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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

VP Biden sneaks into Oakland to help Jerry McNerney

A 9AM Democrat fundraiser today in the Oakland area featured Vice-President Joe Biden at an undisclosed location. Jerry McNerney's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Issues please, on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:00 am | 23 comments | 1141 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PROPOSITION NEWS: Assemblyman says taxing marijuana sales would raise $1.4 billion

A new bill introduced by a San Francisco state assemblyman could generate annually about $1.4 billion in revenue from taxing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Monica, on Dec 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 1455 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio warns Senate bill could eliminate high schools' We the People program

Just as East Bay high school "We the People" competition civics teams are preparing for rehearsals tonight at Mission San...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 23 comments | 1498 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Nothing wrong with DADT

I just saw a post about urging senators to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Personally, I don't see anything wrong with...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by mooseturd, on Dec 18, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 23 comments | 1523 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 | 2793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gov. Brown's plan to close budget deficit 'painful,' but spares further cuts to Pleasanton, other California school districts

Facing an estimated $25.4 billion budget deficit, Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday proposed a combination of spending cuts and...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Moravecglobal, on Feb 12, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 23 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contract Should Be Renegotiated

The current Pleasanton PCEA employee contract should be renegotiated for several reasons. First, the contract would mean...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 8, 2011 at 7:36 am | 23 comments | 2084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading or paid Birthday Holidays - PUSD board to decide 2/22

This Tuesday, the PUSD school board will decide to reduce Barton reading program funding by 50% to save $53,000. They will...

Original post made by Nomad on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 2882 Views

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ACE expansion meeting draws critics

A new improved ACE train will be faster, cleaner and greener, say representatives from the Altamont Corridor Rail Project....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Mar 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 23 comments | 1844 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Finances, fundraising and union agreements on tonight's Pleasanton school board agenda

Union agreements and a new Community OutReach for Education (CORE) campaign are up for discussion at the school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Angelina, on May 10, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 23 comments | 1512 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lifeguards make over $100,000

Not only do the lifeguards in Newport Beach make between $100,000 and $200,000 per year but they are also members of the...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Teach Part Time, on May 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 23 comments | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Coming Fall of the Teachers Unions...

I found this article to be a very good read. Enough so that I'll purchase the book ... "Special Interest: Teachers Unions...

Original post made by NoToUnions on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 1349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 16, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 23 comments | 4026 Views

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Council OKs Climate Action Plan that regulates future energy uses

The City Council approved a broad-based Climate Action Plan (CAP) last night that could make Pleasanton "one of the greenest...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 23 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Nob Hill=New Walmart Grocery

Is it true? Walmart trying to open one of their grocery only stores in the Nob Hill sight? Got an email with a link to a...

Original post made by Alicia on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 8, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 23 comments | 2004 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Cindy Cross’ false pretense

Cindy Cross’ false pretense The PW’s blogger ripped in to the Tea Party audience at the CNN Republican Presidential...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 23 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen charged in First Street attack admitted stabbing one victim, court records show

The 16-year-old charged in a mid-September attack near Village High School admitted stabbing one of his alleged victims,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 23 comments | 1196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Triple, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 23 comments | 1467 Views

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ALISAL parents parking in doctor lots

today as I sat at the red light at the intersection of Santa rita@black right before the little darlings of Alisal school...

Original post made by Lisa on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Just sayin', on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 23 comments | 3785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smell raises big stink across parts of Pleasanton Thursday

That pungent smell that was wafting across Pleasanton Thursday was nothing more than compost being put down by parks workers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 2292 Views
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