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AROUND TOWN

Helicopters at night

Several nights this week, we have had helicopters circling overhead for several hours. Does anyone know what they are doing,...

Original post made by Dennis on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by found out about this, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cinderella Is In Town

Actually 2500 Cinderellas are in town riding their bikes in the annual Cinderella Classic and Challenge. Pleasanton is home...

Original post made by Steve Rosefield on Apr. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CONTINUED -- Newspaper - Conflict of Interest?

Posted by Sensibly Save Our Schools, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, 15 hours ago Mike, I...

Original post made by Another Gatetree Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 4, 2009 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids are taking over our forum

I don't know if ir's just me, but it seems that a many comments are being made by some kids who are mocking our serious dicussions....

Original post made by Molly on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 4, 2009 at 4:48 am | 12 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton TEA (Taxed Enough ALready) Party!! April 15th!

Pleasae come out and let your voice be heard. This is a Bi-partisan event. Pleasanton TEA Party Date: Wednesday, April...

Original post made by Dr. B on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 20 comments | 2837 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court orders reduction in prison population

A three-judge federal panel has tentatively ruled that the population of California's severely overcrowded prisons must be...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 19 comments | 1645 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2279 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oakland PD Officers

What a tragedy. Those poor families. ...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 23 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Practice What You Preach

Below is a posting made by Gina Channell-Allen (can be found on Publishers' Blog) in which she discusses identity theft,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is going on with the Signature Properties lawsuit?

Back in December, PUSD announced that they were hiring Signature's attorneys, on a contingency basis, to assist PUSD with...

Original post made by Sensibly Save Our Schools on Apr. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continued -- "Dirty Politics in a Community of Character"

Posted by djohns, a member of the Amador Valley High School community, 1 hour ago djohns is a member (registered user) of...

Original post made by Another Gatetree Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Letter: McNerney another Pelosi puppet

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5328 posted Friday, March 13, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:09 pm | 34 comments | 1794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water content from Sierra snowpack now at 81% of normal

The water content of the snowpack in the state is 81 percent of normal for this date, the California Department of Water...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Apr 3, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

COMMENTARY: The haves and the have-nots

Sitting side by side the other day at a joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and school board, City Manager Nelson...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kiko, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday night fire destroys trailer at new Zone 7 plant

A fire in a construction trailer at a new Zone 7 desalinization plant at the corner of Santa Rita Road and Stoneridge Drive...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:59 am | 12 comments | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax costs - up to $300K for taxpayers

The following was posted under another topic and bears repeating. In addition to costs provided by the Registrar of Voters,...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:21 am | 5 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newspaper - Conflict of Interest?

I know why Jeb is censoring items against the parcel tax and why he is in support of the tax. Jeb's wife works in the office...

Original post made by Mike on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:18 am | 5 comments | 1176 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial

Sitting side by side the other day at a joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and school board, City Manager Nelson...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sensibly Save Our Schools, on Apr 3, 2009 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1217 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All I was looking for was information on the parcel tax

I am amazed at what I read in the Town Square Forum. Yesterday, I got two different written opinions on the parcel tax for...

Original post made by Dave Walden on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:53 am | 23 comments | 2942 Views
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Earthquake Insurance
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