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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Updated info on federal stimulus funds

see http://www.pleasantonparceltaxinfo.com for updated information and web links to state information on federal stimulus...

Original post made by Mary on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:17 am | 7 comments | 1112 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Investigative Journalist Handcuffed at USC (videoclip)

Gina...(et. al): Here is a youtube link of an amazing videoclip of a legitimate alternative news journalist who would like...

Original post made by amy on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 24, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 1159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident

Does anyone know how the two 19yr olds in the accident on Vineyard are?...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Apr 23, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assembly aides see salary hikes

More than 120 Assembly aides were granted salary increases recently despite a rocky state economy and projections of a multibillion-...

Original post made by concerned taxpayer on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

recent break ins

Just a heads up... I received an e-mail from St. Elizabeth's Seton (on Stoneridge) that three cars had been broken into...

Original post made by TI on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ASSEMBLY CANCELS RAISES IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES

The California State Assembly canceled the half million dollars they had recently given in raises to assembly aides. Comments...

Original post made by Heads up on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debbie Look's Speech at Council Meeting Tonight

Comparing Pleasanton to Brentwood and Antioch? Laughable....

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:32 am | 13 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has anyone seen the Dilbert House lately?

As I walk my dog through the Hearst and Vintage Hills neighborhood area and observe the progress being made on the Adams...

Original post made by Perplexed on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:11 am | 23 comments | 2029 Views

SPORTS

Debut on the MLB mound

Former Pleasanton resident Brad Bergeson made his first trip to the Major League Baseball mound Tuesday night, only allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by SportsFan, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today is first Spare the Air for ozone this year

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued the first Spare the Air advisory for ozone in 2009 and is advising...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 6 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wheels (school route) bus collision w/ tan SUV?

Saw the aftermath of this around 3:30 this afternoon on Muirwood, just north of W. Las Positas. Police car, two police motorcyles,...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1149 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Uncanny Prediction in 1974

I grew up in a family of democrats and was told that the John Birch Society was harmful to America. Boy, this short 1974...

Original post made by Jim on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Mothers Club

The Pleasanton Mothers Club provides a social, supportive and educational outlet for moms and their families in the local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 22, 2009 at 8:26 am | 6 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steam Engine #844

It appears that UP #844 is moving from Oakland to Stockton via Pleasanton on Wed. April 22nd. Does anyone know a schedule?...

Original post made by Clint on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No casino at AV Grad Night?

Heard that the AV Grad Night celebration this year will be minus the popular Casino section. What's up with that?...

Original post made by S. Cremecheese on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by S. Cremecheese, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 34 comments | 1960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council may grant $1.2 million loan to school district

At their next scheduled meeting Tuesday, the City Council may loan up to $1.2 million to the Pleasanton Unified School District....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Just say NO!, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1455 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay Marriage

I'm not gay, though sometimes I wish I were. But anyway, I was thinking of that Gavin Newsom bit that anti-gay marriage...

Original post made by Cara on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Apr 21, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 21 comments | 1534 Views

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McNerney REFUSED to speak at the bi-partisan TeaParty!

This Pleasanton Tea Party was a wildly successful event with between 2,000 to 3,000 people attending. It was bi-partisan...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Not a Loon, on Apr 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 22 comments | 1676 Views
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