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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood Garage Sale

Jensen/Amador Neighborhood Garage Sale May 9th 8:30-2:00. For more information follow this link for the garage sale. http://moxleyteam.com/2009/05/multi-family-garage-sale-jense...

Original post made by Moxley on May. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1123 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 1123 Views

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Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 1123 Views

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Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Terrorists winning in Pleasanton

On September the eleventh, 2001, the worst terrorist attack in the history of mankind was inflicted on our proud United States...

Original post made by Patriot on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patriot, on Aug 30, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 12 comments | 1123 Views

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Drop yer ecstasy and grab yer kid's bike!

Check this out! My son just graduated a Pleasanton middleschool, and now needs to kick his ecstasy habit because he's...

Original post made by DoUgLaS kEnDaLl on Oct. 3, 2009
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Open letter to Patriot Radicals, Tea Party

"It's a love for our Country, our Constitution, principals, morals and values in this country... and yes, that does mean...

Original post made by Tired Of It on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:58 am | 31 comments | 1123 Views

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Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 1123 Views

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18% of drivers call in sick as AC Transit struggles to keep buses rolling during contract dispute

AC Transit officials apologized to riders Monday after 18 percent of the district's bus operators allegedly called in sick...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Willo, on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 1123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools perform well in state testing

Pleasanton schools did well on the state's Academic Performance Index (API) tests, but some areas still need work, according...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by angela reiswig, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Summer of fun heading to Pleasanton

With graduation exercises at both Foothill and Amador Valley high schools tonight and a summer crowd of more than 2,000 expected...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jun 16, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Fox spotted near 680 and Stoneridge

Was excited to see a fox and a pup wandering the sidewalk at the 680 overpass and Stoneridge Dr. I hope Mrs. B does not run...

Original post made by Rob on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jumbo, on May 23, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1123 Views

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Cover ups and mistakes

We have all by now heard about the Tiger Woods incident and rumors abound about how it is likely a cover up for a more embarresing...

Original post made by T.H. on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by good try, on Dec 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1122 Views

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What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1122 Views

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State Assembly to consider tougher law on violent crime reporting

A bill that would require witnesses to report violent crimes to law enforcement regardless of the victim's age has passed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

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Cannabis Prejudice @ City Hall

My city has one time used its power to reword and take away my rights. Of the 60+ references to the term prohibit in the...

Original post made by wcollins on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by wcollins, on Feb 13, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 32 comments | 1122 Views

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Carnival by movies??

I was driving and saw carnival rides near the movie theatre. Does anyone know what they are for or when it is going to be...

Original post made by Curious Mother on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chuck, on Mar 28, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1122 Views

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Somewhere to lay our Pets

I have been wondering for years actually why we don't have a pet cemetery in our town or in or around the trivalley, I know...

Original post made by Christy Classen on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by R Lou, on Aug 23, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 1122 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsors file appeal arguing trial judge 'invented' right to same-sex marriage

The sponsors of California's Proposition 8 have urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco to uphold the ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1122 Views
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