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SCHOOLS & KIDS

sports for special needs child

Hi I have been reading the Pleasanton weekly and am very impressed with the community. You are all so helpful and concerned...

Original post made by a parent of a special needs child on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peggy, on Sep 16, 2010 at 7:18 am | 7 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

990 motorists arrested statewide so far this weekend in DUI crackdown

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by x-ray technician, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:50 am | 5 comments | 1937 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Replace Jerry McNerney

We need jobs. We need a new direction. Let's replace Jerry McNerney David Harmer - CA 11 is Running Against Insider Incumbent...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Sep 16, 2010 at 2:12 am | 33 comments | 1980 Views

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Really big red and yellow campaign signs

They are really big! What does that tell me? They think they can win on signage, alone. I hope that is not the case in...

Original post made by Patrick on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism in Club Sport Parking Lot

Several cars were keyed on Wednesday by mindless idiots who have no respect for other peoples property. Did anyone see anything...

Original post made by Jill on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by victimOfKeyedCar, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for a pediatrician

Hi, We moved to Pleasanton in July and look for a pediatrician for my 8 yr. old kid. Any recommendation! THANK YOU. ...

Original post made by Ays on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Day 26...No Word from McNerney on His Position on Ground Zero Mosque

I have politely inquired at one of his offices about what his position is on Ground Zero Mosque. Yet, I have received nothing....

Original post made by SpeakUpJerry! on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 30 comments | 2175 Views

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Could it happen here? officials ask after San Bruno disaster

Officials from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will be taking a close look at gas lines throughout the area in the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 13 comments | 2193 Views

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McGovern announces she will run for mayor against Hosterman

Pleasanton Councilwoman Cindy McGovern, the longest serving elected official in Pleasanton, announced Tuesday night that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Confused in VT, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:04 am | 46 comments | 2855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART tramway to Oakland Airport back in the planning map

BART's plan to build a 3.2-mile-long elevated tramway between its Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport cleared...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by BARTD should finish what it promised, on Sep 15, 2010 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1733 Views

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Friends step up to help out former Amador Valley track star with cancer

A former Amador Valley High School track star is in a race for her life, this time against brain cancer, but she's got her...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 14, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 2492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Intel says recovery has legs

Just a bit of good news. Remember not to give or lose hope. Here is some more evidence that the economic recovery is continuing...

Original post made by Patriot on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Sep 14, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 9 comments | 1317 Views

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Garbage Divers

Has anyone noticed the large population of dumpster divers in the past two years? The unsecured apartments are prey to the...

Original post made by downtown on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dumpster Diver, on Sep 14, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 8 comments | 2040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bowser prepared for difficult school board race during difficult times

Pleasanton school board candidate Jeff Bowser is hoping to bring his educational and business experience to the district....

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 7:18 am | 17 comments | 2466 Views

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Staples Ranch

A group called Friends of Pleasanton started collecting signatures from registered voters this week in an effort to place...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Busy z Koszalina do Holandii, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:31 am | 80 comments | 8583 Views

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Foothill school traffic

I just moved here in April of last year. Is the Foothill HS traffic this horrific all year long? I don't remember it being...

Original post made by jenny on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pls mom, on Sep 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 15 comments | 2038 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates for mayor, City Council share views on how they'd govern Pleasanton in years ahead

Candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council in the upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 took to the stage for the first...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 28 comments | 3230 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Who is Fred Watson and why is he running for City Council?

I think everyone should be very aware of all the candidates running for city council. I am particularly alarmed at one...

Original post made by Lillian on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 13, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 41 comments | 5567 Views

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Here's Good News! McNerney's Coming!!

Well.. this is what we've all been waiting for.. Jerry's coming for 6 weeks of heavy campaigning. He'll be all over the...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:04 am | 12 comments | 1543 Views

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Is there a pattern here, Jerry??

From a VA paper! It seems Jerry isn't the only vulnerable congresscritter ducking public discourse! He's even mentioned...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 3 comments | 1395 Views
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Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
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