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Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on May 11, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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When Do Campaign Signs Have to Be Removed

California requires election signs to be taken down within 10 days of any election. However, what is the penalty for not...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 7 comments | 3190 Views

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Local Campaign Finances

The City has an electronic system for reporting campaign finances on the city website. I found it quite interesting to look...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 3189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 3188 Views

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FOOTHILL vs AMADOR - Football at its best this THURSDAY 11/10/11 at Foothill High School

This is it, the BIG rival game the entire city waits for all season. It's the BATTLE of Pleasanton that pits the Foothill...

Original post made by Carrie on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by AVHS FAN, on Feb 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 15 comments | 3188 Views

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Pleasanton

Young dancers from Xiaopei Chinese Dance will perform their "Healthy Babies" dance at the Pleasanton Public Library at 2...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Xiaopei Gelb, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 3188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Budget crisis threatens class-size reduction, staff

In the last week, Superintendent John Casey warned that the state's growing deficit problems could force the district to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident again, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 90 comments | 3188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The road to cleaner air

Amid the statewide drought, there has been plenty of talk about water conservation. But the drought is not only creating...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 23, 2014 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 3188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug problem at Foothill

Someone really needs to check into the drug problem at Foothill High School....

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 8, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 3187 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Amador grad tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 28, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 3 comments | 3186 Views

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Misleading Measure B1 Mailer

Yesterday I received in the mail an 8 page booklet supporting Measure B1. I found it to be very misleading in how the Measure...

Original post made by curious on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 13 comments | 3186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearst Elementary cancels Fall Festival

Hearst Elementary School's Fall Festival has been canceled after the school was unable to find enough volunteers to run the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2015 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3186 Views

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Buy a home for $78,600 - in Youngstown, Ohio

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metropolitan areas in the second quarter with and national year-over-year...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hector, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3185 Views

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Fireworks maybe? Anyone else hear all the noise?

The neighbors are all out. Anyone know what's going on? It sounds like a really long grand finale....

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Definitely cool and informative, but..., on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 3184 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking points

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 3183 Views

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Pleasanton candidates show support for new senior housing

For Chinese unable to speak or understand English, Pleasanton's first candidates' forum was the place to be. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by senior native, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:05 am | 30 comments | 3182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report highlights Safeway's progress on environmental, lifestyle goals

Pleasanton-based Safeway this week released its sixth annual sustainability report, called the "Heart of Safeway,"which highlights...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 11 comments | 3182 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City Council sets Oak Grove hearings for March 4

The City Council last night agreed to schedule a series of public discussions March 4 on the controversial Oak Grove project,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 3181 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Balazo and Mama Rosa and Tower Grill

All owned by the same people I'm told. Now we can have THREE restaurants with illegals working there, how exciting!! I.C.E....

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 3180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 3179 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
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