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AROUND TOWN

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The City of Pleasanton has announced a mandatory water rationing fine for the "ice bucket challenge." Anyone caught doing...

Original post made by Mrs. Bloom on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ksquare, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 11 comments | 1584 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown joins in suit to invalidate city's housing cap law

Following through on earlier complaints to Pleasanton officials, State Attorney General Jerry Brown has joined a San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 1584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Explosive: The not-safe-for-school reading list of the safe schools czar"

Obama's handpicked "Safe School" Czar, Kevin Jennings is one sick person. And for him to indoctrinate our kids with his garbage...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:36 am | 15 comments | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Constitutional convention backers claim organized groups blocking them

A Bay Area-based group organizing a statewide effort to call a Constitutional Convention is alleging that it is being stymied...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Yo Kelly, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama administration joins fight to overturn Prop. 8 same-sex marriage ban that voters approved

The Obama Administration called on the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to overturn California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by George, on Mar 2, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 16 comments | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was the smell this morning

Does anyone know what the rotten egg smell was all about this morning in the area between Raley's and the School District...

Original post made by Mo Man on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1583 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK new Safeway 'Lifestyle' store near Fairgrounds

The Pleasanton Planning Commission gave its unanimous approval last week to plans by Safeway to build one of its new "Lifestyle"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 1583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cell phone statistics - Where are they?

Does anyone know where to find documented statistics of traffic accidents directly resulting from cell phone usage? Does...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 21, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shame on the unions

This is getting pathetic. I sure hope it doesn't portend things to come: http://hjta.org/california-commentary/latest-intimidation-tactic-public-relations-disaster-unions Lat...

Original post made by Sigh on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Harry, on Aug 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 1582 Views

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Nanny State Expands, Creates New Hunger Games for Starving Students

The Obama administration proposed regulations Friday that would prohibit U.S. schools from selling so-called unhealthy snacks. ...

Original post made by Fed Up on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Many of us will contribute even if it's not via a union concession

I watched the school board meeting tonight and was so heartened to see that community members are mobilizing a "campaign"...

Original post made by teacher on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 4, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 12 comments | 1581 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unfunded Retiree Medical Benefit Liabilities

Ah, the local columnists are starting to have the discussion about unfunded medical benefit liabilities for retirees. http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_12403771 "An...

Original post made by Stacey on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by frank, on May 20, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schwarzenegger sets March 30 as day to honor Vietnam vets

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined Assemblyman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) at the Twentynine Palms Marine Base to sign...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Julie Nickels Schau, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:56 am | 5 comments | 1581 Views

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Ranch 99 Market Stinks!!

I heard about the opening of the Ranch 99 Market, and went in the opening day. There was a horrible smell of moist fish tanks...

Original post made by Lee on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 20 comments | 1581 Views

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Zone 7 water rate study underway in advance of Aug. 26 meeting

The Zone 7 Water Agency is undertaking a rate study to determine whether the agency's current water rates are financially...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by justwondering, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 6 comments | 1581 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County sheriff, Mythbusters TV crew hold public meeting over Dublin cannonball incident

On the heels of an epic TV production mishap that sent a cannonball flying into Dublin homes, roughly two hundred people...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Fred Jones, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1581 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Cost Of Freedom=Blood!

Since my "RUSH" thread got hijacked, I thought this nasty war topic could continue here: Posted by unclehomerr.., a resident...

Original post made by Rush on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jun 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 1580 Views

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Lifeguards make over $100,000

Not only do the lifeguards in Newport Beach make between $100,000 and $200,000 per year but they are also members of the...

Original post made by Rita on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Teach Part Time, on May 22, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 23 comments | 1580 Views
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