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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 | 1207 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 | 2052 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 | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2026 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 | 1948 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 | 2133 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 | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels (school route) bus collision w/ tan SUV?

Saw the aftermath of this around 3:30 this afternoon on Muirwood, just north of W. Las Positas. Police car, two police motorcyles,...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Uncanny Prediction in 1974

I grew up in a family of democrats and was told that the John Birch Society was harmful to America. Boy, this short 1974...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steam Engine #844

It appears that UP #844 is moving from Oakland to Stockton via Pleasanton on Wed. April 22nd. Does anyone know a schedule?...

Original post made by Clint on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No casino at AV Grad Night?

Heard that the AV Grad Night celebration this year will be minus the popular Casino section. What's up with that?...

Original post made by S. Cremecheese on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by S. Cremecheese, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 34 comments | 1959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may grant $1.2 million loan to school district

At their next scheduled meeting Tuesday, the City Council may loan up to $1.2 million to the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just say NO!, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1454 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Garbage story false?

There was a lot of hoopla going around about Pleasanton Garbage giving us extra recyclable containers and also about them...

Original post made by Shannon on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Poet Laureate Search

On Saturday mornings after the business of getting my children and husband out the door for their very many events, I love...

Original post made by Poetic Justice on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 3 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The Pleasanton Weekly--newly designed, easier to read

Ever find yourself looking at a co-worker who just shaved off his moustache or a female colleague who's sporting a new hairstyle,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bored with PW, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 14 comments | 1728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car vs. Bicyclist accident at Rose Hotel 8:00AM 4/20/2009

Does anybody know more details about the accident in downtown Pleasanton around 8:00 AM on 4/20/2009 near Rose Hotel. All...

Original post made by GN on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 20, 2009 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views
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