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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agenda for Tuesday May 8 includes TA with APT

I was looking at the full board packet (famay082012.PDF) yesterday and saw a hopeful sign: the board will be considering...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on May 8, 2012 at 9:38 am | 9 comments | 1337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drug rehabilitation

Drug rehabilitation (often drug rehab or just rehab) is an umbrella term for the processes of medical and/or psychotherapeutic...

Original post made by sandy2008 on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 1515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle Crash Lots of Police at Santa Rita and Valley

A chase? There was a loud crash, followed immediately by many flashing police lights late last night, Friday or Sat morning. Q....

Original post made by Santa Rita/Valley Police Activity? on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Wow how silly, on Feb 20, 2011 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to request public information

Those of us taxpayers, need to fully investigate the school district activities for the spending of taxpayers dollars. You...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1191 Views

SPORTS

Kevin Laue - Basketball Scholarship for former AVHS player with 1 hand

This video is featured under the Sports Highlights section of the Yahoo homepage. http://sports.yahoo.com/video/player/13677966 Some...

Original post made by Sara on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by His_wife18, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:21 am | 3 comments | 1649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Held Hostage

My elementary son came home today with a note from his teacher, asking me to please vote for measuure G to save her job....

Original post made by Sara on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by paul, on May 31, 2009 at 12:37 am | 13 comments | 1374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif. Business Exodus 'Explodes' in 1st Half Total Doubles Entire Previous Year

I am in the process of assisting ANOTHER company in Calif. move (to conservative Texas). I lay the blame at the incredible...

Original post made by Sara on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 5 comments | 916 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Reviving our Constitution"... a wonderful online video resource (a freebie too)

This is not likely covered in much detail in our local schools...nor is it required in most US colleges. If you have...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney voted "YES" to protect pedophiles (H.R. 1913)

Doubt me? Here is info about this bill which passed. Tho it is called a "Hate Crimes" bill (Democrats are always deceptive...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by lisa, on Dec 23, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 19 comments | 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mission Park Garbage

I have grown up in Mission Park. My brothers and long time friends played there when cows lined up against the basketball...

Original post made by Sara Walls on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1403 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ok Liberals...You Won The Election, But I'd Just Like To Know...

Ok you Obamaphiles who love your "Hope" and "Change"... I'd just like to know from you ... When is our Government LARGE...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Milford J. Kingston II, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 2815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Leaf grocery store

I just went to New Leaf, it's beautiful. It's exactly like Whole Foods. They have everything, I was like a kid in a candy...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by naive, on Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 4193 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe

The play at the Pleasanton Library tonight ~ it was fantastic! Duffy Hudson played to a full and totally appreciative house....

Original post made by Savannah on Sep. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 5471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save your disappointment

On another thread, someone posting as Disappointed Parent, expressed disappointment in this community for not passing the...

Original post made by Save the disappointment on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by To Bob, on Sep 2, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 37 comments | 1609 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
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Planning the "Pleasanton way"
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Getting rid of an old toilet
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Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
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