Town Square

Post a New Topic

Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category


Budget still a burden for schools

The state of the school district's budget appears to have gone from bad to worse. As California's deficit climbs to an estimated...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by interested resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 12 comments | 2626 Views


Fairness of Proposed Parcel Tax to Renters

If the proposed parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools passes, it will be fairly simple for homeowners to pay the tax and...

Original post made by Beth Turner on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:00 am | 26 comments | 2626 Views


Public Forum Civility

Welcome Everyone! I officially announce the opening of the "Bash Stacey" thread. You are all welcome to come here and...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:40 am | 9 comments | 2626 Views


Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty sued by former chief of staff for misuse of county funds

The former chief of staff for Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is suing the supervisor, accusing him of misusing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dr. Gator, on May 13, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2626 Views


Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2625 Views


Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 2624 Views


Pest Control

Anyone have a particular company to recommend? For the first time ever ants are appearing on the kitchen counters. I can't...

Original post made by Jen on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 28, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 5 comments | 2624 Views


'Cash mob' will be in downtown Pleasanton starting at 6 p.m.tonight

Pleasanton's first "Cash Mob" will take over downtown streets starting at 6 p.m. tonight as part of a new national movement...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 2624 Views


Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2623 Views


How Environmentalists Forced Deep Water Drilling...(vs. Shallow Water)

It is painfully obvious that shallow water drilling is much safer and easier to prevent major spills. However, where is...

Original post made by Outraged over Enviro-Extremists on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:28 am | 24 comments | 2623 Views


Afghan author to talk about his new book on the country tonight at Pleasanton's Library

Atta Arghandiwal, who immigrated to the Bay Area in the early 1980s, will talk about his recently published memoir at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm | 12 comments | 2623 Views


Caltrans to widen and straighten Niles Canyon -- info!

Hi! This post is regarding Caltrans' plans to, IMHO, waste $80 million in taxpayer dollars to ruin Niles Canyon. (I posted...

Original post made by Nancy on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 14 comments | 2622 Views


Going for 13-0

After an astounding 9-0 win Wednesday night over cross-town rivals Amador Valley, Foothill's varsity girls soccer team will...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by FHSvAVHS, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 2621 Views


BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2621 Views


An Oak Grove Myth Put to Rest

I've seen various comments around here characterizing the trails of the park in Oak Grove as being between the ridgelines...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:23 am | 12 comments | 2621 Views


Police arrest five after robbery, beating on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested five men Monday night for allegedly robbing and beating a man and threatening to beat up another...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Taco, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm | 75 comments | 2621 Views


Democrats explained - Why they vote as they do...

Clipped from Vision to America website.... Painfully true - explains a lot. "When your friends cannot explain why they...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Answer, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:53 am | 20 comments | 2621 Views


Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2619 Views


Woman's body found in brush at BART station

A woman's body was found Thursday afternoon in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station parking structure,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 2618 Views


The Lesson of Half Moon Bay

Don't know if any of you have been following the story, but here's a new article regarding what is happening over in Half...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2617 Views
<< < 150.25 151.25 152.25 153.25 154.25 > >>
Page 152.25 of 634

Huddled Masses 2015
By Tom Cushing | 27 comments | 835 views

One Bad Apple
By Roz Rogoff | 16 comments | 683 views

Hope Hospice celebrates 35 years of quality service to the valley
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 281 views