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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget challenges set for PUSD public hearing tonight

The Pleasanton school board will discuss budget challenges and hear public comment on possible solutions and alternatives....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Feb 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

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San Ramon Republican David Harmer secures 10th Congressional District primary win

Voters gave one local Republican politician the green light in the run to fill the vacant seat of former 10th District U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1441 Views

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David Harmer: Epic Fail

David Harmer is a failed Utah politician, who helped write a failed proposition (prop 174), who was a senior executive at...

Original post made by Dallas on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jacob and Alma, on Aug 27, 2010 at 5:35 am | 17 comments | 1441 Views

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Just as he promised, Obama has fundamentally transformed America.

Change for the Worse. America downgraded. Exponential increase in debt. Exponential job losses. Exponential increase...

Original post made by Dana on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 11 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus to re-open its downtown Pleasanton store this summer

Domus, the popular kitchen and home accessories retailer that closed its downtown Pleasanton store in July 2008, announced...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sueme, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

HUD sells 3.5-acre site for city-owned senior housing development

The Pleasanton City Council has approved an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mac, on Feb 26, 2016 at 6:00 am | 1 comment | 1441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SFO wants BART's fare increase waived--for its employees

San Francisco International Airport representatives have asked that a BART-to-SFO surcharge that recently increased by $2.50...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Reader, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART seats mean cleaner ride

Notice anything different on BART? Fifty-one railcars out of BART's 669-car fleet are being outfitted with new cobalt blue...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Plastic seats are better, on Aug 24, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 1441 Views

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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 | 1440 Views

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Obama's Sequester Cuts Hit D.C. Visitors Hardest of All

Senators voted Wednesday to keep the White House closed to public tours, turning back a GOP-led effort to free up money to...

Original post made by Free Citizen on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Milo Thompson III, on Mar 23, 2013 at 12:35 am | 3 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

What has become of Pleasanton?

I read the wonderful article on Valley care turning 50. However the following comments were awful. What has become of the...

Original post made by nancy s. on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 1440 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1440 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore mother pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

A 42-year-old Livermore woman pleaded not guilty Friday to 67 felony counts alleging she committed sex crimes with two teenage...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by lisa, on Sep 25, 2010 at 9:56 pm | 4 comments | 1440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley parents contribute $14 million per year?

Today, Tri Valley Herald reporter Tim Hunt states here: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_12743257 "In...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Flu keeping students out of school

Many Pleasanton students were out sick this past week after reporting flu-like symptoms. Although the county shows no "documented"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom of 3rd grader, on Oct 27, 2009 at 7:55 am | 6 comments | 1439 Views

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Right Wing Terrorists

‘Operation Rescue’ founder warns of ‘violent convulsions’ if health bill doesn’t ban abortions. Look at this article: http://thinkprogress.org/2009/07/20/terry-violent-...

Original post made by Franklin W. on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 37 comments | 1439 Views

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77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 1439 Views

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Council places Oak Grove referendum on June 8 ballot

Pleasanton voters will be asked to decide in June if the developers of a 51-custom home project at the end of Hearst Drive...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 25 comments | 1439 Views

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Water rates up, quality goes down!!

I've been reading about the new water rates coming, and at the same time have noticed the quality of our water is going down! I...

Original post made by Lee on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on May 21, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 12 comments | 1439 Views

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'Band at Sea with Pirates' free concert

Pleasanton Community Band will present "Band at Sea with Pirates" concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bud Engel, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views
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