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Adminstration considering elimination of tax free healthcare benefits and elimination of interest expense on homes for couples making over $100,000

In order to help fund the cost of healthcare for the uninsured the Obama administration and congress are considering eliminating...

Original post made by Lisa on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 41 comments | 2406 Views

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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perplexed by Religious People

I was introduced to religion by people, and therein lies the problem. People are a horrible advertisement for religion....

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 9 comments | 2219 Views

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Second Thoughts About Savvy Seconds

I went in Savvy Seconds the other day and saw a sign on the wall that said, "Be Nice or Leave." I thought that was strange...a...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lame use of topic, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:49 am | 11 comments | 3514 Views

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Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 5854 Views

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Permit parking only at Trader Joe parking lot

Does anyone know why the row of spots next to the street at Trader Joes is only for cars with permits? It's bad enough that...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by FnSuite, on Dec 13, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 19 comments | 2831 Views

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ALISAL parents parking in doctor lots

today as I sat at the red light at the intersection of Santa rita@black right before the little darlings of Alisal school...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Just sayin', on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 23 comments | 4512 Views

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Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 3368 Views

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Am I the only one bothered about no news on the 3 recent deaths in Pleasanton?

I was driving home on Dublin Canyon road today to avoid 580 traffic and I couldn't help but think of the girl found in the...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 8, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 2133 Views

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Mohr park, Lost Black Dog

Are you missing a black dog, about 17 pounds, with a blue collar in the Mohr Park neighborhood?...

Original post made by Lisa on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1578 Views

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The American flags on light poles on Stoneridge Drive look beautiful

I don't know who put them up, or the reason for them, but they look great and I hope they stay up for good....

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 18, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 2496 Views

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Break ins Country Faire

Anyone have any info on if they caught the guy. Break in today on Via Del Ceilo. Lots of police presence today. ...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by TForest, on Feb 18, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

RESTAURANTS

What Happened to La Vite?

We were going to have dinner at La Vite in Hopyard Village last weekend and saw that it is closed. Does anyone know what...

Original post made by Lisa on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Murdered by Mother

I was very sad and upset to read about the Walnut Creek woman who murdered her teenage son. The fact is that children...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 6 comments | 1765 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know about a fatal car crash on Bernal Ave. near St. Augustine's Sunday eve?

I heard there was an car accident Sunday evening (raining hard about 5PM)on Bernal Avenue (near St. Augustine's driveway)...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 19, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 3497 Views

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As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

Please help me....I have been told by several sources that our City is run by the Chamber of Commerce. They have select committees...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 43 comments | 2067 Views

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Sales Tax: Measure MM vs Costco

On August 24, the Independent Newspaper reported that the new study ordered by the City of Pleasanton and funded by the developer,...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tom M., on Sep 3, 2016 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 1054 Views

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Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 1900 Views

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Costco/ Nearon Infrastructure Could Cost Pleasanton $26.6 Million

Many numbers have been used for the infrastructure costs Pleasanton is on the hook for, if Measure MM does not pass. Most...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Nov 1, 2016 at 9:55 pm | 20 comments | 1572 Views
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The state water board missed the mark
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Keds
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 427 views