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Readers Choice 2012 - Open Posting

Since the Weekly chose to create a "registered only" forum topic, are we allowed to create an open posting version?...

Original post made by newbie on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tracey, on Jul 2, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2678 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Immigration reform to begin this year:

By William Branigin Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, August 10, 2009; 3:03 PM President Obama, attending a North...

Original post made by NEXT: on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 876 Views

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Vote Yes on 37 - Unregistered

This is a parallel conversation to the topic created by Susan Stasek in which she was asking people to vote for Prop 37,...

Original post made by Ngo Loon on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by VOTE NO, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 938 Views

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Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher-made Video running for grand-prize in a world-wide video contest:

Dear Readers, I thought you might be interested in my story. I am here to spread some hope in honor of our children and...

Original post made by Nicole D. on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nicole D., on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 4 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drop Off Facility from Mohr Elementary to Home

Hello, My Son is going to start Mohr Elementary from this year, August 2011. I was wondering, Do we have any local drop...

Original post made by Niki on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 1586 Views

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Niles canyon

Does anybody know if Niles Canyon open? I read construction road work is coming. I want to get to Mowry and 880..the fabulous...

Original post made by Niles Canyon on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Nov 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD school fees complaint procedure per AB 1575??

The PUSD has until March 1, 2013 (Friday) to establish policies and communicate procedures on how to complain about school...

Original post made by No communication about this yet? on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Don't understand, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 11 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

No End to Creative Pension Spiking

In recent years the revolving door for promotions to Chief in both fire & police, has been spinning so fast, it's a wonder...

Original post made by No End on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 11 comments | 972 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees

I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....

Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 3297 Views

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Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2157 Views

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Important Editorial Regarding California Public Employee Pensions

Please read this extremely important editorial from yeasterday's Contra Costa Times (May 13, 2009). http://www.contracostatimes.com/opinion/ci_12351902?nclick_check=1 I...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on May 14, 2009 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 1672 Views

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No clue on what caused power outage?

Any word from anyone, anywhere on what actually caused the power outage on the west side Saturday night/Sunday am?...

Original post made by No information? on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 417 Views

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PG&E's Electrical Service is 3rd World

Once again we get hit by an extended PG&E electrical outage. This is the forth time this year for us. The previous three...

Original post made by No Juice Again on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 12 comments | 1937 Views

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No Beer/Wine but all the Dogs You Can Stand

Changes to First Wed -- per the PDA site, " We have decided to no longer serve beer and wine during 1st Wednesdays. Instead...

Original post made by no More 1st Wed for me on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 12 comments | 613 Views

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Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 2823 Views

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No More Taxes For Schools or Government

I am really tired of paying taxes for schools. I am really tired of paying taxes for all levels of government. Look around...

Original post made by No More Taxes For Schools on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Janna, on Jan 27, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 942 Views

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100% of precincts in - Measure D Loses

With 100% of the precincts in, No on Measure D has 54.3% of the vote with Yes on D with 45.7%. Still have late absentee...

Original post made by No on D on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by mr_reality, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 905 Views
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