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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax still needed?

Quite a few pro-G supporters claim that PUSD is a well managed public entity. At the Feb 3 PUSD workshop Trustee Kernan...

Original post made by Carl on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 14, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time for a Measure G Town Hall before the June 2 vote?

With three weeks to go before the June 2 vote, and with all the new fiscal troubles at the state level that are projected...

Original post made by Carl on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 65 comments | 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

California AG Brown sues Pleasanton over housing cap

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. Wednesday sued the City of Pleasanton to remove its "draconian and illegal" limit on...

Original post made by Carlos C on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:48 am | 19 comments | 1345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged parental abduction

Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Carlos C on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I'm reporting crime ahead of time like a superhero...

The fair will be closed every Monday this year, meaning carnies will be on the loose. This should cause a spike in transient...

Original post made by Carnie Hunter on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by D, on May 26, 2009 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Trash Can Cleaning Company

Has anybody used this great new service?! I had a tag left on my trash can so gave them a call, because mine did need doing....

Original post made by Carol on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Marcy, on Aug 28, 2007 at 10:55 am | 13 comments | 3038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 3310 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Gov't Took Control Over Education...and 3 (Shocking) Goals of Public Education

It is a rarely known but true fact that the quality of education and academic performance in the US was very high before...

Original post made by Carol on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by fact checker, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:29 am | 8 comments | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to tax healthcare benefits as income

Although he scoffed at McCain during the campaign for considering taxing individuals with healthcare benefits as real income...

Original post made by Carole on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Medicare, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 32 comments | 1282 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Is Mr. Fialho fleeing a sinking ship?

As a member of the academic community, I have many friends on school boards, both local and nearby. As a Pleasanton resident,...

Original post made by Carolyn Thomas on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Apr 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 4256 Views

AROUND TOWN

FOOTHILL vs AMADOR - Football at its best this THURSDAY 11/10/11 at Foothill High School

This is it, the BIG rival game the entire city waits for all season. It's the BATTLE of Pleasanton that pits the Foothill...

Original post made by Carrie on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by AVHS FAN, on Feb 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 15 comments | 2358 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/labor/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike/...

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 8700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt has a greater problem than a nanny state

Ni hao ma, effendi! Health and fitness guru and sometime sycamore expert Tim Hunt has recently led by example in his discussion...

Original post made by Casanova_Frankenstein on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Unlocked is Better, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last week’s Independent Newspaper as saying,”it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature Film Casting still seeking a few good men- LAST DAY!

FEATURE FILM CASTING CALL *LAST CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL MALES* *paid extras, very few positions still available in following...

Original post made by Casting Director on Mar. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A double whammy for the BART strikers

(1) The picketers had to picket for eight hours today, which, on the average, is 3.5 hours more than a normal work day for...

Original post made by Casual Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for feedback

We will be moving from the Central Coast and coming further North over the next few months, and are considering Pleasanton...

Original post made by CatherineA on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where did all of the Yes on Measure G Supporters go?

We are only 4 weeks away from the deadline of August 14th to raise $2.8 million to save four critical programs in the Pleasanton...

Original post made by Cathy on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:43 am | 57 comments | 1578 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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