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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama has gotten so pitiful I almost feel sorry for him....almost!

Obama continues to bring the office of the Presidency to new lows as he continues his never ending campaign for acclaim....

Original post made by Pablo on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 30, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 10 comments | 875 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fastinating! Obama's new national security advisor is a former Executive Vice President of Fannie Mae!

This should be interesting, Obama appointee, Tom Donilon, is a lifelong democratic organizer and his previous job was Vice...

Original post made by Pablo on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:43 am | 3 comments | 864 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another reason not to vote for Democrats in California

So if you are an illegal with a criminal record you will want to come to California because you will stand little chance...

Original post made by Pablo on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Teresa, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:27 am | 21 comments | 1869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Do you know how to catch a pig?

There was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some exchange students in the class. One day while the class...

Original post made by Pablo on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Former Student, on Mar 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1163 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Elimination of home interest expense deduction

I believe that elimination of the interest expense deduction on home loans will be the next major undertaking of the Obama...

Original post made by Pablo Escobar on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 881 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Houston worthy successor to Pombo

The Weekly story on Guy Houston was a nice ode to his local roots but short on substance. He would be a worthy successor...

Original post made by Pam on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by Vote No On Houston, on Jan 18, 2008 at 4:59 am | 2 comments | 3026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Every route to downtown blocked during 10k race Sunday

I enjoy living downtown most of the time. I don't even mind the extra traffic during fairtime. But why do we have to block...

Original post made by pam miller on Jun. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

car parked downtown

Anyone out there know who the Maserati that is always parked near W. Angela @Main belongs too? plates are something like...

Original post made by Papa John on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by DB, on Dec 13, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suggestions for Safe BART Parking

Can anyone suggest how to prevent this from happening again? We've ruled out parking in the Bart structure in front of the...

Original post made by Paranoid on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is PUSD serious about a parcel tax?

I had dinner with some friends tonight and one said that it is almost a sure thing that PUSD will try to pass a parcel tax....

Original post made by Parcel tax? on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 56 comments | 3199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti and Gang activity in Pleasanton

Has everyone seen the huge amount of Graffiti around Pleasanton and Livermore in the last weeks? My high school son tells...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 16, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 47 comments | 4871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day?

Rumors around of Senior Ditch Day tomorrow, 11/10 for Foothill. Any parents with more information about what might be hatching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 10, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD step/contract increases no different than AIG bonuses!

How is paying the PUSD step salary increases (stated on http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/Superintendent/) for employees different...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:17 am | 10 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAO says Federal Stimilus package more than offsets state cuts

From LAO report on May Revise: In program terms (excluding deferrals and funding swaps), the May Revision reduces K12...

Original post made by parent on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a teacher has to say about Measure G

This was posted on another thread. I know that some of the Yes on G people will immediately say that this wasn't really...

Original post made by parent on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by No on G, on May 27, 2009 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please make sure your seniors go to school Monday

I just heard that many of the seniors at Amador (don't know about Foothill) are planning on declaring Monday "senior cut"...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:57 am | 25 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to Nowhere Screening

18 St Elizabeth Seton Church, Pope John Paul II Activity Center, Pleasanton, CA Date and Time May 18, 2010 - 7:00pm City Pleasanton...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz Anya, on May 12, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do local sports organizations screen their volunteers and prohibit sex offenders from acting as volunteers?

Does anybody know if local sports organizations have policies and/or are required to screen volunteers? Do they look at...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax 2

I received a leaflet from the PUSD talking about a new local school funding measure saying that: "After consequtive years...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Jan 21, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 197 comments | 5626 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 3900 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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