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AROUND TOWN

Foothill school traffic

I just moved here in April of last year. Is the Foothill HS traffic this horrific all year long? I don't remember it being...

Original post made by jenny on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pls mom, on Sep 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 15 comments | 1363 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last week’s Independent Newspaper as saying,”it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Spiking + Double Dips = $300K+ for retired City Attorney

The pensions for the police and fire chiefs are not the only ones spiked. The City taxpayers have paid City Attorney Mike...

Original post made by Robert Byrd on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 15 comments | 1491 Views

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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 936 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney back in Washington after election results give him 1% edge over opponent

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) returned to Washington this morning for the final session of the 111th Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 15 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have you seen 'Chorkie?'

Have you seen 1-year-old Chorkie? Medical student Melina Mashi who lives in Pleasanton lost the dog following a 7 p.m. traffic...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chcuk, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 1870 Views

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Hosterman names City Council colleague Cook-Kallio as vice mayor, but not everyone pleased

Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio was appointed Pleasanton's vice mayor for 2011 Tuesday, but not everyone is pleased with...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by trekmtb, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 15 comments | 1370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Entire topic disappeared -- why?

Dear editor/publisher - About 45 minutes ago, when I checked the Topic List for the Pleasanton Weekly Town Square Forum,...

Original post made by Why?? on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:14 am | 15 comments | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please do not forget to send your ballot in for the PMCC election

PMCCs - Pleasanton Meadows Cabana Club - annual election ballots are due on January 24th. Please mail yours in or even take...

Original post made by Pleasanton Meadows Mom on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 16, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 15 comments | 2200 Views

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City UNION budget workshop needs YOU !

Tomorrow, TUESDAY, Feb 1, 6:30 workshop in Council chambers.... needs YOU and your ideas. So far it looks like the biggest...

Original post made by Analyze costs on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Analyze costs, on Feb 2, 2011 at 10:36 am | 15 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullies

I am becoming more concerened with the [inappropriate word edited] going on with our teenagers. My child and I were out...

Original post made by concerened mother on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Amador Student, on Feb 15, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 2156 Views

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These are the times that try men's souls

This is the famous quotation from Thomas Paine's famous pamphlet "Common Sense" which was the single most important factor...

Original post made by Concerned on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 15 comments | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 3479 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reprehensible: "Commander-in-Chief Turns His Back on America's Military"

No more proof necessary that our President is Anti-American, Anti-Military. This reprehensible act to deny paychecks to...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 15 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMMENTARY: Haggerty out of sync in plan to split city's supervisory district

An Alameda County plan to split Pleasanton into two separate supervisory districts makes no sense. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 3, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 1583 Views

SPORTS

You guys really missed the boat... again

Brandon Crawford. Maybe you've heard of him? Rookie playing for the San Francisco Giants. Ringing any bells? Graduate of...

Original post made by Izzy on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cubs Fan, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 15 comments | 2700 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Osama Eyed a Name Change for alQaeda...

I'd simply rename alQaeda...to "Democrats." This party is just as anti-American and destructive as alQaeda. article...

Original post made by TryThis on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sober Analysis, on Jun 26, 2011 at 7:08 am | 15 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union members arrested after blocking road to Castlewood Country Club

About 20 people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested this morning for blocking Castlewood Drive...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by RestOfStory, on Jun 26, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 15 comments | 1823 Views
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