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Annoying Employee Parking on Mohr Avenue/Kolln Drive

Do you live off of Mohr Avenue, east of Santa Rita? Do you drive down Mohr towards Santa Rita in the morning and find some...

Original post made by Mohr Park Resident on Feb. 25, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Power of Green and Red Language

This free communications class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Amador Valley High School, 1155 Santa Rita Road. It...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by TI, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update On How Schools Pay Out

So sorry for my lack of knowledge of how to paste the website from today's Sacbee.com but this is great and detailed information...

Original post made by Marcia on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:14 am | 22 comments | 2106 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

College Acquaintance: "Obama was a "PURE Marxist/Socialist" (i.e. Communist)...

"He viewed America as the enemy," according to this Occidental College acquaintence. If you only listen to one audioclip...

Original post made by Elaine on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:25 am | 38 comments | 1755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Death of American Capitalism: The 10 Final Scenes

Solution? Get into action, let's launch the "Second American Revolution." http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-budgeting/article/108901/death-of-american-capitalism-the-10-final-scen...

Original post made by Patriot on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sane, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 1378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 3354 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers"

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers" for cities with populations over 75,000. http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/us-uncovered/2010/02/22/top-american-weal...

Original post made by Ptown Hal on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by taxed, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Know the Law, Right?

The law regarding public notification of public school contract negotiations. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=03001-04000&file=3547-3547.5 " 3...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 19 comments | 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teachers agree to pay cut to reportedly save district nearly $4.6M

In a statement released by the Association of Pleasanton Teachers, president Trevor Knaggs announced that teachers made a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by What about our kids?, on Feb 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 313 comments | 44253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardening tips for Pleasanton Residents

Hi all, This might be an inappropriate forum to ask this, so sorry in advance. I am new to Pleasanton (just moved here...

Original post made by Amanda B. on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anna Campbell, on Feb 24, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 2594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amtrak launches safety campaign to curb pedestrian accidents on tracks

Amtrak is kicking off a rail safety campaign today to reduce the number of pedestrians who are killed or injured by trains,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1342 Views

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Pleasanton Library English Conversation

The Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., offers free English conversations classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 1463 Views

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Town Square Poets - Spin a Poetic Yarn

Anyone up for Poetry? I find there are many Closet Poets. How about starting a TS Poets column. Great for all ages and walks...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by POM, on Feb 24, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insurance officials begin their own investigation into fire

Pleasanton police are working through the holidays on what may become a criminal investigation in the house fire on East...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Fox 2, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:32 pm | 99 comments | 4888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting reading From Around the State

http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/St._Helena_Unified_School_District_board_recall,_California_(2010)...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 1249 Views

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Two-Thirds of Government Takeover was passed in the Stimulus Bill

A nationally-recognized physician has written a stunning article: that two-thirds of the government takeover of healthcare...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1039 Views

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Prevention of Teen Suicide

Prevention of Teen Suicide Depressed Teen What Is It? Of all the complications of untreated depression, suicide...

Original post made by suzzane on Feb. 23, 2010
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Striving to prevent suicide by train

Steve Vale leaned on a weak point of a fence on George Street as an express train whizzed by at close to 100 miles per...

Original post made by Amador on Feb. 23, 2010
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Council could take final action on Oak Grove plan Tuesday

Remember Oak Grove? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=3487 posted Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sorry just not the facts, on Feb 23, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 45 comments | 2443 Views
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