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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 investment?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Paul on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by lisa, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 1715 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California version of tax increases for step and column equil.

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on May 17, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 1014 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here is the next California time bomb!!!

Even though this article was reported by a paper other than the Pleasanton Weekly I believe that a 500 billion dollar unfunded...

Original post made by Paul on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christy, on May 19, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 33 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway and Gas Sales

I read in a forum post that the City Council had denied Safeway the ability to sell gasoline at the new store at Bernal/680....

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Reason, on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 24 comments | 2167 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See for yourself...2016:Obama's America

A new movie opened this past weekend at the Regal Cinemas in Dublin. Buy your tickets early because it sells out quickly!...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 43 comments | 3786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Honesty in the Dollars for Parcel Tax

I would like all of the school parent organizations in Pleasanton to disclose on this thread how much money was donated to...

Original post made by paula on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 42 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death Penalty for Rapists/Child Molesters

I am for the death penalty for rapists and child molesters. Rape is a crime that devastates humans and the traumatic effects...

Original post made by Paula on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Sep 13, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 42 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"The Real Bully in the Classroom" by John Stossel

For those of you who want to spend yet more of your hard earned income into public schools, I encourage you to watch this...

Original post made by Paula on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cornelius 'corny' Walker, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 14 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Results of 2007 CHKS-Guns in our Pleasanton schools

I wanted to wait to post this thread until the new board was in place but the news headlines "Gun Discharged in Classroom...

Original post made by Paula Plunk on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 26, 2008 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 2041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with French flag

I want to thank the Pleasanton Weekly for explaining to citizens why this guy was out there with that gigantic French flag,...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2540 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vintage Hills Center

After reading the Editorial this week about the Vintage Hills property, I'm sure I'm not the only one who drives by that...

Original post made by Paulette on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by smitty, on May 8, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2017 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3020 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Iron-Jawed Angels - March 27th - Sat - 7 PM

Come and join us at the IBEW Hall in Dublin, at 6250 Village Parkway, at 7 PM on Saturday, March 27th. We'll be celebrating...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3682 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

"War on Kids" documentary

I met a nice young man on Ebay who has been buying up some of my "vinyl" record collection. He is a psychology student in...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 10, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 4428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary about the Zero tolerance policy in schools

Go to the books and movies section of the forum for a complete description on a wonderful documentary called "The War on...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jjose, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:36 am | 21 comments | 1732 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

October is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month!

This month, those of us who suffer from this disorder are encouraged to "come out" and bring a greater awareness of this...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Answer to the lady whose mom has MS

I couldn't sign in for some reason; couldn't get my password; it said I was in system; then, it said i wasnt. So, I had...

Original post made by Paulette on Oct. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poisoned Weeds Spoil Blackbirds Nesting - Why?

I've noticed while walking my dog near the creek that someone has poisoned alot of what looks to be mustard plants down near...

Original post made by Paulette on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever - Humans, Not Birds, on Apr 9, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 731 Views

AROUND TOWN

what Happened to All The Squirrels?

I've noticed lately that I haven't seen any ground squirrels or tree squirrels. I don't even see any squirrel nests in the...

Original post made by Paulette on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by True Conservative, on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 11 comments | 883 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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