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BOOKS & MOVIES

"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 4938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary about the Zero tolerance policy in schools

Go to the books and movies section of the forum for a complete description on a wonderful documentary called "The War on...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jjose, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:36 am | 21 comments | 1916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

October is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month!

This month, those of us who suffer from this disorder are encouraged to "come out" and bring a greater awareness of this...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Answer to the lady whose mom has MS

I couldn't sign in for some reason; couldn't get my password; it said I was in system; then, it said i wasnt. So, I had...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

what Happened to All The Squirrels?

I've noticed lately that I haven't seen any ground squirrels or tree squirrels. I don't even see any squirrel nests in the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by True Conservative, on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 1865 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are We Actually Saving Water? Is austerity the answer or not?

Since our reservoirs are still low, I can see why we need to conserve water; however, i do think that we could've taken the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Paulette, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 15 comments | 862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 4525 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 8975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second library for our side of town

When I was growing up, I remember always enjoying more than one library in most cosmopolitan cities wherever I have lived....

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there some Indian family panhandling scam going on?

I had trouble finding a grocery item and had to drive to two Safeways and the Walmart in Pleasanton. At each outdoor mall,...

Original post made by PaulS on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Tonto, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 1911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"make sure that we welcome others who are not yet Republicans"

"To move forward at a time when Republican numbers are shrinking in many states, the party should show "respect of those...

Original post made by Pawlenty on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 12 comments | 1165 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, on Aug 30, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 853 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Solyndra is not just crony capitalism, it is criminal fraud"

A very good read of the Solyndra situation thus far is this article by former Asst. US Attorney Andrew McCarthy. (McCarthy...

Original post made by PayPerView? on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:21 am | 11 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Losing 2 great businesses downtown!

Just wondering if there will be a story on Downtown Pleasanton losing 2 great concept and family owned businesses? Within...

Original post made by PDA Hopeful on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by PleasantonResident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 3540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republicans DIVIDE the Community!

Yes, I hear the Right Wing Radicals crying about "more taxes" and bashing the teachers, for being compensated justly! The...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 7, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 41 comments | 1888 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Our Founding Fathers were NOT Christian...

One of the most common statements from the "Religious Right" is that they want this country to "return to the Christian principles...

Original post made by PEACE on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by pastor, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:38 pm | 39 comments | 1645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes in First Wednesday Street Parties

Thank you SO VERY MUCH Pleasanton Downtown Association for changing the Beer Garden to the Entertainment Garden and making...

Original post made by Peacelovehappiness on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 26 comments | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2863 Views
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