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PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 4228 Views


Why is music director Joe Hebert leaving CCOP, really?

Somme comments posted on Facebook about this and the announcement: I cannot believe that Joe Hebert is leaving CCOP!!!...

Original post made by Concern Member of CCOP on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Friend of the Truth, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 68 comments | 6649 Views


Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 3044 Views


Am I the only one that will say NO to any parcel tax?

Headline says it all......

Original post made by Jason on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:54 am | 68 comments | 2184 Views


Walmart Appeal

Just one question....It seems the major complaint againt Walmart is their low wages.So am I missing something or what the...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by local, on Mar 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 68 comments | 3227 Views


McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 6224 Views


Jimmy Carter - Just Shut Up

Jimmy Carter is an embarrassment. He was when he was President. He is now. I figured it would not take long for him to...

Original post made by Snarky on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 19, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 67 comments | 1875 Views


Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 4034 Views


Inequities on the School Board

If the PUSD School Board chooses to put a parcel tax measure on a future ballot, can that decision be valid considering that...

Original post made by Taxation without representation? on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 67 comments | 2110 Views


Obama, keeper of promises

Rainbows and Unicorns, it is a happy day. In the no foolin' department, the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 67 comments | 1725 Views


PUSD trustees hear about parcel tax, marketing plan

Pleasanton will support a $98 parcel tax -- if it's marketed right -- experts who surveyed likely voters told school board...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 67 comments | 2092 Views


Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2832 Views


Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 6936 Views


Victim's Dad Speaks Against Guns, NRA, Craven Pols

Father of victim offers powerful, mournful statement regarding the senseless death of his son....

Original post made by Curt Wagner on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 29, 2014 at 8:02 am | 67 comments | 1118 Views


Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5420 Views


COMMENTARY: 'It saddens me'

Those were the words of school board president Chris Grant last Tuesday night as he reviewed a long list of possible program...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 66 comments | 2252 Views


how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 2731 Views


McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 2973 Views


March on Main Street

I'm thinking about a protest or something else (legal) on Main Street to protest the cuts to elementary schools (they're...

Original post made by just wondering on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 66 comments | 1864 Views


Palo Alto sees record 79.36% approval for parcel tax

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on May 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 66 comments | 2599 Views
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