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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds of Endorsements of Measure E

Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support core academic instruction in Pleasanton's public schools, is broadly supported...

Original post made by optimistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 21 comments | 2404 Views

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which California best represents Pleasanton?

There's an interesting new report out called "A Portrait of California 2011" which identifies five geographic and demographic...

Original post made by optimistic mom on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Californian, on May 24, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

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"Yes We Can!" ... Party ... While the Rest of America Can Eat Tarballs!

Party On, Obama and Michelle! Go with your strengths...which are Partying and Vacationing! Did you know the WH has averaged...

Original post made by Ordinary American on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 24 comments | 1034 Views

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HIPHIPHOORAY!!!

To all those GOPers out there still celebrating the supposed turning of the tide that took place last tuesday when they won...

Original post made by Origi Po Bo on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by origi po bo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 17 comments | 1064 Views

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VALLEYCARE DROPS THE BALL...AGAIN

Pleasanton's own ValleyCare "may" be getting their seasonal Flu Vaccine shipment in November so they won't be giving any...

Original post made by Original Joe on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 16, 2009 at 2:31 am | 6 comments | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1366 Views

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HEEEEE'S BACK !

The AP reports today that Bill Clinton urged the Senate to pass health care. He told "skittish lawmakers that an imperfect...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 907 Views

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Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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So what do you think about your new garbage bill and options?

So if you have read your garbage bill you know what is happening. If not cost is going up and cans are getting smaller, with...

Original post made by Oscar the Grouch on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Oscar the Grouch, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:49 am | 13 comments | 1363 Views

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John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting a 'global war'

Obama's counter-terrorism advisor denounces Bush-era policies John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting...

Original post made by OUCH!! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Brennan, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 891 Views

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Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3745 Views

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Sick of wasting gas?

Pleasanton claims it wants to be a green city but they are wasting gas on our behalf. Have you ever wondered how much gas...

Original post made by Out of Gas on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1670 Views

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McNerney Campaign's Very Creepy "Stalker Cam" ... Going Too Far?

Anyone else but me think this is going too far? Note that the Jerry McNerney campaign uses a video cam, with video uploaded...

Original post made by OutOfBounds on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Resident School Board Member will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca.

Pleasanton school board member, Pat Kernan, will participate in a board meeting by phone from his home in Camino Ca. What...

Original post made by Outraged on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by PLATO, on May 6, 2008 at 1:01 am | 15 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hostile School Board

I saw the last school board meeting on tv and I was outraged at the behavior of the divisiveness being created. This meeting...

Original post made by outraged mother on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:31 am | 68 comments | 2159 Views

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How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P,E, Uniforms at P.M.S. discriminatory...

Last night was the meeting for incoming 6th graders at Pleasanton Middle School. The Physical Education part of the presentation...

Original post made by Outraged~ on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outraged~, on Mar 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 34 comments | 1985 Views

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T-Bones, BBQ, Tater Salad & Beer

It's around noon, and I have been looking forward to today all week. The BBQ is out in the backyard along with my charcoal,...

Original post made by P-Town Dude on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Home Town, on May 30, 2010 at 10:03 am | 2 comments | 925 Views

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Double-Dipping by "retired" City employees

The San Jose Mercury News reports on public employees who supposedly "retired" with taxpayers paying them $200,000 pensions...

Original post made by P-Town Taxpayer on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jan 4, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 8 comments | 1659 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1209 Views
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