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Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If Romney wins....

For those who say that women's rights are not in danger if Romney wins this November, read this article. It is about how...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 34 comments | 3803 Views

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Supreme court to decide about drug sniffing dogs

The decision about drug sniffing dogs is expected soon: "The second case involved Clayton Harris, who was stopped by a...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 974 Views

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What a well liked GOP guy thinks about the age of the earth

So this is what a well liked republican, Marco Rubio, thinks about how old the earth is: "“Whether the Earth was created...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 6 comments | 1503 Views

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More about Hostess

I don't agree with the 1.8 million in bonuses Hostess is asking the court to approve (to give to some executives to oversee...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hank, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 16 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nose Ring Boy no Role Model

(Post deemed inappropriate by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff) ...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by MELANIE, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 1035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NBC TV news story-PUSD Bullying and near death incident

NBC News has a video news story called "After Near Death Pleasanton Schools Tackle Bullying" at this web link. It involves...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by School insider, on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's not About the Ice Cream--or the Landlord

According to the landlord, the problem is the out of control kids. Where were the parents to prevent this? Coldstone was...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

does someone know why the PTSA says this?

I just learned that the graduation ceremony from AVHS used to be held at the fairgrounds, with only 3 tickets per students....

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 6, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 24 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences in school district income for the area

There is a great spreadsheet online that shows how much each school district will receive with the proposed budgets and shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warning - Fake Traffic Ticket/Bench Warrant Scam

Pleasanton residents are receiving telephone calls in which people are impersonating police officers and demanding payments...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 199 Views

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Obama Campaign Sues to Restrict Military From Voting!

So, those "military loving" Obama campaign team members are "showing their love" for our military by suing to restrict their...

Original post made by Respect for Military on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Aug 6, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

So the Family Cat Becomes Coyote Dinner

I have to wonder just how the coyote opened the door and got into that house to grab the cat. Oh, you left your cat outside...

Original post made by respect my property on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Lame, on Mar 30, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bronze-plated Stoneridge Drive extension

Tim Hunt's restricted article prompted me to a rest-of-the-story inquiry. If so many groups are willing to fund a Livermore...

Original post made by Rest of the Story on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Casanova_Frankenstein, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 982 Views

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Hey Tea Party! U.S. tax burden at lowest point in years

http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2010/05/11/US-tax-burden-at-lowest-point-in-years/UPI-74091273594893/ WASHINGTON, May...

Original post made by reter on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by mark, on May 13, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 17 comments | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Drivers-The Anti-Heroes

This morning I was waiting on Main St. to make a right turn onto Del Valle Parkway. I had a green light but I had to wait...

Original post made by Rhonda on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 9 comments | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 3998 Views

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Single Payer - Are California Democrats Completely Tone Deaf?

Are California Democrats completely tone deaf on health care? I was flabbergasted to see the Sen. Mark Leno is once again...

Original post made by Ribbit on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 740 Views
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