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'Red carpet' treatment awaits those seeking permits in Pleasanton

Pleasanton has re-opened its building permit center at 200 Old Bernal Ave. following a three-month remodel. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by sickofit, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:18 am | 19 comments | 1284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

TIME FOR A NEW MAYOR

Okay, I've heard it said on this forum you can't be against something you have to be fore something. It's time to start thinking...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Candidates?, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1371 Views

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CNN Money: Pleasanton Named Top 100 Best Cities To Live

Yay, Pleasanton! Just don't read the negative blogs that permeate the boards here that put a sour taste to the feel of...

Original post made by Proud and Staying Positive on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 19 comments | 2104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dems Start to Panic As Midterm Reality Sets In

Public and private polling suggests that anxiety over the lack of jobs and anger over the big-spending ways of the Administration...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 25, 2010 at 7:35 am | 19 comments | 1170 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The way forward, a choice in November

The Democrats controlling the federal budget process have openly stated they will defer action on President Obama's proposed...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:35 am | 19 comments | 1322 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California economic situation reaches another level of priority!

Looks like it is up to the Democrats in the state assembly and the states unions to close the California budget gap. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100728/pl_nm/us_economy_ca...

Original post made by Jackal on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 19 comments | 1042 Views

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McNerney voted "YES" to protect pedophiles (H.R. 1913)

Doubt me? Here is info about this bill which passed. Tho it is called a "Hate Crimes" bill (Democrats are always deceptive...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by lisa, on Dec 23, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 19 comments | 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Fed Up Taxpayer, on Aug 18, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 19 comments | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 4302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 1083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud noises last night...gunfire?

My husband and I woke to what we thought were repeated sound of gunfire last night at about 1:30 am. There were 2 episodes...

Original post made by Muirwood Area Resident on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 4289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3166 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote count goes on in 11th Congressional District race—or does it?

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen reported yesterday that Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has the same...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by joe hill, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:46 am | 19 comments | 1505 Views

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Jerry McNerney voted yes to extend the tax reductions

The house passed the tax bill tonight and as promised Jerry McNerney voted yes to pass the bill. All other Democrats in the...

Original post made by Chet on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 19 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gold's Gymm does not get permit

I find it very suspicious that Gold's Gym could not get the necessary permits to open its facility in Pleasanton, after it...

Original post made by Gym User on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by NoGymHere, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 19 comments | 3582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police find toddler wandering alone in Walmart parking lot

A young child was found wandering alone in the parking lot of the Walmart store in Pleasanton early this morning, police...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Because I care!, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 19 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not One Dime (for Measure E)

Not *ONE* Dime, But FIFTEEN MILLION Dimes! The four page glossy mailer recently sent out by the Measure E campaign falsely...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by I wonder, on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1531 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man pulling down pants of women joggers in Livermore

Livermore police are warning female joggers or walkers to be aware of a man who approaches women and pulls down their pants. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 19 comments | 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds object to high density housing near Bernal Community Park

More than 200 packed the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night, most of them there to object to a plan to build...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 19 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORE campaign

Finally got the CORE campaign letter. It's funding the same thing as last year - tech support and libraries, which I'll...

Original post made by wondering on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Property Perspective, on May 10, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2500 Views
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