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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Climate Bill & Nuclear & Atmospheric Warming

The Climate Change Bill reads: "... nuclear power plants virtually eliminate emissions of greenhouse gases ..." Yet:...

Original post made by Michael L. Wagner on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michael L. Wagner, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Information about School Budget

If you want to hear with your own ears the Pleasanton School Board and the City Council talk about the Pleasanton School...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?

I visited the outlets this week for the first time and I was totally underwhelmed. The traffic has died way down which really...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Love the new Mall, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Out Donlon Elementary: Very simple to do

Hello- If you shop at Gene's Fine Foods on Hopyard at the end of your transaction ask the clerk to put your tab toward Donlon...

Original post made by Michelle Flanagin on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 1641 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4383 Views

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 | 2372 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 | 2049 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 | 1430 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 | 941 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 | 856 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 | 8793 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. 914 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 | 4136 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. 830 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 | 935 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 | 950 Views

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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 | 1106 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 | 4817 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,621 views

Mark Meuser is dropping out of the election
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,193 views

New wrinkles in the race for 7th Senate
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 698 views