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AROUND TOWN

Corn Growing at Fairgrounds?

Does anyone know who planted the crop of corn growing near the fairgrounds?...

Original post made by Midwesterner on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Seriously, on Aug 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 2351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE HISTORY OF THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

I have recently discovered some interesting facts about the Pledge of Allegiance (please note that it was written by a SOCIALIST):...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hifi, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 6 comments | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SENATORS * HEALTH CARE * CONSTITUTION

I received an interesting email today. I'm not sure if the facts are true, but if they are it is somewhat disturbing: ON...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by The Liberals are Coming!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 928 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BACK TO PEACE AT LAST

Well, the Health Bill has passed and turns out to be a toothless (albeit it expensive) tiger. Other issues dim in comparison,...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Miguel, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 8 comments | 844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DOOR TO DOOR SOLICITATION: What to do to avoid harm.

Door to door solicitation has always been a problem where we live in Pleasanton. But, for some reason, there has been a deluge...

Original post made by MIGUEL on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by ilovepw, on Apr 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 8423 Views

AROUND TOWN

TEA, WINE & POLITICS

As I sat outside a Main Street restaurant sipping my white wine in the early evening, I wondered about the Tea Party Event...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 902 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 4104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE CONTRADICTION OF GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Without inciting a riot by mentioning the name Bill Maher, he did mention one good point on this weeks show (HBO On Demand)....

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 821 Views

AROUND TOWN

SCHOOL SUPERFLUOUS SUPERINTENDENT

I can't for the life of me explain to my friends, family and neighbors why our school district keeps laying on expensive...

Original post made by MIGUEL on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Jun 5, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 7 comments | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

CENSUS LIMITS ... I need some help

Recently I wrote a post on door solicitors and received many wonderful suggestions (ask for a license for example) ... This...

Original post made by MIGUEL on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by american, on May 18, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 11 comments | 938 Views

AROUND TOWN

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS PAY DIVIDENDS

I had to return an item to TruValue Hardware (a place I love to death). No problem with the exchange and everything was going...

Original post made by Miguel on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Aniea, on Nov 4, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 1099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary funds.

The superintendent is using scare tactics saying they will cut teachers and programs. He has threatened that our children...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 6, 2008 at 9:58 am | 82 comments | 4735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident school board member making decision that affect Pleasanton tax payers?

The Parcel Tax is real news. How many people really care about split infinitives? I don’t understand the value in repeated...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 29, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 53 comments | 3304 Views

AROUND TOWN

I hope Brozosky continues to take the high road.

It is obvious that the Hosterman camp has started their campaign of negetive smear letters. I hope Brozosky continues to...

Original post made by Mike on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 22 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laptop Program and Porn

Does anyone have any advice on keeping porn away from kids? If one or more of your children are in the laptop program...

Original post made by Mike on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 1919 Views

SPORTS

PJFL

A great big thank you to Dublin High School for stepping up and allowing PJFL to play 6 games on their field on Saturday....

Original post made by Mike on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by willegers, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newspaper - Conflict of Interest?

I know why Jeb is censoring items against the parcel tax and why he is in support of the tax. Jeb's wife works in the office...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:18 am | 5 comments | 1259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday at 10:30ish across the street from Safeway

I was going to Safeway when two pleasanton police cars was turning quickly thru the intersection. I wondered what they were...

Original post made by Mike on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 23, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire Drill Layoffs:

A new ‘innovative’ way of laying people off. A bad joke?! Judge for yourself. “A fire alarm rang at 4 pm in a large office...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Singing, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1305 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
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Where's the wind?
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What to do with your buckets of water
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