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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dropping Kids off at School

To the driver of a green van with the license number 4MWS606: this morning while dropping off my daughter at Foothill I...

Original post made by Foothill Parent on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 15, 2009 at 1:41 am | 13 comments | 1487 Views

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Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

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Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for July 11

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 11. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2190...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by bobbi, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1487 Views

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You call this Socialism?

After nearly 15 years at the same job, I was laid off at the beginning of the year. Because of my own good money habits,...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jul 16, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 1487 Views

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Orange X in front of my house & Asphalt on sidewalk repairs?

OK. There is inquiry about the Black X showing up on sidewalks. I noticed yesterday that an orange X was on our sidewalk...

Original post made by Nonregistered on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1487 Views

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Volunteer tutor training program starts Jan. 14 at Pleasanton Library

Pleasanton Public Library will host a new volunteer tutor training program from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the library,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by M. Campbell, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 1487 Views

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City Council Ignores PENSION problem - unfunded liability increases

"Craig Bowen, the San Ramon Valley fire chief who retired in 2008, collects an annual pension of $310,000 a year, in part...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon votes on parcel tax today

Today is the last day for San Ramon voters to get their mail ballots in before counting begins. They face a decision about...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on May 6, 2009 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. Times investigative report

A friend of mine sent me the following L.A. Times article which I found shocking and sad. Shocking because the article discusses...

Original post made by Shocked on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 23, 2009 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin Schools raise K-3 and 9th grade class sizes

For all the Measure G supporters who believed Pleasanton home prices would suffer because PUSD would raise class sizes, does...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Teacher2, on Jun 22, 2009 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1486 Views

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Newt Gingrich - 100% correct on immigration reform

A comprehensive plan to solve the immigration issue, it will not satisfy the right, it will not satisfy the left, but it...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 1486 Views

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RV, Boat show drawing large crowds at Fairgrounds

The RV show is drawing large crowds at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, where the event is continuing this week through next...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1486 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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TRUNK signs... Bernal Plaza

After seeing this sign GROWING OUT OF THE TRUNK of a car Parked at Bernal Plaza on the CORNER OF VALLEY AND BERNAL, for the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Thanks for working on this...., on May 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 23 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science fair sees 'explosive growth' at county fairgrounds

Congratulations to the four winners and 646 other student participants at the recent Science and Engineering Fair at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Winnie, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1485 Views

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Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1485 Views

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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 | 1485 Views

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Trial for accused murderer of Castlewood couple to start Nov. 29

Jury selection is expected to begin Nov. 29 for Ernest Scherer III, the son of a couple brutally killed in their Castlewood...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 10, 2010 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1485 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 25 comments | 1,580 views

Legislators need to deal with state's horrible roads
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 450 views