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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neiman Marcus could learn from Safeway

http://news.yahoo.com/pregnant-mom-says-sandwich-arrest-horrifying-214407004.html A Safeway in Honolulu arrested a pregnent...

Original post made by no thief on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 2, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 14 comments | 1579 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gardasil and AB 499

Recently, the Pleasanton Weekly published an article about a survivor of cervical cancer. Regardless of what you think about...

Original post made by No to Gardasil on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by No to Gardasil, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

door to door solicitors at dark

Pleasanton provides door to door solicitors with "permits" that allow them to ring your doorbell at 7:45 pm Friday evening...

Original post made by no trespassing on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Similar, on Mar 25, 2012 at 12:50 am | 8 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right Wing Mentality Dangerous

Here is the Right Wing mentality in a response to a post on the Weekly! And you say the Radical Right is not dangerous? “That's...

Original post made by No Violence on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Pietra, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 872 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: "We've got to pass (Obamacare) to see what's in it." Well...

More layoffs to Americans and more jobs to China is one of the many negative outcomes of Obamacare. We now see yet another...

Original post made by NoBama on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sharlene, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Cell Phone Coverage???

We live on the edge of Birdland and the Gates neighborhoods and our Verizon cellular signal is so poor, you just about can't...

Original post made by NoCell on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 2145 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney votes "YES" for largest tax increases in history, including Death tax,

FIRST WAVE (expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief) WAVE TWO (Obamacare) THIRD WAVE (Alternative Minimum and Employer Tax...

Original post made by NoChet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 917 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrat Ideals on Display: "The Worst-Run Big City in the U.S."

This article is a breathtaking display of the failure of liberal democrat policy. If people who ordinarily vote democrat...

Original post made by NoDem on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by please, on May 14, 2011 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

61% of American's believe we are going in the wrong direction

61% of american's polled recently by Rasmussan believe we are going in the wrong direction and this trend is growing as it...

Original post made by Noedup Garie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by It's all in the name, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 23 comments | 1229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops ... in P Town

The police make up rules to pull people over ... free right hand turns from a right hand lane, or a single lane with no other...

Original post made by Nohbody on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 5, 2013 at 8:06 am | 13 comments | 1241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney campaign continues illegal signage

For several days now the McNerney campaign has been posting their signs on city/public property throughout Pleasanton. It's...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 30, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's Union Priorities (Surprise, it's not the Students)

At the 9/14 PUSD Board of Trustees Meeting, teacher's union president Trevor Knaggs proposed that the newly allocated $3M...

Original post made by Nomad on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 3, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 33 comments | 1532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Take the McNerney Asparagus Test!

Do you know what Jerry says is the signature issue that determines his political career? Asparagus. Yes, McNerney owes...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 21, 2010 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Tustee Grant 'Steps' In It

What motivation would Trustee Grant have for misleading the public about the teacher's Step and Column salary schedule? In...

Original post made by Nomad on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 2883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can a $2 million parcel tax protect $16 Billion of property value?

The Pleasanton Educated Voter Coalition is doing the math behind the parcel tax. Given top-level claims of Measure E supporters...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 4, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 35 comments | 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to attract and retain teachers - the Idaho way

Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. http://www.idahostatesman.com/legislature/ "Through...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 106 comments | 3331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD/Lydiksen illegal Measure E campaigning

For several weeks PUSD's taxpayer funded internet servers have been hosting Measure E campaigning. The Lydiksen PFC website...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Mar 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DELAY VOTING on Measure E

DELAY VOTING! Voters should delay voting until the results of the PUSD/union negotiations are completed. Voters need to...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by the Independent, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 27 comments | 2293 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 36 comments | 1,163 views

Political posturing about water
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 839 views

Backpacked with care is back
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 524 views