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U.S. Supreme Court blocks broadcast of same-sex marriage rial

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote today blocked the broadcasting of a federal trial in San Francisco on the constitutionality...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 15, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 1692 Views

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Obama chides California for not using test scores ...

Well teachers, a huge pot of money is waiting for you. You just have to play by BHO's rules ... http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-education25-2009jul25,0,45...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 16 comments | 1691 Views

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David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

David Harmer made the argument to kill public schools in a 2000 op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle. Here is the link to...

Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 20 comments | 1691 Views

AROUND TOWN

putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1691 Views

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Paris of vested people with clipboards at intersections

I have seen pairs of people with clipboards sitting at significant intersections around town. Anybody know who they are...

Original post made by Citizen on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by June, on Apr 16, 2010 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 1691 Views

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Tolls could rise another $1 on Bay Area bridges to pay for more seismic retrofits

The possibility of increasing tolls by $1 on all seven state-owned bridges in the Bay Area next July and an end to a free...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by How do you tell if a politician is lying?, on Oct 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1691 Views

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Complaints continue about parking at health club

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Unhappy member, on Jul 11, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big jump in CORE fundraising

The Community OutReach for Education (Core) campaign had a big bump in its fundraising numbers over the last week or so,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 5, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1690 Views

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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 | 1690 Views

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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 1690 Views

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A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1690 Views

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State Supremes rule juvenile convictions can qualify under '3 strikes' law

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Thursday that a previous juvenile court judgment can qualify as a "strike"...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1690 Views

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Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Board voting on reducing taxpayer protection

A March 23 board of trustees meeting agenda item is to support the initiative to reduce voter threshold for education parcel...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 32 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl Scouts kick off 'Cookie' sales in time for Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by daytime sleeper, on Feb 2, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Wednesday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy today with areas of patchy fog in the morning. High temperatures...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1689 Views

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This is Why Democrats Call Themselves "Progressives" ...

Get ready for "squat toilets" in America...all in the name of "cultural sensitivity." Next time you enter a stall you...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:53 am | 35 comments | 1689 Views

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Alameda Fairgrounds activities this weekend

Multiple RV dealers will show hundreds of manufacturers and lines at the 16th annual fall RV Show and Sale from Sept. 24-Oct....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by tim, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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'Band at Sea with Pirates' free concert

Pleasanton Community Band will present "Band at Sea with Pirates" concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bud Engel, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Worst Patch Job on Dublin Canyon Road

What kind of patch job are they doing on Dublin Canyon Road between Foothill Road and The Preserves? This is about the worst...

Original post made by Johnny Gates on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views
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