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Thriving Ink closing its downtown Pleasanton store

Thriving Ink, one of Pleasanton's newer downtown retail stores, is closing with owner Brenda Dronkers taking her business...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 1977 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 | 1553 Views

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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 | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2030 Views

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Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 2986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 5995 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessing is back!

For anyone who remembers Blessings, the wonderful Chinese restaurant on Santa Rita, the great news is owner Cindy is back...

Original post made by Rene on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Viv, on Apr 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 2734 Views

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Vote in our Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest

The eight finalists have been chosen for the Pleasanton Weekly Mother-Daughter Look-alike Contest. [http://pleasantonweekly.com/two_of_a_kind/2010.mothers_day/index.php...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 1244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Water is NOT very good, on Apr 26, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 2318 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 | 1573 Views

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If it's Tuesday, it must be another Oak Grove debate

Over the last couple of years, a regular contingent of opponents to the proposed 51-home development above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by justwondering, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 1363 Views

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Sunny today but rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley expected to be mostly sunny today with some patchy clouds and a high temperature of 76 degrees...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1112 Views

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Letter: School dollars from D?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6896 posted Friday, April 16, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:01 am | 60 comments | 3127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On "Saving the Planet" by George Carlin (a simply great YouTube video)

In summary, the planet is just fine, in George Carlin's opinion. (Note: some salty language...but the message is right...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Love him !, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 996 Views

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Yes We Will ! http://remembernovember.com/

Awesome clip. http://remembernovember.com/...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by NOV. Victory matters, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: McNerney reached out

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6919 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Apr 25, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 1309 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

18 lives a day

This is not good. The true cost of the empire is ugly. Why do we only act like we love our soldiers when they fight? Our...

Original post made by Wayne on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by m, on Apr 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1060 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE CONTRADICTION OF GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Without inciting a riot by mentioning the name Bill Maher, he did mention one good point on this weeks show (HBO On Demand)....

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Upcoming Webcasts: California's Budget

I thought this series of live webcasts might be of interest to forum readers... http://asmdc.org/issues/budget/...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Webcast to say what? More marketing?, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1013 Views

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E-Waste recycling fundraiser on Sunday

Hart Middle School will host an E-Waste Recycling fundraiser from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, April 25, at Lucky's parking lot...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Stop Waste, on Apr 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 1739 Views
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Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
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