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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - are you frustrated?

I would be interested in hearing back from teachers at the college level (community college, university) what they think...

Original post made by Inquiring Teacher on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 43 comments | 1726 Views

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Obama education czar is for having sex with little boys but against the boy scouts!!!

Kevin Jennings an Obama appointee is gay and a supporter of NAMBLA. Another classic appointment. Read below link. http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-co...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Question, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Co

As we approach Veterns day I wanted to point out a local establish who goes out of their way to not give a military discount...

Original post made by Mike on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by res, on Oct 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by colette, on Oct 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1186 Views

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Democrat-led Congress' Secret Plan to Pass Obamacare - CONFIRMED

Has anyone probed McNerney on this? http://blog.heritage.org/2009/10/07/congress%E2%80%99-secret-plan-to-pass-obamacare-confirmed/ Leaders...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 1222 Views

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Tri-Valley Republican Women Meeting

The Tri-Valley Republican Women Federated will host Catherine Bragg at a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Cattlemans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Oct 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

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Coming Soon: $500 for Every Newborn?!?

"Imagine a world where every baby received a trust fund at birth. It might sound like a fairy tale, but being born into money--or...

Original post made by Say No! on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by sally, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1289 Views

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Oakland council to vote tonight on bid to oppose BART airport connector

The Oakland City Council will vote tonight on a resolution expressing opposition to BART's connector from the Coliseum station...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on Oct 7, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 1076 Views

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This video was removed thru Democrat pressure; but resurfaces on Canadian site: Re: Last Year's Financial Crisis

This YouTube video (below) clearly shows that George Bush warned Congress starting in 2001, that the current economic crisis...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This weekend - Program at Stanford for students in Grades 7-12

There is an AWESOME program happening THIS WEEKEND at Stanford University for students in grades 7-12. Classes range from...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1153 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Landscaper sentenced for tax evasion

A local landscaper who performed work in Pleasanton and Livermore has been sentenced for tax evasion, according to the U.S....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by John W., on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1369 Views

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Blue Angels fly in, ready for weekend's Fleet Week show

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels arrived in San Francisco Tuesday morning and the team's commander joined Mayor Gavin Newsom to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Howard Adams Neely, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 1030 Views

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Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short confab with Chinese delegation eyeing NUMMI

Alameda County supervisors cut short their meeting last week with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by David, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 1169 Views

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Now why would Obama throw the dalai lama under the bus for the Chinese?

President Obama cancels meeting with the spiritual leader until such time as he meets with the Chinese leader. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091006/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_us_china_...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Love the Spins!, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:41 am | 10 comments | 929 Views

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Solo Art Exhibits @the Berry Patch

Flying solo can be daunting but Poetry On Canvas Artists are taking the leap, some for the First Time and Others are Old...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Another dismal jobs outlook

Please review the below link. We need tax reductions to spur economic growth to create jobs. Not healthcare, cap and trade,...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jobs, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1252 Views

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Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1125 Views
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Election day is here, at last
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