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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom Sells Rule-Breaking Son's Car

Thought some parents may be interested... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080109/ap_on_fe_st/odd_car_ad Mom sells rule-breaking...

Original post made by Karen on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2164 Views

SPORTS

Michael Vick sentence fair?

Michael Vick is sentenced for 23-month jail imprisonment for "animal cruelty" as what other people utter for being the instigator...

Original post made by MrNiceGuy on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by matthew, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:38 pm | 11 comments | 2991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stoneridge Drive Extension is GOOD for Pleasanton!

Modeling was done WITH and WITHOUT the Stoneridge Drive Extension to see how traffic would be affected in our city ... and...

Original post made by Alice on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 3439 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters: No kids allowed is unfair

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4373 posted Friday, August 15,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds jam Smart & Final's Pleasanton store opening

Smart & Final opened its newest Bay Area store Tuesday with grocery specials on the inside and kiosks outside serving hamburgers,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 1529 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sick of wasting gas?

Pleasanton claims it wants to be a green city but they are wasting gas on our behalf. Have you ever wondered how much gas...

Original post made by Out of Gas on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove Appeal Dismissed For Failure To File Opening Brief

The headline is not mine, but recorded by the 1st Appellate Court in the case of Lin et al. v. City Clerk of the City of...

Original post made by frank on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 26, 2008 at 9:43 am | 20 comments | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Sports

My experience with youth sports in Pleasanton is not a positive one. Baseball is controlled by parent group cliques who hand...

Original post made by Rosemary on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 25, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 35 comments | 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 14 comments | 1697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not there yet' in decision to appeal Neal Elementary case

No action was taken at the Pleasanton Unified School District's closed meeting Thursday over the recent litigation over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by An Amazed Perent, on Aug 24, 2008 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

I have a motto that if half the readers aren't ticked off at us, we're not doing our job. We can't please everyone, nor do...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 24, 2008 at 10:30 am | 14 comments | 1646 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

April 26th, 2008 is the next Beach Impeach!

I participated in the last event and it was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and make a huge statement. Check...

Original post made by Janna on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:46 am | 68 comments | 2650 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Peace group to hold another vigil next Wednesday

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will again sponsor a candlelight vigil in front of the Museum on Main Street in downtown Pleasanton...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 24, 2008 at 7:32 am | 19 comments | 1973 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street robbed Tuesday at closing time

Two male suspects robbed Wells Fargo Bank's Main Street branch at 5 p.m. Tuesday, escaping with an undisclosed amount of...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 9 comments | 1933 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Assembly backs Senate bill to raise license fees by $1

The California State Assembly Thursday approved legislation that would reduce traffic congestion and auto pollution in the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bush's explanation for high gas prices refuted

Yesterday in the White House Rose Garden, President Bush tried to explain that the reason for the high gas prices is because...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 1965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney hosting event Saturday at Richert Lumber

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will host the next installment of his Congress at Your Corner series this Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin - Windermere Area

I have a question. I am not sure if the story given was real or not. A member of the mom's club posted a scary situation...

Original post made by Concerned Mother on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 4:20 pm | 11 comments | 2250 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
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