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<B>Amador senior donates scholarship to help children Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6630...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by David Ing, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare Medical Center opens new floor with 24 beds

In an effort to serve more patients as well as make their stay a little more pleasant, ValleyCare Health System recently...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fred Brown, on Feb 2, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

The wine stroll must go on -- rain or shine

A rainy forecast isn't going to let the Pleasanton Downtown Association keep the Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Susan M., on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 3786 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Greenpeace Founder "need many nuclear plants"

Listen to scientist Dr. Patrick Moore, Founder of GreenPeace speak on the US need for many nuclear power plants ASAP...to...

Original post made by Hi Tech on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commotion on Angela St. Last Night?

Anyone know why W. Angela was blocked off with police cars and fire trucks last night, around 5:30pm?...

Original post made by Curious on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ongoing Volunteer Drivers Needed

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley is looking for Volunteer Drivers to transport seniors to their medical appointments....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 756 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

If the shoe fits

The classic rags-to-riches fairytale gets the Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre treatment as it opens tonight for a three-weekend...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

kids on the roofs downtown

I was downtown late one evening about a week ago. I had parked in the lot behind Stacy's resteraunt and as I was walking...

Original post made by james on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 12, 2010 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Lovely Sunrise This Morning

I took this pic this a.m. around 7:30 from our deck, looking east. Almost looks like we're overlooking a lake below that...

Original post made by Pat, West of Foothill on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 780 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Willow Tree in Dublin???????

I've spent my last dollar at the Willow Tree in Dublin. Uncooked food and burnt food for the last time. [portion removed]...

Original post made by UPCHUCK on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2446 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pope sincere?

The Pope recently stated: "I think of the immense suffering caused by the abuse of children, especially within the church...

Original post made by Concerned Former Catholic on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharing Our Abundance of Fruit

As I walk around neighborhoods during this time of year, I note many, many orange, lemon and some grapefruit trees laden...

Original post made by Dave on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

SPORTS

EBAL Softball Predictions

EBAL softball is fast approaching. What teams are the favorites and which one will be the surprise?...

Original post made by Highntight on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rubies Fan, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Find out why World Trade Center Buildings 1 & 2 not rebuilt

Amazing video explaining why World Trade Center Buildings #1 and #2 are not rebuilt. But World Trade Center #7 is completely...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by wayne, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Some Middle Schools Do Better

Here's the article: "Report: middle school success tied to high expectations" http://www.ocregister.com/news/schools-236351-middle-report.html "Middle...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sullenberger retiring?

I read a brief news story today on the web that said Sullenberger is retiring. I was surprised in some respects because...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 869 Views
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