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About the Senate Health Care bill

You can read about the senate health care bill here (cnn article): http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/11/21/senate.health.bill.expect/index.html The...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 1046 Views

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Skaters, shoppers keep downtown busy over sunny weekend downtown

Hundreds of skaters kept Pleasanton's new outdoor skating rink busy over the weekend as many families took advantage of free...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by FedUp, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

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Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1224 Views

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Round Table Pizza closes its Main Street parking lot to downtown shoppers

Bah! Humbug! Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2989 posted Sunday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by shame on PW, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 1568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2352 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's school funding process is failing

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik19-2009nov19,0,5135920.column " Some mandates have broad support from districts,...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 23, 2009 at 10:01 pm | 48 comments | 1439 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Todays Obama hit piece is from the New York Times

Yes, the Gray Lady, "All the News That's Fit to Print" has a not-so-favorable take on President Obama's Asia trip -->...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 12 comments | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP officer injured in Hwy. 84 accident when motorcycle malfunctions

A California Highway Patrol officer suffered minor injuries when he crashed his motorcycle on state Highway 84, just east...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1290 Views

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Letter: McNerney, colleagues stood up for the people

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6366 posted Friday, November 13,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by JP, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1049 Views

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Dirt biker rescued after falling down steep hill southeast of Livermore

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted yesterday in the rescue of a dirt biker who fell off his vehicle on...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Virginia, on Nov 23, 2009 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Planning Commission approves Redcoats' request for more music

Redcoats British Pub will now be allowed to offer music and dancing from Thursday through Sunday after the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 am | 15 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surreal Solo Exhibit - "Birth of an Artist"

Surrealist Claudette McDermott unveils her latest work "Birth of an Artist" this week only! A solo exhibit presented by Poetry...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views

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Guns & Hoses Basketball Game

At 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Foothill High School Gym, 4375 Foothill Road, members of the Pleasanton Police Officers Association...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by fun time, on Nov 22, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1040 Views

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Holiday ice rink construction starts this morning, restricting public parking at library, Civic Center

As Pleasanton gears up to offer outdoor ice skating during the holidays near the Civic Center and library, new traffic patterns...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by J K, on Nov 22, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 89 comments | 1979 Views

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Outdoor ice skating rinks open today in Pleasanton, Dublin for holidays

Pleasanton and Dublin residents can skate a figure eight beginning today when holiday ice rinks open for the winter season...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by J K Galliano, on Nov 22, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

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Man arrested after alleged anti-Christian fueled robbery, disturbance

Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward Wednesday evening after he reportedly robbed a man and scared others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by gmartinez, on Nov 22, 2009 at 11:38 am | 33 comments | 1727 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey about Oak Grove

Did anyone else get a phone survey about Oak Grove and the City Council/Mayor? My friend was called and was asked a long...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cell phone statistics - Where are they?

Does anyone know where to find documented statistics of traffic accidents directly resulting from cell phone usage? Does...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 21, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1387 Views
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Teaching The Arts
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