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AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hills Shopping Center???

I drove by the vintage hills shopping center and noticed that they are doing some construction on the old Romleys/Flair supermarket....

Original post made by Tom on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Milo, on Oct 5, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 1641 Views

RESTAURANTS

INDIA GARDEN

has anybody eaten at the India Garden on Rose Street. We had dinner out at this place and the chicken vindaloo was like...

Original post made by Tom Atoe on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by LIZ ANYA, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 2519 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Playing Games

We have a few days left before the end of the world as we know it, so why not play a game? It’ll be alMOST as much fun as...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 10, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 12 comments | 2705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oxy addiction epidimic in Pleasanton

When will we see local newpapers like the Pleasanton Weekly partner with the local law enforcement to do something about...

Original post made by Tom Johanson on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Aug 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 25 comments | 4085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonoma Cattle Company

Just had a solicitor/salesman knock on mine and a neighbor's door from "The Sonoma Cattle Exchange". Refused to open the...

Original post made by Tony on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by speaking from experience, on Jun 28, 2010 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

loitering at Home Depot

I am a long time resident of Pleasanton. I went to Lydikson Elementery, Wells Intermediate Middle school,and graduated from...

Original post made by Tony on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by justice, on Jan 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | 34 comments | 4195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees are entitled to $15 million in S&C increases

The PUSD employees are entitled to their S&C increases. The district is contractually obligated to honor this commitment....

Original post made by Tony E on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Speak for yourself, on May 1, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 26 comments | 2082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G information at www.savepleasantonschools.org

Hi all I'm Tony, a member of the Committee to Save Pleasanton Schools. We, in the group, have been greatly impressed...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by NoG, on May 2, 2009 at 12:23 am | 38 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ballot language mapped to specific programs for Measure G

I thought it might be helpful to list those specific programs and dollar amounts Measure G's projected $4.6 million / year...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sad State, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 34 comments | 1855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"?

Hi all I think a critical question is what makes this different than a prior year educational "budget crisis"? 1) Simply...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 28 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?

A question we've frequently heard talking to people is: "Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Facts Please, on Apr 29, 2009 at 9:01 am | 8 comments | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher and Management Contributions

The managers have volunteered, for this year, to give salary donations back to the District totaling $40,000. For 2009/10,...

Original post made by Tony E. on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 11 comments | 1103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will we need Measure G if state Props 1A - 1C pass?

The programs Measure G funds in relation to the PUSD budget passed last March assumes state propositions 1A - 1C succeed....

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 7, 2009 at 6:52 am | 24 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can local businesses help fund our schools?

Businesses can and do donate to our school district as well as to our two educational foundations, Pleasanton Partners In...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 12 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDE press release on Governor's upcoming cuts to public education

Schools Chief Jack O'Connell Decries Proposed New Cuts to Public Education Governor's May Budget Revision Cuts Billions from...

Original post made by Tony E. on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 16, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 10 comments | 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Union Negotiation Process

At the June 22nd school board meeting, attorney Laurie Juengert gave a presentation on the union negotiation process. It...

Original post made by Tony E. on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandra, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 38 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

No helmets required

Yesterday I took my son to the bike/skate park off of Stoneridge Dr. It's a great facility, and a couple dozen kids were...

Original post made by Tony Hawk on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Little Brother, on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 1143 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 1837 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Remembering Mike Wallace, Icon of Broadcast Investigative Journalism

Sorry to hear that Mike Wallace passed away over the weekend. Who can forget those classic 60 minutes episodes and Mike...

Original post made by Too bad on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by ., on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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