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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let's not forget about Mary Hayashi - Shoplifter

She obviously thinks the public has no memory. Convicted for shoplifting $2,450 worth of clothes from San Francisco's Neiman...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 1639 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senator John "Republican Family Values" Ensign Loves Marriage

Senator John Ensign proves that GOP family values are alive and well. No hypocrisy. Here are some of his great quotes: “Marriage...

Original post made by Sam J. on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween --- Costume Ideas

Hi. anyone have any quick and easy ideas for Halloween costumes? It's tomorrow and I have no ideas for my ten year old son....

Original post made by Samantha on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Cindi, on Oct 30, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mothers With a Purpose Meeting Tonight

Reminder… Mothers with a Purpose will have a meeting tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Foothill...

Original post made by Sammy on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 213 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Swalwell Interview on May 23rd at 11:30 AM

My Blogtalkradio show is back Wednesday morning, May 23rd, at 11:30 am with [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/san-ramon-observer/2012/05/23/can-eric-swalwell-unseat-pete-stark...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small Business of the Year Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) will host a “Small Business of the Year” Celebration...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Craft & Rummage Sale Downtown

I will be doing the Community Craft and Rummage Sale in Downtown Pleasanton on First Street at the site with the 3 churches...

Original post made by Sandra on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 1264 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3181 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 5381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DELETE BLOG SITE

This site has become nothing but a forum for personal attacks that would never make it into the actual "letters to the editor"...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 7, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 7 comments | 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 3775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

webcast available from Feb. 24 school board meeting

For all those who were unable to attend... the video recording of last Tuesday's board meeting is now available online at...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Terrence, on Mar 1, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what makes a good teacher?

I'm curious to find out what readers here consider the characteristics of good teachers. How would you tell the difference...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 9, 2009 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

negotiating teachers' contracts

I have done some homework about the process for negotiating teachers' contracts. According to the CTA, school districts and...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Carl, on Apr 26, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 20 comments | 1414 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Register to vote for elections on May 19 and June 2

I was speaking to one of my neighbors the other day about the upcoming elections and she said she had not yet received her...

Original post made by Sandy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by yikes123, on May 2, 2009 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1253 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Today is the last day to register to vote on May 19!

Any citizen who wants to vote on 1A - 1F must be registered by today. There are instructions on how to register in my previous...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1121 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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