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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Revealed-The Ghost Fleet Recession

"The 'ghost fleet' near Singapore. The world's ship owners and government economists would prefer you not to see this symbol...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board of Trustees meeting 9/22 7 pm

The next Board meeting is this Tuesday. Note the entire 08-09 unaudited financials are in the posted materials. See agenda...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Alta Bates fined for surgery mishap

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center was one of 11 hospitals cited by the state this week for patient safety violations, the...

Original post made by SFGate on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Original Joe, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama and Afghanistan

I was under the impression that Republicans were out of sorts over Obama's build up in Afghanistan? I certainly understand...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by The Farmer, on Sep 27, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bull at local credit union as Ferdinand goes home

Members and employees at UNCLE Credit Union's main branch in Livermore received quite a surprise recently when a bull from...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by heh, on Sep 29, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 949 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lions Club names Haggerty 'Citizen of Year'

The Livermore Lions' Club has selected Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty as its Citizen of the Year for 2009. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by doozi, on Oct 1, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA

MOVIE REVIEW - JULIA vs. JULIA Last night was Date Night, so I took Mrs. Kendall to the movies, to see a chick-flick. I...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Oct 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3336 Views

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Douglas Kendall appologises... (..sniff)

"...Please be respectful and truthful in your postings... " uh oh... Busted! Okay, I'll stop with the nonsense... But,...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blue Angels fly in, ready for weekend's Fleet Week show

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels arrived in San Francisco Tuesday morning and the team's commander joined Mayor Gavin Newsom to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Howard Adams Neely, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This weekend - Program at Stanford for students in Grades 7-12

There is an AWESOME program happening THIS WEEKEND at Stanford University for students in grades 7-12. Classes range from...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gays do not believe Obama either!!

Thousands protest to put pressure on Obama to live up to his promises. Politicans say they will not be pressured. In the...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 11, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City crews continue cleanup following Tuesday's storm

Crews from the city's Parks Maintenance and Operations Services Departments got an early start yesterday on cleaning debris...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perplexed, on Oct 17, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin's Lockhart back in the news to help schools

One of Pleasanton's favorite neighboring politicians--former Dublin mayor Janet Lockhart--has just been named executive director...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 8379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adults in here? Really?

It's a shame that the topics, replies and general tone on the P-Weekly boards, is input and output of our common Pleasanton...

Original post made by UnReal on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 2 comments | 865 Views

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Echo...Echo...Echo...Chamber

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echo_chamber_(media) Regarding this condition arising in online communities, participants may...

Original post made by Look Familiar? on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial

For most of us, the closest we came to Monday's mass demonstrations over state and federal immigration policies was on the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spilled milk cartons litter I-680 for 25 miles

A spilled load of milk crates and plastic milk cartons littered I-680 early this morning from Concord to I-580 near Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by moo, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds here for Foothill Band Review today on Main Street

The annual Foothill Band Review will get under way at 8:30 this morning with a parade on Main Street by 50 middle and high...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

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Al Gore > Warren Buffet

As we all know Warren Buffet is an investment powerhouse. And while I'm sure Warren Buffet profited under some derivative...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reading Volunteers Needed

If you would like to volunteer for a worthwhile cause, consider becoming a Barton Reading Tutor. No experience is necessary...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Deepa Singamsetti, on Oct 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views
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