Water
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