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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 | 1879 Views

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In your opinion who was the best P-Town politician?

With the passing of Ben many are bringing up past politicians and their opinions on what they contributed. I am asking what...

Original post made by IMHO on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 9, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 3469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fix School Funding - Get Local Control

Join me in supporting an initiative to allow CA school districts local control to raise funds to support their programs....

Original post made by Jeff on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by No way!, on Feb 15, 2010 at 5:44 am | 29 comments | 1378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab alleged Main Street burglar in the act

Pleasanton police arrested a 19-year-old Pleasanton man who was reportedly caught attempting to rob Pans on Fire, located...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by ariel, on Apr 23, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 29 comments | 1898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare Bill designed to drive Insurance Industry out of Business

I believe the true motive of the Government Takeover of Healthcare is to force the Free Market Insurance Industry out of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 29 comments | 1025 Views

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Pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal may have too many words

It appears that the pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal (Measure D) may have too many words. It was due at 5:00pm today. Let's...

Original post made by Angry voter on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 29 comments | 1620 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tea Party in Searchlight, Nevada

Gas to Searchlight Nevada and back.....$85 (hybrid) One night in Hotel.....................$89 Ten Thousand Conservatives...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 29 comments | 957 Views

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Women share stories to help others

Eve Ensler's popular production, "The Vagina Monologues" is back at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore to help bolster the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by karen Hogan, on Apr 10, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions and pensions are a big problem, even here in PUSD

Although this article talks about the City of San Jose and its budget problems, what the article talks about also applies...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 25, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 29 comments | 1726 Views

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Remove the Town Square Forum

As a longtime resident and complete lover of Pleasanton, this "forum" is very upsetting. Free speech...ok. But why invite...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 29 comments | 2603 Views

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Light turn-out so far in Pleasanton voting

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman votes today at a polling place at Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park, which serves voters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 29 comments | 1445 Views

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NEW 680 SOUTHBOUND TOLL LANE EPIC FAILURE

September 20, 2010 Traffic backed up for miles into Pleasanton and Dublin due to shorter Hwy 84 merge lane onto 680. Fasttrack...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 9347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mother sues McDonald's for using toys to market 'Happy Meals'

A Sacramento mother and daughter sued McDonald's Corp. in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday, accusing the company of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 19, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 29 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twas the Week Before Christmas (aka Pleasanton Revolts)

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the town Not a councilman was stirring, not one could be found the contract...

Original post made by PeasantUprising on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Dec 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 29 comments | 2740 Views

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Petition Over $290M Unfunded Liability Continues

The grass roots petition from the citizens of Pleasanton asking the city to a hold public forums to discuss the $290M in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by two cents, on Jan 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 29 comments | 2278 Views

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The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 1612 Views

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Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 6655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Unable to Track Where Millions of Funds Went

Not sure if anybody caught the large article in the Herald on Friday but a citizen's committee and a district hired consultant...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Yesmad, on Sep 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 29 comments | 1776 Views

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Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1572 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland mayor thanks protestors for peaceful 'Occupy Oakland' demonstration

During a media briefing Wednesday night Oakland Mayor Jean Quan thanked protesters for holding a peaceful "Occupy Oakland"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 29 comments | 2433 Views
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