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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here we go again?

Seems Susan Su has opened another "University" in the same business park as the now defunct Tri Valley University. It is...

Original post made by AnotherShamUniversity? on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by sordid truth, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 2349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stark/McNerney Town Hall Meeting Saturday

I wanted to let you know that Congressman Jerry McNerney and Congressman Pete Stark will be hosting a joint town hall meeting...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Oct 1, 2007 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 2348 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City manager comments on Weekly's editorial on asphalt plant, PR position costs

In a 525-word commentary emailed to the Pleasanton Weekly, City Manager Nelson Fialho took exception to an Aug. 10 editorial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Steve Brozosky, on Sep 5, 2007 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2347 Views

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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John...

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Silly, on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

#63 Ranking in Best Places to Live

"A family-oriented town an hour from both San Francisco and Monterey, Pleasanton has one of the strongest school districts...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees in principle to bringing drug dogs onto high school campuses

If comments from school board members are any indication, the board will likely approve using drug-sniffing dogs on all three...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jan 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 78 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locking the thread on Amador behavior

Interesting that this subject is locked when the messages in the editors mind were becoming less that "community of character"...

Original post made by raven on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Morgan fire on eastern slope of Mount Diablo now 45% contained

The Morgan Fire, which has blackened the slopes of Mount Diablo and caused the evacuation of dozens of homes, is now 45%...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by republicrat, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:00 am | 5 comments | 2344 Views

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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coupe Welcomes Calls Per Pleasanton Weekly

Here is the publication's take on the meeting held on 1-28-08. **************************** Friday, February 1, 2008 ...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 5, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 2343 Views

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Pleasanton providing free sandbags in case of heavy rain

The city of Pleasanton is providing sandbags free of charge to local residents and businesses to use in case of heavy rain...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Monday Night Vineyard Avenue Closure

I am a resident on Vineyard Ave. and when we were going home about 10PM Monday night the road was completely blocked off...

Original post made by Vineyard Ave Resident on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by dave, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 2341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Better ways for teens to spend Halloween than vandalizing

I just wanted to tell the teenagers of Pleasanton that there are better ways to spend your Halloween night than vandalizing...

Original post made by Randy Hill on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2339 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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