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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PARCEL TAX NOT NEEDED - REPOSTED W/BETTER HEADLINE

Parcel Tax still needed? Schools & Kids, posted by Carl, a resident of the Country Fair neighborhood, 20 hours ago Quite...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 11, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton teens headed to compete in Intel's international science fair

Two Pleasanton high school students are hoping their projects designed to help in the fight against cancer will bring them...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by to anonymous, on May 9, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rick's Pick is a great addition to downtown

This past Saturday while walking down to the Farmers' Market, we stopped in the new shop Rick's Picks. From the merchandise...

Original post made by Infrequent shopper on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin projects up to $4.6-million budget shortfall for 2010-11

A special budget report reviewed by the Dublin City Council shows declining future revenue projections and a reported budget...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bear, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 14 comments | 1508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by john, on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Controversy stems over President Obama's speech to students

Many students were greeted by President Barack Obama Tuesday morning as they were back in the classrooms from the Labor Day...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Huh, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 29 comments | 1508 Views

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Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media News files for bankruptcy protection to undergo financial restructuring

The publisher of the Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald, San Jose Mercury News and 51 other daily newspapers in the Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by CCapDGIT, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone see white Jaguar spin out on Vineyard Saturday Afternoon June 16?

Did anyone see the lady in the white jaguar hit the curb and spin out on Vineyard Ave on Saturday? I was wondering what happened....

Original post made by member on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by homer, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schwarzenegger's Threat to Cut 5000 State Worker's Jobs Is a Joke Since There Are Over 334,000 Of Them-

Look at some recent 2007 numbers. http://ftp2.census.gov/govs/apes/07stca.txt The "black plowman" is trying to scare...

Original post made by frank on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Coal Bear, on May 20, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi charged with shoplifting

Found an interesting story on the San Francisco Chronicle about our Assemblywoman (I believe she is still our Assemblywoman...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 28, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 4 comments | 1506 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 | 1506 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court blocks broadcast of same-sex marriage rial

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote today blocked the broadcasting of a federal trial in San Francisco on the constitutionality...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 15, 2010 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 1506 Views

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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 | 1506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would you, could you in the rain?

Would you, could you in the rain? Why are the students of PMS spending their lunch period in 40 degree temps in the pouring...

Original post made by A PMS parent on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by lunch lady, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009

The great Political and Racial Divide of 2009 is SO evident as Blacks and whites, Democrats and republicans, Liberals and...

Original post made by Ron on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 1505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

City says it has contingency plan if BART workers strike

A looming strike by BART employees has the city of Pleasanton thinking about how it can be prepared for that scenario to...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 6 comments | 1505 Views

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Walmart market bid goes to city planners Monday

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center on Monday night as the Planning Commission holds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never enough freedom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 1505 Views

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Pleasanton Vice-Mayor pays tribute to veterans at Memorial Day service

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio paid tribute to the sacrifices and service of veterans at Memorial Day services...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Pam Hardy Alpert, on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views
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