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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nobel Peace Prize for Obama

Is Barack Obama receiving the Nobel Peace Prize a joke or simply the Nobel Prize Committee showing their Socialist politics?...

Original post made by Jesse D. on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:35 pm | 44 comments | 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 5586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: End the lockout of Castlewood workers

by Matt Sullivan We are in one of the worst recessions in our nation's history. Many people have lost their jobs, their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 44 comments | 2513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax

I am happy to pay more to keep our schools as great as they are, despite the financial burden. We all have to consider...

Original post made by Gretchen on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 4, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 44 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stacey's Guide to the PW Town Square Forum

1) Cholo from Livermore is not a Mexican or illegal immigrant 2) Jerry from Oak Hill likes popcorn 3) Posts are not authenticated...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Oct 12, 2008 at 7:05 am | 44 comments | 2435 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect tomorrow in Pleasanton, but not San Ramon

Starting tomorrow, New Years's Day, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 18808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's State Senator DeSaulnier suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:00 am | 44 comments | 14599 Views

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Young Paris Jackson at memorial "best father ever"

Paris Jackson takes the stage at the end and says her daddy was the "best father ever"... As the star-studded tribute...

Original post made by Debbie on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 8, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 44 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keep class sizes low in Pleasanton

Hi everyone, a few people asked me to post this as a stand alone topic so here we go! I hope as a community we can make...

Original post made by Christina Hicks on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by retired citizen, on May 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | 44 comments | 5128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

inapropriate police actions in Pleasanton

Why are the Pleasanton Police Department always so forceful? On or off duty, they seem to find any reason they want to enforce...

Original post made by Aaron on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by LatelyCops, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:27 am | 44 comments | 6590 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bicyclist, car collide on Main Street

Pleasanton police are investigating a collision between a bicyclist and a car that happened at 8 a.m. Monday in front of...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by san, on May 26, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 44 comments | 2737 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cafe Main

This restaurant, which used to be Coffee Beans and Bistro, has high-quality food and coffee. I am impressed, my expectations...

Original post made by Joanna on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:27 am | 44 comments | 3711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's over! McNerney wins re-election to a 3rd term

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is back in Washington, now the official winner of the Nov. 2 election that saw...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Team Coco, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 44 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why we won't sign the Save Pleasanton's Hills petition

I'm interested in reading other people's reasons for why they won't sign the petition. Here is mine: I won't sign the...

Original post made by Shelley on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by i was there, on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 44 comments | 4083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board holds public hearing Tuesday about instructional materials sufficiency

The Pleasanton school board will discuss and hold a public hearing Tuesday on the sufficiency of textbooks, instructional...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:48 am | 44 comments | 3897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 11962 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local leaders urge restraint when verdict is announced in Mehserle trial

Bay Area police and community leaders including those in the Tri-Valley are hoping for calm when a verdict is announced...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 2616 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerny Shuts Down His E-Mail and Voicemail

Once again our illustrious Congressman McNerney is tuning out his constituents. If you try to call his offices nobody answers...

Original post made by Tracy J. on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by David Harmer supporter, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 43 comments | 2107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McGovern campaign aide 'desperately in need of letters' of support to send to newspapers

Margo Tarver, who is handling publicity for Councilwoman Cindy McGovern's campaign for mayor, sent out an email to the candidate's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by r we done yet, on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:41 am | 43 comments | 2965 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can We Please Stop Pretending the GDP Is "Growing"?

While this is a reposting of another blog, I found the numbers and implication interesting. It definitely calls into question...

Original post made by GX on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:03 am | 43 comments | 1622 Views
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