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AROUND TOWN

Plan Bay Area Will Not Go to Vote of the People

I had to laugh so hard when I read a paper yesterday with an article on Plan Bay Area with ABAG and MTC dictating what our...

Original post made by agree on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Station to nowhere?

Just wanted to offer some memories and insight to the mess-up by BART. This is not anything new. I worked in the 60's for...

Original post made by Don on Sep. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ASSEMBLY CANCELS RAISES IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES

The California State Assembly canceled the half million dollars they had recently given in raises to assembly aides. Comments...

Original post made by Heads up on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 23, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REQUIRED READING

All voters considering the Measure G proposal in June and the State measures in May should go to the Howard Jarvis web site...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 14 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is "Safe Rides" still available?

Several teens have mentioned that teens are trying to call Safe Rides and it goes right to voice mail and that it is unusual...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board expected to issue approval for search firm, hear union agreement Tuesday

The Pleasanton Unified school board will meet Tuesday night to decide whether to approve a contract with an Omaha-based superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by SoMuchLitigation, on Nov 9, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looks like the Weekly in Chief has swayed the fourum WAY toy the right...

Need I say more? Dozens of posts I see have been removed the last several weeks, posted by dozens of community members. If...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by You, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 21 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arcadia High takes state 'We the People" championship

Amador Valley High School and Foothill High School took second and fourth places in today's state finals in Sacramento in...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 9, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1793 Views

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Rides, entertainment booths going up at the fairgrounds as county fair readies for opening Wednesday



Crews are rapidly assembling scores of rides and others are filling the exhibition halls in time for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brittany, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton buying $1.3-million new aerial fire-fighting truck

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department won approval Tuesday to purchase a $1.3 million new aerial fire-fighting truck with...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Dec 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon: Police chief named as interim city manager

The San Ramon City Council looked within to find its short-term replacement for retiring City Manager Greg Rogers, voting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lila, on Jun 8, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1792 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1792 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Chinese writers sue Apple for copyright violation

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black... The Chinese are stealing intellectual rights left & right, and they have the...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Claudette McDermott's Thread Restricted???

What is Claudette McDermott afraid of that she would post a self-promoting thread about street artists and then restrict...

Original post made by What\'s Up Gina? on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1792 Views

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Downtown set for lively events over next 8 days

Get set for a full week of events as the Pleasanton Downtown Association and merchants swing into overdrive with almost non-stop...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Pamela, on Aug 3, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views
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