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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report Monday covering California's cash balance showing that revenues...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dude, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2015 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees (Refreshed)

This has been the most active thread over the past week and deserves a refresh... State, National, International, posted...

Original post made by No Fear on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Take a breath, on Jun 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 22 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

"This is potentially the largest mass-vaccination program in human history,"

Swine Flu Campaign Waits on Vaccine Only Third of Supply Is Expected for First Round of Vast Effort By Rob Stein Washington...

Original post made by Local Nurse on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kafka-esque, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:12 am | 18 comments | 2014 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse ends on high note for Pleasanton high schools

Foothill High varsity lacrosse team prevailed against Amador Valley, 8-4, in the North Coast Section semifinals held at Foothill...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SportsFan, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Looking for Homeschooling Resources and Groups in/near Pleasanton

I have two children: 4th and 8th graders and am seriously considering homeschooling them. I have an advanced degree and am...

Original post made by Interested in HomeSchooling on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested in Homeschooling, on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:10 am | 35 comments | 2014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 teens seized in string of robberies investigation

Five Dublin teenagers were arrested in Pleasanton early Thursday morning for their alleged involvement in a string of robberies...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 31, 2008 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 2013 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vintage Hills Center

After reading the Editorial this week about the Vintage Hills property, I'm sure I'm not the only one who drives by that...

Original post made by Paulette on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by smitty, on May 8, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2013 Views

SPORTS

Valley Christian Vikings Football WINS 1st Game

Congratulations Valley Christian High School Vikings Football on Winning Your 1st Game. On Sept. 6, 2008 they played Their...

Original post made by Gary Schwaegerle on Sep. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans Need Help

I came across this article on Al Franken's Senate victory by a former "staffer for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hallelujah!, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 46 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 2012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber hosting candidates forum this morning

With election season right around the corner, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum starting at...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mildred, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Angela Street fire investigation winding down

Without getting into details, a Pleasanton police sergeant said this week that investigators expect to wrap up their examination...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Lisa B., on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 2011 Views

RESTAURANTS

Suggestions for Rehearsal Dinner???

We're planning our first Rehearsal Dinner and wondering if anyone has had some experiences that they'd be willing to share....

Original post made by mach1mary on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jersey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 12:11 am | 7 comments | 2011 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CNN Money: Pleasanton Named Top 100 Best Cities To Live

Yay, Pleasanton! Just don't read the negative blogs that permeate the boards here that put a sour taste to the feel of...

Original post made by Proud and Staying Positive on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Rod Cruise/Downtown Car Show

I think Pleasanton should allow a few downtown car show/cruises this summer. One of those deals where they close down main...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Roger Matthewson, on May 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 11 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor is being paid off by developers

The city released the latest campaign finance reports at http://www.netfile.com/agency/cop/ . If you look at Mayor Hosterman's...

Original post made by long time resident on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 19, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Link to help you understand school funding.

http://www.k12newsnetwork.com/2011/05/ca-school-funding-map-tool/ Check this out. It may help you to understand the effects...

Original post made by Link to help you understand on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by split roll, on May 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen attacked at Stoneridge Mall says no one helped

It was an ordinary day for Foothill High School junior Sonny Tripathy when he went to Stoneridge Shopping Center Saturday...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Melanie, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 2008 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police fine 6 Pleasanton businesses for selling liquor to minors

Officers conducting an underage decoy sting in Pleasanton last Wednesday fined six businesses suspected of supplying alcohol...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 2006 Views
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