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Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Obits

Mavis Mae Williams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6729 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Friend of Evelyn, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaCare Taxes Home Sales, Clobbers Middle-Class Americans

Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by independent, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pledge Allegiance

There is seriously something wrong with how we treat our wounded. For all of you who proselytize the grandiose nature of...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where is T. Coleman Andrews when you need him most?

Note at the bottom who wrote this letter: Congress [in implementing the Sixteenth Amendment] went beyond merely enacting...

Original post made by Jeff on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Wayne, on Apr 16, 2010 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scouts wrap it up today at Northern California Jamboree at fairgrounds

More than 15,000 Scouts, leaders and families are continuing their giant Northern California Jamboree today at the Alameda...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scouter John, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earth Day special: Recyclers at work

The best part about handling the recycling at Pleasanton Middle School is that it earns money for the school and is good...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1108 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO's new Terminal 2 set to open next spring

For those who use San Francisco International Airport and wonder just how long it will tke to complete the Terminal 2 renovation,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kinder. Gentler?-NOT, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Register for Hike for Hope

Hike for Hope will be a hike like no other. This non-competitive memorial hike will take place from 9 a.m. to noon May 1...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 907 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Tri-Valley physician, David Denmead, M.D., has passed

Dr. Denmead was an outstanding physician in this community for many years. I was sorry to hear of his passing. http://www.weertsfh.com/obituary.html?id=1786 ...

Original post made by M on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

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Our Congressman Jerry McNerney introduced Quality Care for Veterans Act

Apr 29, 2010 (Congressional Documents and Publications Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today introduced...

Original post made by Ron on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by We the people, on Apr 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republican Advantage in 2010 Voting Enthusiasm Shrinks

From the Gallup Poll website: http://www.gallup.com/poll/127700/Republican-Advantage-2010-Voting-Enthusiasm-Shrinks.aspx PRINCETON,...

Original post made by Leon on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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70th annual Rose Show

The 70th annual Pleasanton Rose Show will be held from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, May 8, at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Donny Osmond, on May 7, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

SPORTS

Dublin-based California Spirit Elite All Stars take nationals

The California Spirit Elite All Stars youth and senior teams each won their division at the American Showcase National Championship....

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lala, on May 7, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views
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