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Don't fix that dishwasher yet...

Our dishes have been coming out with a thick film on them. Before I had it serviced I called the Pleasanton Water District....

Original post made by Mumbo on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 1840 Views

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Stop the Madness - HCR Backlash

As an American, I'm outraged at these tactics. Let's see some real leadership from the Republicans - a public statement...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom for Truth on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 29, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 21 comments | 861 Views

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America is Not a Democracy

Very good video explaning why America is not a Democracy. Our Founding Fathers knew better, they set up the only form of...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 3, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 21 comments | 1226 Views

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Schwarzenegger's budget proposal freezes school funding; cuts health, welfare programs

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed an $83.4-billion budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year that would freeze funding for Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 21 comments | 1262 Views

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New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1091 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. wants PG&E to halt 'SmartMeter' installations until accuracy can be checked

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked a state commission Thursday to halt PG&E's SmartMeter program until an investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adam Croes, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documentary about the Zero tolerance policy in schools

Go to the books and movies section of the forum for a complete description on a wonderful documentary called "The War on...

Original post made by Paulette on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jjose, on Aug 23, 2010 at 9:36 am | 21 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools, students get set for classes next week

School doesn't start until Wednesday, but campuses across Pleasanton were humming this week with students and their parents,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:42 am | 21 comments | 1116 Views

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Cook-Kallio launches re-election bid at downtown park rally

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio combined her birthday celebration with a campaign for re-election Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:40 pm | 21 comments | 1310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates agree on key issues, differ in solutions

If the answers to questions posed to them at last night's school board candidates' forum are any indication, voters will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 1700 Views

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HARMERS Trail Of DESTRUCTION

Yes, this came in my mail box and yes this has all been verified! To those who have mentioned they would vote for this guy,...

Original post made by Very Concerned on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by jacob and Alma, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 21 comments | 1007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS kids ran half mile this afternoon

Wasn't it a 100* today? Doesn't seem healthy to have them run in this heat....

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 1975 Views

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does your water taste terrible?

For the past few weeks, my water has tasted terrible! The apartment folks tell me that this is a common problem throughout...

Original post made by kevin heller on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by aw, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 21 comments | 2733 Views

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Our "Meg Whitman" Sign -- Stolen!

For the first time in my life I put a political yard sign in my front yard. Actually three: one for Meg, one for Carly,...

Original post made by wcd on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 21 comments | 1880 Views

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Who is Obama???

I sell cars for Toyota and we make the best cars and trucks money can buy, bar none, don't believe me ask any mechanic and...

Original post made by Car Salesman on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 21 comments | 1909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prop. 8 still waiting at the altar

Ann Gaffney Shores knows that only fools try to predict judicial rulings. But the Corte Madera lawyer left this week's federal...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by thewaever, on Dec 16, 2010 at 7:40 am | 21 comments | 1252 Views

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Testing America's new civility in Pleasanton

Politicians of all stripes joined with President Obama on Tuesday night in seeking civility in debating and enacting key...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike Hightower, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 21 comments | 1104 Views

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City Council Eyeing Surplus to Shore Up Pension Shortfall

In a contentious work shop at city hall, the city council was given recommendations by its financil staff to shore up its...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by it is hopeless, on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Damaging Impact of California’s Teacher Layoff Policies

Great recent report at: http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/LayOff_2011_vFINAL-1.pdf called: Victims of the Churn:...

Original post made by concerned parent on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Honest Injun, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 21 comments | 1952 Views
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Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 1,022 views

Planning the "Pleasanton way"
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 895 views

Getting rid of an old toilet
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 411 views

Take Full Advantage of Free Standardized Testing Opportunities
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 385 views