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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district"

"Pleasanton becomes just another suburb with small minded people in a (soon to be) mediocre school district." Already...

Original post made by Good Feela on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Abby, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 13 comments | 1325 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama to give healthcare to significant others of homosexual government workers

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obama_gay_benefits...

Original post made by Cindy on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm?, on Jun 16, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 7 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Political Anger and non effective communication in P-Town?

We hear all the time that the Democrat Liberals are attacking the Right and that they ere the cause of all the friction on...

Original post made by NVC on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 10, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, Pleasanton to complete Iron Horse Trail

Back in 1986 when the East Bay Regional Park District was dreaming big, it envisioned an Iron Horse Trail that reached from...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Education Budget Faces Additional Cuts

In the May Revise to the State Budget, announced last week, the Governor adjusted the February budget to close the gap that...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 18, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 1324 Views

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This should be interesting!

Well this should prove interesting. I guess if you are speeding and a cop pulls you over and ask for drivers license and...

Original post made by Christine on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer: Tea Party Extremist (with video link)

With the November election just around the corner, local voters need to ask themselves whether they want a Tea Party extremist...

Original post made by Zone 7 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Barry, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 14 comments | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas 2011

Here is something constructive each and everyone of us could do that benefits all of us. Hopefully this triggers some positive...

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by dog gone, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for John McWilliams

Services for John Brendan McWilliams will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Tea is best, on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger budget projects less spending for CSR

http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14204413 My favorite quote after financially strangling schools the last...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Does anyone know why our district has so much debt compared to other districts?

I heard from a friend that our district carries 18-20% debt while most other districts carry 3-4%. Why is this? What is...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by an old mom, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 1323 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Immigration speech

I reviewed Obama's immigration speech online. I was surprised somewhat that I disagreed with very little of what the President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1323 Views

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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 | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Military Families mobilize to get packages to troops in war zones

Have you ever put together a care package for a son or daughter at college? Multiply that by 260 and you can begin to comprehend...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:48 am | 2 comments | 1323 Views
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