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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Fathers Day be Celebrated in School

I was always curious how our schools handle Fathers Day. I've had my son bring home things he made in school for the occasion...

Original post made by Ptown Dad on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Figure it out people, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:09 am | 13 comments | 1248 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers"

Pleasanton ranks 3rd among "America’s Wealth Centers" for cities with populations over 75,000. http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/us-uncovered/2010/02/22/top-american-wealth...

Original post made by Ptown Hal on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by taxed, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pooch Parade back at First Wednesday August 2nd

Plan to bring your pooch to the Annual Pooch Parade at First Wednesday on August 6. Proceeds to benefit the Tri-Valley Guide...

Original post made by Ptown Mom on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 14, 2008 at 11:47 am | 4 comments | 1650 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2970 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 | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 910 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 | 1110 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 | 1181 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 | 1259 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 | 1279 Views

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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 | 1510 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 | 3086 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 904 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 | 6226 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 | 995 Views

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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 | 1303 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. 1496 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 | 3540 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2243 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 | 2139 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,803 views

Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 307 views