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AROUND TOWN

Loud helicopters?

There have been two helicopters circling low (and loud) above Pleasanton for about the last hour (9 to 10 pm) tonight (Friday,...

Original post made by Downtowner on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ka, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still waiting on the apoogy

Oh Danny Boy, Days have gone by since you posted your comment referring to PTA Council President Joan Laursen as a teacher...

Original post made by Oh Danny Boy on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Proud of my Community, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarships for graduating seniors

Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc. will be awarding scholarships to graduating seniors from Amador, Foothill and Village High...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1727 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whaddya know? There is a Republican healthcare reform plan?

The party of no? GOP proposal to reform Medicare without cutting benefits to any person over 55 and utilizing the power of...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 2237 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Climategate's Phil Jones Confesses to Climate Fraud

This is the beginning of the end of the Global Warming Fraud. The level of deception perpetrated by Jones and his co-conspirators...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 5284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tailors in or around Pleasanton?

Would anyone have some recommendations on a tailor in or near Pleasanton? I need to have some pants hemmed and would like...

Original post made by Qwerty on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 7 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Positas, Chabot colleges accredited again

The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation for Las Positas College in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 1783 Views

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Torrico introduces legislation to place officers at high schools

California Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico, whose district includes a portion of Pleasanton, this week introduced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 16 comments | 1936 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know what happend Thurs Morning at the Chevron at the Corner os Santa Rita & Valley?

Right around 9am I watched police vehicles surround a minivan at the gas station. Officers had their guns drawn & immediatly...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Mark of a True American City

Sometimes people ask me, "How do I know whether or not my hometown is full of liberals or not?" To that I respond, "well,...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Norris, on Feb 16, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

SPORTS

Stroke by stroke

For the majority of Amador Valley and Foothill seniors, life is pretty simple right now. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6661...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Dan Faustina, on Feb 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 4202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zangle Can't login to register for high school

Is anyone else unable to login in order to register for high school courses? I have the pin and the password....

Original post made by June on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1826 Views

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Walking is wrong for Pleasanton and America

It's a well known fact that America is a vehicle-based society. Any true American spends at least 50% of his time driving...

Original post made by Buford on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:16 am | 9 comments | 1647 Views

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Pleasanton Garbage Service Pickup Hours

Am I the only person in town who objects to being rattled awake at 6:15 AM from the Pleasanton Garbage Service trucks? No...

Original post made by Sleepless in P-Town on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 1511 Views

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Auto workers union calls for picketing at local Toyota dealers to keep Fremont plant open

Several hundred workers as well as union leaders and state and local elected officials held a rally Friday to begin a campaign...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by No fan of unions, on Feb 15, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1869 Views

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OPINION: Can local government save California?

For those of us serving as elected officials and trying to make government more responsive, the situation couldn't be clearer:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 15 comments | 2026 Views

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Social Security points to ponder

I bet that quite a few folks do not know the specifics about Social Security. Your Social Security   Just in case...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 20 comments | 1635 Views

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Union vs. management: the Castlewood story

The serene winter-green fairways of its golf courses and stately clubhouse belie a festering management-labor union dispute...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by mary, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 7 comments | 2023 Views
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