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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car tires slashed in Valley Trails overnight

More than a dozen cars had both driver side tires slashed overnight last night. The cars were parked on Yellowstone Drive...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ture, on Mar 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 7 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1003 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
There are no comments yet. 955 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Farmer Restaurant at the Pleasanton Hotel

this place ROCKS! awesome food, inviting decor and wonderful servers. What a great addition to downtown! http://www.pleasantonhotel.com/...

Original post made by bobbi on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by heather, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 2010 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NUMMI may be closed soon

It is looking more likely that because of General Motors pullout of NUMMI in Fremont that the company will close its doors...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 11 comments | 1123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California strikes another great deal!!!

So we are going to allow 27,000 hardened criminals out of our prisons and most of the other reductions are just bookeeping...

Original post made by Bobby on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:32 am | 10 comments | 975 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President will stop short of issuing an ultimatum

President Obama will stop just a little short of issuing an ultimatum to congress and the american people tonight regarding...

Original post made by Bobby on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by To Juanita, on Sep 9, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 8 comments | 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's assault on public schools

Fastinating that the teachers were some of the biggest supporters of Obama and now he is turning on them. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2010/mar2010/scho-m13.shtml...

Original post made by Bobby on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by true American, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 32 comments | 1351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti

There seems to be a slight outbreak of graffiti recently. The Valero gas station on Valley and Hopyard has had two very...

Original post made by BobD on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2010 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 1692 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State of Washington REDUCING pay of teachers and administrators

Led by a Democratic governor the State of Washington is reducing salaries of teachers and administrators as step one in a...

Original post made by Bolo on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exhausted Taxpayer, on May 25, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 6 comments | 1040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Scott Haggerty makes $234,000 per year! what does he do and can we afford it?

Alameda County Supervisor makes $234,000 dollars per year, see link http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2010 Does...

Original post made by Boner on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by caspergutman, on Jul 12, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 2962 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Francisco starts shuttering courtrooms because of lack of money

In what looks to be the wave of the future San Francisco starts to shutter courtrooms and lay off employees because of lack...

Original post made by Boner on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by cry me a river, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 14 comments | 961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone hear a loud boom in Pleasanton around 8:30PM on Friday night?

I was at the Foothill Amador Lacrosse game tonight at Foothill and heard a significant boom around 8:30PM, I got home and...

Original post made by Boom on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by I know, I know!, on May 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 27 comments | 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

I dare you

There are a lot of people with a lot of nasty things to say about things going on around this city. The unkind words said...

Original post made by BOOMER on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Koko, on Jun 3, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 1943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is an "instructional coach?" and why is PUSD funding instructional coaches rather than real teachers?

I have been following the thread on PUSD. It used to be that every time a buddy of a superintendent or administrator "retired,"...

Original post made by Boondoggle on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 23 comments | 7428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union nurses strike today is unjustified

Pleasanton Weekly article regarding nurses strike is mixed with half dozen topics. I am focusing on the strike against 34...

Original post made by Both Sad and Angry on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 24, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 28 comments | 1197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bounce House Wanted

Hello- I am looking for a bounce house for a girl’s birthday party. I have found several companies but I would rather...

Original post made by Bounce Bounce on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1019 Views

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Go 'Disease' Mocker Go !!

Thank you 'disease' mocker. Love your mocking and ridicule...beat mittens at her own game. If only Gina would or could block...

Original post made by Boycott on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Liberalism is worse then a disease, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rude Realtor

There is a realtor who regularly makes the rounds in my neighborhood, leaving her business papers on front doorknobs. ...

Original post made by Brad on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 20, 2009 at 12:49 am | 75 comments | 3198 Views
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