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AROUND TOWN

Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lackluster attendance seen at forum for superintendent search

The community was represented by three people seeking to give input to the superintendent search firm Wednesday evening....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Makes a Great Teacher?

It is an important question to ask because teacher quality has a great influence on student achievement. An educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 24 comments | 1645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Automatic Salary Increase Puzzle

Student achievement is greatly affected by the quality of teacher. Therefore, how do automatic salary increases equate to...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by cna training, on Feb 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have debuted several radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 24 comments | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Illegal and dangerous practices

Every year at this time, the ritual of spring baseball and soccer practices starts at the Sportspark. Due to the frequently...

Original post made by SteveP on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 24 comments | 1403 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare’s Procedural Fraud on the American People

If this happens, this will be the most dangerous breech and abandonment of our US Constitution (specifically Article 1, Section...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Obama Nation, on Mar 14, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E Smart meters

It seems the new smart meter they installed is not generating bills for me. Oh lucky me. Knowing that eventually it would...

Original post made by Earl on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by REMOTE control, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 24 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton chooses new school superintendent

In a search that's lasted nearly six months, Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected its next superintendent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on May 3, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 24 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Tea Party Founder Calls For Boycott Of SF

See article link: http://www.ktvu.com/news/23314147/detail.html Bridget Melson, founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kay, on May 2, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 24 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shiva-Vishnu Temple seeks OK for expansion

Neighbors of the Hindu Community and Cultural Center and its traditional Shiva-Vishnu Temple in Livermore are appealing that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by shobana, on May 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 24 comments | 2111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2353 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Yes We Can!" ... Party ... While the Rest of America Can Eat Tarballs!

Party On, Obama and Michelle! Go with your strengths...which are Partying and Vacationing! Did you know the WH has averaged...

Original post made by Ordinary American on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 24 comments | 1018 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mind Control Theories and Techniques used by Mass Media

So you think your thoughts are your own? Better think again. More of what the "Powers That Be" don't want you to know. After...

Original post made by mark on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 7, 2010 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TEA PARTY MEMBERS MAKE RACIST STATEMENTS AT DEMONSTRATION ON 580 OVERPASS IN PLEASANTON (WITH VIDEO)

So you think Tea Party members are being unfairly targeted as racists? If that is the case, you need to take a look at...

Original post made by Zone 7 on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Aug 5, 2010 at 1:54 am | 24 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP, local police planning Bay Area crackdown today on drivers using cell phones

Bay Area residents who text while driving are in for a wake-up call on Wednesday when authorities plan to crack down on the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by pay up, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 24 comments | 1517 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans willing to commit terrorist acts--- is growing.

I wonder where the anger towards the U.S. comes from? Could it stem from all these past years of our occupation in the middle...

Original post made by Ron on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Vines, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 24 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2274 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tully's Plaza developer set to do it again on south Main Street

South Main Street is about to get a major face lift with new retail stores and a restaurant in an empty building abandoned...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lock, Stock, and Barrel, on Nov 25, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 24 comments | 1632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2434 Views
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