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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something Free from COMCAST ?

Just received a letter and a recorded phone call from COMCAST telling me that by March 9th they would be going all digital...

Original post made by Kiko on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 6, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 22 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton is told that we live in a "bubble" that bears little resemblance to the rest of the state. This should be taken...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 22 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pink Slip Friday

Hundreds of teachers, faculty, administrators, students and parents today showed their support for a school parcel tax on...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 22 comments | 1626 Views

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McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 2010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We Don't Need No Yellowbelly Parcel Tax!

I've had it with people in this town putting spoiled kids before true American anti-tax values! Sorry, but why should I pay...

Original post made by Buford on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by You don't fool me..., on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:29 am | 22 comments | 1451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the district cutting Class Size Reduction? Is this a scare tactic to get a “YES” vote on Measure G?....YOU BET IT IS!

The Big Picture found at [http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com/blog/federal-stimulus-dollars-and-pusd] In various news...

Original post made by Tanner on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Apr 29, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 22 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C Passes With 35%

According to an article in the Contra Costa Times by Eric Louie of the San Ramon Valley Times...There are 81,150 registered...

Original post made by Joe on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on May 6, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 22 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Support our future leaders, pass Measure G

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5574 posted Friday, May 8, 2009,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Valley View Dad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 1271 Views

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Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Family's Story

I’ve been discussing this for weeks with my friends. Measure G is good for our community. In this economy, I want my property...

Original post made by Please vote No on Measure G on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by We need to listen, on May 31, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 22 comments | 1307 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1135 Views

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Iranian Woman Pleading for America to HELP while Describing Massacre on Bridge

A very compelling audio of an Iranian woman who describes the massacre that occurred on a popular pedestrian bridge. Around...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1440 Views

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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 | 1524 Views

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IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2305 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's 2nd largest union rejects contract

Members of BART's second-largest union voted yesterday against management's proposed contract, which calls for wage freezes...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 1003 Views

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Why is National Guard recruiting for 'internment' cops?

Everyone of us, with no exceptions, is a member of a class of citizen that is targeted as "potential terrorist" by our government....

Original post made by mark on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 11, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 1466 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nummi closure announced

Well it looks like another 5,000 jobs directly and 50,000 indirectly in the state are going to be eliminated. I feel terrible...

Original post made by Mary Rose on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Suess, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ridiculous Compensation For Public Employees

Read this article from the Contra Costa Times. Can you still justify raising taxes for any reason? Taxes should be cut...

Original post made by CEASAR on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by steve, on Sep 7, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 22 comments | 1263 Views
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Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
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Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 723 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 573 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 522 views