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AROUND TOWN

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 | 1509 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 | 1034 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 | 2376 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 | 1911 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 | 2318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 949 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 | 1437 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 | 3065 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 | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 1345 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 524 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 | 1139 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 | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1800 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gas Tax Increased

Here is one of those tax increases that just occurred in California. The Gas tax increase was voted upon by the Board of...

Original post made by local on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 14 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly Member Buchanan Helping Bad Teachers

The Sacramento Bee had a good piece today on AB 375 which was authored by our Assembly member Buchanan. This piece of legislation...

Original post made by local on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeff Bowser running for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

[Removed because it is false and misleading information] Bowser has filed intent to run papers for Alameda County Superintendent...

Original post made by local on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:50 am | 10 comments | 6042 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Preschool at old Kinderkirk site

Just wondering if anyone knows what preschool is moving into the neighborhood at the old Kinderkirk location 4300 Mirador...

Original post made by Local Family on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1401 Views
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