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Schwarzenegger visits Shaklee for Earth Day

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger paid a visit to nutritional supplement producer Shaklee Corp. Wednesday afternoon under sunny...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 1127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Germain back in court April 28

Former Castlewood tennis pro Henry Germain went before the judge again today, only to have his case be continued yet again....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 19 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor shares why teachers unions are bad for kids

Mr. Moe is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the William Bennett Munro professor of political science at Stanford...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 24, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 40 comments | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council Agrees – PUSD is broke

The City Council voted 4-0 confirming that PUSD can’t pay $800,000+ on an annual debt payment. The City will bailout PUSD...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by John, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need help from PUSD Math Teachers . . .

Supporters of Measure G claim Pleasanton teachers are taking a ‘pay cut’ next year because they will work two less days....

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by PW Reader, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 7 comments | 1477 Views

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Editorial

Pleasanton's zoning and land use controls apparently aren't keeping up with changes in the city's mix of commerce, industry,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 24, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1008 Views

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Letter: Bravo to new yogurt shop

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5512 posted Friday, April 24, 2009,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 979 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Homeland Security Memo

It was reported, on the radio, that the Secretary Of Homeland Defense, Janet Napolitano, issued a memo, which apparently...

Original post made by Jerry on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Academic vs. Real World, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 9 comments | 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Updated info on federal stimulus funds

see http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com for updated information and web links to state information on federal stimulus...

Original post made by Mary on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:17 am | 7 comments | 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Investigative Journalist Handcuffed at USC (videoclip)

Gina...(et. al): Here is a youtube link of an amazing videoclip of a legitimate alternative news journalist who would like...

Original post made by amy on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 24, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1284 Views

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WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 1064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident

Does anyone know how the two 19yr olds in the accident on Vineyard are?...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly aides see salary hikes

More than 120 Assembly aides were granted salary increases recently despite a rocky state economy and projections of a multibillion-...

Original post made by concerned taxpayer on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ASSEMBLY CANCELS RAISES IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES

The California State Assembly canceled the half million dollars they had recently given in raises to assembly aides. Comments...

Original post made by Heads up on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 1039 Views

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Debbie Look's Speech at Council Meeting Tonight

Comparing Pleasanton to Brentwood and Antioch? Laughable....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1300 Views

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Has anyone seen the Dilbert House lately?

As I walk my dog through the Hearst and Vintage Hills neighborhood area and observe the progress being made on the Adams...

Original post made by Perplexed on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:11 am | 23 comments | 1911 Views

SPORTS

Debut on the MLB mound

Former Pleasanton resident Brad Bergeson made his first trip to the Major League Baseball mound Tuesday night, only allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by SportsFan, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today is first Spare the Air for ozone this year

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued the first Spare the Air advisory for ozone in 2009 and is advising...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 1200 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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