Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

AROUND TOWN

Good-bye Mr. McNerney

I just dropped my ballot in the mail and the most satisfying vote I made was completing the line for soon to be Congressman...

Original post made by Sweet Revenge on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 20 comments | 1821 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congressional Voting Records

Here's an interesting site to view data about House Representatives and Senators, bills, and votes. It's called OpenCongress:...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1524 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BREAKING NEWS!! Harmer can't vote in District 11

Harmer is a 100% true Carpetbagger. He does not live in our district 11 and can't even vote in our district. Harmer should...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1489 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Has Anyone Seen McNerney Campaigning in Pleasanton?

If so, what is he campaigning on? His leftist voting record? Massive Taxes? Obamacare? Cap and Trade? Increased...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Oct 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cleaning up Town Square

Our Town Square forums are getting cleaned up as a part of an effort of the editorial staff to create a more thoughtful and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Not Yet 40, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 38 comments | 2935 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Added postage needed for votes by mail

Alameda County voters have so many races and measures to vote on in the Nov. 2 election that they will have to include additional...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sabrina, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 3210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Street closures today in Dublin due to high school homecoming parade

Village Parkway closure starts at 2:30 p.m. with parade starting at 3:45 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=5308...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Not so steamed, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 2057 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly Censoring Info About McNerney's Voting Record ...

I have made several factual posts about Jerry McNerney's voting record as well as info about organizations that support McNerney...

Original post made by Brian on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Not surprised, on Oct 15, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 5505 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's Strange Views on Controlling Our Lives: Big Govt, High TAXES, Obamacare, Cap 'n R Trade, Etc...

McNereny, a marvelous spokesman for the Food Stamp Party, would love to "change" America into a predominantly government...

Original post made by Margaret on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1423 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer leads McNerney by 6 points in new poll

Tale of two polls: SurveyUSA polled CA-11 voters in October of 2008 and gave McNerney an 11 percentage point advantage, McNerney...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 1293 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harmer's strange views on public education

Harmer who does not even live in our district has very strange views on our public education. Tea Party candidate David...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by mepartypatriot, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council, affordable housing coalitions, expected to settle legal battle for $1.9 million tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to agree to a court order tonight that scuttles a 29,000-unit housing cap law approved...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Oct 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 8 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle for Main Street

The war raged on. Battle lines had been drawn with the Brown-Ayala-McGovern Camp (Brownies for short) staking their position...

Original post made by Jeff on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Love it!!!, on Oct 14, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 1314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Carden West School names Mark Neal as its new principal

Mark E. Neal has been named principal of Carden West School, a private, nonprofit toddler-middle school in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by vk, on Oct 14, 2010 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 2366 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Potentially Ominous Date: November 30...U.S. Gov't May Seize Control of Internet

November 30 may be the date which the democrat FCC regulators seize control the internet. And what’s worse, the FCC...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by b, on Oct 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 3172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Tantrum Caught on Film by Student

A Tennessee math teacher became violent in the classroom and a student filmed it (it's on YouTube). There have been some...

Original post made by Sydney on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic Meter in Sunol Blvd.

I commute to Fremont everyday, driving 680 Southbound. During my drive to work this morning, I noticed a traffic light and...

Original post made by Maria on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by I H8 680, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 2165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students not the norm

Studies show (http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm) that average teenagers spend over 7.5 hours per day on media...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 27 comments | 2787 Views
<< < 422.75 423.75 424.75 425.75 426.75 > >>
Page 424.75 of 716

GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 2,042 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 77 comments | 1,231 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 5 comments | 502 views