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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why was a thread asking questions about parcel tax blocked?

The following thread was closed off by the Pleasanton Weekly, but for the life of me, I can't figure out why since it was...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:46 am | 7 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPSP-What's your vote?

It will be decided at the council meeting on the 19th if this plan should terminate, pause or stop Let's do our on poll...

Original post made by John on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by Thomas, on May 18, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax costs - up to $300K for taxpayers

The following was posted under another topic and bears repeating. In addition to costs provided by the Registrar of Voters,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:21 am | 5 comments | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Censorship of No On Parcel Tax Postings

Wow, it's getting more and more difficult to use the Town Square Forum to share information and offer opinions because the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare is a "War on Seniors!"

Severely limiting care for seniors is Obama's intention. What you can expect as you get older is "pain pill" treatment instead...

Original post made by John on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oh geez, on Jul 22, 2009 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practice What You Preach

Below is a posting made by Gina Channell-Allen (can be found on Publishers' Blog) in which she discusses identity theft,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 1703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California extremely unfriendly to new business

Regardless of what you read in the paper or hear from California politicans the state is not friendly to starting a new business....

Original post made by John on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 8, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1559 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Private SECURITY contracts for Afghanistan, Blackwater II, perhaps?

"U.S. military authorities in Afghanistan may hire a private contractor to provide around-the-clock security at dozens of...

Original post made by John on Jul. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The PUSD spin on solar panels and what they didn't tell you

PUSD has a category called Budget FAQs. Below is a question regarding solar panel installations and PUSD's response. The...

Original post made by John on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2009 at 10:34 am | 5 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

wate water treatment facility in pleasanton

We are in the process of getting a home in knollbrook drive. I am a little bit concerned about being too close to the waste...

Original post made by John on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Real Estate Agent- not necessarily a "Realtor", on Jul 8, 2012 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

was your home re-assessed?

Does anyone know if the process is automatic and the property tax is adjusted to match the new assessment? ...

Original post made by john on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 1473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

" White House using base-closure process to extort Nelsonís vote on ObamaCare?"

The Obama Democrats stoops to new lows...as they now use extortion to gain Nelson's vote on Obamacare...all at the expense...

Original post made by John on Dec. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick Fil A

Ok I guess I have been under a rock here. Where are they building a Chick Fil A?...

Original post made by John on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:01 am | 5 comments | 342 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney is Right -- Proposition 13 Needs reform

I saw this article today on Bloomberg, and I can't help but agree that measures 30 and 38 don't really address the core problem...

Original post made by john on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:03 am | 28 comments | 2127 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blessings

Anyone know when Blessings will actually reopen? Right next to UNCLE Credit Union, near old location on Santa Rita, the...

Original post made by John on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by vicki, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 7 comments | 2448 Views

AROUND TOWN

A satirical look at Pleasanton's development committee

I created this video of Valley Ave when passing through Pleasanton last week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia0IjcFsP3M...

Original post made by John on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Funny, on Jul 25, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 1644 Views

SPORTS

HP 8th Grade Boys Basketball defeat PMS

Congratulations Harvest Park on a great win at the home of PMS 40-39. It was a very exciting game and fun to watch. ...

Original post made by John on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cy Call, on Dec 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

New BART station?

Maybe I am late to this but is there a new BART station being planned for the Stoneridge Mall? If so, when is it scheduled...

Original post made by John on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on May 21, 2009 at 9:20 am | 17 comments | 2049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama - Gitmo versus ADX Supermax

Obama wants to shutdown Gitmo and transfer to ADX Supermax because Gitmo inhumane....you decide. Prisoner life In SHU,...

Original post made by John on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on May 22, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1655 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's trip to Montana: What was NOT reported by the major media...

I received this email from a Montana friend who was present during Obama's Montana visit and thought you'd like to know....

Original post made by John on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 30 comments | 1417 Views
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Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 356 views