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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Construction spending rises unexpectedly

WASHINGTON – Construction spending rose for the second time in three months in June as residential building increased and...

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In 1999: Clinton pressures Fannie Mae: Ease Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending

In 1999, under pressure from the Clinton administration, Fannie Mae, the nation's largest home mortgage underwriter, relaxed...

Original post made by Ralphie on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 10 comments | 1604 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rude Experience Spoiled Mother's Day

I've been in US for 15 years and lived in Pleasanton for 6 years and think it's one of the best places to live. Today...

Original post made by Ram Dawani on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Jan 12, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 24 comments | 2562 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Better ways for teens to spend Halloween than vandalizing

I just wanted to tell the teenagers of Pleasanton that there are better ways to spend your Halloween night than vandalizing...

Original post made by Randy Hill on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The G in Measure G is for Greed

I have been following the blogs on this site for at least a year, but never more closely than now since the Parcel Tax issue...

Original post made by Ranting One on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 27 comments | 1395 Views

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Obama and his false promises!

The following link highlights the plight of our inexperienced, incompentent, andhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100115/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_s_year_promises;_ylt=AiARJMZeMkO44uASVwqs...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 15, 2010 at 8:46 am | 4 comments | 795 Views

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Social Security points to ponder

I bet that quite a few folks do not know the specifics about Social Security. Your Social Security   Just in case...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 20 comments | 945 Views

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Here we go again, Parcel Tax part 2

The Pleasanton School Board voted to contract with a survey group to consider the possibility of going forward with another...

Original post made by Rat Turd on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Emperors new clothes, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:32 am | 52 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locking the thread on Amador behavior

Interesting that this subject is locked when the messages in the editors mind were becoming less that "community of character"...

Original post made by raven on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Wendy, on Nov 16, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Underage Drinking Halloween Parties this weekend

Halloween Parties by teens this weekend in Pleasanton is a hot topic on the MySpace pages and FaceBook pages today. Chatter...

Original post made by raven on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Katie, on Feb 5, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 32 comments | 2714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA involved in Parcel Tax politics?

A story was published by Emily West of the weekly about the rally being hosted by the Save our Pleasanton Schools Committee....

Original post made by raven on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 39 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where are the Colors at Callipe Preserve?

Explain to me why, at a city operated golf course, the is no display for the US and State Flags. Please, let's correct this. My...

Original post made by Ray on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Vinelander, on Jul 30, 2008 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens last night 12/8/08

Does anyone know what all the sirens were for last night? There were a lot of them for about a half hour to 45 minutes. I'm...

Original post made by Ray on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by tyler, on Jan 8, 2009 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1779 Views

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East Bay veterans celebrate McNerney bill for brain injury treatment

DUBLIN — Nearly a dozen East Bay veterans scrawled their signatures Tuesday morning across a ceremonial, wall-sized copy...

Original post made by Ray on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by quan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 889 Views

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Parcel tax potentially targets senior citizens!!!

I read on another posting about language in the parcel tax which addresses seniors. I made my parents aware of this provision...

Original post made by Ray Johnson on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by honestly, be honest, on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 75 comments | 3037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2594 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's planned expansion of Nuclear Energy EXPOSED

As you evaluate Obama's Energy Policy, here is a link exposing Obama's plan to vastly increase the use of nuclear energy,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 12, 2009
Last comment by jon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:20 am | 12 comments | 967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four police and vehicles at Fairlands Elementary Sat

I was walking my dog through the green belt behind Fairlands El Saturday evening when I saw a group of police surrounding...

Original post made by Reader on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Fairlands Parent, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers must play role in budget fix

Viewpoint From The Sacramento Bee (well written): How do you know when you're in a family? When you're asked to clean...

Original post made by reader on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Insider, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 98 comments | 2760 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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