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AROUND TOWN

What Are Your Opinions About The Mayor and Each Councilmember?

I've refrained mostly from writing on this subject before. I think it is time to bring it out as warm up for the election...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 7, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 18 comments | 1959 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

As campaigns get under way, council's a bit testy

With political campaigns under way for mayor and two seats on the City Council, along with two competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 18 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measuring Measure WW

The East Bay Regional Parks District was formed during the Great Depression, so it's no secret that despite the similarly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Juley Hull, on Nov 3, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 18 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has anyone heard about the incident at Amador?

I've been checking periodically for a week trying to get details on an incident that occured at the last school dance held...

Original post made by Concerned Mom on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 18 comments | 1847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Germain's case continued again

Henry Germain was back in court today, only to have his case continued again Dec. 16. The former Castlewood Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by miranda, on Dec 3, 2008 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 2013 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blush Organic Frozen Yogurt

Have you heard of it? My friend introduced me to it today. It was so FREAKING amazing on a warm day. So refreshing! I...

Original post made by Amy on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2009 at 8:44 am | 18 comments | 3924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

keep a eye out in muirwood

recently, i have heard of more than just a few car break-in s in muirwood/ highland oaks area. a friends girlfriend had her...

Original post made by aaron on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on Mar 5, 2009 at 7:33 am | 18 comments | 2166 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did Taco Del Mar close?

I was looking forward to a warm tastey Taco Salad tonight and found the store empty with a For Lease sign. I know I've...

Original post made by Disappointed on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by yikes, on Apr 9, 2009 at 10:20 pm | 18 comments | 2510 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sports Park filled as Pleasanton Little League teams open spring season

Several thousand players, coaches and parents turned out for opening day of Little League baseball on Pleasanton Sports Park...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by ideseatield, on Sep 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 18 comments | 1858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 2848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The need to freeze salaries

Russell seemed to have some difficulty finding articles about school districts freezing salaries so... Following are some...

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking the Parcel Tax

I'm so confused! I am doing my homework, reading lots about this proposed parcel tax. And I'm just not convinced anymore....

Original post made by Tracy on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Tate Chen, on May 13, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 18 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

progress toward balancing the school budget

State budget cuts are forcing the Pleasanton school district to cut $9.7 million from the school budget. The district has...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Office Worker, on May 2, 2009 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now what?

I voted NO today, but I am actually quite willing to spend more money on our schools...if we had a different contract with...

Original post made by Dreamin on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rosemarie, on Jun 2, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 18 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-Measure G Victory Song (America Wins!)

Here is a little country song I wrote about not paying for Measure G and about good old American Values. Here are the lyrics: Listen...

Original post made by Buford on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by DTS, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 1288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Will Be Conservative Afterall READ:

Topic: (&KIDS) This should make the conservatives PROUD! Does this make sense? Who is goint to bail out the hospitals when...

Original post made by Rose on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 18 comments | 1126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

shorten the school year, Mercury News recommends

I would like to hear reactions to this San Jose Mercury News editorial from Sunday's paper. Editorial: Shorten school...

Original post made by sandy on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 18 comments | 1407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board tries to save some programs

With the defeat of a the Measure G parcel tax initiative, the Pleasanton Unified School District is looking at other ways...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 12, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 1425 Views
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