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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1115 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 | 999 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 | 1142 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 | 989 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 | 1225 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 | 17806 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 | 911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 997 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 | 1243 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 | 1925 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 | 1018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 900 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 | 1163 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Great Books of Pleasanton

The Great Books of Pleasanton book club meets at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday monthly at Towne Center Books, 555 Main St....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 3459 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ethics probe should be done independently

It sure seems to be a significant conflict of interest to allow members of either the House or Senate to investigate themselves....

Original post made by Einstein on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Still closed, Monday's uncertain for a Bay Bridge opening

Work to repair a collapsed section of the Bay Bridge is continuing today with still no estimate about when it will reopen,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Things are looking good for getting bailout money back

"CIT Group is the first big bailout loss for taxpayers, but it won't be the last. " http://money.cnn.com/2009/11/02/news/tarp.travails.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009110214 ...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 976 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four police and vehicles at Fairlands Elementary Sat

I was walking my dog through the green belt behind Fairlands El Saturday evening when I saw a group of police surrounding...

Original post made by Reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Parent, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Frank Dobronte Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=1505 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On losing two remarkable friends

Two highly regarded community leaders died last week, a loss to their families and the city they loved. Jackie Barnett, who...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nicki (Seery) Miller, on Nov 4, 2009 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1149 Views
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