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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 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

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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 | 1325 Views

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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 | 1325 Views

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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 | 1325 Views

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Pleasanton Council votes to restrict new banks from locating on Main Street

The Pleasanton City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to place restrictions on banks, savings and loan associations and other...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | 5 comments | 1325 Views

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Better Homes and Gardens agents volunteering at Valley Humane Society today

Agents from a Pleasanton real estate firm will be volunteering today at Valley Humane Society as part of their "Company Giving...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tour shows affordable housing potential for Pleasanton

When it comes to providing affordable housing, Pleasanton has a lot more to think about, following a tour of low-income housing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Toni, on Apr 15, 2011 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 1325 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Making Christmas merry

The warmth of caring and Christmas cheer filled the community room of the library Tuesday evening as dozens of people sat...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by BeeBop, on Dec 23, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

flexibility in allocating state funds to schools

At the last school district meeting I attended, a list of categorical funds that had been reduced by the state was distributed....

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 1324 Views

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CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1324 Views

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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 | 1324 Views

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Give States a Way to Go Bankrupt

The Weekly Standard advocates that states should be allowed to bankrupt. I wholeheartedly disagree with allowing States...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 25, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 9 comments | 1324 Views

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Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

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Missing boy found after 2-hour search in Rosepointe neighborhood

A 5th grade Hearst Elementary School student was found hiding in bushes near his home on Arlington Drive just before dark...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed Saklak, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TEXAS to Hire CALIFORNIA Teachers!!

Now is this good news, or bad news? Thousands of California Teachers are getting their Final Layoff notices this week! However: Other...

Original post made by Blown Away on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 1323 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

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Official White House Staff Pay Report:

Check out the official July report to Congress on White House Staff Pay. Seems Obama has literally dozens of "council"...

Original post made by Annon on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 20, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 1323 Views
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