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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has the Parcel Tax become a Social Tax?

With the upcoming launch/rally for raising $2.8 million for "I Love Pleasanton Schools", will we have turned what was a private...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 19 comments | 1544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUICIDE AT SHADOW CLIFFS !!!

On Monday June 15th I drove in to Shadow Cliffs Lake only to find police and a corenor. I only got a little bit of info from...

Original post made by Tom on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 13 comments | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

State charges Target Corp. with dumping hazardous wastes in local landfills

California Attorney General Jerry Brown and 20 district attorneys filed a lawsuit against Target Corp. in Alameda County...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council to adopt 2010 budget tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a downsized $87.3 million operating budget for fiscal 2009-10 when it...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Jackal, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:48 am | 17 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

So what do you think about your new garbage bill and options?

So if you have read your garbage bill you know what is happening. If not cost is going up and cans are getting smaller, with...

Original post made by Oscar the Grouch on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Oscar the Grouch, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:49 am | 13 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How many employees does it take to teach a kid??

Things one learns by listening to the radio... The United States Department of Agriculture has more employees than there...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Farmer Tom, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:33 am | 13 comments | 1661 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 10069 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Cost Of Freedom=Blood!

Since my "RUSH" thread got hijacked, I thought this nasty war topic could continue here: Posted by unclehomerr.., a resident...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 1245 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Governor: Prop. 8 lawsuit raises important issues

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has told a U.S. judge in San Francisco that a federal lawsuit challenging California's ban on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 8 comments | 1280 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama' s Socialist Agenda Explained

This is a great rational article: http://rossputin.com/blog/index.php/barack-obama-s-strategy-straight-out-of...

Original post made by RightGuy on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Jun 18, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1192 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's national healthcare makes no sense to me

I have been following this debate over national healthcare and the more I learn about it the more I do not believe it makes...

Original post made by Einstein on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 1319 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Right-Wing Hate

Here is a good article about the danger of right-wing extremism and terrorism. Although this is a national issue, it is something...

Original post made by Francis on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 18, 2009 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 1130 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

If the Poet Laureate is a Paid Position, How Much Are Taxpayers Paying?

Don't get me wrong. I enjoy poetry. If this is NOT a paid position then TERRIFIC! I applaud her new post and congratulate...

Original post made by Frances on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Anyone sick of Sarah Palin and her "victimhood"?

Here is a good article for anyone who is sick of Sarah Palin whining and playing the victim. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/15/ED10187F2P.DTL...

Original post made by Tony M. on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by George, on Jun 17, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 57 comments | 1972 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Biden admits american people are being scammed by the stimulus

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2009/jun/08/john-boehner/boehner-claims-biden-said-stimulus-scamming-americ/...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by AL, on Jun 17, 2009 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 1133 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's management and union leaders trade barbs over negotiations

BART management and union leaders traded barbs Tuesday with only two weeks remaining before the contract for the transit...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Very Concerned, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1182 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama now says unemployment will go over 10%!!!

President Obama told us that if the 787 billion stimulus passed unemployment could be contained below 8%. It already is...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1098 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Evidence That Obama Belonged to Socialist Party...

Newspaper shows Obama belonged to socialist party. Democrat's campaign denied allegations, but new evidence indicates membership By...

Original post made by MaryAnn on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMMENTARY: Band director Moorefield signs off tonight at Foothill commencement

If you're among the fortunate in the graduation program tonight at Foothill High School, you'll also be among those applauding...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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