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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl Scouts kick off 'Cookie' sales in time for Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by daytime sleeper, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bike to Work Day underway today in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Hacienda has teamed up with other sponsors of Bike to Work Day in Pleasanton and the rest of the Bay Area today by hosting...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Frequently bike to work, on May 8, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1325 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 | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State's unemployment rate rose to 12.5% in January, report shows

California's unemployment rate in January rose slightly from the month before, with an eighth of the state's eligible workers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boxer, other senators to seek release of detained hikers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-California) and three other senators will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m. this morning...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by J.G., on May 5, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 12 comments | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Graph for the Day

"I cannot guarantee that those [Social Security] checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bachmann Obama and Fairy Tales

Michelle Bachmann was scheduled to appear at the Waterloo, Iowa Straw Caucus event but was late. Now that's not unusual....

Original post made by Hummm! on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly forum is DEAD

Anyone notice after months of the publisher and editors being strong arms with the community on the forum, it's dead! Even...

Original post made by old soul on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 13 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buchanan talks budget to voters

While State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo) focused on the overall state budget situation and Gov. Jerry Brown's...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob123, on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

BART and the city of Livermore are moving forward quickly on a plan that could put elevated tracks across the northeast corner...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Martin Isenburg, on Dec 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Friday's races at the Alameda County Fair

Here are the picks for the horse races at the Alameda County Fair today, July 3. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/07/03/dennis-millers-picks-for-f...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Colin, on Jul 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans at it again

The Republicans can't stop looking clownish. "Republicans will call two New Haven firefighters to testify in the confirmation...

Original post made by Phil on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 14, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 8 comments | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Queen's Jet...

I don't care who you are ... Democrat, Republican, or Independent ... liberal or conservative ... blue state or red state...

Original post made by Another Hippy on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Watch 'Hairspray' tonight at the park

Residents are invited to enjoy "Hairspray" tonight at dusk Aug. 12 at Amador Valley Community Park, 4301 Black Ave. The park...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 12, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore wine festival back--with some changes

The 28th annual Harvest Wine Celebration will return to Livermore this Labor Day weekend but with some changes, organizers...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I should have votes NO on G !!!

I admit to not knowing the exact situation or details on measure G when I voted. I have a better understanding, but have...

Original post made by Mistake on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mistake, on Jun 15, 2009 at 11:39 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Hacienda rezoning will be detriment to schools

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6320 posted Friday, October 30,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Valium no prescription, on Dec 16, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 1322 Views
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