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Pleasanton featured in new issue of Family Circle magazine!

Check out the January 2010 issue of Family Circle. In the "My Hometown" column on page 38, there's a nice little write-up...

Original post made by Tyler on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 20, 2009 at 7:41 am | 14 comments | 2265 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP wins, takes Kennedy seat, voters spoke against healthcare "reform"

See article: http://www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/01/19/massachusetts.senate/index.html?hpt=T1 The GOP won, taking over Kennedy's...

Original post made by GOP gets Kennedy seat on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moe Mentum, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 41332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

De La Salle - do they belong in EBAL

OK, so I know that the Mt. Diablo school dist. does not want them in their league but, do they belong in our league? I...

Original post made by Marc on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by dth, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Willle Brown calls Public Employee pensions too generous

Even Willie Brown knows that Public Employee Unions are Bankrupting the state. He said recently: "The deal used to...

Original post made by Caesar on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 26, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 14 comments | 1162 Views

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Fire department's deputy chief Zolfarelli retires

Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Zolfarelli retired Tuesday from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department after 35 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Tony, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 1214 Views

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Arcadia High takes state 'We the People" championship

Amador Valley High School and Foothill High School took second and fourth places in today's state finals in Sacramento in...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Detroit-based activist group wants Prop. 209 overturned

The man behind a controversial 1996 state ballot measure that banned race and gender preferences in state hiring and admissions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2010 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district sends pink slips to 900 teachers, others

The San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education Tuesday night approved sending pink slips to more than 900...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 28, 2010 at 7:28 pm | 14 comments | 1168 Views

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Dublin projects up to $4.6-million budget shortfall for 2010-11

A special budget report reviewed by the Dublin City Council shows declining future revenue projections and a reported budget...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bear, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 14 comments | 1069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million

Here's an interesting article abt CA Teachers Association: "The California Teachers Association spent $211.8 million...

Original post made by Another Parent on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yup, on Mar 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 14 comments | 1702 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will You Stand With Me?

One ordinary man's view of the current state of America and the steps necessary to move it back onto the path our Founding...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I donít want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1115 Views

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Summer Camp

Any recommendations for a summer camp (day or overnight) for young teenage boys?...

Original post made by Kyra on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Kyra, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 14 comments | 1054 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "A victory for common sense"

Yes indeed. The stupid suffered a major defeat today. The stupid has prevailed for too long and it took a major blow today....

Original post made by anti-stupid brigade on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 785 Views

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Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format.

Embarcadero publishing owns more than a few town papers that have this same Weekly forum format. Please take a minute...

Original post made by Community of Character, really? on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 2, 2010 at 8:58 am | 14 comments | 849 Views

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Stimulus & bailouts or tax cuts?

It's not right vs left, it is right vs wrong. $2.5 trillion spent on stimulus and bailouts. The federal government collected...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:23 am | 14 comments | 840 Views

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Why a pay lane for 680 South instead of North?

I drive from Pleasanton to San Jose everyday for work. When I get to carpool it is great there is a carpool lane going south...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Member, on Sep 8, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 14 comments | 2792 Views

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McNerney votes YES to kill more and more jobs as House passes the "Financial Reform" bill...

Our local socialist (mis)representative, Jerry McNerney, votes YES along with the Obama regime in passing the Financial Reform...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Apr 14, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 14 comments | 908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cook-Kallio launches bid for re-election

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has launched her campaign for re-election to a second four-term in the Nov....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 20, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 14 comments | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mumbo, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 934 Views
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