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California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1731 Views

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No longer honoring IOU's??!!

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20090711/BUSINESS/907111084 I for one no longer intend to take my money to, or do...

Original post made by J on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1564 Views

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For those who want to complain about unions

Apparently there are those who are convinced that the unions are to blame for all the states ills- So I thought I would give...

Original post made by J on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 2347 Views

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Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Hopefully I'm not the only one a little bothered by this notion...Do we need a whole new generation suffering from side effects...

Original post made by J on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1458 Views

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People who go out of their way to be nasty

I think all of us either have one of these individuals in the workplace with us, or have at some point in the past...You...

Original post made by J on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 5, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 8 comments | 1435 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger offered a $50,000 reward today for tips leading to the conviction of the assailants in the shooting death of a man in unincorporated Hayward

Would that be in the form of an IOU?? We aren't able to pay state employees the money owed them, but the governor is handing...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

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Does anybody know the status of the victim??

When this story ran, I took an interest in the victim of the hit & run, as he sounded like a terrific guy. Sadly, the local...

Original post made by J on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 24 comments | 4004 Views

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Would you want a "Michael Jackson" diamond?

This morning I read a story about an American company planning to take a lock of Michael Jackson's hair, and create 10 1/2...

Original post made by J on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 4, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

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Town Square Forum category request

Dear Editor, Would you consider adding another category to your Town Square Forum? Since Pleasanton and California...

Original post made by J Flack on Jul. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flood Notice: U-Store-It 3101 Valley Ave, Pleasanton

Announcement to all customers of U-Store-It located at: U-Store-It 3101 Valley Ave Pleasanton, CA 94566 (925) 249-0004 On...

Original post made by J. Suzukawa on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Eileen, on Jan 15, 2008 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 3417 Views

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I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4964 Views

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Pleasanton Council to discuss proposed employee union contract at meeting tonight

"Pleasanton Council to discuss proposed employee union contract at meeting tonight by Jeb Bing Pleasanton Weekly Staff...

Original post made by J.Q.P. on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 21, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2022 Views

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Poison Pill for Oak Grove

I read in the January 21, 2010 issue of the Independent paper (no coverage by the Weekly- not sure why), that there is a...

Original post made by Jack on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 18 comments | 1410 Views

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Question about Costco and MM...

What if you're against Costco because of the massive subsidy, the "back-room" dealing and clandestine nature and dishonesty...

Original post made by Jack on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 29, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 52 comments | 652 Views

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Mayor and Council Votes Itself A Raise

The Pleasanton Mayor and City Council is voting itself a gigantic pay raise up from $600 to $1050 a month for the mayor and...

Original post made by Jack Hovingh on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 10, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 3907 Views

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What are we going to do about fat people???

All I ever hear about is cigarettes, alcohol, aids, drugs, but look around folks at all of the fat people and the impact...

Original post made by Jack LaLanne on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 20, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 20 comments | 1621 Views

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Costco Deal Is Done! Unless MM Wins!

I blogged this, but I am compelled to post it as a New Topic. The other side says: no deal; no deal! What else would...

Original post made by Jack R on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by M. Smith, on Nov 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 26 comments | 741 Views

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California economic situation reaches another level of priority!

Looks like it is up to the Democrats in the state assembly and the states unions to close the California budget gap. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100728/pl_nm/us_economy_ca...

Original post made by Jackal on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 19 comments | 1392 Views

RESTAURANTS

Boched at Baci

Went to Baci for dinner and had yet another bad meal. The meal was very bland, barely warm. Also my companion's dinner...

Original post made by jackals on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by MeeToo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 27 comments | 3645 Views

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Police activity at ruby hills

Driving down vineyard yesterday there were 2 police cars off the side of the road, writing down in their little black books...

Original post made by Jackie on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2673 Views
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