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Water Conservation

Summer is coming and today is going to be hot. Time to start thinking once again about water conservation, especially since...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 24, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 29 comments | 3286 Views

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NBC: "Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following the Ft. Hood Shooting"

Amazing that NBC reported this! Could it be that even NBC's reporters are beginning to see Obama in a different light? ...

Original post made by Steve on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by !, on Nov 19, 2009 at 7:14 am | 29 comments | 1364 Views

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Healthcare Bill designed to drive Insurance Industry out of Business

I believe the true motive of the Government Takeover of Healthcare is to force the Free Market Insurance Industry out of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 21, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 29 comments | 1198 Views

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Tea Party in Searchlight, Nevada

Gas to Searchlight Nevada and back.....$85 (hybrid) One night in Hotel.....................$89 Ten Thousand Conservatives...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 29 comments | 1161 Views

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Unions and pensions are a big problem, even here in PUSD

Although this article talks about the City of San Jose and its budget problems, what the article talks about also applies...

Original post made by Concerned on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by junebug, on May 25, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 29 comments | 1928 Views

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The Promises That Cannot Be Kept

I know we are all hoping that the economy truly turns around and things get better. But even if it does, we as a society...

Original post made by Time to get serious on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by ?, on Jul 9, 2011 at 8:31 am | 29 comments | 1802 Views

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Law would allow corporations to be 'socially responsible'

A new law passed by the state Assembly could, for the first time ever, make it legal in California for a corporation to put...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 3, 2011 at 7:29 am | 29 comments | 7605 Views

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Brown signs bill for illegals to get financial aid

Jerry Brown signed AB131 (ironically on a SATURDAY morning). This is the bill that allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

Original post made by Pay for an illegal to go to college on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 16, 2011 at 9:42 am | 29 comments | 1939 Views

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Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2753 Views

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Teachers and tenure - lawsuit

The disservice that the CA Teachers' Association provides to California as a whole continues to amaze me. When are we going...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Jan 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 29 comments | 2450 Views

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Teens open Airsoft gunfire on children

Rathbone Way is not a main street with heavy traffic, so the Rhodes brothers often play basketball in the street. Combined...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Amazing, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm | 29 comments | 7660 Views

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Why should we pay a licence fee for dogs and not cats.

I think it's unfair that residents of Pleasanton have to pay a licence fee for their dogs and cat owner don't pay anything....

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Kara, on Jun 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm | 29 comments | 4364 Views

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13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 3740 Views

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Part-time jobs for teenagers?

Anyone know of a local company looking for part-time help? My daughter is looking and so far, no luck. Any leads are appreciated. One...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Lucy, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:18 am | 29 comments | 2139 Views

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In your opinion who was the best P-Town politician?

With the passing of Ben many are bringing up past politicians and their opinions on what they contributed. I am asking what...

Original post made by IMHO on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 9, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 29 comments | 3908 Views

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Pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal may have too many words

It appears that the pro Oak Grove ballot rebuttal (Measure D) may have too many words. It was due at 5:00pm today. Let's...

Original post made by Angry voter on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 29 comments | 1808 Views

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Women share stories to help others

Eve Ensler's popular production, "The Vagina Monologues" is back at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore to help bolster the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by karen Hogan, on Apr 10, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 1468 Views

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Remove the Town Square Forum

As a longtime resident and complete lover of Pleasanton, this "forum" is very upsetting. Free speech...ok. But why invite...

Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 29 comments | 2845 Views

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Light turn-out so far in Pleasanton voting

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman votes today at a polling place at Vineyard Villa Mobile Home Park, which serves voters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 29 comments | 1776 Views

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NEW 680 SOUTHBOUND TOLL LANE EPIC FAILURE

September 20, 2010 Traffic backed up for miles into Pleasanton and Dublin due to shorter Hwy 84 merge lane onto 680. Fasttrack...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 9920 Views
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