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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey Tea Party! U.S. tax burden at lowest point in years

http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2010/05/11/US-tax-burden-at-lowest-point-in-years/UPI-74091273594893/ WASHINGTON, May...

Original post made by reter on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 13, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 17 comments | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Drivers-The Anti-Heroes

This morning I was waiting on Main St. to make a right turn onto Del Valle Parkway. I had a green light but I had to wait...

Original post made by Rhonda on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 9 comments | 1568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Single Payer - Are California Democrats Completely Tone Deaf?

Are California Democrats completely tone deaf on health care? I was flabbergasted to see the Sen. Mark Leno is once again...

Original post made by Ribbit on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 788 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 1008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drug Overdose This weekend

I am hearing that there was Amador students partying in Ruby Hill this weekend and one was taken by ambulance to the hospital...

Original post made by Rich on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 10 comments | 1834 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1242 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2661 Views

RESTAURANTS

Falafel House is Excellent

We ate at the Flafel House on Bernal (by Mexico Lindo). The food was outstanding and the prices were reasonable. The...

Original post made by rick on Apr. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Happy Hour

What's the best happy hour around Pleasanton? Not just good drinks and free food, I want a good, fun crowd. Any thoughts?...

Original post made by Rick on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Jun 10, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 1740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Appears on Forbes Wealthiest Zip Codes

Two Pleasanton zip codes: 94566 and 94588 are ranked at #286 and #459 respectively in Forbes' "Wealthiest Zip Coges" list...

Original post made by Rick on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by T.R. Ollman, on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 1049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zip Codes

Obviously, it is "codes." My bad....

Original post made by Rick on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 867 Views

AROUND TOWN

The City of Milpitas Faced with a Pension Tsunami

This article is a must read for anyone interested in pension reform. The city of Milpitas, grappling with an 11 million...

Original post made by Rick on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Shoot_The_Messengers, on Dec 9, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 6 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council Eyeing Surplus to Shore Up Pension Shortfall

In a contentious work shop at city hall, the city council was given recommendations by its financil staff to shore up its...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by it is hopeless, on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bacteria and MRSA found on BART to Pleasanton

I'll be standing, thank you! This news is from the Bay Citizen via The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/us/06bcseats.html ...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1219 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,574 views

Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,419 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,146 views