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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 1349 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds give Marine Lance Cpl. Andy Bowen a rousing welcome home

Marine Lance Corporal Andy Bowen came back home to Pleasanton Friday night from a seven-month deployment aboard the USS New...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by The Lundells, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red regulation

Noontime at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue is the diet version of the intersection, as compared to commuters clogging...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill Road Car Accident Sat. 8/8/09, 9:45 PM

On Saturday evening we were watching a movie with our door open and heard screeching tires and then a crash! Been checking...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Aug 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 1553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obamaís effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving to PPIE even though the goal will not be reached

I think a lot of people are on the fence about giving to the I Love Pleasanton Schools campaign because as the numbers stand,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 8 comments | 1780 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's largest union accepts contract offer, another rejects it

BART's second-largest union announced last night that its members have voted against a proposed contract agreement reached...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. G. P. Keller, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 8 comments | 973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1066 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for young church counselor

While he had some rough times in his life, 20-year-old Jeremiah Murray had been on the right path and was helping others...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Blackwater snipers in Iraq

This is a MUST see video of Blackwater snipers in Iraq. Watch the entire video. Alarming is that these former contractors...

Original post made by Ben on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 8 comments | 1167 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In light of Shane and others taking their own lives-our soldiers

In light of Shane and others taking their own lives, please take a few minutes and put yourself in the battle, to see, hear...

Original post made by Soldier on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 6 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama

The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama Posted on Oct 28, 2008 by Rob J in Case for Obama Stream, Politics...

Original post made by Liz on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

New direction of Town Square Forum

Just did a quick scan of the Town Square Forum headlines and only 2 of the top 25 were related to Pleasanton. I don't remember...

Original post made by Huh? on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:18 am | 7 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Pleasanton Weekly Troll

The Pleasanton Weekly Troll Around Town, posted by DSM-IV, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood,...

Original post made by DSM-IV on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin Honda dealer concerned about payment in 'Cash for Clunkers' program

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve additional funding for the "Cash for Clunkers" vehicle trade-in program that has...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by jhenry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's the home stretch! Dreyer's Bus could be the big ticket

It's the last week of the online auctions to raise money for Pleasanton Schools. http://ilovepleasantonschools.blogspot.com/ Dreyer's...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just who is (Really?)

Someone needs to gat a life (Really?) (Really?) someone needs to get a real life! Someone (Really?) needs to get a...

Original post made by Question? on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 8 comments | 929 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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