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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Al Gore > Warren Buffet

As we all know Warren Buffet is an investment powerhouse. And while I'm sure Warren Buffet profited under some derivative...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by DaleG, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those that have built on to their homes....

What convinced you that building on was a better decision than moving? Did you end up spending more than you anticipated?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of kids with iPhones, please read

First, I don't want to discourage anyone from purchasing or giving their child an iphone, its an amazing device. But I recently...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 1730 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

500 Days of Summer - Watch it!

I just finished watching 500 Days of Summer. This is a good movie, I definitely recommend watching it. It isn't a "feel...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Locksmith recommendation?

Does anybody have a local Locksmith they can recommend? I am having a problem with my front door lock. ...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Bob H, on Jan 1, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 4 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are your pet peeves?

What are things people do around town that just get to you? Here are a few of mine: - Individuals who cruise in the left...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by suz e q, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 49 comments | 1808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spinoff Thread - Why are BMWs always associated with spoiled children?

It seems like the stereotypical Pleasantonian is a SUV driving, "not my kid", soccer mom with a spoiled teen driving a BMW?...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Feb 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 20 comments | 5672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Fundraiser

Does anybody know how much a tech support specialist and a librarian make? Do they get benefits? The letter sent by PUSD...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by To Sandy, on Mar 20, 2010 at 11:36 am | 73 comments | 2423 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Santa Clara County ban on fast food toys?

What are your thoughts? Personally, I think this is a clear example of government over extending its authority into the...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on May 3, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KTVU story on DeAnza College teacher

KTVU aired a story tonight that identified a teacher at DeAnza college who is receiving paid medical leave from Evergreen...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 25, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom remodel - plumber recommendation

I'm re-modeling my bathroom and would like a recommendation for plumbing service. The scope of the work I'm interested in...

Original post made by Pleasanton parent on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:03 am | 7 comments | 1084 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Channel 2 news story - San Ramon City Manager salary...

is $359,000/yr. Livermore, Danville, Santa Clara, etc. all have City Managers pulling in more than $300k per year. Give...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by It's a long line, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 33 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

call Jerry McNerney to protest the school cuts proposed in budget

Our representative Jerry McNerney will be voting on the budget tomorrow. One large area for cuts are in K-12 education....

Original post made by pleasanton parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by pleasanton parent, on Oct 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 1058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School 2011

I was just looking at the PUSD website. There are no summer classes for Academic Enrichment this year. Only classes for...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 1724 Views

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Pleasanton Police Citizen Academy 2012

The Pleasanton Police Department is accepting applications for its Spring 2012 Citizenís Academy! This is a great way to...

Original post made by Pleasanton Police Department on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1092 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Landlords paying big $$$$$ to push 98 out & 99 in

On June 3rd 2 IMPORTANT propositions are on your ballot. > California RENTERS need to be aware: Proposition 98 and Proposition...

Original post made by Pleasanton RENTER on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on May 24, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Candidates

I just received the "County of Alameda sample ballot and voter information" Not all the candidates for school board are...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Prasad Rallapalli, on Oct 21, 2008 at 11:44 am | 27 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GOOGLE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FREEZING TEACHER SALARIES

I did a google search of "school districts freezing teacher salaries," and what I found was page after page of articles about...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 25, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RESERVES ARE LIKE YOUR OWN SAVINGS ACCOUNT. YOU CAN KEEP DRAWING IT DOWN, BUT IF YOU CAN'T REPLENISH IT, EVENTUALLY IT'S GONE

Back in 2003, a year of "unprecedented level of budget deficit for the state," which Dr. Casey said could go on for 2 or...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on May 13, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 30 comments | 1497 Views
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