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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 | 915 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 | 859 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 | 2313 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 | 800 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 | 1022 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 | 681 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 | 891 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police Bulletin

Alleged Main Street burglar arrested Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6752 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Bulletin

Cause to possible quarry explosion still being investigated Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6725...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by luki, on Mar 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will see at least a peek of sunshine today as mostly cloudy skies continue with a high temperature...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:16 am | 1 comment | 769 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon grad Matt Chance dies in Swiss snowboarding accident

A funeral mass will be held today for Matthew Chance, 27, a San Ramon Valley High School graduate who died Feb. 28 after...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 11, 2010 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley Winter Percussion Ensemble places 2nd in WGI Regional Competition!

The AVHS Winter Percussion ensemble placed 2nd in WGI Regional Competition on Saturday, March 13. The competition took place...

Original post made by Amador Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Article states East bay school district will go bankrupt next year

This article talks about a San Jose school district's choices to take pay cuts/less instructional time. It is also mentioned...

Original post made by Article on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Article, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Girltopia' show set for tonight as Scouts raise money for Haiti

Pleasanton Girl Scout troop 31473 will host its "Girltopia" show from 7 to 9:30 p.m. tonight at Pleasanton Middle School,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Marilyn, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 842 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

There may be no one more eligible among our elected officials to wish everyone in the Tri-Valley a Happy St. Patrick's Day...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 4046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doing "Gods work" aint easy!

"He had displayed "wisdom and courage" in his handling of cases, Monsignor Scicluna declared. He also gave numbers: during...

Original post made by When in Rome on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 18, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney sues Oakland for misappropriating $20 million in tax funds

Marleen Sacks, a Pleasanton attorney who lives in Oakland, sued that city a second time yesterday, charging that it is continuing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by D W, on Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on stanley with ace train

I was told there was police activity involving the ace train on Stanley Blvd...it was stopped and had police involvement...

Original post made by Justin on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees Jan. 5

For $5-10, residents can discard their Christmas trees, support Boy Scouts and help the earth all at the same time. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Drew Perkins, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views
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