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PLEASANTON CITY COUNCIL PASSED THE BUCK

Tuesday Evening Mayor Jerry Thorne, council members Karla Brown, and Kathy Narum voted to place the east side development...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 3, 2015 at 8:58 am | 19 comments | 817 Views

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Pleasanton City Council took The Buck Back.

Last night the Pleasanton City Council abandoned their plans to bring the east side development issue to a ballot. They...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 3, 2015
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WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT? LEAVE THE PERSONAL INSULTS OUT OF THE DISCUSSION, ADDRESS THE NEEDS!

"The Governing Board recognizes that it has a direct responsibility to select and employ the Superintendent. Whenever it...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 896 Views

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PLEASANTON FAIRGROUNDS SALES TAX REVENUE

I have tried to get the question answered! I emailed Pleasanton mayor Jerry Thorne, no response. I emailed Alameda County...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 12, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 221 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Climate Bill & Nuclear & Atmospheric Warming

The Climate Change Bill reads: "... nuclear power plants virtually eliminate emissions of greenhouse gases ..." Yet:...

Original post made by Michael L. Wagner on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michael L. Wagner, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Information about School Budget

If you want to hear with your own ears the Pleasanton School Board and the City Council talk about the Pleasanton School...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 2161 Views

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Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?

I visited the outlets this week for the first time and I was totally underwhelmed. The traffic has died way down which really...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Love the new Mall, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Out Donlon Elementary: Very simple to do

Hello- If you shop at Gene's Fine Foods on Hopyard at the end of your transaction ask the clerk to put your tab toward Donlon...

Original post made by Michelle Flanagin on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 1694 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corn Growing at Fairgrounds?

Does anyone know who planted the crop of corn growing near the fairgrounds?...

Original post made by Midwesterner on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Seriously, on Aug 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 2465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE HISTORY OF THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

I have recently discovered some interesting facts about the Pledge of Allegiance (please note that it was written by a SOCIALIST):...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hifi, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 6 comments | 1484 Views

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SENATORS * HEALTH CARE * CONSTITUTION

I received an interesting email today. I'm not sure if the facts are true, but if they are it is somewhat disturbing: ON...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by The Liberals are Coming!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 970 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BACK TO PEACE AT LAST

Well, the Health Bill has passed and turns out to be a toothless (albeit it expensive) tiger. Other issues dim in comparison,...

Original post made by Miguel on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Miguel, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 8 comments | 904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DOOR TO DOOR SOLICITATION: What to do to avoid harm.

Door to door solicitation has always been a problem where we live in Pleasanton. But, for some reason, there has been a deluge...

Original post made by MIGUEL on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by ilovepw, on Apr 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 9311 Views

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TEA, WINE & POLITICS

As I sat outside a Main Street restaurant sipping my white wine in the early evening, I wondered about the Tea Party Event...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 965 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

SOUTH PARK & RADICAL MUSLIMS

Something very interesting is about to happen. A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park", Trey Parker...

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 6 comments | 4284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE CONTRADICTION OF GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Without inciting a riot by mentioning the name Bill Maher, he did mention one good point on this weeks show (HBO On Demand)....

Original post made by Miguel on Apr. 25, 2010
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