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Zuckerberg donates $500 million to foundation that supports Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1258 Views


Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1258 Views


City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views


Governor pledges to spare education

I would hope so! They can't cut much more of education without running afoul of commitments made during acceptance of...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Amador Parent, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 1257 Views


CORE fundraiser at 11 percent of its goal

It's taken less than a month for the Pleasanton Partnerships In Education Foundation to raise more than $116,000 to help...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 4:24 am | 4 comments | 1257 Views


Dems Start to Panic As Midterm Reality Sets In

Public and private polling suggests that anxiety over the lack of jobs and anger over the big-spending ways of the Administration...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 25, 2010 at 7:35 am | 19 comments | 1257 Views


Ribbon cutting at Valley Humane Society today

Valley Humane Society will host a ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony tonight at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Karla, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1257 Views


Pleasanton library to host Fall book sale starting Friday

Boost your private book collection at the Fall Book Sale 2010 hosted by the Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library this...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by jbb, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views


A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1257 Views


Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1257 Views


Our own terrorist training camps here in the U.S.A.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Federal authorities have charged seven men in North Carolina with supporting terrorism and conspiracy...

Original post made by Amy on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jul 27, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1256 Views


Educators on march across state for better school funding

Two Bay Area educators have embarked on a 260-mile, 48-day march across the state to advocate for reinvestment in public...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by What we really need, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:55 am | 15 comments | 1256 Views


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 | 1256 Views


Day By Day More Becomes Known Of This Very Onerous Piece Of Legislation.

A little-known provision in the Obamacare legislation has sent $2 billion to corporations, unions and state public employee...

Original post made by Steve S. on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by b, on Apr 9, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views


Council approves new city employee contract unanimously

Ending more than a half-year of discussions and even a tentative commitment, the Pleasanton City Council last night voted...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chemist, on May 21, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1256 Views


PW says send money -- but keep your opinions to yourself

Why does the PW continue to remove every post that is critical of the PW or its management while asking us to pay them for...

Original post made by resident on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Adam, on May 27, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 10 comments | 1256 Views


Realtors want down payment requirements lowered

The National Association of Realtors is urging regulators to go back to the drawing board on the proposed Qualified Residential...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 1256 Views


New supervisor to meet constituents -- for a fee

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who was appointed last summer to represent Pleasanton, is coming to town to meet his...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2011 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1256 Views


East Pleasanton Task Force meets tonight at city's Operations Center

The East Pleasanton Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, April 8, at the city's Operations Service Center meeting...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by J Flack, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views


Do P-Town Parents have collective Integrity?

Integrity is consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations and outcome. As a holistic concept,...

Original post made by Integrity on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 8 comments | 1255 Views
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