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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ACORN Qualifies for Funding in Senate Healthcare Bill

I see no moral difference between Obama Democrats and marxist thugs. It is confirmed that ACORN will be one of many major...

Original post made by pete on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 13 comments | 1705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CURRENT SCHOOL BOARD AFRAID OF STRONG WOMEN

If you look back at the 2008 school board election results, Chris Grant received 24.2% of the votes and Valerie Arkin received...

Original post made by Equality on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 27, 2009 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 2141 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

500 Days of Summer - Watch it!

I just finished watching 500 Days of Summer. This is a good movie, I definitely recommend watching it. It isn't a "feel...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 5131 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate health care bill punishes employers who hire people who need jobs the most

Do you still think the Democrats are for the "little guy" and actually care about their employment? Wake up! (This goes...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

EARLY CHRISTMAS at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The Wall St. Journal reported today that CEO of Fannie, Michael Williams, and CEO of Freddie, Charles Haldeman, will earn...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2009 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 1179 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1447 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Analysis of Past and Current Administrations

This post is in response to '!'s request for an explanation regarding a statement I made in another thread: "By the time...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by vesyolkina, on Dec 25, 2009 at 4:49 am | 9 comments | 1628 Views

SPORTS

Falcons face Cal High Friday after weekend win over Monte Vista

The Foothill Falcons will face Cal High this weekend, coming off a satisfying 41-37 win against Monte Vista High Friday night....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jehy, on Dec 25, 2009 at 1:33 am | 21 comments | 3499 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TriValley Democrats Seasonal Party

The public is invited to our annual potluck dinner party Dec. 21 at the IBEW 595 Hall, 6250 Village Pkwy, Dublin. Bring family,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 1831 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This bay area P-town is buried in pension obligations

Petaluma is screwed. Are we next? Check it out. http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20091218/COMMUNITY/912179949?Title=City-of-Petaluma-8217-s-fiscal-time-bomb...

Original post made by Vinny on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Dec 24, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 4 comments | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now BART riders can talk under the Bay

BART riders can now enjoy wireless access for mobile phones and other devices as they pass underneath the Bay in the Transbay...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 24, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 1787 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension tapeworm gnaws at Budgets

I saw this great editorial from yesterday's Orange County Register: Unfunded cost of public employee retirements threatens...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dixie, on Dec 24, 2009 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD - Budget Advisory Committee

The Budget Advisory Committee members have been posted on the PUSD website (http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/BusinessServices/Budget/BudgetAdvisory.cfm)...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 am | 15 comments | 3068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ryan Gordon Alumni Soccer Games

Foothill and Amador High School Alumni will be playing in the 7th Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games on Sunday, December...

Original post made by Curt Gordon on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Alumni, on Dec 24, 2009 at 7:00 am | 5 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge traffic

I was at Stoneridge Shopping Center tonight (Mon) about 5:30 to 6:30 PM and it took 40 minutes to drive on that encircling...

Original post made by Al on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mike Oxlong, on Dec 23, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 3047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant forced to close after water damage

A popular, upscale downtown dining establishment was forced to shutter its doors temporarily due to water damage. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Caesar, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 3356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board says parcel tax renewal is critical

Another school district--this one in Palo Alto--will ask voters to replace its current $493-a-year parcel tax that is set...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Dec 23, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 57 comments | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turn-out for Torrico's bid to become next state attorney general

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:22 am | 10 comments | 2034 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Climate Conference in Denmark

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/30664 What do you all think of this issue at hand? Is Pleasanton doing enough in it's part...

Original post made by der on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Nan, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 28 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court to rule early next year on validity of Pleasanton housing cap

In a three-hour hearing in Alameda County Superior Court Friday, Judge Frank Roesch sparred repeatedly with Pleasanton's...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 8264 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 577 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 455 views