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Livermore Airport Noise Complaints

Saw this recently... "Airport Statistics for August 2008" Regarding noise complaints "46.7% of the total complaints...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 20, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 1527 Views

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Voter Fraud

I guess I'm just being naive... Why can't we just have a jar of ink at the voting booth that people have to stick a thumb...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 24, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 10 comments | 1669 Views

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Opinion Pleasanton Election Endorsements Are Out

Looks like Opinionpleasanton.com came out with their take on the election. Good times! But allow me a moment to take...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Downtown Observer, on Nov 6, 2008 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 1972 Views

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Pleasanton's Traffic Signals Get Coordinated

Traffic in Pleasanton has been a concern for many residents in recent years. Anyone who has tried to drive across town has...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 26, 2008 at 10:22 pm | 8 comments | 1519 Views

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Pleasanton Election Debate

Jerry of Oakhill, (This is sort of my response to you from the thread on "Letters: Council majority hasn't listened to...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 2, 2008 at 6:40 am | 4 comments | 1352 Views

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The Spotornos' Full Page PW Ad

I'd like to draw attention to the full page ad the Spotornos took out in yesterday's Pleasanton Weekly. Did anyone not see...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Cheap Motorhomes, on Jun 30, 2010 at 3:50 am | 21 comments | 7123 Views

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Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2118 Views

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Dishwasher Film

Heard through the grapevine... Everyone is experiencing a white film on the dishes after a run through the dishwasher....

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 25 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Performance-based Teacher Compensation

This isn't meant to be a parcel tax discussion. It's an attempt to look at how to align teacher compensation with educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 13, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

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Camp Parks Night Time Training?

It would have been nice if the surrounding communities were notified before nighttime training missions by three giant military...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 11 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Trust PUSD?

I'm just curious as to why everyone seems to think that the summaries, memos, FAQs put out by PUSD about the parcel tax measure...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 5:50 am | 6 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Website Problem

Does anyone else have problems with downloading files from the PUSD website? Specifically, I'm trying to download and save...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 27 comments | 1924 Views

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Debbie Look's Speech at Council Meeting Tonight

Comparing Pleasanton to Brentwood and Antioch? Laughable....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools' Three Page Ad in Today's Weekly

What can I say but "wow". I don't mind "community members" (some apparently aren't even Pleasanton residents and it is questionable...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 26 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's been a full week and PUSD hasn't applied for Federal stimulus dollars yet?

On this CDE website http://www2.cde.ca.gov/recoverysfsfsearch/search.aspx anyone can search for districts that have sent...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Superintendent's Memo

Hey, I found a copy online! http://www.harvestparkpta.org/PDF/Flyers/Response_-_Real_Facts.pdf Here's what I find funny. 1)...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1220 Views

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Prop 1B and "What's the baseline?"

For those confused by Prop 1B (I know I was), here's the deal. Prop 98 guarantees that roughly 40% of CA's budget goes...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on May 9, 2009 at 6:14 am | 9 comments | 2133 Views

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Stripping the Rights of Citizens

Interesting news. I brought this issue up when the local news about Andreas San Diego being moved to FBI's most wanted list...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by fyi, on May 7, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1475 Views

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Yes or No on Measure G and Prop 1A?

I'm just wondering how many of those who are planning to vote yes on Measure G are also voting yes on 1A and visa versa? To...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Leigh, on May 28, 2009 at 4:09 pm | 28 comments | 2100 Views

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California's High Taxes

While Sandy seems busy reposting apparent Letters to the Editor regarding Measure G, here's some opinions that may put things...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 12, 2009 at 9:16 am | 9 comments | 1450 Views
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