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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 | 2544 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 | 2429 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 | 1719 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 | 1907 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 | 1845 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 | 1597 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 | 1762 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party: An Embarrassment to Pleasanton

Don’t 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 | 1640 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 | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I see many yes on G signs on lawns.

I have noticed a lot of Yes on G signs on people’s 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 | 1418 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 | 1381 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 | 1414 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 | 1521 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 | 2304 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 | 1903 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 | 1705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 29 comments | 1044 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NBC: "Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following the Ft. Hood Shooting"

Amazing that NBC reported this! Could it be that even NBC's reporters are beginning to see Obama in a different light? ...

Original post made by Steve on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by !, on Nov 19, 2009 at 7:14 am | 29 comments | 1136 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fiorina pledges no new taxes as she opens campaign for Senate seat

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina brought her campaign for the U.S. Senate in the June 1 California primary to Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Action Jackson, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 29 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Part-time jobs for teenagers?

Anyone know of a local company looking for part-time help? My daughter is looking and so far, no luck. Any leads are appreciated. One...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:18 am | 29 comments | 1792 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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