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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA – May 17th, 2010. It’s no secret that local Contra Costa County families are feeling the stress of the recession,...

Original post made by Stacy Williams-Coca on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M., on May 20, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

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For the record:

The first czar in the USA was appointed by Pres. Reagan. The use of czars was then expanded under George W. Bush. I believe...

Original post made by saj on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 25 comments | 1345 Views

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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1345 Views

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Is Left-Right Thinking Enough to Solve Our Problems

Recently I was involved in a post about the budget and taxes. Then "just saying" responded with a statement that jolted my...

Original post made by Educated on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 23, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electricity out

Does somebody know why there was no electricity around Fairlands Elementary this morning?...

Original post made by ks on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by ed, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=7714...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by reformed_republican, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Glazer dominates Election Night

Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer appears headed to the California State Senate after posting a nearly double-digit advantage on...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by A correction factor, on May 25, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 1345 Views

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Healthcare Reform Seized By Wingnuts

Okay, I'll admit that I'm a little concerned about this tea party town hall anti-reform loud noises movement. Between...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hartford, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drop yer ecstasy and grab yer kid's bike!

Check this out! My son just graduated a Pleasanton middleschool, and now needs to kick his ecstasy habit because he's...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion at Quarry

There was an explosion at the quarry just adjacent to Shasow Cliffs on Friday moring. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 22, 2010 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

All Measure E Supporters also Support Michelle Rhee

For an unknown reason supporters of the salary tax have linked it to Michelle Rhee. Nice try. I could also say that if...

Original post made by stick to the facts on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nona, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canned Food & Non Perishable Items

Please drop off your unwanted canned food and non perishable items to the VBC FOOD PANTRY Bin in front of Towne Center...

Original post made by teresa on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on May 3, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adopt Your Next Best Friend!

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) will once again take part in the Maddie’s Pet Adoptions Days free adoption event this Saturday...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on May 31, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If G wins and if G fails.

Will all be forgotten or is this board going to be full of "Ha, Ha, Ha, you lose loser!" or "Told you so we won, child haters!"...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 31, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Elections

I find it odd that there are only 3 people running for school board when there were far more yelling and complaining about...

Original post made by letsgo on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Well, on Sep 12, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 9 comments | 1343 Views

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State Assembly considering measure to strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children

A San Diego legislator has introduced a bill that would significantly strengthen penalties for sex crimes against children. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Need new laws, on Apr 15, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1343 Views

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SEIU -- Supporting McNerney -- To March in Pro-Communist Event Oct. 2

Check it out folks. The Communist Party USA and the Socialist Party USA have joined forces in an operation called the Democratic...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 16 comments | 1343 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 972 views