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NCS may ban aluminum bats at local schools

The North Coast Section of the California Interscholastic Federation may consider banning metal baseball bats when it meets...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Baseball family, on May 6, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 1146 Views

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ELECTION ROUNDUP: New mayors for Livermore, San Ramon as Kamena, Wilson lose bids for City Council seats

The mayors of both Livermore and San Ramon, both longtime top political voices in their communities, lost their bids for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 1146 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul Offers Fiery Rebuttal to Obama's Speech: Tea Party Is More Caffinated than Ever, Claims Paul

WASHINGTON – In the tea party rebuke to President Obama’s vision of the state of the union, Republican Sen. Rand Paul laid...

Original post made by Vincent Miller on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on Feb 17, 2013 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 1146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi recognized for having a 'green' local Assembly District office

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward), whose district includes part of Pleasanton, was recently recognized by a regional...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1145 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Calif Democrat Official Inflating their Pension? Shocking! (Not)

Now...after we heard about the outrageous salaries and pensions in Bell, CA (note the media conveniently did not mention...

Original post made by Ellen on Aug. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tour shows affordable housing potential for Pleasanton

When it comes to providing affordable housing, Pleasanton has a lot more to think about, following a tour of low-income housing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Toni, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bone Marrow Drive TODAY and next Saturday at Amador Valley

GO to Amador to swab! The CACC is holding a Bone Marrow Donor Drive TODAY between 9-1 @ the Amador Valley High School Theater....

Original post made by Simone on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Livermore Parcel tax - from 5 years to 10 years

Livermore passed a parcel tax measure in November 2004 at $120/parcel beginning July 2005. That parcel tax was renewed in...

Original post made by NO ON G on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jarvis Disciple, on Apr 26, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

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Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 29 school board meeting will be broadcast Friday July 3

I just called the Tri-Valley Community television folks and confirmed that the school board meeting from June 29, which was...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by sandy, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 1144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO wants BART's fare increase waived--for its employees

San Francisco International Airport representatives have asked that a BART-to-SFO surcharge that recently increased by $2.50...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1144 Views

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Gotcha!

Photos from the farmers' market in August. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2438...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowpack at 143% of normal but state says it can only delivery 30% to us

The Sierra Nevada snowpack's water content is well above average but the amount of water that will be delivered to farms...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Dave Ferguson, on May 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 16 comments | 1144 Views

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Letter: Support Measure D

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6922 posted Friday, April 23, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by full court press?, on May 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 20 comments | 1144 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proud Socialists March at Left-Wing Protest in DC

The so-called "One Nation" rally was led by labor unions as an attempt to counter Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor Rally, which...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Oct 4, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 1144 Views

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Police log: Motel check leads to auto theft charge

A police check of the parking lot at Motel 6 at 5102 Hopyard Road led to the arrest of a woman in connection with a car theft...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by GR, on Mar 28, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 4 comments | 1144 Views
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Bidding My Training Dept. Goodbye
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