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Deserving the Pensions

Please tell me how or why these gov't workers deserve these huge pensions.Lets see....they are overpaid while they are working,sit...

Original post made by hoops on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 64 comments | 2076 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California rated worse run state, and one doing the most to spread the wealth

It is interesting how California is rated the worst run state, and one of the states that spends the most! "1. California State...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 64 comments | 3202 Views

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U.S. Geological Survey predicts higher temps, stronger storms due to climate change

If worldwide carbon emissions continue at the present rate, rising temperatures could cause the Sierra Nevada to lose 80...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by lazzboy, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 64 comments | 4357 Views

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Comcast closing California call centers, including Livermore's, due to state's high cost of doing business here

Comcast will close its three call centers in California before Christmas and move the 1,000 jobs to Oregon, Washington and...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Goodbye California, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 64 comments | 7363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules in favor of Signature Properties over construction of Neal Elementary

"Ambiguous" was the word used in a tentative ruling delivered by a judge in the case of Signature Properties v. Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Concerned dad of two PUSD students, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm | 63 comments | 5324 Views

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Why Are Southerners So Fat?

Here is a great article on why so many Southerners are so fat. Gotta love those backwards red states! http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1909406,00.html ...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 30, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 63 comments | 3473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 3792 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission votes 5-0 to OK Walmart's bid for a Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted 5-0 Monday night to approve for a second time the bid by Walmart to open one of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Mar 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 63 comments | 3088 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate dropped bid for Pleasanton school board to focus on class size reduction

The short-lived fourth candidate for Pleasanton school board says he dropped out of the race to dedicate his time to reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Rudy, on Sep 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 63 comments | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Can The School Board Violate The Brown Act?

Editor's Note: To clarify, this post is from a recipient of the email, not from Bowser, and is only a portion of the email....

Original post made by I Was There on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Leadership at $2.31/hour?, on Nov 16, 2013 at 10:53 am | 63 comments | 46489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Walnut Grove principal files claim against district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Reality, on May 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 63 comments | 10233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Mob scene

Did anyone else notice the "mob scene" of about 100 or more kids leaving AVHS after school today? Both sides of Santa Rita...

Original post made by Anne on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by iwasthere, on Mar 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 62 comments | 6555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 3698 Views

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Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2732 Views

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Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 5326 Views

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Chick-fil-A planning Pleasanton restaurant

Chick-fil-A, a national restaurant chain known for its lineup of grilled chicken entrees, plans to open a restaurant with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Rogue ill, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 62 comments | 11424 Views

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Fr. Jim Sullivan @ CCOP

Does anyone know the REAL reason that Fr. Jim is leaving? It seems there has to be more going on "behind the scenes". We...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:28 am | 61 comments | 6861 Views

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Pleasanton woman killed in scooter accident on Foothill Road Saturday

A 40-year-old Pleasanton woman died after crashing her scooter into a tree on Foothill Road just south of the Castlewood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Feb 11, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 61 comments | 2565 Views

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Read it and Weep! (Regarding Healthcare Bill)

READ IT AND WEAP! Some of the items in the Health Care Plan now in the works: (Yes, someone IS reading the immense amount...

Original post made by Darlene on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by RJ2009, on Jul 30, 2009 at 10:18 am | 61 comments | 20977 Views
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