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As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1132 Views

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Finding charity items are being stolen in Vintage Hills

Dear neighbors in Vintage Hills, Is anyone else finding that their items put out for charities are being stolen? Last...

Original post made by Lisa-Touriga Drive on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 20, 2008 at 1:39 am | 14 comments | 2034 Views

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Obama again approved $ 4.7 Billion new solar loans

While most of us were still sick over the $500+. million (half-billion) in Obama's loan guarantees to Solyndra, he was again...

Original post made by Listen up on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:51 am | 11 comments | 1163 Views

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FIDEL WEIGHS IN ON NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

"Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro lauded the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to U.S. President Barack Obama, saying on...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

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NEW LIBRARY FOR MAIN

From the Independent: Pleasanton is in need of more space for its library. Cost estimates range from $41 million to expand...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1024 Views

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RECYCLE WOES

The new recycling program is in full swing and so are the flies that hover around my food recycling container. A swarthy...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 20, 2009 at 7:20 am | 13 comments | 1501 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LOVING CHOLO

You know, I'm beginning to love Cholo. Although I feel he keeps a lot of good things happening on this post, he also digs...

Original post made by little m on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 8 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms PUSD.

ED-Data, http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us Compare San Ramon to PUSD. PUSD has substantially more dollars but San Ramon outperforms...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 45 comments | 2352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the Traditional Bobblehead Trustee

One of our newest Board Members has taken her role beyond the traditional bobblehead Trustee that only nods yes to the Superintendent...

Original post made by Liz on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 17 comments | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

"Dirty Politics in a Community of Character" The superintendent of Pleasanton's public schools was caught last month...

Original post made by Liz on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 9, 2009 at 6:16 am | 46 comments | 2304 Views

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A Cartoon 50 yrs. Ago That Predicts the Future - WOW!

Now THIS is quite interesting. Gather your kids around the computer and check this short clip out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB6p5QPVhPI&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcontent1.clipmark...

Original post made by Liz on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 5, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1370 Views

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The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama

The Conservative Christian Case for Supporting Obama Posted on Oct 28, 2008 by Rob J in Case for Obama Stream, Politics...

Original post made by Liz on Aug. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 943 Views

RESTAURANTS

What's happening at former TGIF

I drove by the other day and saw a notice on the window for a pending alcohol license. Anybody know what is going in there?...

Original post made by liz on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stacee, on Mar 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 1414 Views

RESTAURANTS

STACEY'S ON MAIN

WE TRIED STACEYS ON MAIN STREET, WE ENJOYED THE FOOD, THE SERVICE WAS MINIMAL. WE WAITED FOR OUR COCKTAILS UNTIL THE WAITRESS...

Original post made by LIZ ANYA on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:05 am | 15 comments | 3041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garbage Dumping Doubles for Pleasanton Contractors!

I have read recently about the new garbage rules regarding the new recycling bin and the rate increase but i would also like...

Original post made by liz venema on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 21, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments | 2057 Views

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Pleasanton families donate for charity Garage Sale

Unbelievable response from Pleasanton residents to donate clothes, sporting goods, and household items to benefit Best Buddies...

Original post made by Liza on Aug. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1334 Views

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Retirement Plans unfunded liabilities

If you have not gone to the California Controller's website, you should go there now and look at the data on financials of...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by change the system, on Nov 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ahmadi's Inappropriate Behavior

I was taken back by the blob posting of Tim Hunt that Superintendent Ahmadi was at the election party for Larson and Bowser...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by NAACP, on Nov 24, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 4 comments | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to the PUSD Sycamore Fund?

The Sycamore fund to fund technology for students once stood at $7.2 million, but the District has at least spent $2 1/2...

Original post made by Loan Shark on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1743 Views

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Measure B1 is also a Bond measure

I read the text of Measure B1, the transportation tax. Not only is this a tax with no sunset clause (meaning our descendants...

Original post made by local on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 1787 Views
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