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Parcel Tax Deja Vu

Check out this posting from February 2008: A parcel tax is a thinly veiled excuse to have access to a pot of discretionary...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on May 1, 2009 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1681 Views


Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views


The results are in on Posts by comment number...

As an informal poll I checked the number of comments by category for the five most recent posts on the PW Town Square Forum....

Original post made by TumbleWeed on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2009 at 10:10 am | 8 comments | 1681 Views


Filmmakers highlight post-traumatic stress disorder

What started out as an intense drama in a police station has evolved into a movie with a message. "In the Box" is about a...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by fiscal conservative, on Jul 13, 2011 at 7:08 am | 10 comments | 1681 Views


Opus Bank drops bid for downtown Pleasanton location

Opus Bank representatives said this week that they are no longer pursuing a lease for the Past Time Pool building on Main...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 10 comments | 1681 Views



I see the streets being fixed all over town when there is a few cracks. What happened to Valley Avenue near the Stanley...

Original post made by david on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by frank, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 1681 Views


"A 6-Month Evaluation of Obama's Presidency"

The following "performance evaluation" I wholeheartedly agree with, although I cannot verify the author. For those who object...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by amused, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:45 am | 14 comments | 1680 Views


CHP officer injured in Hwy. 84 accident when motorcycle malfunctions

A California Highway Patrol officer suffered minor injuries when he crashed his motorcycle on state Highway 84, just east...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1680 Views


Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing in his congressional campaign

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:17 am | 22 comments | 1680 Views


BARTD Transportation Permanent Tax NOT good, NOT Fair

Tim Hunt's article on the Transportation Taxes (which is closed for comment) points out we already pay one-half-cent surcharge...

Original post made by Taxed already on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views


Area teacher threatens to stab/shoot students with on-line Twitter rants; Gets only a written reprimand

How come when a union-protected teacher Mrs. Hodges (editor's note: teacher is from the Newark school district) on the internet...

Original post made by unions need to go on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1679 Views


Freedom in America is on the Brink. The Time is NOW. You Must Choose Sides.

With the news today that in New York City, the high income earners should expect a tax rate of 57 percent, that is not freedom....

Original post made by Concerned American on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 20 comments | 1679 Views


School Registration

I just wanted to comment on school registration and "proof of residency". Why is it that the schools only except utilties,...

Original post made by Me Too on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Good Idea, on Aug 24, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 17 comments | 1678 Views


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 | 1678 Views


Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1678 Views


Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1678 Views


Congressman DeSaulnier reveals cancer diagnosis, continues re-election bid

Danville's Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) announced Thursday that he has been battling leukemia since last year,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jatin Anadkat, on May 6, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1678 Views


Summer Wine Stroll set for tomorrow downtown

The Pleasanton Downtown Association's Summer Wine Stroll is set for 5-8 p.m. tomorrow, during which more than 30 downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dgilbreth, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1678 Views


Please support "We the People"

Anyone in Pleasanton has likely heard of the National "We the People" Competition Civics program that both Amador Valley...

Original post made by Civic Minded on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Oct 2, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 3 comments | 1677 Views


Give Them the Tools? Give me a break!

A recent radio ad in favor of the state propositions really torqued me off this weekend. It says that voting in favor of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1677 Views
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Prop 56: Tax ‘em if you smoke ‘em
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Remembering Alameda County's fallen heroes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 686 views