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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1583 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Volunteer for the CHP senior program

The California Highway Patrol's Senior Volunteer Program provides seniors an opportunity to make definitive contributions...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4838 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PG&E Spends on Failed Prop16

By now most of you know that Prop 16 failed in spite of PG&E's $48,000,000 support. But what is amazing is how many customers...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

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New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 8120 Views

RESTAURANTS

INDIA GARDEN

has anybody eaten at the India Garden on Rose Street. We had dinner out at this place and the chicken vindaloo was like...

Original post made by Tom Atoe on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by LIZ ANYA, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 3396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boy, we sure need a Chris Christie in Calif fighting Teachers Unions...

Very impressive youtube video on NJ Gov. Chris Christie taking a stand against Teachers Unions... "It's Not About Teachers"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Benito Juarez, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4377 Views

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Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 1247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could the PW post details for the funeral for Kyle Manning?

I know there was already a candlelight vigil, but what about a service for him? Thanks. ...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Light turn-out so far in Pleasanton voting

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman votes today at a polling place at Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park, which serves voters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 29 comments | 1990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 5312 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WMD LIES - Bush Cheney Rumsfeld etc. - THE ULTIMATE CLIP

I dont care how you slice and dice it, or how brain dead you are, they lied to us. THEY LIED TO US!!!! THEY ARE STILL LYING...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 1196 Views

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Flotilla Choir presents: We Con the World

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOGG_osOoVg&feature=player_embedded...

Original post made by Letsy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 1302 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Gives Orly Taitz 4 of 5 Stars

Not a big surprise since she was to be a featured speaker at the last Tea Party, but I just had to laugh when I saw that...

Original post made by Rae on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by No tea !, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 13 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

100% of precincts in - Measure D Loses

With 100% of the precincts in, No on Measure D has 54.3% of the vote with Yes on D with 45.7%. Still have late absentee...

Original post made by No on D on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by mr_reality, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adopt A Pet This Weekend!

Visit Valley Humane Society this Saturday, June 12th 11am-5pm and Sunday, June 13th 11am-3pm for our SPECIAL ADOPTATHON EVENT...

Original post made by Lori J. Rice on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area election results of interest to Tri-Valley voters, commuters

Voters have approved a measure on Tuesday's ballot to construct a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 9, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 2073 Views

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MODERN MONEY MECHANICS

Introduction The purpose of this booklet is to describe the basic process of money creation in a "fractional reserve"...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Keller, on Jun 9, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1393 Views
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