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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops go undercover to nab bike thief

A Pleasanton man has been charged with possession of stolen property after the victim of a bicycle theft went online and...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by dchenk, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:15 am | 15 comments | 1994 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It's Time To Go, Jerry McNUMMI !

Mr. McNUMMI, we will remember you at the ballot box in November. You diddled while NUMMI closed. >>> http://buhbyejerry.blogspot.com/2010/02/jerry-diddled-while-nummi-close...

Original post made by Sue on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen ready to work for change

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen said the experience she already has working with schools makes her "uniquely...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 1530 Views

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Foothill school traffic

I just moved here in April of last year. Is the Foothill HS traffic this horrific all year long? I don't remember it being...

Original post made by jenny on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pls mom, on Sep 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 15 comments | 1393 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last weeks Independent Newspaper as saying,it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1403 Views

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Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1245 Views

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Pension Spiking + Double Dips = $300K+ for retired City Attorney

The pensions for the police and fire chiefs are not the only ones spiked. The City taxpayers have paid City Attorney Mike...

Original post made by Robert Byrd on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 15 comments | 1542 Views

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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney back in Washington after election results give him 1% edge over opponent

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) returned to Washington this morning for the final session of the 111th Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 15 comments | 1655 Views

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Have you seen 'Chorkie?'

Have you seen 1-year-old Chorkie? Medical student Melina Mashi who lives in Pleasanton lost the dog following a 7 p.m. traffic...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chcuk, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 1973 Views

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Hosterman names City Council colleague Cook-Kallio as vice mayor, but not everyone pleased

Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio was appointed Pleasanton's vice mayor for 2011 Tuesday, but not everyone is pleased with...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by trekmtb, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 15 comments | 1418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 15 comments | 14213 Views

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Please do not forget to send your ballot in for the PMCC election

PMCCs - Pleasanton Meadows Cabana Club - annual election ballots are due on January 24th. Please mail yours in or even take...

Original post made by Pleasanton Meadows Mom on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 16, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 2250 Views

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City UNION budget workshop needs YOU !

Tomorrow, TUESDAY, Feb 1, 6:30 workshop in Council chambers.... needs YOU and your ideas. So far it looks like the biggest...

Original post made by Analyze costs on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Analyze costs, on Feb 2, 2011 at 10:36 am | 15 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullies

I am becoming more concerened with the [inappropriate word edited] going on with our teenagers. My child and I were out...

Original post made by concerened mother on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Amador Student, on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 2212 Views

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These are the times that try men's souls

This is the famous quotation from Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet "Common Sense" which was the single most important factor...

Original post made by Concerned on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 15 comments | 1720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 3587 Views
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Selma Soliloquy
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 1,554 views

Swalwell running for Congress again, will pass on Senate campaign
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,402 views