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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 | 1617 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Promises, promises: Obama tax pledge unrealistic

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama promised to fix health care and trim the federal budget deficit, all without raising...

Original post made by I didn\'t vote for him! on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 11 comments | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1617 Views

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What did you do to help make the world a better place today?

Somebody on the Pet Peeves thread thought a positive thread should be started, so here it is....

Original post made by letsgo on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Jan 19, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 34 comments | 1617 Views

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Sacramento woman killed when car crashes into CHP vehicle on I-580 in Livermore

An out-of-control Honda Accord crashed into the back of a California Highway Patrol car that was stopped along Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Wendy, on Sep 7, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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Local golf champs Creamer, Kim competing at Blackhawk Country Club tournament

Two Bay Area locals are playing in front of hometown fans today and Sunday at the 2010 CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge at Blackhawk...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by marie, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget situation still uncertain

With Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calling for more cuts to education after five of the six state propositions failed and Concord-area...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on May 22, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 6 comments | 1616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zangle Can't login to register for high school

Is anyone else unable to login in order to register for high school courses? I have the pin and the password....

Original post made by June on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Feb 16, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton School District Receives $3,200,000 from the Federal Government

The Pleasanton School District previously announced that they have $3,200,000 in funds from the Federal Government to be...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by lance, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 1616 Views

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Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 1616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council to act on downsized $87.3 million operating budget Tuesday

Members of the Pleasanton City Council indicated Tuesday night that they will approve a downsized $87.3 million operating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 11, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 1616 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Memorial set for Cal State East Bay music lecturer Lawrence Granger

A private memorial service will be held in San Francisco June 27 for Lawrence Granger, 57, of Pleasanton, who died June 14...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Misty, on Jun 18, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1616 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 | 1615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Radical solution to CA's education crisis: lay off 40% of CA teachers?

Let me make it clear up front that I do not support this proposed solution, but I'm open to debating how it would or wouldn't...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:01 am | 10 comments | 1615 Views

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TIME FOR A NEW MAYOR

Okay, I've heard it said on this forum you can't be against something you have to be fore something. It's time to start thinking...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Candidates?, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1615 Views

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"Solyndra is not just crony capitalism, it is criminal fraud"

A very good read of the Solyndra situation thus far is this article by former Asst. US Attorney Andrew McCarthy. (McCarthy...

Original post made by PayPerView? on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:21 am | 11 comments | 1615 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homeless Shelter near Pleasanton?

Yesterday's news of a man found dead in a sleeping bag under the freeway near Johnson Drive shouldn't happen in this area....

Original post made by Pleasanton Resident on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Buzz, on Dec 6, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 6 comments | 1615 Views

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Brown cuts 400 'positions' in prison system to reduce costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Tuesday announced "long overdue" personnel and program restructuring at the California Department...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Wesley G., on Jun 2, 2011 at 6:56 am | 3 comments | 1614 Views

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Indoor marijuana-growing equipment found in Danville home fire

Police are investigating a fire at a two-story Danville house that broke out early Friday morning after discovering equipment...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Jan 31, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views
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