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AROUND TOWN

Letter: Recycling changes good lesson for kids

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5544 posted Friday, May 1, 2009,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 14, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Follow the Weekly on Twitter

Can't get enough of the Pleasanton Weekly? Stay on top of the local news by following us ([http://www.twitter.com/pleasantonnews...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 14, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 5 comments | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Economics in a nutshell

For anyone who does not feel they have a good understanding of what the economic conditions are in California the link below...

Original post made by Einstein on Jun. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1259 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boched at Baci

Went to Baci for dinner and had yet another bad meal. The meal was very bland, barely warm. Also my companion's dinner...

Original post made by jackals on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by MeeToo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 2474 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama goes deep on smokers and fat people are next

President Obama signed legislation taxing heavily smokers and guess what folks healthcare is next and and fat people or anyone...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G in the lead, but currently doesn't have necessary two-thirds majority

Early results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters has the parcel tax measure in the lead with 58.4 percent (6,199...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by No was the right vote, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:54 pm | 332 comments | 4378 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to tax healthcare benefits as income

Although he scoffed at McCain during the campaign for considering taxing individuals with healthcare benefits as real income...

Original post made by Carole on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Medicare, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 32 comments | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Internet Harassement Laws

The Code of Civil Procedure law on Civil Harassment Orders (Section 527.6) defines harassment as: unlawful violence;...

Original post made by BackTheBadge on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 13, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 12 comments | 1251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to take on the North Koreans

Today the Obama adminstration announced they will start confronting North Korea. First he complained about Iraq and then...

Original post made by Hanna on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are we a great group of parents?

Ask yourself, are we a great group of parents? When I was growing up in a similar community,(Palo Alto, CA)parents and neighbors...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 13, 2009 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

With contract near end, union wants 'cooling off' period, BART officials don't

With less than three weeks remaining before BART's contract with its employees expires, management and labor unions have...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reposte, on Jun 13, 2009 at 8:46 am | 9 comments | 1122 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Emperor Obama has not clothes

Interesing article and link about Obama and the issues he is creating with his wreckless spending. http://www.newsmax.com/morris/Obama_approval_falls/2009/06/12/224642.html...

Original post made by Pete on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 27 comments | 1237 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board tries to save some programs

With the defeat of a the Measure G parcel tax initiative, the Pleasanton Unified School District is looking at other ways...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 1478 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town teacher salaries

Has anyone researched the salaries of Pleasanton teachers and the surrounding communities, and in general Bay Area teacher...

Original post made by ????? on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by tamclalicrago, on Jun 12, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 73 comments | 3323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bosco, downtown's mascot, dies

Bosco, downtown Pleasanton's mascot for years, died last week at the age of 13-1/2. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5702...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Sunday for woman killed in motor scooter crash

Services for Donna M. Bain-St. Germain, who was killed Saturday in a motorized scooter accident, will be held this Sunday. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Person, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to Save Class Size Reductions

PPIE should start a restricted, donation drive directed at the elementary school population. The money raised would only...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alee, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol

Pleasanton teen injured in off-roading accident near Sunol Sophia Kazmi Valley Times Posted: 06/11/2009 05:24:01 PM PDT Updated:...

Original post made by Ann on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1326 Views
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