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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton student wins $175,000 for science experiment

For some reason this hasn't hit the PW yet. http://www.insidebayarea.com/search/ci_12512749 Note that this student's...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1402 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 | 1402 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 | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident interrupts burglary attempt

Pleasanton police are looking for a man who may be responsible for several burglaries in the area near the Pleasanton Sports...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Oscar, on Jan 17, 2011 at 1:43 am | 5 comments | 1402 Views

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Niles canyon

Does anybody know if Niles Canyon open? I read construction road work is coming. I want to get to Mowry and 880..the fabulous...

Original post made by Niles Canyon on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Nov 28, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1402 Views

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When does it open

The new Walmart grocery that is. Anyone know? It will be nice to have a grocery option close enough to walk to....

Original post made by Ben on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 13 comments | 1402 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought over? EBMUD suspending water-waster penalties

An ordinance that imposes fines on suspected water wasters in the San Ramon Valley and other parts of the East Bay as a reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by ptown loves the drought, on May 3, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 9 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Republican AGAINST measure G

A recent posting online complained that he/she was a republican who was voting for measure G because he/she HAD NO CHOICE,...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by for Katie, on May 26, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1401 Views

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Right-Wing Harassment Strategy Against Dems Detailed In Memo: ‘Yell,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout Out,’ ‘Rattle Him’

Original post made by Drew on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Conservative, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 8 comments | 1401 Views

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Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

From: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/05/MNTG194BU2.DTL&tsp=1 "More than 500 people packed a...

Original post made by Stacey on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 28 comments | 1401 Views

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Obama by the numbers

This montage of statements and then/now numbers are interesting. We are way worse off as compared to 2009 on almost every...

Original post made by Independent on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by b is a shill, on Oct 8, 2011 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 1401 Views

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Keller Williams acquires Hometown GMAC

Hometown GMAC, a name that's almost symbolic with Pleasanton's historic downtown, has been acquired by Keller Williams Realty,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1401 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State schools chief puts California back in 'Race to the Top' competition

California's State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said today that the state would continue its efforts...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

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Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: Depressed Minimum Wages Testifies to the Success of Capitalist Markets

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one...

Original post made by Justice Tracker on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 19, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 1400 Views

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Alameda Fairgrounds activities this weekend

Multiple RV dealers will show hundreds of manufacturers and lines at the 16th annual fall RV Show and Sale from Sept. 24-Oct....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by tim, on Sep 24, 2010 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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Residents weigh in on plans for Shadow Cliffs

Residents presented their opinions, often passionately, on plans for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreational Area at a public...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by support the slides, on Mar 4, 2011 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 1400 Views
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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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