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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 | 1331 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 | 4449 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 | 2482 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 | 9453 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 | 1653 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 | 1337 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. 813 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. 299 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 | 947 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 | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joan Laursen's sticker

One thing I will give to Joan Laursen, she has a very WELL funded campaign. Did anyone notice Joan Laursen's sticker on...

Original post made by Cathy S. on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 1278 Views

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Crosswalks

I drive kids to Foothill HS and Hart MS each morning. Every single day I see a child crossing a street at any given crosswalk...

Original post made by Cautious on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by See it, on Feb 28, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Logs

I really think accurate police logs need to be posted where the public has access to them. This past week alone I personally...

Original post made by cautious1 on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 1533 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly aids in CCOP Cover up

It seems that as soon a Pleasanton Weekly caught wind of the 67 posts in a matter of a few days with candid concerns and...

Original post made by CCOP Cover Up on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by CallyGirl, on Aug 31, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 1841 Views

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Streetwise

In Fridays Streetwise section - the question was: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Diana Pettit commented...

Original post made by ccwc on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 4, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Contrearas Market in Livermore

Does anyone know what happened to Contrearas Market in Livermore, off of Railroad Avenue? It is empty! And no sign on the...

Original post made by ccwc on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Sep 21, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 1771 Views

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Livermore Tattoos

Does anyone know where Livermore Tattoos moved to or are they simply out of business. I know they moved from town out to...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Jill, on Nov 3, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

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Sleeping Bags for Donation

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!...

Original post made by ccwc on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by ccwc, on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 8 comments | 1031 Views

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Tax Preparation

Does anyone have a good CPA or Tax Preparer that they could share? Ours retired and we are looking! Thanks!!!!...

Original post made by ccwc on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 822 Views

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Tax Preparation

I asked you all for recommendations on CPA's/Tax Preparers since ours has recently retired. I got a few that said Thompsen...

Original post made by ccwc on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Feb 14, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 740 Views
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