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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Swinging Pendulum

Another example of a point I made earlier this week. http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_16352215 In CD-11, neither...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 6 comments | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A living lesson in history

Foothill students could have watched a video or read about a chapter in American history. Instead, some 550 kids, along with...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by CitizenO, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 2150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway, Clorox plans for new jobs, development go to City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council, in its final meeting before the Nov. 2 municipal election, is expected to approve to measures...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2120 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A veritable deluge of campaign ads

With the (now not-so-recent) Citizen's United Supreme Court Ruling, PAC and nonprofit organization spending has gone up 40%:...

Original post made by Maria on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Oct 18, 2010 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1702 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 4880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Now THAT'S a pumpkin

Harkening to the call of the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival, Quentin Martin, a freshman at Foothill High School, planted...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Meghan, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 1586 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Goodbye PW...

This will probably please the Pleasanton Weekly, and many democrat readers. This is my last post and I vow not to visit...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by zenmonkman, on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 1498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea party rally a bust.

No crowds of thousands as they had expected and advertised. Here is the news from the rally. This was supposed to be a huge...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by zenmonkman, on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 1728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need a math tutor for my 6th Grade child

My daughter needs a math tutor. She is in 6th grade and is currently in pre algebra class. Does anyone have a recommendation?...

Original post made by Pre Algebra Help on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 3528 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Day 91: No Word from McNerney ...

On August 15, I politely called Jerry McNerney's Pleasanton office to find out his opinion on the Ground Zero Mosque as well...

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views

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Garamendi's Family Could Not Vote For Him in CD-10 Either!

Why did the Pleasanton Weekly CENSOR my earlier posting, yet keep Chet's "CHEAP SHOT" at Harmer??? There will be BIG trouble...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher training highlighted at school board meeting

While teachers across the country have been getting lambasted for poorly performing students and failing schools, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 3222 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GSRA - CA Tea Party rally Saturday at the fairgrounds

Come one come all, to the fairgrounds on Saturday, join a coalition of Tea Party groups, local candidates, and enjoy "The...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 36 comments | 1870 Views

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BREAKING NEWS: "Garamendi Couldn't Vote in District 10 (but won it)"

Chet, [removed] Your argument about carpetbagging doesn't fly. It is legal for a candidate in Calif to live outside...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 17, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 12 comments | 1369 Views

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Breaking News!!! Harmer's will not be voting for him

Harmer's wife along with Harmer himself will not be able to vote for Harmer. They both do not live in our district 11. We...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton Weekly endorses McNerney for Congress; Abram Wilson for 15th Assembly District

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) for re-election on Nov. 2 and at the same...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:40 am | 4 comments | 2990 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly endorses Hosterman for mayor; Cook-Kallio, Thorne for council

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Mayor Jennifer Hosterman and Council members Cheryl Cook-Kallio and Jerry Thorne for...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Maria M., on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:07 am | 26 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 3007 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 | 2 comments | 2250 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

David Harmer made the argument to kill public schools in a 2000 op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is the link to...

Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 21 comments | 1845 Views
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