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Here we go...if Obamacare is upheld, then ObamaMotors can be required too !...

Required purchases by govt... 1. The (expletive self-deleted) CFL light bulb. (a windfall employment generator for China) 2....

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 31 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen charged with felony afterschool fight

What started as an afterschool fight between "five or six kids" led to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 31 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 2521 Views

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Safeway ready to start construction on new 'Lifestyle' market here

Safeway announced this week that it will build a one of its new "Lifestyle" supermarkets in Pleasanton with a scheduled opening...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Res1971, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 1512 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council signs off on agreement to scuttle housing cap, build more affordable housing

The Pleasanton City Council agreed last night to pay $1.9 million in legal fees to two affordable housing coalitions in a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mackenzie, on Feb 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 31 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids turned away from school sports for lack of funds

I was saddened today when my sons school basketball team had to turn away students. The kids had not had their sports physical...

Original post made by Ptown Press on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 2682 Views

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Pleasanton's outdoor holiday ice rink is history—at least for this year.

The City Council at its meeting tomorrow night is expected to agree with a recommendation by City Manager Nelson Fialho and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 31 comments | 1200 Views

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If you STILL think this is not a progressive agenda

President Obama, on the Jon Stewart program, in a very straightforward way stated that it is. The President started on a...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 31 comments | 1326 Views

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Train Horn

Why do the train drivers need to honk their horns SO MUCH! I understand that when approaching a crossing it is required...

Original post made by Sench on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by jaycastlewood, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 31 comments | 4023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Schools Receive WAY MORE Money Than Other Districts

More important that which district are receiving parcel taxes, you have to look at how much money the district receive from...

Original post made by checking on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 2028 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:41 am | 31 comments | 1719 Views

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Six clerks cited in alcohol sting

An underage alcohol sting led to citations being issued to clerks at six local businesses for selling alcohol to minors after...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Fuller, on Oct 15, 2011 at 1:45 am | 31 comments | 1438 Views

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Union representing locked-out Castlewood Country Club workers takes protest to downtown Pleasanton

A group of more than 50 from a hotel and restaurant union and others marched through downtown Pleasanton Saturday to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by guest, on Dec 22, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 31 comments | 1656 Views

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As Congressional campaign heats up, Stark meets with Pleasanton supporters

Three candidates seeking nomination to the newly-created 15th Congressional District that covers Pleasanton are walking precinct...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 31 comments | 1831 Views

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High Speed Rail Passes by a Single Vote

Got a notice from Palo Alto sister paper on this. http://paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=18389 ...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 31 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 8117 Views

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Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8387 Views

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Backers of Prop. 34 to repeal death penalty say current system 'too costly to keep going'

Proponents of a measure on the November ballot that would repeal the death penalty in California said Monday the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 31 comments | 1340 Views

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Pleasanton: Where Teachers and Unionized Workers are Enemy #1

Forget about drugs, crime, poverty,etc. According to comments on the Pleasanton Weekly TownSquare Forum and from local conservatives,...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by guilty , on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 31 comments | 5934 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 2,033 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,371 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,134 views