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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can the topics surrounding the Parcel Tax be posted separately?

I'm one of the Pleasanton parents on the fence about the parcel tax. Before the vote, I'm trying to learn as much as I can...

Original post made by On the Fence on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 16 comments | 1716 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guy with Baseball bat should just get a "time out"

Read the story and other threads (comments locked by the PW)about the guy with an extensive criminal history, on meth, who...

Original post made by one dead idiot on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 37 comments | 2992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly is biased toward development

Does anyone else but me notice that Jeb Bing and his newspaper is practically working for the Lin Family??? Since the newspaper...

Original post made by openyoureyes on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by floober, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 35 comments | 2126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 2370 Views

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 | 2435 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 | 1612 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 | 1050 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 | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1203 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 | 1391 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 | 926 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 | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1393 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 | 915 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 | 3796 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1698 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 | 2262 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 | 2318 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 | 2192 Views
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