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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's May Revise Gives more Money to Schools

The May Review from Brown came out today. State income is up which means that schools will receive more next year based...

Original post made by parent on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on May 17, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 19 comments | 2172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's Latest Votes: Both AGAINST Job and Energy Creation...

Do you think McNerney is in favor of bringing America's economy back? Think again. This un-American, anti-business, leftist...

Original post made by VoteDemsOut on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Chet, on May 18, 2011 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds object to more housing near Bernal park

More than 200 packed a Civic Center hearing room to tell the Pleasanton City Council about their objections to plans to build...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 24, 2011 at 8:29 am | 19 comments | 1712 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1189 Views

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Town hall addresses health care reform in U.S.

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is warning that health care costs for the elderly could double if a bill proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 19 comments | 1335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Conservative Principles in Action: Indiana Now $1.2 Billion in the Black

Will democrats EVER "get it???" (Hey Calif...will you ever learn?) http://weaselzippers.us/2011/07/14/conservative-principles-in-action-thanks-to-gop-governor-mitch-daniels-india...

Original post made by ConservatismWorks on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 19 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway supermarket, retail complex to open this fall

Work is continuing on a new 58,000-square-foot "Lifestyle" supermarket at Bernal and Valley Avenues, next to the northbound...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by jackbquick, on Aug 10, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 19 comments | 2609 Views

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Fiscal sanity spreads to Palo Alto

"Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze City Council extends its contract with the SEIU; agreement includes salary...

Original post made by Trending toward responsible on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Public Worker, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:56 am | 19 comments | 1341 Views

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School's in

It didn't take long for kindergartners at Hearst Elementary to get used to school after it began Tuesday. Hailey and Addison...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Mom of elementary students, on Sep 1, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 19 comments | 1312 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway contributes $10.4 millon to muscular dystrophy organization

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. customers and employees have raised $10.4 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, funding...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 19 comments | 1284 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 years later: Pleasanton reflects on the day that changed America

The young dad at his parent-teacher conference in upstate New York six weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, suddenly looked at his...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 13, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 19 comments | 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I guess that rosy budget assumption is not looking so good now

Do you think this state will finally be able to look at its spending realistically and reform the obvious bloat so we don't...

Original post made by concerned on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by b, on Sep 14, 2011 at 6:12 am | 19 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'The Laramie Project' onstage at Amador Valley High tonight through Saturday

Amador Valley High School students will present "The Laramie Project at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday night in the Amador...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:11 am | 19 comments | 13270 Views

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Ugly Occupy Oakland Pics You Won't See on MainStream Media...

Welcome to Obama's America...and the entire Democrat Party's preferred status of America. CHAOS. ANARCHY. THE UNRAVELING...

Original post made by Obama\'s America on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:22 am | 19 comments | 1542 Views

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BART a boon for Stoneridge sales as Christmas shopping season gets under way

The decorations may have been up for weeks, but Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Nov 28, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 19 comments | 2469 Views

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Permit parking only at Trader Joe parking lot

Does anyone know why the row of spots next to the street at Trader Joes is only for cars with permits? It's bad enough that...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by FnSuite, on Dec 13, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 19 comments | 2206 Views

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fox sighting

be careful of foxes crossing Bernal near 680 North entrance after dark ...

Original post made by Laury on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Dec 17, 2011 at 12:46 am | 19 comments | 6500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 DUI convictions could lead to license suspension for 10 years

Starting yesterday on Jan. 1, Californians who are convicted of a DUI three or more times could have their license suspended...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian's two cents, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:44 am | 19 comments | 1200 Views

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Assemblywoman sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th), who represents much of Pleasanton, pleaded no contest Jan. 6 to a misdemeanor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by District resident, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 19 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board OKs early retirement buyout plan

Teachers eligible for retirement will be offered an extra incentive to bow out early under a plan approved Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Barton Parent, on Mar 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 19 comments | 4414 Views
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