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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 8 funding - very interesting

The SF Chronicle has the link on their website to search the public-record database of where the funding both for and against...

Original post made by Grace on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 15 comments | 3185 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%; interesting article

There's an article in the new Vanity Fair that deconstructs the current situation in the U.S. fairly well and describes what...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 2573 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lakoff: How to Rescue the American Dream

"There is a distinction between government as the administration of what we, as a public, provide each other, as opposed...

Original post made by Grace on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 1, 2011 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please stop the speeding on W. Las Positas before a child is hit!

I am about at the end of my understanding and patience with some of the drivers in this town, and implore the police department...

Original post made by Grace on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on May 16, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 17 comments | 2980 Views

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Day of Service events in Pleasanton, Livermore

This coming Monday, MLK Jr. day, has been called a national Day of Service for interested citizens to volunteer and helping...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 19, 2009 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 2314 Views

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It's raining, headlights should be on!!

Maybe some folks don't remember that as of July 1, 2007, it's the law that whenever the weather is inclement enough to require...

Original post made by Grace on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 2784 Views

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Wheels (school route) bus collision w/ tan SUV?

Saw the aftermath of this around 3:30 this afternoon on Muirwood, just north of W. Las Positas. Police car, two police motorcyles,...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1874 Views

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Drivers throwing lit cigarettes out of cars - what to do?

Just wanting a reality check here: what does one do when the driver in front of you rolls down the window and flings a lit...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 5718 Views

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Water quality - nothing rinses clean?

Hi - I know there were earlier discussions on the fluctuations in minerals, chlorine, etc. in the water supply, depending...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Feb 4, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 10 comments | 1495 Views

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Firecrackers popping?

There have been pop-bang-pops going on for 10 minutes in the vicinity of Muirwood Park/Lydiksen. Chinese New year isn't until...

Original post made by Grace on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jan 26, 2011 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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I-580 W on-ramp work at Foothill?

What is going on with the barriers and the traffic "flow" reconfiguration on the Foothill-San Ramon overpass and the on-ramp...

Original post made by Grace on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on May 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

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Accident yesterday pm on Dublin Canyon Road?

Hi -- Driving home on 580 East yesterday, traffic was backed up, so I took the Dublin Canyon route instead. When I got just...

Original post made by Grace on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by karen, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:14 am | 8 comments | 3638 Views

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Power outage; car hit power pole?

So, most of the west side of Pleasanton had the power out from about 9:35 last evening to almost 11pm, and some perhaps longer....

Original post made by Grace on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say residents helped stop mail thefts in Pleasanton

Nice save (read below) from some fellow Pleasanton citizens. This points out (again) why everyone should have a mail slot...

Original post made by Grace on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by MailTheftVictim, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 2191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Many sirens around 4:30 this morning?

I wondered if anyone knows what happened this morning around 4:30am on the west side of Pleasanton. There were many sirens...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Puppetlady, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Opt for LED lights and Save Everything at Home

It is a known fact that saving money will not just happen when a business or home reduces the amount of power that they consume....

Original post made by gracedan on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 2990 Views

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Democrats have no room to talk

I bet Poster child, Stay Uncool, and Spacey will enjoy this NEW YORK -- As health care reform lurches forward in Washington,...

Original post made by Granny lover on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:58 am | 8 comments | 1205 Views

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Where are they now?

A few years back there was this story about a mom hiring strippers for her high school kid and her friends. I always wonder...

Original post made by grapeVine on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

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red zone means NO PARKING you moron

What a show! Not the one in the park, the one where the idiot parks in the red zone, cops show up to cite and tow the vehicle,...

Original post made by great entertainment on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jul 6, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 15 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PLEASE POST YOUR IDEA, GREAT OR SMALL, HOW WE CAN IMPROVE THE DISTRICT.

Pleasanton Community, I have read great ideas/suggestions from this community for months now. Whether we wanted the vote...

Original post made by GREAT IDEAS! on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ann Martin, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:18 am | 69 comments | 3248 Views
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The state water board missed the mark
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Keds
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