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Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 12, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 44 comments | 2711 Views

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Governor signs bill to fund teacher's retirement system

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a State Assembly bill that will fund the teachers' retirement system through annual contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by qnony, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 5 comments | 1363 Views

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Pleasanton's free movies in the park series starts tomorrow night

Movie aficionados are invited to enjoy free movies during six summer-time Thursday evenings in Pleasanton's Amador Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2868 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 4339 Views

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Valley Humane Society launches photo contest

The Valley Humane Society is launching its first photo contest today to show the lovability and worth of pets. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 3515 Views

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680 Southbound Slow Lane From Sunol/Castlewood

When are they planning on repairing the slow lane on this stretch of freeway from Sunol/Castlewood to Highway 84? They are...

Original post made by Road Repair on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened at todays board meeting?

Did anyone go? If so, please inform the hoards of Pleasantonians what happend. Who spoke and what was his or her comment?...

Original post made by INFORM US PLEASE! on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special school board meeting set for 7:30 a.m. tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board is set to hold a special board meeting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the district's boardroom, 4665...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 15 comments | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are the recordings?

The school board has yet to post the tape of their last meeting... What is taking them so long? It seems like it takes weeks...

Original post made by Release the recording! on Jul. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 465 Views

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County supervisors place half-cent transportation tax measure back on ballot

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a transportation sales tax increase measure on...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by lll, on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 2564 Views

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Bernal Park sports fields, woodland projects to start next year

Design work is nearing completion on a $16.5 million second phase at Pleasanton's Bernal Community Park with construction...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Jul 10, 2014 at 8:20 am | 12 comments | 5735 Views

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Support Meeting

REMINDER... Mothers With a Purpose will be meeting, Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathleen on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 297 Views

SPORTS

AVHS basketball wins scholastic award

The boys varsity basketball team at Amador Valley High has bragging rights that go beyond the court, where it reached the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bball fan, on Jul 9, 2014 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 4072 Views

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Museum presents "An Evening with Donner Party Survivor Margaret Breen" tonight

"An Evening with Donner Party Survivor Margaret Breen" will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the Firehouse Arts Center in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Junipero, on Jul 9, 2014 at 7:37 am | 5 comments | 1022 Views

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Are Any PUSD American History Textbooks Authored by Howard Zinn? If so...

I do not have any children in the PUSD system. So I am just asking whether PUSD requires students to read any American History...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Yes, on Jul 8, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 11 comments | 650 Views

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Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 6052 Views

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Alameda County Fair ends today

The Alameda County Fair ends today with live Horse Racing at the Budweiser Grandstand and the Night Ranger concert at 8 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mitch, on Jul 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 1636 Views

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water

Have you got you latest bill? Were you able to cut back your usage? Are they not fining people for over usage? None of my...

Original post made by Erline on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy Clem, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 31 comments | 2631 Views

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Arne Olson to seek City Council seat

Arne Olson, a former Pleasanton Planning Commission who recently retired as an executive with Comerica Bank, announced Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 17 comments | 7998 Views

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Ban posts from Cholo

Please, please, please. PW- Do yourselves and your readers a favor and ban Cholo from posting (if you are capable of doing...

Original post made by NoMoCholo on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:23 am | 49 comments | 2701 Views
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