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East Bay Parks to Allow Shuttles on Pleasanton Ridge

Just wanted to share that starting May 4 the East Bay Regional Park District is going to test allowing shuttles to take people...

Original post made by Kari Hulac on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by lcc-ridgerider, on May 2, 2013 at 10:47 am | 11 comments | 1986 Views

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Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 2568 Views

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Obama preaches fiscal responsibility to congress!

Read below from the guy who brought us the GM and Chrysler bailouts, stimulus II, omulus, bank bailouts, mortgage bailouts...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1417 Views

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Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1498 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 3578 Views

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Pleasanton Family Needs Your Help in Fighting Bank of America

Please read the Facebook page Bank of America Terrorizes the Zetterlund Family!!! https://www.facebook.com/BankOfAmericaTerrorizesTheZetterlundFamily Our...

Original post made by Kasee on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 9 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

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Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" hits home

Has anyone watched the new TV show Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolutation"? It started two weeks ago and I would say that...

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 15 comments | 1497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My observations about people who vote yes on Measure G and those who vote No

Prior to this special election, I did not know which way I would vote on Measure G. I have read the Pleasanton Weekly blogs...

Original post made by Kate on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on May 28, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 20 comments | 1606 Views

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WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Kingdom for a Time Machine

Original post made by Kathleen on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 1428 Views

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Village Breakfast to Thank Principal Greg Giglio

Join Village High parents and alumni for a potluck breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Village High School...

Original post made by Kathleen on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 2076 Views

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Support Meeting

REMINDER... Mothers With a Purpose will be meeting, Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathleen on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 543 Views

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Cap and Trade Some Background

So often I read comments from posters on this forum referring to "Cap and Trade" who clearly are not fully aware of how it...

Original post made by Kathleen on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 1008 Views

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Domus coming back?

I just read in the Mercury News that Domus is closing their store in downtown Los Gatos in late May. They also plan on opening...

Original post made by kathleen on Apr. 6, 2011
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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 2971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Response to a Board Member's Email

I am a former board member who has been watching the parcel tax issue. I decided to email the current board about the state...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1299 Views

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Bridge celebration to cost $5.6 million

This was covered in local papers today. The most stunning of comments from Sacramento: "That said, this is the public's...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Feb 10, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 1546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"End Welfare for the Wealthy"

I posted this story as a response on another topic, but thought there might be interest in vetting Senator Tom Coburn's idea...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 1726 Views
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