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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This video was removed thru Democrat pressure; but resurfaces on Canadian site: Re: Last Year's Financial Crisis

This YouTube video (below) clearly shows that George Bush warned Congress starting in 2001, that the current economic crisis...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 2050 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Father's Day do-it-yourself gift

I relaxed in the backyard yesterday watching the wife and daughter #2 struggling to assemble a swinging outdoor chair/hammock...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by MRs. Smith, on Jun 16, 2009 at 6:04 pm | 7 comments | 2050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County rewards boss: $400k…for life

"Alameda County supervisors have really taken to heart the adage that government should run like a business — rewarding...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

coordinating classroom volunteers: would this help the schools?

I know that many parents volunteer in classrooms in the district. I wonder, though, how equitable that process is, if volunteers...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by different resident, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 2049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 2049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Explosive: The not-safe-for-school reading list of the safe schools czar"

Obama's handpicked "Safe School" Czar, Kevin Jennings is one sick person. And for him to indoctrinate our kids with his garbage...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:36 am | 15 comments | 2049 Views

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VERY REVEALING: McNerney Votes AGAINST National Defense Authorization Act!

McNerney and 77% of the other Democrats don't want our military in a hostile fire area to fully protect themselves from hostile...

Original post made by ! on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 2049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lax Agency (OTS) that Caused USA's Financial Meltdown Finally Hits the Dust

The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) whose pathetic lax 'oversight' caused IndyMac, AIG, Washington Mutual to fail, initiating...

Original post made by JL on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jeff Baker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art walk with the Harrington's

On Feb. 18 and also on the third Saturdays of March and April, Nancy and Gary Harrington will lead tours of public art in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto, Menlo Park school parcel taxes pass by wide margin

http://www.mercurynews.com/environment/ci_15020030 "In preliminary election results Tuesday night, 79.36 percent of voters...

Original post made by Jill on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by To Truth, Justice, and blah blah blah, on May 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 19 comments | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YES on Measure E-send your ballot in asap!

Ballots must be IN THE MAIL BY APRIL 28 to count. Please mail your ballots today! YES ON E!!!!...

Original post made by Sherri on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by , on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views

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Credit union marks 75th year with $45,000 'giveaway' program

Pleasanton-based Patelco Credit Union kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration here Tuesday with $45,000 worth of giveaways...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 17, 2011 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

General Plan delayed again by housing cap dispute

Community and city leaders started updating the Pleasanton General Plan in 2003, a hoped-for three year process that is just...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Why, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ragin' fundraiser earns $45,000 toward healing therapy grants

Ragin Cajun, the Mardi Gras event held to benefit the Sandra J Wing Healing Therapies Foundation, has announced that it raised...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Patty Manzi, on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2048 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Alert for today because of a high-pressure system...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 8, 2015 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Parent Project' helps with teen years

Calling all parents with troubled teens: There is light at the end of the tunnel. So says Teresa LeMay, who is teaching an...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Forgotten Man

A very moving and appropriate videoclip of an artist's latest work. Videoclip >>> http://www.silverbearcafe.com/private/09.10/forgottenman.html This...

Original post made by Forgotten Man on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by clink, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:45 am | 2 comments | 2047 Views

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Amador Valley High School receives nearly $13,000 from Safeway schools' program

Amador Valley High School has received nearly $13,000 from Pleasanton-based Safeway, Inc. through that company's annual "10%...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by huh???, on Feb 5, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2047 Views

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BART, unions reach tentative 5-year agreement to avert strikes

Heralding the tentative agreement as a turning point in BART labor relations, union leaders and management lauded a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by res, on Apr 12, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
By Tom Cushing | 25 comments | 601 views

Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 473 views