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Schwarzenegger calls for release of journalists imprisoned by North Korea

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday afternoon called for the release of two local journalists who were sentenced in North Korea...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 1219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Electronic map could help at the library

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6128 posted Friday, September 11,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kumar Khasadian, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local golf champs Creamer, Kim competing at Blackhawk Country Club tournament

Two Bay Area locals are playing in front of hometown fans today and Sunday at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Blackhawk...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by marie, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

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Last day for book sale at Pleasanton library

Friends of the Pleasanton Library are holding the final day of their weekend-long Spring book sale today with 35,000-40,000...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Border Controls Enough? Texas Senator Warns of World War Z

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) blasted the Senate’s border security amendment to its immigration bill, touted as a breakthrough...

Original post made by Liberty Before Death on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1219 Views

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Spring starts today, but where's the rain?

Today is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by luis, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

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Bee's Stay Away sign on Hopyard

Has anyone seen this sign on Hopyard? I take it means - there are bees in the area, stay away or is it - bees stay away,...

Original post made by Jennifer on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:27 am | 6 comments | 1218 Views

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New Staples Ranch environmental report out today

A draft of a supplemental Environmental Impact Report affecting development on Staples Ranch has been completed and will...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nona, on Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1218 Views

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Bay Bridge: problems at the S curve

CHP had this to say about the recent fatal accident on the Bay Bridge: "The California Highway Patrol said the primary...

Original post made by Qwerty on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Just Slow Down, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:52 am | 9 comments | 1218 Views

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Vigil scheduled for tomorrow for 3 hikers held by Iran

Relatives and friends of three American hikers detained in Iran are planning a vigil tomorrow to commemorate the trio's more...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 26, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 1218 Views

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Tomorrow is the last day of the life-like sculptures in downtown Pleasanton

Tomorrow, June 30, is the last day of the interactive art exhibit by internationally-known sculptor J. Seward Johnson at...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 16 comments | 1218 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dems Start to Panic As Midterm Reality Sets In

Public and private polling suggests that anxiety over the lack of jobs and anger over the big-spending ways of the Administration...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 25, 2010 at 7:35 am | 19 comments | 1218 Views

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Alameda Fairgrounds activities this weekend

Multiple RV dealers will show hundreds of manufacturers and lines at the 16th annual fall RV Show and Sale from Sept. 24-Oct....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by tim, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1218 Views

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San Ramon 'fiscally sound' despite lower revenues

San Ramon is in remarkably good shape, especially compared to some other California cities, according to Mayor Abram Wilson...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

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Rally today in Berkeley to defend education funding

Bay Area public school supporters will participate in a statewide day of action today to voice their support of the education...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Hood in Reverse, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 1218 Views

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Tri-Valley Haven seeking donations to help homeless handle summer heat

Tri-Valley Haven is seeking donations to help the homeless combat the heat this summer. Contributions of sunscreen, reusable...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

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Tomorrow night's Planning Commission meeting cancelled

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow evening has been cancelled, city officials announced. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by J Henson, on May 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Senior citizens support Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5678 posted Friday, May 29, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 1217 Views

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Jim passed away and Gene is now homeless.. Jerry The "Mayor"

Sadly "Jim" who would often be downtown by Tully's coffee has passes away at age 50. A quiet and kind of grumpy guy at times,...

Original post made by Donald on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 26, 2009 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views
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