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AROUND TOWN

Services Thursday for DeWittWilson, 90

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for DeWitt (Dee) Wilson who died Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by RS, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air Day' ordered for today - 3rd day in row for ban on woodburning fireplaces

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air today. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3296...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by ToBePositvie, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:40 am | 16 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Thursday for DeWitt Wilson, Pleasanton developer who died Monday

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for DeWitt (Dee) Wilson who died Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Juli Stewart, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Community Forum Q&A available

Q&A from the Jan 5 PUSD community forum is available here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/PublicInformation/Downloads/Q&A100105Final.pdf...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District outlines 'possible reductions' to balance budget

In a document released Thursday afternoon, the Pleasanton Unified School District outlined the budget challenges they face...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by "old tenured" 30yr old, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am | 127 comments | 3296 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court blocks YouTube broadcast of same-sex marriage trial

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning blocked the planned YouTube broadcast of a federal trial in San Francisco on the constitutionality...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 26 comments | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals

Oakland International Airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals among all North American airports last year, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1332 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"It's Not Socialism. It's Communism."

I agree wholeheartedly with this article below. It is time for all to wake up, including well-meaning Democrats. Virtually...

Original post made by Margaret on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by leroy T., on Jan 12, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 10 comments | 1079 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America Rising

An open letter to Democrat Politicians... America Rising >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiyqvuTxaEs&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by FedUp on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by leroy T., on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor pledges to spare education

I would hope so! They can't cut much more of education without running afoul of commitments made during acceptance of...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

The LOCAL Conservative momentum is building!

Below is a blurb David Harmer (Conservative) campaign manager sent to forward. They NEED you to show up in Manteca to support...

Original post made by Conservative Agenda Here: on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Conservative Agenda Here:, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 1052 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district seeks new revenue sources

Parents group seeking to inform peers on education funding Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6521...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 8 comments | 1293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If u don't watch any other video this month, watch this (uplifting) about our soldiers.

After you watch this, think about all those comments by various congressmen of a certain party who have demoralized our troops....

Original post made by Ruth on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rat, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 999 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Jobs, jobs, jobs' is state's highest priority, Schwarzenegger says

In Wednesday morning's State of the State address, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger drew upon pigs, ponies, prisons and priorities...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Jan 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 1226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Duraflame files suit against air district over wood-burning ban

Duraflame Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, claiming the district does not have...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by BPS, on Jan 11, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sushi, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

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Media seeks right to televise Prop. 8 proceedings in SF federal courtroom next month

A coalition of television networks and newspapers asked a federal judge in San Francisco Monday for permission to televise...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 23 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lackluster attendance seen at forum for superintendent search

The community was represented by three people seeking to give input to the superintendent search firm Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 4909 Views
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