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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 | 2099 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. 1365 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 | 572 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 | 1228 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 | 1808 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 | 1830 Views

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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 | 2159 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 | 1602 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 | 6135 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. 1400 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. 1426 Views

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TIME FOR A NEW MAYOR

Okay, I've heard it said on this forum you can't be against something you have to be fore something. It's time to start thinking...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Candidates?, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1451 Views

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THE RICHEST IN TOWN ARE CALLED TO DUTY

Yep, I have learned a lot about the next mayoral election. Thank you Pablo, Scott C, curious, justwondering, Stacey and Rat...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by $ Mayor for hire, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:20 am | 15 comments | 1092 Views

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"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Local! Give The Mouse A Furlough And Shop Closer To Home

We shoppers irk local merchants when, despite layoffs, bankruptcies and shortage of government revenue accompanying the sharpest...

Original post made by Local Shop Owner on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Mar 23, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 17 comments | 2007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 2818 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Politics and IOC

This sums up on how much influence America has. Even Obama and all his charisma cannot turn the tide... "The race for...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jon H, on Oct 2, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 21 comments | 1133 Views
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