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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article about California's fiscal crisis

This article talks about the fiscal crisis in California: http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/08599190493800...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Yo Really, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 22 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

CONFLICTS ON THE TOWN SQUARE FORUM: What to do?

I noticed on a lot of threads that people get upset when discussions get involved and emotional. Some people have even suggested...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 10 comments | 1421 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Article about prop. 13

This article was on the mercury news, and it is about prop. 13: http://www.mercurynews.com/topstories/ci_12901818...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 25, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More Info on men who beat taxi driver

I quote from a post on another thread: This is posted on the Colliers-Parish Website as their core values...they work in...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 2, 2009 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 1483 Views

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Charity Collections

Be aware, whilst walking earlier today my friend told me a woman had rummaged through and then taken the bags which she...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by dear, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 23 comments | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change in Teachers' Education: article

This article talks about change in teachers' education: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/10/21/duncan.teacher.education.reform/index.html...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Disillusioned, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 1022 Views

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Water Meter Error - Pleasanton residents

I am interested in comments from those residents (or city officials) who received a letter this month from the City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2396 Views

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Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1126 Views

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Nightlife and the responsibility of businesses

I am all for a more vibrant night-life in Pleasanton. I do not mind that establishments would like to extend their hours,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 18 comments | 1347 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

About the Senate Health Care bill

You can read about the senate health care bill here (cnn article): http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/11/21/senate.health.bill.expect/index.html The...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake today?

Did anyone feel something like a small earthquake in Pleasanton? I felt some shaking at around 10:15 am thursday 1/7/2010...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 8 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Budget Update

An update on the San Ramon Valley School District negotiations: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_14327534?source=rss ...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 9 comments | 1027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting reading From Around the State

http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/St._Helena_Unified_School_District_board_recall,_California_(2010)...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 989 Views

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Know a good local doctor for adult ADHD?

Can anyone recommend a good local doctor (MD, not psycologist) who can treat/manage adult ADHD? ...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by LN, on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 937 Views

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Pleasanton Housing Cap Struck Down

As reported in the SF Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/15/BABR1CG685.DTL&tsp=1 I...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 10 comments | 1038 Views

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Downtown Statues

Im not crazy about them. Some look like real people with metallic face paint and they are all in odd locations. Were these...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by olive, on May 15, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 853 Views

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Can anyone recommend a company to replace our roof?

We would like to have our roof replaced, can anyone recommend a good company/contractor? ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 28, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 8 comments | 1033 Views

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Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2273 Views
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