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Police Officers Abuse Disability

Tim Hunt comments that about the large number of PPD officers out on temporary disability. "currently the department has...

Original post made by taxpayer on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by franco, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1610 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1609 Views

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I would like your input on this article re: where America is headed

I am not necessarily advocating the following position, and I hope this author (in the linked article below) is wrong about...

Original post made by Becky on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1609 Views

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America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1609 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plants on Stanley?

Does anyone no why so many of the newly planted plants are dying on Stanley Blvd? It is such a shame to see them turning...

Original post made by MW on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Might be the water, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protests increasing against local government decisions

Just as anti-Washington protests are increasing in this national political season, we're seeing some of the agitation locally....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by I'm awake, on Mar 29, 2016 at 10:06 am | 15 comments | 1609 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti is increasing. How can we stop it?

Graffiti is on the increase in Pleasanton. As citizens, we need to work together to deter/stop it asap. The youths that...

Original post made by FoP on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by App fan, on Feb 2, 2010 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 1609 Views

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Why Are Conservative Republicans Huting The Party?

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 By Bill O'Reilly First of all, we believe that two vibrant political parties are necessary...

Original post made by Bill O\'Reilly on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1608 Views

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Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1608 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just Wondering...

Why is the Fair closed on Tuesday? I know about the no horse racing on Wednesday, but why no Fair on Tuesday?...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by April Mitchell, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 1608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Homes Sales July 2009

Regardless of what your thoughts may be on housing. Pleasanton home sales are showing strong numbers again. Detached home...

Original post made by Moxley on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

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Listen to the House Rockers tonight

Enjoy great music from the House Rockers tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael Wilkins, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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Are BCS rankings just a bunch of BS?

For weeks, David Shaw has avoided discussions about the BCS rankings. But as the regular season draws to a close, he finally...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Walk in Orloff Park tomorrow

Return to the tree-studded, 8-acre Orloff Park this Saturday, March 3 meeting at 9 a.m. at the east end of the park for an...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Walk ?, on Mar 2, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Groundbreaking ceremony next Monday for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Veterans Memorial Committee will hold a brief groundbreaking ceremony for a new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Diego Unified's New Budgeting Approach

San Diego Unified's new budgeting approach sounds similar to zero-based budgeting. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/19/education-budget-priority-board/ "the...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1606 Views

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Obama now says unemployment will go over 10%!!!

President Obama told us that if the 787 billion stimulus passed unemployment could be contained below 8%. It already is...

Original post made by Pablo on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 17, 2009 at 8:33 am | 4 comments | 1606 Views

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Californians back tax extensions

A Reuters article reports on the results of a new Field poll at this http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/16/us-economy-california-budget-poll-idUSTRE72F44P20110316 "Califor...

Original post made by Sandy on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Taxed enough, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 14 comments | 1606 Views

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Need part-time legislature

Here is a great reason why we should go to a part-time legislature. In California, the legislature has proposed 2,189 bills...

Original post made by enough on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by part-timer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 1606 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 | 1606 Views
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State budget hinges on earnings of the 1 percent
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Admitted Early Action? Congratulations! And Next Steps
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