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Looking Closely at the BART Unions

Looking Closely at the BART Unions Many different postings (generally by the same person) have attempted (fairly poorly)...

Original post made by Daveg on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 1927 Views

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Should Congress Be Held to the Same Standards?

Regardless of one's political beliefs, the following comments by Rand Paul seem to me to make a lot of sense. He has introduced...

Original post made by Daveg on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 7 comments | 733 Views

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Finally; Some Common Sense On The Part Of One Unions

At least one union came to their senses! About time to realize that their demands and threats wouldn't work. If only BART...

Original post made by Daveg on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 784 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly's Misguided Endorsement Editorial

Misguided Endorsement The Pleasanton Weekly’s endorsement of Sbranti glosses over the facts about how he has blindly supported...

Original post made by daveg on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 458 Views

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Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Daveg, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landfill-like smell around East Pleasanton?

Was wondering if anyone has noticed a "landfill"-like smell in the evenings around the Ironwood/Mohr park area lately. Was...

Original post made by DaveY on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Jan 14, 2015 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 447 Views

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Obama dances healthcare issue in speech

Once again Obhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090910/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_fact_checkama speaks and is long on talking...

Original post made by David on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Insane!, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 14 comments | 1095 Views

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Its the economy stupid!!!!!

The great depression of 2010 continues to spin out of control with no end in sight. Lower taxes and spur some job growth!!!!! http://news.yahoo.com/jobs-seen-boosting-hopes-...

Original post made by David on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 55 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

AM I THE ONLY ONE BOTHERED BY VALLEY AVENUE PAVEMENT

I see the streets being fixed all over town when there is a few cracks. What happened to Valley Avenue near the Stanley...

Original post made by david on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Stoneridge Drive Status Report Request

Does any one know when the construction at the Stoneridge Drive and Santa Rita Blvd intersection is going to be finished....

Original post made by David on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

RESTAURANTS

Check out the comedy at the Pleasanton Hotel

For those of you not aware The Pleasanton Hotel has a great comedy show every Wednesday. My wife and I were driving by and...

Original post made by David Burns on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by Janine, on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 3824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Community Theatre - Peter Pan

If you are looking for a delightful afternoon or evening's entertainment, go see Peter Pan at the Bankhead theater. The...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by M, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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Ragtime at the Bankhead Theatre

I enjoy theater, so I help out as crew for the Tri-Valley Repertory Theater group. This past year has had some great performances;...

Original post made by David Cannon on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by David Cannon, on Oct 24, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

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Water Penalties are illegal in California

It seems penalty charges for water usage is illegal in California. The California Supreme Court has ruled in support of...

Original post made by David Cannon on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 244 Views

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Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Superintendent Resigning

I am glad she is leaving and would hope other key administrators would follow. It has been three years since my son was assaulted...

Original post made by David L on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on May 29, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 14 comments | 1054 Views

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Pension Liability Workshop, Tuesday 6:30pm

Reminder to all citizens to attend the city's unfunded pension liability workshop this Tuesday, 6:30pm in the council chambers. City's...

Original post made by David Miller on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop A1

(Post removed because it was selling a product.)...

Original post made by David Millett on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1990 Views

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Raley's--Service & Merchandise Going Down Real Fast

Has any one else noticed the general level of customer service at Raley's has seriously deteriorated in the last several...

Original post made by David Smith on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by russ, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:18 am | 13 comments | 1368 Views
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