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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding Common Core

As the first month of the new year ends, the Pleasanton school district is continuing to fully implement the new Common Core...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by David, on Feb 4, 2015 at 11:13 am | 32 comments | 7399 Views

SPORTS

Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 6607 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 3523 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 | 1804 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cannabis Prejudice @ City Hall

My city has one time used its power to reword and take away my rights. Of the 60+ references to the term prohibit in the...

Original post made by wcollins on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by wcollins, on Feb 13, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 32 comments | 1267 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whaddya know? There is a Republican healthcare reform plan?

The party of no? GOP proposal to reform Medicare without cutting benefits to any person over 55 and utilizing the power of...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 1839 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 | 1752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 8498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1417 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposition 23 -- The Big Oil Initiative

Proposition 23 aims to suspend implementation of AB32, the Air Pollution Control law, but it's written in a way to make Californians...

Original post made by Rae on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 32 comments | 1284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

US Supreme Court rules California must immediately release approximately 37,000 prisoners.

Today, May 23rd., the United States Supreme court ruled in favor of the plainiff by a 6-2 margin that California do to prison...

Original post made by Martha on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Just Another American, on May 25, 2011 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 2206 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protestors say police raid on Occupy S.F. encampment 'imminent'

Occupy SF protesters said on their website Thursday that they believe a police raid on their encampment in San Francisco's...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:22 am | 32 comments | 1843 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 Unconstitutional

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/07/BA1H1N3T1H.DTL&tsp=1 Tyranny of the majority struck out! ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 32 comments | 2062 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fox AND msnbc

Cable tv is helping to destroy our political system because it dominates the airways and is a voice of the extreme of both...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Why?, on Apr 3, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 32 comments | 1875 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4878 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif Teachers Indirectly Own 6% of Bushmaster

The nation will be faced with a great number of questions as talk turns to how to prevent the next massacre. We will talk...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bug Zapper, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 32 comments | 2295 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 3030 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why cant more be recycled?

I just got my new recycle cart and I am at a loss why there are so many items that can be recycled that are being diverted...

Original post made by Steven on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Sep 25, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 32 comments | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown Holiday Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

A total of 73 parade entry groups are prepping for the Hometown Holiday Parade this Saturday, to be held in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 32 comments | 2762 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,137 views