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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trampoline Business Posting Inappropriate Pictures of Local Teens

I'm writing as a very concerned local parent who recently learned that a Dublin company advertising fun for the teenagers...

Original post made by concernedparent on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Carson, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 22 comments | 3570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board votes to oppose state legislation that would block teacher layoffs

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to oppose a state measure that would prevent the district from laying off teachers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:28 am | 22 comments | 1670 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Fiscal Excellence? Repeating Failed Mission, Vision and Goals

PUSD is set to approve 2011-12 Goals at the 10/25 Board meeting (http://206.110.20.201/boardoftrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/faoct252011.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simplified tax code

Is there a reason why we cannot have a flat type tax on more of a sliding scale?No deductions or write offs.Something simple...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 22 comments | 982 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water bills going up

Water bills are going up for residents in Zone 7, which includes Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and the Dougherty Valley portion...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 13, 2011 at 11:55 am | 22 comments | 1327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 on Pleasanton Council to rotate Vice-Mayor's duties in 2012

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman sidestepped the concern over appointing a possible mayoral candidate to the post of Vice-Mayor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:55 am | 22 comments | 1369 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Stupidity On the Part of the "Occupy" people

Another ill conceived move by the "Occupy Something" people. Look at the impact on the real working people that are working...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Me_too, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 am | 22 comments | 3650 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: 2011 was quite a year for Pleasanton

As cities go in this financially-pressed state of California, Pleasanton had a very good 2011. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by FnSuite, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 22 comments | 3255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council OKs plan to allow another 2,200 high-density housing units here

Facing a packed meeting room but with almost no objections, the Pleasanton City Council approved a final plan Wednesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 9, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 22 comments | 1368 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's First Years

In the face of stunning bad behavior, political name calling, posturing and pandering that we have all been subjected to...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jan 24, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 22 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court Rules on students'4th Amendment rights with drug dog

SPS Did NOT violate students'4th Amendment rights with drug sniffing dog search, court rules http://www.news-leader.com/article/20120130/NEWS04/301300086/0/NEWS04/?odyssey...

Original post made by Judge Judy on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by questioned?, on Jan 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 22 comments | 2637 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council, public weigh in on new police contract

The Pleasanton City Council moved forward Tuesday night toward approving a new contract with the Pleasanton Police Officers'...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School Board Planning on Adding New Debt to Offer Golden Handshake Packages

The Pleasanton school board tonight, item 14.4 (http://206.110.20.201/BoardofTrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/fa3mar132012V3.pdf)...

Original post made by long time parent on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 22 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matt Sullivan Voice of Pleasanton When you think like Matt

I was watching the City Council & Mayoral debate on TV last night, and found Matt Sullivan's comment/question to the candidates...

Original post made by lessismore on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by June, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 22 comments | 1602 Views

SPORTS

Hometown parade for Brandon Crawford??

Let's welcome him home on Main St! Make it happen, Pleasanton! Could be something simple, but a lot of fun....

Original post made by PTownMama on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by trekmtb, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:59 am | 22 comments | 3102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton CA–Your typical American city dying a slow death.

I found this writeup so I thought I should share. Would be nice to listen to what other pTown Lovers would want to say....

Original post made by pTownLover on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 22 comments | 1336 Views
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