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Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 5407 Views

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State court rules in favor of Ayala, citizens group in bid to block Oak Grove development

Former City Councilwoman Kay Ayala and the citizens group she organized won their petition in the State Court of Appeal today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 3033 Views

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Unprecedented Subsidy for Costco

I have researched Costco subsidies to cities going back for at least 10 years. I have never found one to be as great as the...

Original post made by Terry on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 59 comments | 1465 Views

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What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 3784 Views

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Bullying a priority for PUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Apathy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 59 comments | 5313 Views

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Pleasanton declares water emergency due to statewide drought

The Pleasanton City Council declared Stage 1 of water shortage planning at its meeting last night in response to Governor...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by mechanism, on Sep 29, 2014 at 11:53 am | 59 comments | 17764 Views

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School board signs off on project list for $270-million bond measure planned for Nov. 8 election

The Pleasanton school board agreed last week to a list of priorities for placing a $270-million general obligation bond measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by oh Boy, on Jul 25, 2016 at 9:28 am | 59 comments | 3289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Q&A: Alameda County DA, on Middleton Place fight case

In the wake of the announcement that the Alameda County District Attorney's Office declined to press charges in the case...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:35 am | 59 comments | 5273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district agrees to pay Signature, Standard Pacific $2.6 million to settle suit

The Pleasanton school district announced Tuesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 million to local developers Signature Properties...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 58 comments | 5888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student arrested for ecstasy possession, distribution

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after allegedly possessing and furnishing the drug ecstasy to some students, according...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:51 am | 58 comments | 4740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A persuasive voice for a school parcel tax

If the Pleasanton school board is going to ask voters again next year to pass a parcel tax, as is likely, it can count on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:15 am | 58 comments | 3768 Views

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Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden, the "face of evil," is dead. Tell us, where were you when you first learned of the 9/11 attacks? And what...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 5966 Views

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California welfare recipants now allowed to use YOUR money to buy alcohol and cigarettes!!!

Next time you walk to the ballot box you should consider how your elected officials are using your money! Cheers!!! http://www.examiner.com/county-political-buzz-in-san-diego/...

Original post made by A classic on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jimbob, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:53 am | 58 comments | 2709 Views

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Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 58 comments | 3692 Views

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Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 58 comments | 3368 Views

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Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Red, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 58 comments | 3166 Views

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High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 3586 Views

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Ban on Paper and Plastic starts on Tuesday

Is Dublin adopting the ban on paper and plastic shopping bags starting the first of the year? I ask that because if they...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:00 am | 58 comments | 8095 Views

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Bay Area Democratic leaders praise Obama's 'State of the Union' address

Bay Area Democratic officials praised President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 58 comments | 5801 Views

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Tully's Coffee to close after New Year's

Tully's Coffee in downtown Pleasanton is set to close after the holidays, a move that surprised some longtime patrons. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 58 comments | 10989 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 416 views