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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stimulus & bailouts or tax cuts?

It's not right vs left, it is right vs wrong. $2.5 trillion spent on stimulus and bailouts. The federal government collected...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:23 am | 14 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 3567 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April Fool's Day

On hearing about a time machine in the basement of downtown Pleasanton's Museum On Main, our Streetwise reporter Elyssa Thome...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by der, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Obits

Mavis Mae Williams Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6729 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Friend of Evelyn, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2375 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On again, off again state worker furloughs--now on again

A state appeals court Tuesday temporarily reinstated furloughs of three days per month for more than 70,000 state workers. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by itsme, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1374 Views

SPORTS

EBAL Softball Predictions

EBAL softball is fast approaching. What teams are the favorites and which one will be the surprise?...

Original post made by Highntight on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rubies Fan, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BACK TO PEACE AT LAST

Well, the Health Bill has passed and turns out to be a toothless (albeit it expensive) tiger. Other issues dim in comparison,...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Miguel, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 8 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is shilling for a web site free advertising?

It occurs to me that a certain person has been actively marketing a for-profit opinion site here via numerous threads every...

Original post made by Nurse Shark on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top 100 Conservative Websites/Blogs according to search eng "Alexa"

For a different perspective, other than the lamestream media, here is a list of websites / blogs that are oriented to the...

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom for Truth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pati, on Mar 31, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 65 comments | 3058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by der, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Camp

Any recommendations for a summer camp (day or overnight) for young teenage boys?...

Original post made by Kyra on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Kyra, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages home across from Pleasanton Library

An unoccupied home at 4834 Harrison St. sustained some damage Saturday when plywood placed on top of a floor furnace caught...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jenn, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 1891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney surrenders in alleged fraud scheme

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Tuesday that Los Angeles attorney Susana Ragos Chung surrendered on...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 2025 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Christian warriors" preparing to fight the Antichrist.

DETROIT (AP) — It started inside a trailer home in rural Michigan, where a small family gathered before bed for prayer....

Original post made by Martin on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 31, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week

"Take me to your leader!" says Kiwi, who looks to be a close relative of the "Star Wars" character Yoda. Kiwi is a mature...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know why the Livermore PD evacuated the area tonight?

The Livermore PD evacuated the area around the Bank of the West on 2nd street this evening. Neighboring businesses were...

Original post made by Curious on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Mar 31, 2010 at 1:52 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party in Searchlight, Nevada

Gas to Searchlight Nevada and back.....$85 (hybrid) One night in Hotel.....................$89 Ten Thousand Conservatives...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 29 comments | 1241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Liberal Media Death Spiral

What would cause average Americans to get off the couch and join a Tea Party? INFORMATION. Here's just one example:...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by What Community of Character People?, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 49 comments | 1636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A different type of education

Though people might think being home schooled eventually gets isolating, Amy, a Pleasanton tenth-grader, and her sister Rebecca,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 18 comments | 1844 Views
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