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Jimmy Carter - Just Shut Up

Jimmy Carter is an embarrassment. He was when he was President. He is now. I figured it would not take long for him to...

Original post made by Snarky on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 19, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 67 comments | 2490 Views

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Obama, keeper of promises

Rainbows and Unicorns, it is a happy day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtxqtBq0uVw In the no foolin' department, the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 67 comments | 2501 Views

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Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 4053 Views

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Victim's Dad Speaks Against Guns, NRA, Craven Pols

Father of victim offers powerful, mournful statement regarding the senseless death of his son....

Original post made by Curt Wagner on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 29, 2014 at 8:02 am | 67 comments | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 5536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill closing its Pleasanton supermarket

Pleasanton's Nob Hill Foods supermarket at 3112 Santa Rita Rd. will close next month, leaving Trader Joe's as the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 67 comments | 5487 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council endorses 87-home Irby Ranch project, with land for Sunflower Hill housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted Tuesday night to support an 87-home development on the edge of downtown, a project that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by BobB, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:26 pm | 67 comments | 7751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD trustees hear about parcel tax, marketing plan

Pleasanton will support a $98 parcel tax -- if it's marketed right -- experts who surveyed likely voters told school board...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 67 comments | 3114 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district hires Lodi district manager as its new assistant superintendent

The Pleasanton school board has hired a former assistant superintendent at the Lodi school district to replace its Assistant...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Take him back, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 67 comments | 9920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 8624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab daytime burglar yesterday, seize car

An 18-year-old Pleasanton man was charged with burglary yesterday after a report of suspicious activity - and a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | 67 comments | 9949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how step and column salaries work for Pleasanton teachers

I want to summarize some basic facts about step and column salaries for teachers. Since teachers do not receive bonuses,...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by anon reply, on May 9, 2009 at 8:45 am | 66 comments | 3821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

March on Main Street

I'm thinking about a protest or something else (legal) on Main Street to protest the cuts to elementary schools (they're...

Original post made by just wondering on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 66 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAVE JON VRANESH!!!!

Anyone heard any news about Jon Vranesh? I've heard that numerous teachers have come out in support of him and are voicing...

Original post made by Save Jon Vranesh! on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Special Board Meeting has been called, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:13 am | 66 comments | 7763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 13200 Views

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VIVA ARIZONA, VIVA ARIZONA

For having the GUTS to finally stand up and do something that the CLINTON, BUSH AND OBAMA administrations had no stomach...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 66 comments | 2513 Views

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School board to discuss union bargaining proposals, other issues tonight

The Pleasanton School board will discuss the district's and its teachers' union contract proposals for the upcoming school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:14 am | 66 comments | 4320 Views

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BART strike likely tomorrow

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations today as union representatives announced that the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 66 comments | 4976 Views

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Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 21, 2014 at 8:30 pm | 66 comments | 5329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 6756 Views
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GE's re-organization reaches San Ramon digital headquarters
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,969 views

Sound and Fury over Vile and Slur-ry
By Tom Cushing | 77 comments | 1,181 views

New state housing requirements could affect Pleasanton
By Jeb Bing | 4 comments | 468 views