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The Influence on Mainstram Media on Adolescents

To those of you who have ever doubted your own beauty, been called something you’re not because you look a certain way, or...

Original post made by Annie Wu on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vickie, on Apr 13, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A School Superintendent takes big pay cut to save jobs

Here's something a bit heartwarming - Corona-Norco (Riverside County) Superintendent Kent L. Bechler plans to donate...

Original post made by Check out this great guy on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Be Positive, on Apr 11, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 25 comments | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local jogger sees mountain lion in Mohr-Martin neighborhood

Police are warning residents using rural pathways in the Pleasanton area to be on the lookout for mountain lions after a...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Gennady, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 25 comments | 1677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Apologize for using the 'H' Word

I didn't mean to offend FCD or other like-minded individuals. What I should have used was the appropriate term "Character...

Original post made by John Adams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 25 comments | 1527 Views

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Whats Going On With Vintage Hills Shopping Center????

I can remember when Flair Market was the grocery store and then Romley's market. Even the old chinese place and the pizza...

Original post made by Donald on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fotis, on May 17, 2010 at 2:27 am | 25 comments | 2269 Views

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Bay Area leaders praise Obama's nominee to Supreme Court

Bay Area political leaders Tuesday praised President Obama's nomination of federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by West Side Observer, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:43 am | 25 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TIME FOR A VICTORY LAP!

People of Pleasanton be proud. This week you stood up to the liberals who voted for Obama. You stood up to the liberals...

Original post made by Privatize on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by deadringer, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 25 comments | 1419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exiting PUSD employee puts home on market

http://www.movoto.com/statistics/ca/pleasanton.htm ...

Original post made by Pleasanton home for sale on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:36 am | 25 comments | 1532 Views

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Unemployemnt NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June

Unemployment NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June! Based upon whats been working and whats NOT been working to stimulate...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pedro, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 25 comments | 1746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Foothill HS driveway backwards?!

Foothill HS has obviously been around for quite a few years and I've always read about the horrific traffic and accidents...

Original post made by Baffled on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Baffled, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:07 am | 25 comments | 2265 Views

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AARP - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Beware

I just received an email from AARP (I've been a member for nearly 10 years) urging me to voice my opinion on healthcare reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 25 comments | 1674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oxy addiction epidimic in Pleasanton

When will we see local newpapers like the Pleasanton Weekly partner with the local law enforcement to do something about...

Original post made by Tom Johanson on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Aug 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 25 comments | 4522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please make sure your seniors go to school Monday

I just heard that many of the seniors at Amador (don't know about Foothill) are planning on declaring Monday "senior cut"...

Original post made by parent on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:57 am | 25 comments | 1368 Views

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For the record:

The first czar in the USA was appointed by Pres. Reagan. The use of czars was then expanded under George W. Bush. I believe...

Original post made by saj on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 25 comments | 1145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Walmart stealing from our schools fundraising?

It is troubling to see Walmart has a large display of Foothill and Amador spirit wear. The sprit wear is a primary fundraiser...

Original post made by Foothill Falcon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 1956 Views

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Article: "DNC Failed to Certify Obama as Eligible in MOST States"

Fascinating, if true. Evidently it is. We'll see if this story has "legs." It certainly will not be covered in the mainstream...

Original post made by Gene on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by John McCain, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 25 comments | 1549 Views

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Pleasanton Library-Louder than Starbucks

I've found it's quieter at Starbucks than the Pleasanton Library. The old social norm of being quiet in a library is extinct....

Original post made by Melanie on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by uselibraryalot, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 25 comments | 1751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System headed to trial

A lawsuit filed by a patients' rights group against ValleyCare Health System appears to be headed to trial. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Physician, on Feb 26, 2011 at 10:56 am | 25 comments | 2252 Views

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San Jose set to ban both plastic, paper bags at stores

Plastic and paper shopping bags may soon no longer be an option at San Jose stores after the City Council voted to ban them...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Polprav, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 25 comments | 1526 Views

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District reports no 'documented cases' of H1N1 in Pleasanton schools

Although no documented cases of H1N1 (swine flu) have been reported in Pleasanton schools, an increasing number of students...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 25 comments | 1131 Views
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