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Helicopters?

Anyone else here the helicopters around 2 p.m. today flying over Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Gertrude on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1132 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A lesson in Obama's socialism

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once...

Original post made by Get over it on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by elmer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 9 comments | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2495 Views

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Health Care Reform & Reconciliation

Too many people have taken to these blogs stating that Democrats are seeking unconstituional means to pass health care reform....

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Water Polo match, AV vs. FHS: With a catch . . .

Tonight there was a great boys Water Polo match between Amador and Foothill. Amador went out to a lead of five goals at...

Original post made by Get the facts on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Chico AV Alum, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 33 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mohr getting a new principal?

I have heard through the grapevine that The Mohr Elementary principalship is open. Does anyone know what happened to their...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Wah, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 3343 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 4003 Views

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Making False Statements to Secure Referendum Petition Signatures is Against the Law

To wit: Julie, a resident of Birdland, made the following post on January 19th on Town Square forum re: the Lund Ranch...

Original post made by Get the facts on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Trina, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 7 comments | 937 Views

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Congrats to Costco

The people have spoken, and they want Costco. There is no need to fret about increased traffic, or that your $1.50 hot dog...

Original post made by Get the Facts on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 55 comments | 1917 Views

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What's the fire?

I see a fire in the distance, but I can't leave to check it out, anyone know what's going on? It looks, from here, like...

Original post made by Get the facts: on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by shannon, on Oct 27, 2011 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have all the info possible before voting

It's important for informed voters to have all the information possible before casting a vote. Please visit http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com for...

Original post made by Get the whole picture on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 9, 2009 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 1633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Receive 2.7% Pay Raise-NOT!

See info below regarding tentative agreements between PSUD and the teachers union. Recently there was another topic that...

Original post made by Get Your Facts Straight on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Longtime resident, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 2827 Views

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6 FIREMEN LEISURELY SHOPPING

It's 10:30 in the morning and there are 6 firemen leisurely shopping at Safeway. Six! That means if they spent an hour that...

Original post made by Getting Hosed on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by bitsy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 52 comments | 3500 Views

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California Lawmakers Kill Proposal To Ban Transit Strikes

In the blink of an eye, the Democrat-controlled State Senate killed a bill to ban public transit workers from striking. ...

Original post made by Getting the Shaft on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Pendolo chodejo, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 5 comments | 1284 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton's own Brandon Crawford on his way back to the World Series

I can't believe this hasn't been posted. He's a Foothill graduate with at least one sibling still in Pleasanton schools...

Original post made by Giants Fan on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by jeff, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 2247 Views

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Expect Long Lines at Incoming Walmart in Nob Hill Location

Ah, Nob Hill, get ready for that beeootiful Walmart grocery store you've been so eager to have. Walmart worker activists...

Original post made by Giddy with Excitement on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1616 Views

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Fresh & Easy

It was over a year ago that the Weekly ran a story about 99 Ranch Market and a Fresh & Easy grocery store opening up in the...

Original post made by Gina on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by jay, on May 27, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1549 Views

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1st Wednesday Night Street Party for Teens??

Did anyone else attend last nights street party? This is the 2nd year in a row that I have noticed an increase of teenagers...

Original post made by Gina on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2011 at 11:07 am | 24 comments | 2151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gauging interest in school board candidates' forum

The PW staff is contemplating how best to serve the community. We have noticed the audience engagement on the posts regarding...

Original post made by Gina Channell, Publisher on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 624 Views

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Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden, the "face of evil," is dead. Tell us, where were you when you first learned of the 9/11 attacks? And what...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 5680 Views
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