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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The Lottery" - a must see movie

A must-see movie to further the dialogue on improving public education. Here is a review: (http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052748704635204575242123324855474-lMyQjAxMT...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 4 comments | 1424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dead: 19. Injured: 60.

The author of this article states "Gaza is both the world’s largest open-air prison and the 21st century’s undeclared...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 7538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth pastor Geoff Haskell loses fight with cancer

Geoffrey Edward Haskell, 35, died Friday in his Pleasanton home, surrounded by his family, after a 10-month fight against...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Audrey Kaprielian, on Jun 5, 2010 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Development on ridges - What???

I just watched the Council meeting on the local tv. There's the Yee property on the Pleasanton Ridge and they want to build...

Original post made by Daniel Webster, new resident, but learning on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by To Paul C, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 4 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Former Mayors Yes On D

Opinion - Friday, May 28, 2010 Pleasanton's former mayors urge you to vote Yes on Measure D by Frank C. Brandes Jr.,...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Jun 4, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 48 comments | 2849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists to Paint the Town tomorrow in downtown Pleasanton

Artists are taking over Pleasanton's downtown tomorrow for the second annual Paint the Town, sponsored by the Museum on Main,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1830 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressman Paul Ryan's "Roadmap for America" : This will retire the entire US debt

Please inform yourself regarding Paul Ryan's "Roadmap..." We must get America back on track and 180 degrees in the opposite...

Original post made by We Need This! on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

View from the top

The view from the top of Pleasanton's southeast hills is magnificent. Down below to the north is the 215-acre Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 4, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 1608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brownies chip in cookie proceeds to CORE

If you bought a box of cookies from the Vintage Hills Brownies this year, you helped support the Community OutReach for Education...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Holly Sanders, on Jun 4, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Castlewood Lockout Updates? Are union members still marching?

I haven't seen any updates for weeks so was wondering if Castlewood took those poor innocent workers back....

Original post made by Clueless on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Don't be fooled. Obama is smiling that this oil crisis has occurred...

This oil crisis plays right into the hands of Obama. The more we (i.e. Americans) are desperate, the more this benefits...

Original post made by Don\'t be fooled on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:27 am | 13 comments | 1297 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pastas.....ick :(

We ate at Pasta's in downtown last night - giving it a second chance after the slow service we received about a month ago....

Original post made by Janie on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Shamus, on Jun 4, 2010 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 3344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ms. Measure D

Whether with her or not on the issues she supports, former Councilwoman Kay Ayala is a force to be reckoned with in Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Daniel R., on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 20 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE trains stopped for training exercise cause concerns

If you saw the police and firefighters on the ACE (Altamont Commuter Express) trains Tuesday morning -- don't worry, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senior BBC Mideast Correspondent: "Here's what may have REALLY happened on 9/11"

truthjihad.com | May 26, 2010 Breaking his self-imposed rule against talking about 9/11, former Senior BBC Mideast...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 3, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 1214 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sarah Palin Blames Environmentalists ... OMG!

Sarah Palin has blamed the environmentalists for the oil spill. This statement in spite of her Drill Baby Drill! politics....

Original post made by Ocean Oil on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Clueless, on Jun 3, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

I dare you

There are a lot of people with a lot of nasty things to say about things going on around this city. The unkind words said...

Original post made by BOOMER on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Koko, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE Train Accident?

Just drove down Stanley between Livermore & Pleasanton. The ACE train was stopped. Police and ambulances were there along...

Original post made by Tim on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 3, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 3730 Views

AROUND TOWN

YES on D fights FUD

Take it from a veteran of a few campaign wars, convincing people to vote "no", especially on development related issues,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 3440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Soon Until the Free Market Stops the Oil Spill?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/how-soon-until-the-free-m_b_598305.html By Bob Cesca I'm sitting here at...

Original post made by tey on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 1212 Views
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Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 124 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

VOTE HERE