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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 1595 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission, Ponderosa tangle over 27-home rezoning bid

The Pleasanton Planning Commission's approval of a plan by Ponderosa Homes to construct 27 houses on a Centerpointe Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What happened to the story about PPD dispatcher bust!

There was a story about PPD dispatcher getting busted with meth! It was here this morning.......

Original post made by republicrat on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by republicrat, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ryan Gordon Alumni Soccer Games

Foothill and Amador High School Alumni will be playing in the 7th Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games on Sunday, December...

Original post made by Curt Gordon on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Alumni, on Dec 24, 2009 at 7:00 am | 5 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions contribute over $1.5 Million to Tim Sbranti's Campaign

Check it out on the CA Secretary of State website: http://cal-access.ss.ca.gov/ These union contributions, by themselves,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fire Guy, on Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm | 10 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Support McNerney's healthcare reform

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5966 posted Friday, July 31, 2009,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Swanepoel, on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 21 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local officials urge yes vote on Prop 22

A crowd of local officials gathered Tuesday to protest a state practice that's shifted billions from city budgets to the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anger ?, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

new motto for PLEASANTON hi-tech professionals...

Carpe Diem - seize the day! Carpal Diem - seize the mouse every day! Carpal Tunnel Diem - seize the mouse too...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neither Party Has The Answers:

Look, I don’t think that any Republican Party, Conservatives, Democratic Party, Liberals, Moderates or any other Labeled...

Original post made by Puppets! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 10 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

To those wondering about Douglas Kendall's Posts:

Doug has taken advantage of a "feature" offered by the Weekly, that is available to all. See Below: "READ MORE OF PRATTLE...

Original post made by Annon on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Poizner speaks out against health care reform bill

Former New York Gov. George Pataki and Republican gubernatorial hopeful Steve Poizner held a news conference in San Francisco...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1592 Views
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Memories of the Pineapple Express and Lake Tahoe
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