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let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 8720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furlough Days, Kids Club & YMCA

May 28 and June 1 are furlough days for Pleasanton schools. In an email parents have been told Kids Club and the YMCA will...

Original post made by Double Whammy on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by what?, on May 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1516 Views

AROUND TOWN

CENSUS LIMITS ... I need some help

Recently I wrote a post on door solicitors and received many wonderful suggestions (ask for a license for example) ... This...

Original post made by MIGUEL on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by american, on May 18, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 11 comments | 1280 Views

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Letter to My Employees

To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more...

Original post made by _ on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Larry Haney, on May 18, 2010 at 9:35 am | 47 comments | 8011 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See 'Race to Nowhere' tonight

"Race to Nowhere" shows the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in an "achievement-obsessed" public...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sold Out, on May 18, 2010 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 5879 Views

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Pedestrian Safety

This particular thread is directed to what appeared to be a large school type group walking downtown shortly after the...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by U HAVE NO CLUE, on May 18, 2010 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

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Peddler Shoppe open today

The Peddler Shoppe in the lobby of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. is where talented local senior artisans...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by S Curtis, on May 17, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 6 comments | 1429 Views

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How Does China Get A Pass?

Here's my question to my fellow Pleasantonians: How come China gets a pass from critique and analysis of the problems we...

Original post made by Concerned About China on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 11 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 3200 Views

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Whats Going On With Vintage Hills Shopping Center????

I can remember when Flair Market was the grocery store and then Romley's market. Even the old chinese place and the pizza...

Original post made by Donald on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fotis, on May 17, 2010 at 2:27 am | 25 comments | 3000 Views

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OMG...Extremely Sobering New Book: "The Blueprint: Obama's Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency (Hardcover)"

I am having difficulty sleeping at night and this book is a major contributor. But it is ESSENTIAL for all to understand...

Original post made by Very Concerned on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 17, 2010 at 12:24 am | 12 comments | 1315 Views

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Tri-Valley sees 14 home foreclosures in latest report

Four home foreclosures were announced this week in Pleasanton, with another five foreclosures reported in Livermore, three...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by wooden, on May 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 37 comments | 3093 Views

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Thousands expected to join in 'Bay to Breakers' competition Sunday

Runners are gearing up for San Francisco's annual Bay to Breakers event on Sunday, but running is merely an afterthought...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 16, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

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Wounded Warriors Project plans fundraiser next Sunday

"Road Warriors 2010," a fundraiser for wounded military heroes, will hold its kick off event next Sunday, May 23, at the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Patti Cowger, on May 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

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Downtown Statues

Im not crazy about them. Some look like real people with metallic face paint and they are all in odd locations. Were these...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by olive, on May 15, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1356 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stay Classy Republicans: GOP Candidate Brad Goehring wants to "thin the liberal herd"

See link for full article http://thinkprogress.org/2010/05/12/goehring-hunting-liberals/ In California’s 11th congressional...

Original post made by Davis on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 8 comments | 1220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Palo Alto sees record 79.36% approval for parcel tax

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4046...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on May 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 66 comments | 3360 Views

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Two arrested in daytime break-in attempt

Two incidents in one day have prompted Pleasanton police to ask local residents to keep an eye out for suspicious people. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by don't answer, on May 15, 2010 at 6:25 am | 3 comments | 1165 Views

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how to be a 21st Century AMERICAN

We sure talk a lot lately about how to be politically correct, socially correct, environmentally correct...correct, correct,...

Original post made by Doug Bell on May. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1406 Views

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Non-religious: A growing movement

You may or may not be aware of a growing movement around the world. It is comprised of people who have no use for religion,...

Original post made by Curious on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by On my own, on May 14, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 20 comments | 1462 Views
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