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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 3066 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The republicans must want Obama to get re-elected

The republicans did not learn a thing from 2008, and they must want Obama to win in November, because they are forcing Romney...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Zeke, on Mar 20, 2012 at 5:03 am | 16 comments | 1502 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is time to vote Republican

I am an independent who has supported various candidates, voted for Obama and Brown, but I think that given the state of...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just another hick, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 7 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Agent requests

Is it now normal for a real estate agent to request for a family to move out of their home while it is on the market for...

Original post made by resident on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Raven Road Resident, on Jun 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 1422 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3327 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2405 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 2907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2433 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas prices too high, vote NO on prop 30, 38

Maybe the fact that we have really high gas prices already will encourage voters to vote NO on prop 30, 38 and any proposition...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:56 am | 36 comments | 2460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2831 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Romney wins....

For those who say that women's rights are not in danger if Romney wins this November, read this article. It is about how...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 34 comments | 4083 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme court to decide about drug sniffing dogs

The decision about drug sniffing dogs is expected soon: "The second case involved Clayton Harris, who was stopped by a...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 1187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What a well liked GOP guy thinks about the age of the earth

So this is what a well liked republican, Marco Rubio, thinks about how old the earth is: "“Whether the Earth was created...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 6 comments | 1680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More about Hostess

I don't agree with the 1.8 million in bonuses Hostess is asking the court to approve (to give to some executives to oversee...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hank, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 16 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nose Ring Boy no Role Model

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) ...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by MELANIE, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 1213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NBC TV news story-PUSD Bullying and near death incident

NBC News has a video news story called "After Near Death Pleasanton Schools Tackle Bullying" at this web link. It involves...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by School insider, on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not About the Ice Cream--or the Landlord

According to the landlord, the problem is the out of control kids. Where were the parents to prevent this? Coldstone was...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

does someone know why the PTSA says this?

I just learned that the graduation ceremony from AVHS used to be held at the fairgrounds, with only 3 tickets per students....

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 24 comments | 2300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences in school district income for the area

There is a great spreadsheet online that shows how much each school district will receive with the proposed budgets and shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 1713 Views
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Another bad idea from the air board
By Tim Hunt | 19 comments | 1,255 views

Exchange Club Meeting on First Amendment
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