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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conflict of interest for school board candidate!!!

Dear Pleasanton Community I don't understand how Jeff Bowser can run for School Board when his wife, Patti Bowser, is an...

Original post made by Luana on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Know, on Oct 20, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 1267 Views

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Off The Grid at AVHS

I just saw food trucks in the AVHS parking lot (4pm, Tuesday, 7/24/12) Why is there an Off The Grid in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Luann on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Shawn, on Jul 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 3005 Views

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Trick-or-Treating at Stoneridge?

Does anyone know if Stoneridge mall is doing trick or treating this year? IF so, what time? Thanks...

Original post made by Lucy on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 5509 Views

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Do people in Pleasanton know the purpose of a sidewalk?

I see so many people walking in the street when there is a perfectly nice sidewalk available to them. They get in the way...

Original post made by Lyndalu on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 4, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 367 Views

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putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1145 Views

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Brick wall on Kolln and Valley

Does anybody know what the story is behind the ugly brick wall on Kolln and Valley? Obviously, it is to block traffic from...

Original post made by Lynn on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:56 am | 16 comments | 1847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ground Zero Mosque

The overwhelming majority of Americans feel the same way about this Ground Zero mosque as this Brit in this short video below....

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 35 comments | 1958 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerneynomics is Why There is No Recovery

Obamanomics = McNerneynomics = Pelosinomics = Demonomics. It all equals a failed economic stimulus and recovery. (Unless...

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 976 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local Organic Foods

Does anyone know of any Tri-Valley restaurants that are using local/organic/seasonal produce and grass-fed/free-range/cage-free/humanely...

Original post made by Lynn P. on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Drexl, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 7 comments | 3030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High School Kids Shine

Last night at Amador Valley, students from Village High School accomplished their goal of graduating. When you have a child...

Original post made by lynne on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by 2001 Graduate, on Jun 10, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 9 comments | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 7179 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A response to the recent trend of political fear mongering posts

would like to take a little bit of time to point out something I find quite disturbing. There is far too much hostility...

Original post made by M on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

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A thought experiment, and challenge for the political posters on our forums.

I find it quite funny that a lot of the conservative folks on these boards are now up in arms over things like "3am bills"...

Original post made by M on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2009 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 1015 Views

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Thought experement part 2 "The Left"

It has come to my attention that I have been a bit harsh on “the right” as of late with my random thought experiments and...

Original post made by M on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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Of lives lost, and faith in humanity shattered

A handful of years have passed but the memory is still fresh in my mind. It was a cool October (if memory serves me) night...

Original post made by M on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:46 am | 8 comments | 968 Views

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REFLECTING THE NATIONAL MOOD

First of all I want to applaud the Pleasanton Weekly for having a Town Square Forum, especially in the turbulent political...

Original post made by m on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by m to n, on Aug 20, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1122 Views

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THE FORUM IS ARRIVING

I really, really have thought a lot about this forum. I have laughed, been disgusted, enjoyed and intertwined with its conversations....

Original post made by m on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

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A PLEASANTON INDIAN SUMMER

My head is swimming from all the politics and economic turmoil ... so, I thought I'd write a poem about how wonderful Pleasanton...

Original post made by m on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 29, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
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FED POST by Mark & Stacey

The post concerning FED by Mark with comments by Stacey was very, very good. At first it seemed daunting, but when I finally...

Original post made by m on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:26 am | 5 comments | 983 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 259 views