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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax costs - up to $300K for taxpayers

The following was posted under another topic and bears repeating. In addition to costs provided by the Registrar of Voters,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:21 am | 5 comments | 1628 Views

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Obama here for Boxer fundraiser, tour of Fremont solar panel manufacturer

President Obama arrived Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area that will include...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by No stimulus for us, on May 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 10 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Dec 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christians celebrating Christmas

Christian churches throughout the Valley are seeing filled pews and Sunday schools at Christmastime with some even taking...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dennis Miller's racing picks for Friday

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his day three Alameda County Fair horse racing picks. Click on the headline above for his...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 1628 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abortion groups plan opposing rallies Saturday

Opposing voices in the abortion debate will meet Saturday at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street for competing events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by reasonable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1628 Views

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 | 1627 Views

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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 | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton council axes ice rink for this year's holiday season

As expected, the Pleasanton City Council voted 4-0 last night to suspend for at least a year the holiday ice rink operation...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 26, 2010 at 1:54 am | 6 comments | 1627 Views

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Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Treasure Hunters Roadshow continues until tomorrow

Treasures will be on display at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 11; and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jerry Jordan, on Feb 12, 2011 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

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Park District accepting bids on waterslides at Shadow Cliffs regional park

Wanted: Experienced concessionaire to develop, maintain and operate the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by oldtimer, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

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Hayashi wants part of I-580 named for slain Oakland officer

A resolution was introduced in the California State Assembly Wednesday to designate a portion of Interstate Highway 580 in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Newsom says he has Bill Clinton's support in campaign for governor

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said this week that he has former President Bill Clinton's support in his campaign for California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Sep 21, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1626 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

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Kathy Narum for City Council

In endorsing candidates for the Pleasanton City Council, we have most often supported those with a strong record of commitment...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 12, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1624 Views

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Who Is Responsible for the Deficit? The Answer Is....

I'm taking a break from my polo playing at my palatial summer estate* (staffed by non-union workers, of course) to post this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/...

Original post made by Yet Another Teacher on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1624 Views

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Downtown Plaza Plans after the closing of Tully's and Tara's Ice Cream?

Anyone know if there are any plans by the landlord to get new businesses into the downtown plaza where Tully's and Tara's...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Jul 21, 2016 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 1624 Views

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Taxpayers NOW in the USED car business

What next? First we become the proud owners of the new car industry. Now the USED car indusrty? House passes 'cash...

Original post made by Max on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by stupid is as stuid does, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1623 Views
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