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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Contra Costa Times Recommends David Harmer as GOP Nominee...

The Contra Costa Times is wise to recommend David Harmer of the GOP Contenders for US House of Representatives to run against...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by John B,, on May 3, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 1067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Congressman Jerry McNerney bad for Pleasanton?

The latest antics of Jerry McNerney. Yesterday the House voted on a controversial measure to circumvent the traditional process...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on May 3, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 6062 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about aging

Pleasanton residents Jean and Allan Salas (at right) ask questions about Medicare from (far left) Regional Administrator...

Original post made on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hostage, on May 2, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 1314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Measure D deceives voters

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6918 posted Friday, April 23,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on May 2, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 55 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Tea Party Founder Calls For Boycott Of SF

See article link: http://www.ktvu.com/news/23314147/detail.html Bridget Melson, founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kay, on May 2, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 24 comments | 1273 Views

SPORTS

Study shows new A's stadium on Oakland waterfront could add $2.6 billion to Alameda County economy

A study released Wednesday says that building a waterfront baseball stadium in Oakland would generate $2.6 billion in total...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by DogTurd, on May 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 2737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman charged with DUI after several hit and runs

A Pleasanton woman faces several charges after a series of collisions yesterday along Valley Avenue. Fifty two-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Big Daddy, on May 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 36 comments | 3585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton crime drops for 2009

A new report from the Pleasanton Police department shows some of the best numbers in years for both major and minor crimes....

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by TI, on May 1, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 10 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen helps in crash near high school

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on May 1, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1149 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who Is To Blame for PUSD's Financial Troubles?

According to a story published last Thursday (22 April 2010) in one of our other local papers, The Independent, PUSD's financial...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am | 48 comments | 2225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2866 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BP Is Criticized Over Oil Spill, but U.S. Missed Chances to Act

Its going to be fun watching how the make this George Bush's fault....

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1173 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 961 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney to host Dublin workshop tomorrow to help seniors obtain benefits

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold a senior assistance workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Dublin...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Savvy Seconds Needs to Clean up Their Act!

Is it just me or does the site of racks of clothes on the sidewalk outside of Savvy Seconds make downtown look cheap and...

Original post made by Brianna on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 18 comments | 1424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Future of Edumucation

The few regular "bloggers" on Pleasanton Weekly have often wished for an end to seniority for teachers (aka "tenure") and...

Original post made by Thomas Paineful on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 1143 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 | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Need a dentist

I am new to the area. Can anyone recommend a family dentist?...

Original post made by Teeth on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our dentist, on Apr 30, 2010 at 10:59 am | 13 comments | 1438 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Very good: KSFO's Brian Sussman on Hannity re: his book "Climategate" (very good!)

Kudos to Brian Sussman of San Francisco's KSFO on the hoax of Man-Made Global Warming. Brian is the author of a new book...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 987 Views
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