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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare's disastrous effects, from it's biggest supporters

The leader of the unions who demonstrated for passage of this law have told us why this law needs major changes or outright...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:43 am | 76 comments | 11599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Application Question

On the UC and CSU college application there is a question in the 'Honors Section' asking for "number of Honors"? What are...

Original post made by Steven on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joseph Somacholarsololovich, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on Mr. Lamont. I'm praying he's recovering

If the Lamont family doesn't mind, can someone share an update on Mr. Lamont's condition? I definitely don't want to push...

Original post made by FHS mom on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 4381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Book Donations

Do you have any books lying around your house collecting dust? Why not donate them to Hart Middle School? We are in...

Original post made by Phil Vergon on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 635 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government shutdown? Just as James Madison planned it

For 70% of our history the branches of government have been divided in terms of political power. When the Democrats last...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some teens go above and beyond

Among all the college bound, scholarly students, athletes, artists, school officers, volunteers, dancers and musicians in...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 1749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs rent increases in Hacienda mobile home park

The Pleasanton City Council ratified a new rent stabilization agreement with the owners of Hacienda Mobilehome Park on Vineyard...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peace Maker, on Oct 5, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 12 comments | 1554 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brock Roby honored with 2013 Mayor's Award

Brock Roby, a civil engineer, chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and for many years a church ministry leader,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 5, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 8 comments | 1820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning to go to S.F.'s Cliff House this weekend? Don't, it's closed

San Francisco's famous Cliff House restaurant Thursday joined other popular attractions that closed as a result of the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 5574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Programming

I am wondering what percentage of kids can program a computer by the time they finish middle school. It is becoming an essential...

Original post made by yAPTR-yetAnotherPTownResident on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly Member Buchanan Helping Bad Teachers

The Sacramento Bee had a good piece today on AB 375 which was authored by our Assembly member Buchanan. This piece of legislation...

Original post made by local on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TV30 to broadcast Dublin-Dougherty Valley football game again tonight

Tri-Valley television will broadcast Friday night's game between Dougherty Valley and Dublin high schools at 7 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 9 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

ValleyCare to host 4th annual breast cancer symposium Oct. 16

ValleyCare Health System will host the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Palm Event...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 10 comments | 1645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Applications Due Oct 28, 2013

To honor the memory of Juanita Haugen, trustee and president of the Pleasanton Unified School Board. Juanita had a passion...

Original post made by Ken Mano on Oct. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1088 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The federal government will NOT shut down tonight

Oh yes, the media and the Democrats will be squealing like stuck pigs in the event that no budget agreement passes before...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 61 comments | 1635 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man beaten into coma

Can we please get an update on David Lamont? Is he out of a coma? Have there been arrests? Surprised to see lack of new...

Original post made by Question on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by OurNews, on Oct 3, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Rita - Jail for the 21st Century

Here is an video,that is getting national attention, about the Santa Rita Jail. http://www.bloomberg.com/video/welcome-to-the-high-tech-jail-of-the-21st-century-KvQCy~kKSoaxhuPjqU2y...

Original post made by Bug Splat on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We are all told the Republicans want to deny people healthcare

The truth is...http://freebeacon.com/reid-why-would-we-want-to-help-one-kid-with-cancer/ CNN anchor asks Harry Reid about...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Oct 2, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girasole Closed

I will miss you Scoozi Bread! Maybe the Pleasanton Weekly can get Skip to share the recipe with all of us who have enjoyed...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 15 comments | 1901 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State Assembly candidate at Pleasanton BART station this morning asking riders to support strike ban

Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer is handing out flyers this morning at the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station calling...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 12 comments | 1203 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 2,059 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,376 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,134 views