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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rick Santorum & Prop 8

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum was quoted as saying "Just because public opinion says something doesn't mean it's...

Original post made by MePartyPatriot on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 3, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did you suffer from bee stings at the fair tonight? July 2nd durring fireworks

I was stung 3 times, my father 2, my two friends worse than us. It happened while the fireworks went off below the grandstands...

Original post made by Kj on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air' in effect again today

Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy again Wednesday so another "Winter Spare the Air Alert" will continue...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Woody, on Dec 18, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops plan DUI checks for drivers leaving Raiders game tomorrow

Avoid the 21, Alameda County's law enforcement crackdown, has two words of advice for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to see...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Timmy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freedom of Speech and the Cost of Participation

I thought this post was well-written and deserved its own topic. It came from the thread about the house fire in Chico. =========== Posted...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 12 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Campana Jazz Festival

The 35th Annual Campana Jazz Festival will from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by jazz lover, on Feb 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime sketch released in attempted car jacking

The Pleasanton Police Department has released a sketch of the suspect believed to have shot a man as he was coming home in...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Sep 30, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G Oversight Committee Has No Clout

Quoted from the text of measure G: "an independent citizen oversight committee with a minimum of seven members shall be...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal judge hears final arguments in Prop. 8 case, but will announce decision later

Attorneys made their final arguments this week in San Francisco in a federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:50 am | 13 comments | 1348 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robert Murray of Murray Energy: "Obama will destroy low cost energy in America"

Check this video out. It is an interview with Robert Murray of Murray Energy who talks about a group of his 500 coal miner...

Original post made by More Coal on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by ALL, on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1348 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Toyota says it will stop building cars at NUMMI plant in Fremont

State and local leaders expressed disappointment yesterday at Toyota Motors Corp.'s announcement that it won't order any...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 14 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing we haven't seen this in the PW...

By Ron McNicoll, The Independent Absentee ballots are already sent to voters. The polls will be open June 2 for...

Original post made by Good Article on G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 25, 2009 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: Where's news on McNerney's vote for Cap and Trade Bill?

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5909 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 20, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1347 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our own terrorist training camps here in the U.S.A.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Federal authorities have charged seven men in North Carolina with supporting terrorism and conspiracy...

Original post made by Amy on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1347 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What I believe in!!!

Many of you may be wondering what is poster boy and stay cool for? Well the answer is below and we have more of this coming...

Original post made by poster boy on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 9 comments | 1347 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,122 views