Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:42 am | 105 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1937 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In 1999: Clinton pressures Fannie Mae: Ease Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending

In 1999, under pressure from the Clinton administration, Fannie Mae, the nation's largest home mortgage underwriter, relaxed...

Original post made by Ralphie on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 10 comments | 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint in Stoneridge Mall parking lot

Pleasanton police reported that a man was robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot at Stoneridge Shopping Center Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Security Officers, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 34 comments | 2441 Views

SPORTS

A soggy ride

Sprinkles of excited adults and children alike braced the intermittent rains this afternoon in Livermore, trying to catch...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by avid reader from So Cal, on Feb 22, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Enjoying the sunshine

A local painter this morning took advantage of a forecasted three-day break in the rain as he recreated a historic building...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs new permit for Chinese language, culture school

More than 200 supporters of the Little Ivy League School who packed the City Council chambers Tuesday night—most of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:18 am | 21 comments | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Axis welcomes spacious, new behavioral health facility

Health specialists yesterday celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of cushy, new offices and meeting rooms for Axis Community...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marylou Santos, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 4670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why was Lisa's post about religion removed?

Lisa made perfectly valid points and asked good questions. Why are you censoring her PW?...

Original post made by Janna on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to identify $8.7M in school cuts tonight

While debate continues over a possible parcel tax, the school board must identify $8.7 million in reductions to maintain...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mother, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 1941 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 2703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill students, faculty remember sophomore who died Tuesday

Foothill High School sophomore Chaitanya Gompa will be remembered by friends and family today at services in Walnut Creek. Chaitanya...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by ??, on Feb 19, 2009 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: Staples Ranch on hold again

For investors, owners and representatives for organizations that have waited patiently for years to win approval of their...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Straightforward Politics? They are at it again!, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 13 comments | 1484 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop 8 Database

http://www.sfgate.com/webdb/prop8/ Here is a link to the database which will allow you to look up any and all individuals...

Original post made by Lovethepeople on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 45 comments | 1721 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 3040 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 weekend accidents leave one dead, three critically injured

Two accidents that occurred over the weekend have left one dead and three critically injured. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=383...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Update?, on Feb 18, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 4320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Way to help stop Graffiti Vandalizing

My name is Lindsay Wright and I am Village High School graduate. Incase there are people out there who donít know what...

Original post made by Lindsay Wright on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:09 pm | 42 comments | 2408 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

FOOD STAMPS!!!

I am absolutely appauled that this woman in Southern California is receiving food stamps for her children. She had NO business...

Original post made by small biz owner on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacitic Dental Care

This is the most uncaring Dentist office I have ever heard of. A divorced mother went to this place for dental care for her...

Original post made by FoSC on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Lowry RDH, on Feb 18, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 12 comments | 1650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gold ambition

Sarah Williams first noticed "Hope's Boy," about an author's experiences growing up as a foster child, on her mother's dresser....

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Feb 18, 2009 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views
<< < 511.5 512.5 513.5 514.5 515.5 > >>
Page 513.5 of 590

Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 1,122 views

What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 952 views

The Golden Days of Television
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 590 views

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 576 views

There's still time to contribute to the Holiday Fund
By Gina Channell-Allen | 0 comments | 98 views