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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little cuts add up as school district searches for revenue

While the Pleasanton Unified School District board and administration worries about the big picture in dealing with budget...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Great work, on Apr 14, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 1344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Great Article on How the Free Market in Healthcare CAN (and DOES) Work

This is a great article on how the free enterprise system can -- and does -- work to solve a large portion of our healthcare...

Original post made by Annette on Aug. 12, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

putting down people because of their political affiliation or any belief system is FUTILE!

Some of the post I read on this forum really make me embarrassed! We moved here from Palo Alto a few years ago and the...

Original post made by Lynn on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by m, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 17 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds fill downtown for summertime Wine Stroll

A sell-out crowd of 1,000 turned out on a warm evening last night to enjoy the semi-annual wine stroll sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amtrak launches safety campaign to curb pedestrian accidents on tracks

Amtrak is kicking off a rail safety campaign today to reduce the number of pedestrians who are killed or injured by trains,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foundation helps close gap in state budget cuts

Governor Jerry Brown has warned Californians to "fasten your seat belt" before reading budget news coming out of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4th 'Spare the Air' alert issued for King holiday today

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for today, which bans burning wood, manufactured...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 4 comments | 1344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

See an American Recovery Act Roadsign? Take a pic and send it in!

We've all seen them. These roadsigns are pure propaganda, incredibly wasteful of your tax dollars and mine, and are actually...

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 11 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wind advisory in effect for East Bay with temperatures only in upper 60s

A wind advisory is in effect this morning for the San Francisco Bay Area, including higher elevations in the East Bay, according...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by DL, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

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Re: Pension reforms bode well for Pleasanton's future

According to Mr. Bing: “a new three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city employees that...

Original post made by To: Jeb, City management, City Council on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:08 am | 7 comments | 1343 Views

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TVAR Kitten Adoption Bonanza This Weekend!!

Best Choice of the KITTEN Season is here! Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR) has available kittens coming out our ears! We have...

Original post made by rosalyn@castlewoodinc.com on Jun. 13, 2013
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saving Quality Education

Would it be possible, with the 61% that voted yes on G to start a major fund raising effort to raise the money needed to...

Original post made by Saving the quality of education on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Swami, on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unfortunately, teachers will pay one way or the other

If teachers don't agree to a Step/Column freeze, they will end up "paying" by a heavier workload. Larger class sizes with...

Original post made by still hopeful on Jun. 3, 2009
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Jackson Funeral Tickets $25.00

Yep, Jackson Family still making money off their son Michael. Although his mother only is named in the only will found to...

Original post made by Rod on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Poor MJ, on Jul 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

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Newsom seeks debates with Atty. Gen. Brown if he decides to run for governor

San Francisco mayor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom Wednesday threw down the gauntlet to Attorney General Jerry...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 1342 Views

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Bay Bridge

I don't want the Bay Bridge to open again until they do a competent job. I heard a Berkeley professor of bridge stuff...

Original post made by Lisa on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Know any political button collectors

Does anybody know any political button collectors, who would want to buy a bushel basket full of assorted buttons ?...

Original post made by Political button collector on Dec. 31, 2010
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Occupy coming to Pleasanton Saturday 2/25 to protest Castlewood

Here we go. A planned march from downtown Pleasanton to Castlewood followed by a camp-in. Interesting that the webpage...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Again?, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1342 Views
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