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Letter: Airport noise vs. housing

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6892 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Repleasnacrat, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 883 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'PTA Shops Ptown'

Pleasanton PTA Council representatives will be hitting the streets soon to drum up support for its program, PTA Shops Ptown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occasional rain again in forecast today for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be cloudy with scattered showers today and a 60 percent chance of some rain...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by ya right, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 750 Views

SPORTS

Hearing today at Santa Rita jail on early release of prisoners

A hearing is being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Santa Rita Jail to discus the early release of prisoners due to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by BABYMAMA, on Apr 23, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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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 | 720 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 | 964 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 | 757 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 | 1054 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 | 803 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 | 1033 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 | 1581 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 | 1261 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 | 740 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 | 1099 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 | 775 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 | 888 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 | 767 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 | 816 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 | 845 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 | 844 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,092 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 786 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 605 views