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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 | 3304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts could bring major cuts in school jobs, programs

Pleasanton School Supt. John Casey warned this week that Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts for the coming fiscal...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 29 comments | 2393 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dear Concerned Pleasanton Voter

In today's Independent, Bill Rasnick's letter to the editor got published expressing his opinion on the Oak Grove lawsuit....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Apr 8, 2008 at 8:23 am | 29 comments | 1860 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 2638 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Bare Hands of El Balazo

I went to El Balazo recently, the one in Pleasanton by Wal-Mart, and the server used his bare hands to scoop cheese and...

Original post made by Abe on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 22, 2008 at 9:28 pm | 29 comments | 2404 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2113 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers sue city that approved their Pleasanton project

Developers of a 600-acre tract in the southeast hills that would include 51 "estate" custom homes and provide 496 acres free...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:51 am | 29 comments | 1606 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide Impacts of Budget Cuts to K-12 Schools

This is based on the Governor's proposal to cut $9.7 billion from the revenue limits of K-12 school districts, using figures...

Original post made by Karen on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mad Mother, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:57 am | 29 comments | 1745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stoneridge Drive: Same Old Two Obstructionist Council Members

Watching the Special Council meeting regarding the Staples Ranch and Stoneridge Road extension tonight, the two obstructionist...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 9, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 29 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board votes to place $233 parcel tax on June 2 ballot

The Pleasanton school board agreed tonight to ask voters to approve a $233 a year parcel tax in a special election June 2....

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:56 am | 29 comments | 1609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party: An Embarrassment to Pleasanton

Donít let the tea baggers fool you, the Pleasanton Tea Party was anything but bipartisan or grassroots. These events were...

Original post made by Ray on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Apr 21, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 29 comments | 1542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's been a full week and PUSD hasn't applied for Federal stimulus dollars yet?

On this CDE website http://www2.cde.ca.gov/recoverysfsfsearch/search.aspx anyone can search for districts that have sent...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get out of the wagon, on Apr 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 29 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I see many yes on G signs on lawns.

I have noticed a lot of Yes on G signs on peopleís lawns. I have not seen one No on G sign yet, although there might be a...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on May 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 29 comments | 1362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

WHY CAN'T PUSD WRITE A BALLOT MEASURE THAT GUARANTEES WHAT PARENTS WANT?

I've read the blogs and all the information from the different parcel tax sites. The deal breaker for me is that the ballot...

Original post made by Also Waiting on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 29 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are you doing Tuesday, June 2nd?

In an effort to lighten up the mood... If you haven't already voted by mail ballot, please describe what you are doing...

Original post made by Wow on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 29 comments | 1361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OPINION: 'Vote Yes on Measure G'

Vote "yes" on Measure G to provide the local control we need to protect vital education programs, including counseling services,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chatty Chad, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 29 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student doing well after nearly drowning during school trip

A student at Harvest Park Middle School was said to have nearly drowned yesterday during a school trip to the Dolores Bengston...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Chola, on Jun 20, 2009 at 12:48 am | 29 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD District Administrators Get Jobs Back

Business as usually at PUSD: If you have not looked at the Board agenda for Monday night, take a look, yes Monday night...

Original post made by Peter on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Yo OMG, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 29 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools

I am not affiliated with PPIE, but I have kids that attend pleasanton schools. I came to Pleasanton because of the community...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 29 comments | 1640 Views
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