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Services Thursday for DeWitt Wilson, Pleasanton developer who died Monday

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for DeWitt (Dee) Wilson who died Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Juli Stewart, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thriving Discovery

Thriving Ink is joining forces with Karl Wente's Discover the Wine/Discover the Music to celebrate local artists, musicians...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harvard Professor Called to Stand to Provide Neutral and Impartial "Expert" Testimony Exposed Under Cross Examination, She Has Long Been an Active Advocate for Gay Marriage.

Second Day of Trial is Positive for Defense by Andy Pugno - General Counsel on January 13th, 2010 As I mentioned in...

Original post made by Kelly on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 804 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Construction starts on 4th bore of Caldecott Tunnel

Federal, state and local officials gathered in Orinda Friday to celebrate the beginning of construction on the fourth bore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Wielder, on Jan 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I was against a spending freeze before I was in favor of one

President Obama will propose a 'discretionary spending freeze' in his State of the Union speech later this week. The freeze...

Original post made by Ellie Light on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 27, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 767 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local office opens for 2010 Census count

Ten questions will determine how much funding Pleasanton will receive for social services and transportation, whether or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 957 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal funds in question for BART's proposed Coliseum connector

BART's plan to build an elevated rail connector between its Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport has a...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by GO, on Jan 28, 2010 at 12:44 am | 2 comments | 1014 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where Is The Stimulus Grant for Education...

A $2.25B stimulus grant was awarded today to the California high speed train project "that virtually guarantees construction...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART to cut 74 jobs, use federal funds to meet budget deficits

BART directors voted 6-3 Thursday to close the transit agency's $25 million budget deficit by cutting 74 positions and using...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver drifts off I-680 with car landing in 12-foot-deep ditch

The unidentified driver was not injured in this single vehicle accident on southbound I-680 between the Bernal and Sunol...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer healing therapy foundation aids 12 through donated funds

Twelve cancer patients living in the Tri-Valley have been granted funds for complementary treatments such as acupuncture,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Les, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 957 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Toyota is a dirty organization and so are our politicians

So Toyota ships poor and dangerous quality and our politicians are contributors in this behavior. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_toyota_s_friends...

Original post made by Bernie on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 8, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opportunity for Girls in Grades 7-10 and their Parents

Hi, I just heard about this and thought I'd pass it along. Looks great! February 27th 2010 Dare 2B Digital, a Conference...

Original post made by Karen P on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by LK, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:19 am | 2 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know what happend Thurs Morning at the Chevron at the Corner os Santa Rita & Valley?

Right around 9am I watched police vehicles surround a minivan at the gas station. Officers had their guns drawn & immediatly...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2948 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1062 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two-Thirds of Government Takeover was passed in the Stimulus Bill

A nationally-recognized physician has written a stunning article: that two-thirds of the government takeover of healthcare...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 770 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 wounded warriors receive scholarships from Sentinels of Freedom organization

Two more veterans from Iraq have been welcomed to the Tri-Valley with scholarships from the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by No ID, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get smart, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Seinfeld set to music' on stage through March 21

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" takes a comedic look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 941 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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