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On "Saving the Planet" by George Carlin (a simply great YouTube video)

In summary, the planet is just fine, in George Carlin's opinion. (Note: some salty language...but the message is right...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Love him !, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday morning drunken driver wreaks havoc

There is no mention in today's Pleasanton Weekly Online (nor in the Valley Times) regarding the DUI driver who was involved...

Original post made by Virginia on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 943 Views

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Upcoming Webcasts: California's Budget

I thought this series of live webcasts might be of interest to forum readers... http://asmdc.org/issues/budget/...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Webcast to say what? More marketing?, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality Management District's summer 'Spare the Air' season begins

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's summer "Spare the Air" season has started. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4021...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on May 6, 2010 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furlough Days, Kids Club & YMCA

May 28 and June 1 are furlough days for Pleasanton schools. In an email parents have been told Kids Club and the YMCA will...

Original post made by Double Whammy on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by what?, on May 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Funeral services scheduled for tomorrow for Amador Valley High teenager killed by train

Funeral services for Evelyn Gonzales, an Amador Valley High School freshman who died Friday, are scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by metoo, on May 9, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1536 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 arrested for robberies at home improvement stores, including Livermore's

Police have arrested three people in connection with 14 robberies and thefts at Home Depot and Lowe's stores in 10 Northern...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by LOL@Anonymous, on May 14, 2010 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views

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Thousands expected to join in 'Bay to Breakers' competition Sunday

Runners are gearing up for San Francisco's annual Bay to Breakers event on Sunday, but running is merely an afterthought...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 16, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PMS Concert band earns top honors at Music in the Arts Festival

The Pleasanton Middle School Concert Band earned top honors at the Music in the Parks Festival earlier this month at Great...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1044 Views

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Letters: Pleasanton 2010 or Chicago 1930?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7043 posted Friday, May 21, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 21, 2010 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 747 Views

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Rand Paul Underscores the Tea Party's Connection to Race

By Bob Cesca http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/rand-paul-underscores-the_b_583826.html I'll take Rand Paul at...

Original post made by Nation W on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 804 Views

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Pleasanton man receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor

insidebayarea By Rebecca F. Johnson http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_15136274?source=rss PLEASANTON...

Original post made by Hmm on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 25, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 743 Views

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DID ANN COULTER HITS REPUBS BELOW THE BELT???

In case you are wondering about the vacillation between party leadership you may want to check out Ann Coulter's latest column...

Original post made by m on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Oooh, please put the link up!, on May 24, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 798 Views

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This is beyond belief!!!

This is how the lib media is reporting the fatal shooting of an off duty police officer in Chicago who had just returned...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by m, on May 25, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 823 Views

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Get ready for a double dip recession!

Looks like Obama's strategy of spending our way out of debt is not going to work and we will fall back down into another...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Clueless, on May 25, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 825 Views

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Birds of a feather!!

[Post removed due to promoting a website] ...

Original post made by Bill Wilkins on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 25, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

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"Never Again!"

Nice video. Hope it sticks with a few Obama loving Dems... video >>> http://hotair.com/archives/2010/05/28/nrsc-web-video-never-again/ ...

Original post made by ObamasSludge on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by sludge, on May 28, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituary: Mary Kathleen Capitani (Connors)

Mary Kathleen Capitani died at her home in Sunol with her family at her side on May 22, at the age of 62. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by steffany v, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1015 Views

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T-Bones, BBQ, Tater Salad & Beer

It's around noon, and I have been looking forward to today all week. The BBQ is out in the backyard along with my charcoal,...

Original post made by P-Town Dude on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Home Town, on May 30, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 875 Views
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