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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Unions are the problem, on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Setting The Example

I recently heard that Senators and Congressmen/women as well as Obama himself dodged the question of whether they would 'take...

Original post made by Political Moderate on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jeanne, on Oct 28, 2009 at 10:29 am | 19 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public invited to Livermore Lab meeting tonight on groundwater contamination cleanup efforts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will host a community working group meeting this evening to discuss the ongoing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by david vincent mcgraw, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views

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Reading Volunteers Needed

If you would like to volunteer for a worthwhile cause, consider becoming a Barton Reading Tutor. No experience is necessary...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Deepa Singamsetti, on Oct 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views

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Rotary's 17th annual Spirit Run set for next Sunday, Father's Day

More than 1,200 runners are expected next Sunday--Father's Day--when the Rotary Club of Pleasanton stages its 17th annual...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 5 comments | 1273 Views

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Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

THE MERCHANTS OF COOL

This was a recent post in the Town Square: "I would NOT want my middle or high school students to read the forums here at...

Original post made by m on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Teacher Union Sued by Teachers - Supreme Court

A group of teachers has sued the CA Teacher's Union over mandatory payment of union dues. The US Supreme Court will hear...

Original post made by Another watcher on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:34 am | 24 comments | 1272 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1272 Views

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Oakland airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals

Oakland International Airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals among all North American airports last year, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yes on Measure D

Approval of voter referendum Measure D on the local ballots in Tuesday's statewide primary election would give landowners...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharrell Michelotti, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:50 pm | 12 comments | 1272 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School fund campaign

Pleasanton's two educational foundations are doing a fundraiser. http://www.independentnews.com/fullstory.php?newsid=413 ...

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 11, 2009
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Obama mortgage rescue bill

After months of trying to redo my loan and since contacting B of A, McNerney, and Dianne Feinstein I have still gotten no...

Original post made by Henry on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1271 Views

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Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

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Obama again approved $ 4.7 Billion new solar loans

While most of us were still sick over the $500+. million (half-billion) in Obama's loan guarantees to Solyndra, he was again...

Original post made by Listen up on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:51 am | 11 comments | 1271 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Jul 15, 2009 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

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Remember these?

Among the 3,200 cars exhibited at this weekend's 23rd Goodguys West Coast Nationals at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, these...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views
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Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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