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AROUND TOWN

Why I value this Town Square forum

Originally posted as a reply on the "Pleasanton Weekly Blog Hurting Community" topic, but I'm posting here under a more positive...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 11, 2007
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 27, 2007 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Pool Days--Time To Burn

Some Pleasanton elementary and middle schools have a day towards the end of the school year when the kids spend the entire...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 42 comments | 1427 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ok Liberals...You Won The Election, But I'd Just Like To Know...

Ok you Obamaphiles who love your "Hope" and "Change"... I'd just like to know from you ... When is our Government LARGE...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Milford J. Kingston II, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 1099 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 3683 Views

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New Leaf grocery store

I just went to New Leaf, it's beautiful. It's exactly like Whole Foods. They have everything, I was like a kid in a candy...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by naive, on Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 23 comments | 5740 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open letter to Barbara Boxer

Quite a letter to Barbara Boxer from a retired military officer . . . Babs: You were so right on when you scolded...

Original post made by Sarina on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 9 comments | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duffy Hudson as Edgar Allen Poe

The play at the Pleasanton Library tonight ~ it was fantastic! Duffy Hudson played to a full and totally appreciative house....

Original post made by Savannah on Sep. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 5710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save your disappointment

On another thread, someone posting as Disappointed Parent, expressed disappointment in this community for not passing the...

Original post made by Save the disappointment on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by To Bob, on Sep 2, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 37 comments | 1636 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Views on Immigration Are Changing

When it comes to immigration into the United States, Americans are thinking longer and harder about this issue than ever...

Original post made by Save the Nation on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1079 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Coming Soon: $500 for Every Newborn?!?

"Imagine a world where every baby received a trust fund at birth. It might sound like a fairy tale, but being born into money--or...

Original post made by Say No! on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by sally, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Wonderland formula funds California schools

From Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Brown. An eye opening editorial about the manipulation of the school funding Proposition...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by scattergram, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger budget projects less spending for CSR

http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14204413 My favorite quote after financially strangling schools the last...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are there so many dog stores?

first there not even dog stores they're places to buy dog food and dog stuff and second there are around eight dog stores...

Original post made by schnorres on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dog owner, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 17 comments | 1613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Videogames Bad Kids/Teens?

well i've asked a few people and all of them condemned videogames as being nothing but a waste of time that melts your brain...

Original post made by schnorres on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racism In Schools?

I hate to be such a downer but i was wondering if anyone other than me thinks that racism still exists in some of our schools...

Original post made by schnorres on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 52 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good news for schools!

"After issuing thousands of preliminary layoff notices, drafting budgets with deep cuts and listening to sky-is-falling scenarios...

Original post made by School budget not as bad? on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Chunky, on May 23, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why blame the Teachers?

From what I understand, half the population of Pleasanton moved here in the last five years. I'll bet our wonderful school...

Original post made by School District Supporter on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another Homeowner, on Feb 11, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 117 comments | 3009 Views
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