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Is McNerney Dodging His Constituents?

Is Congressman McNerney dodging his constitituents while he is home during the Congressional recess? Calls to his office...

Original post made by Ptown Paul on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 92 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2660 Views

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Pleasanton featured in LA Times Travel section

Our great Downtown got a lovely photo essay and article about being a destination for a weekend getaway: http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-pleasanton-escape-20130414-photos,0,5...

Original post made by Ptown Proud on Apr. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Deja Vu

Check out this posting from February 2008: A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 1, 2009 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PARCEL TAX NOT NEEDED - REPOSTED W/BETTER HEADLINE

Parcel Tax still needed? Schools & Kids, posted by Carl, a resident of the Country Fair neighborhood, 20 hours ago Quite...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSR is NOT guaranteed by Measure G

The Pleasanton community has expressed the importance it places on class size reduction. Ask parents what they want to see...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Looking for real leaders, on May 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are NO guarantees in G

I posted earlier my objection to Measure G because it doesn't guarantee CSR. CSR is something I believe is important. But...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 16, 2009 at 11:18 am | 9 comments | 1234 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Intercollegiate Athletics subsidy by UC Berkeley

At a time when the University is hurting for money, I find it incredible that they still spend millions of dollars a year...

Original post made by Ptown Resident on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:01 am | 21 comments | 1460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3045 Views

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Police on Black by Santa Rita

Today 4-4-2010 at around 3:30 pm, a police car stopped and it looked like the policeman was questioning a teen. Later,...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 5, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 882 Views

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How was Hometown Holiday parade?

Was worried about wet weather and parking, so stayed home. How was the parade?...

Original post made by PTown retiree on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Dec 3, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 6114 Views

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Valley Humane wants $125,000 how much is new Exec paid?

The Contra Costa Times reports that the Valley Humane Society needs $135,000 in the next thirty (30) days or it may close...

Original post made by Ptown taxpayer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mal, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 962 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tom Campbell for Govenor?

I saw this as a link on PW website and thought I'd check it out. We're in such a mess, I'd like to see us really get a...

Original post made by Ptown Voter on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by thomasfromtracycity, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 5 comments | 1275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police, Fire, and Ambulance outside Cheesecake Factory!?

Does anyone know what was going on outside the Cheesecake Factory friday night? there was lots of police, a firetruck, and...

Original post made by ptown123 on Jan. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1447 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 3429 Views

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Customer Service During the Holidays

Is anyone else tired of being treated rude at stores, especially the mall, during the holidays? I bought pants about a week...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paula, on Jan 1, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of top 1500 U.S. High Schools

I came across a Newsweek article that is from June 8, so I'm not sure if it's already been discussed/looked at, but I figured...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 24 comments | 2102 Views

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Business in Pleasanton cited for selling alcohol to minors...

I just came across this article about some local business, but am shocked to see that a large grocery store chain is among...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Starting, Slowing to 25 mph...

Here's an interesting article about what people should be doing behind the wheel whenever children are present on school...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Aug 25, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1016 Views

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Pottery Show, Sunday, October 25

On Sunday, October 25, there will be a free pottery show at the Pleasanton Cultural Arts building next to the aquatic center...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Oct. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 856 Views
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