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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

let's go to Mexico!!!!!

Dear President Obama:  I'm planning to move my family and extended family into Mexico and I would like to ask you to assist...

Original post made by Kelly on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 32 comments | 1133 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman charged in multiple crashes well over legal limit, court records say

A Pleasanton woman facing multiple charges following a multiple hit and run in April had a blood alcohol content of .28 --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Schoof, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:46 am | 32 comments | 1195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal judge's ruling against state's same-sex marriage ban on hold as Prop. 8 backers plan appeal

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday struck down Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, saying that...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by why the H8???, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 32 comments | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Was this a Pleasanton principal??

[If not, shudda been!] ...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by one of "those" teachers from another district, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 32 comments | 3093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposition 23 -- The Big Oil Initiative

Proposition 23 aims to suspend implementation of AB32, the Air Pollution Control law, but it's written in a way to make Californians...

Original post made by Rae on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 32 comments | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

CUT THE FAT FROM THE TOP FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS

Is it me, or is the answer to ALL the schools problems is cutting the FAT FROM THE TOP in our school district. It's the same...

Original post made by Main Street & Main Stream on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 32 comments | 1830 Views

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Pension Obligations Bankrupt Town

This is what can, and will, happen to Pleasanton if the council does not take action to reduce pension benefits NOW. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Alabama-Towns-Failed-Pension-nyti...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by I can count, can you?, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 32 comments | 1839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowboard accident lands Foothill grad in intensive care

A snowboard jump at Northstar-at-Tahoe last Sunday landed Foothill High grad Eric Cavalli, 18, in Renown Regional Medical...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm | 32 comments | 2448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If You Could Control the PUSD Budget

A grassroots movement has begun to maintain CSR, proving many in the community feel this is important enough to justify the...

Original post made by Really! Really! on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 32 comments | 2463 Views

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US Supreme Court rules California must immediately release approximately 37,000 prisoners.

Today, May 23rd., the United States Supreme court ruled in favor of the plainiff by a 6-2 margin that California do to prison...

Original post made by Martha on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Just Another American, on May 25, 2011 at 11:21 am | 32 comments | 1863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen drug abuse is rampant say cops, counselors

It could happen to your child and your family. That was the message Tuesday morning at a Hart Middle School meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by George, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 32 comments | 2098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

unregistered comments on Castlewood union protests

Just thought I'd start a thread that doesn't require registration. Unions, and sympathizers, like to try to intimidate,...

Original post made by yet another resident on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:57 am | 32 comments | 2284 Views

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Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 32 comments | 1723 Views

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Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 2969 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 1835 Views

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No Child Left Behind a failing program, Pleasanton school chief says

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is joining with other Alameda County superintendents in taking a stand against...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by No more excuses. We want results, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 32 comments | 1990 Views

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Teachers joining Occupy Oakland protestors today

Hundreds of teachers will be among thousands expected to participate in the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by cz, on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 32 comments | 1165 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,012 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 470 views