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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial on K-3 Class Size Reduction

"State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction" http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12613409 "The question...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Still waiting, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Compelling Film Opening Fri., 6/26: "The Stoning of Soraya"

This Friday the film "The Stoning of Soraya" will open in selected cities around the country. Given the current events in...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Remaking of our Curbs - at what cost?

Will the PW please find out the cost of the major rework of sidewalks? For example, the extensive use of heavy machinery...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I wonder if Jerry McNerney will choose for his family the Obama health plan

May be worth a call to Jerry McNerney's office to see what HE recommends regarding healthcare plans. Is HE going to choose...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim passed away and Gene is now homeless.. Jerry The "Mayor"

Sadly "Jim" who would often be downtown by Tully's coffee has passes away at age 50. A quiet and kind of grumpy guy at times,...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kay Huff's ladies' day gains in popularity

It's Fair time starting next Wednesday and once again hundreds are signing up for Kay's Ladies' Day at the Races, scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pat Mosca, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Park district to hold Ridge meeting Monday

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three local sites make 'Best Family Campgrounds' list

Three of the East Bay Regional Park District's campgrounds were named the best in the nation for park amenities, outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Solution to future Budget Deadlocks in CA?

Quoted from Tri Valley Herald article reporting on declaration of fiscal emergency on Thursday: "Under the declaration,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police seize 64 pounds of fireworks from Dublin home

Police seized more than 64 pounds of illegal fireworks from a home in Dublin Thursday, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 4133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1143 Views

SPORTS

Huff's Ladies Day at the Races another success

Yesterday's Kay's Ladies Day at the Races attracted more than 100 women as the annual event organized by Kay Huff continued...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike Hosterman, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sentinels' leader Tom Daggett wins Mayor's Award

Long-time resident and businessman Tom Daggett received the Mayor's Award for meritorious service to Pleasanton Friday night...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Basic Yoga Class

Beth Fox instructs this yoga class that meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by David Walden, on Jul 14, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Auctions end today. Did you get your bid in yet?

The most recent group of auctions are ending tonight. Luxury Cabin, Trade as One purse, Comprehensive Financial Plan,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1360 Views
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