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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Here are some numbers on G at a glance if you are interested...

Info is from Pleasanton's website and Alameda county site for results numbers on Measure G... There are 34,879 registered...

Original post made by Numbers Man on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:45 am | 14 comments | 1119 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free outdoor movies start downtown on Thursday night

Drive-in movies are coming back to Pleasanton, but this time you don't need a car and can just walk into a park for an evening...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jenelle dronkers, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:22 pm | 14 comments | 1544 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton needs to be more like the Central Valley and Stockton

Pleasanton needs to be more like a strong Central Valley city like Stockton or Modesto. Those towns have more population,...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Jul 18, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 1717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Open Letter to President Obama from Thomas Paine

Attached is a link to the open letter to President Obama: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxDwBYjL3Fc Thomas...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:27 am | 14 comments | 1303 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Request for a Town Meeting with Jerry McNerney about Obama's Healthcare Plan

If Obama's healthcare plan has not been adopted before the August recess of Congress, this is a very very strong request...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Resident on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 10, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 14 comments | 1951 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Happy Now?

Happy Now? Healthy Families Cuts Leave Nearly 3,000 Children a Day Without Access to Health Coverage Yesterday, California's...

Original post made by Ugly on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 2, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Farmer Restaurant at the Pleasanton Hotel

this place ROCKS! awesome food, inviting decor and wonderful servers. What a great addition to downtown! http://www.pleasantonhotel.com/...

Original post made by bobbi on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by heather, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 14 comments | 1896 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1084 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Job Approval and Health Care Reform Have Fallen To A New Low

Overall, 48% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. That matches the lowest level of...

Original post made by Losing Traction on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Libs lying again, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:48 am | 14 comments | 948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Young Pleasanton man killed in crash near the mall early this morning

A 23-year-old Pleasanton resident died early Friday morning after crashing into a large tree near Stoneridge Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Other Car's Sister, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee spiking of retirements must be stopped

A must read editorial today at www.ContraCostaTimes.com on stopping the practice of 'spiking ' to build up pensions from...

Original post made by Shirley on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 27, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 14 comments | 1294 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Toyota says it will stop building cars at NUMMI plant in Fremont

State and local leaders expressed disappointment yesterday at Toyota Motors Corp.'s announcement that it won't order any...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 14 comments | 968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hit and Run, Can Anyone Identify this Vehicle?

On August 30th at 2:00pm, a heavy, white male, around 5'9" brownish hair with a goatee, wearing a dirty white t-shirt, driving...

Original post made by Please Help Us Find the Hit and Run Driver! on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by adding emergency number to cell phone, on Sep 13, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 14 comments | 3851 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama dances healthcare issue in speech

Once again Obhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090910/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_fact_checkama speaks and is long on talking...

Original post made by David on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Insane!, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 14 comments | 1009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where have all those posts gone?

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish: O.k. I wish to use the name Censored,...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Censored, on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 14 comments | 1020 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

The 17 days of Pleasantonia Rhetoric

What a family friendly, peaceful, constructive, compassionate, effectively communicating, solution oriented community-NOT! And...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 2:18 am | 14 comments | 1179 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

driving on the 5 - a mild rant

I drove down and back to/from LA over the weekend and came to the realization that on interstate 5 I was passing more people...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by M., on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:34 am | 14 comments | 1170 Views
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Not so speedy trial
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