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Obama preaches fiscal responsibility to congress!

Read below from the guy who brought us the GM and Chrysler bailouts, stimulus II, omulus, bank bailouts, mortgage bailouts...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1946 Views

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Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 3307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Plastic Bags (again)

I continue to think about all of the plastic bags we currently receive from merchants of varying sources - every time it...

Original post made by Karla on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Rumba, on Mar 13, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 16 comments | 1803 Views

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Dollar Tree

I just heard that a Dollar Tree store is going to be opening in Rose Pavilion center. Has anyone else heard this or know...

Original post made by Karoline on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Welcome $Tree, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 40 comments | 4158 Views

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Pleasanton Family Needs Your Help in Fighting Bank of America

Please read the Facebook page Bank of America Terrorizes the Zetterlund Family!!! https://www.facebook.com/BankOfAmericaTerrorizesTheZetterlundFamily Our...

Original post made by Kasee on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 11 comments | 3737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teacher of the Year 2010-2011

Congratulations to Marla Silversmith of Amador High School for being awarded Pleasanton Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011....

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lori J. Rice, on May 7, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2411 Views

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Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" hits home

Has anyone watched the new TV show Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolutation"? It started two weeks ago and I would say that...

Original post made by Kasey Hillier on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 15 comments | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My observations about people who vote yes on Measure G and those who vote No

Prior to this special election, I did not know which way I would vote on Measure G. I have read the Pleasanton Weekly blogs...

Original post made by Kate on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on May 28, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 20 comments | 1893 Views

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WOW!!! The Union Pacific Steam Engine 844 was heartstopping!

Unfortunately, I left my stainless steel Klean Kan at the tracks. Minutes later I returned to find it gone. Who would want...

Original post made by Kate Barker on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Escaped Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 6 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Kingdom for a Time Machine

I had asked the Board (posted in another thread) what had happened to the plan to have a 7% reserve. The response was “I...

Original post made by Kathleen on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 1606 Views

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Cap and Trade Some Background

So often I read comments from posters on this forum referring to "Cap and Trade" who clearly are not fully aware of how it...

Original post made by Kathleen on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

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Domus coming back?

I just read in the Mercury News that Domus is closing their store in downtown Los Gatos in late May. They also plan on opening...

Original post made by kathleen on Apr. 6, 2011
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Village Breakfast to Thank Principal Greg Giglio

Join Village High parents and alumni for a potluck breakfast from 8-9 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Village High School...

Original post made by Kathleen on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Dec 13, 2012 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 3042 Views

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Support Meeting

REMINDER... Mothers With a Purpose will be meeting, Thursday, July 10, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Foothill High...

Original post made by Kathleen on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 815 Views

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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 3459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Response to a Board Member's Email

I am a former board member who has been watching the parcel tax issue. I decided to email the current board about the state...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

STAR Testing Results

Here is a link to the page where you can look at district or school results: http://star.cde.ca.gov/star2009/SearchPanel.asp?ps=true&lstTestYear=2009&lstTestType=C&lstCounty=01&lst...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter from Superintendent

The following letter was in yesterday's (May 20) edition. I have responded below. Thanks, school community Dear Editor, A...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by pot/kettle, on May 22, 2011 at 7:02 am | 16 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Budget Reductions

From the PUSD web site: "Budget Information Once again we face an uncertain future with the budget. The Governor’s...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 3, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 51 comments | 3810 Views
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Twin tunnels plan in Delta is critical to Livermore Valley customers
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Feeding the hungry in Alameda County
By Jeb Bing | 7 comments | 356 views