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AROUND TOWN

Perplexed by Religious People

I was introduced to religion by people, and therein lies the problem. People are a horrible advertisement for religion....

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 1251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who spoke recently at a press club event, is quoted by KCBS' Larry Chiaroni as saying, "It saddens...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:53 am | 5 comments | 1209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Surprise, Surprise...Here Comes the Censorship Doctrine...

And for an OBAMA / democrat encore, coming soon is their Censorship Doctrine (which they try to fool the public as they entitle...

Original post made by pete on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:58 am | 36 comments | 1922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 1827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1753 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In 1999: Clinton pressures Fannie Mae: Ease Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending

In 1999, under pressure from the Clinton administration, Fannie Mae, the nation's largest home mortgage underwriter, relaxed...

Original post made by Ralphie on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 10 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2132 Views

SPORTS

A soggy ride

Sprinkles of excited adults and children alike braced the intermittent rains this afternoon in Livermore, trying to catch...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by avid reader from So Cal, on Feb 22, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Enjoying the sunshine

A local painter this morning took advantage of a forecasted three-day break in the rain as he recreated a historic building...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1130 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs new permit for Chinese language, culture school

More than 200 supporters of the Little Ivy League School who packed the City Council chambers Tuesday night—most of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:18 am | 21 comments | 1449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1737 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why was Lisa's post about religion removed?

Lisa made perfectly valid points and asked good questions. Why are you censoring her PW?...

Original post made by Janna on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 1729 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 2380 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill students, faculty remember sophomore who died Tuesday

Foothill High School sophomore Chaitanya Gompa will be remembered by friends and family today at services in Walnut Creek. Chaitanya...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by ??, on Feb 19, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1467 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Staples Ranch on hold again

For investors, owners and representatives for organizations that have waited patiently for years to win approval of their...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Straightforward Politics? They are at it again!, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 13 comments | 1281 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop 8 Database

http://www.sfgate.com/webdb/prop8/ Here is a link to the database which will allow you to look up any and all individuals...

Original post made by Lovethepeople on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 45 comments | 1550 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2613 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 weekend accidents leave one dead, three critically injured

Two accidents that occurred over the weekend have left one dead and three critically injured. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=383...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Update?, on Feb 18, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 2947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Way to help stop Graffiti Vandalizing

My name is Lindsay Wright and I am Village High School graduate. Incase there are people out there who donít know what...

Original post made by Lindsay Wright on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:09 pm | 42 comments | 2165 Views
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