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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly--The Change is for the Worse

The Pleasanton Weekly was much better before this odd change in format. Look at page 22 of the recent issue. You barely...

Original post made by Karen on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1003 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountaiin Mikes Showdown...It's On!

So I saw the other day that Mountain Mikes next to Nob Hill and Togos has all you can eat salad, pizza and desert for $5.99...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I. Eaton Moore, on May 15, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Sector Unions Growing Power

An outstanding analysis of the growing power of public sector unions is in the Wall Stree Journal's Editorial page. This...

Original post made by Ceasar on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bad Business, on May 15, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 16 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save Pleasanton Schools - campaigning with fiction?

Save Pleasanton Schools posted a video of a KPIX news clip at the top of their home page. And on Sunday e-mailed a link to...

Original post made by tax revolt 2 on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 15, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 65 comments | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber Golf Outing at Callippe, June 5th

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this premier golf networking event! Open to everyone. The Pleasanton Chamber of...

Original post made by Wendy Gutshall on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Roy Cook, on May 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1144 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council calls for quick action on downtown stimulus plan

The Pleasanton City Council last night turned its attention to creating a local economic stimulus package to help its struggling...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 15, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 29 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

No County Fair on Monday

I'm bummed. What does everyone think? I like the off days as a resident. Also carnies everywhere Monday, which I don't mind....

Original post made by ItsNotFair on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 15, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 4 comments | 1183 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two minute video entitled "The Pencil" (on Capitalism)

For those who criticize capitalism and the free market, I'd be interested to hear your reaction of this following short video...

Original post made by amy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Freedom Rings, on May 15, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rules on Using Stimulus Funds Not Clear

Here's an exerpt from an article in today's San Jose Mercury News: "the $8 billion in federal stimulus funds for California...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ptown resident, on May 15, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debbie Harvey Named PUSD Teacher of the Year

The 2009/2010 Teacher of the Year is Debbie Harvey. Read about it here http://www.infopleasanton.com/2009/05/14/harvey-named-pusd-teacher-of-the-year/...

Original post made by Info Pleasanton on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jen Cohn, on May 15, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday Geyser in Pleasanton

A fire hydrant was knocked off its pedestal Friday before noon at the Pleasanton Square shopping center on Johnson near Owens....

Original post made by Mark Curtis on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Yes on G" Guarantees Double Taxation

The Federal Government has already committed $6.7 million to California School in order to back fill the cuts from the State...

Original post made by Thanks Feds on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1198 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton not Pleasantville...

If you have ever seen the movie Pleasantville than you know their town was perfect. It was a small town with little to no...

Original post made by moviebuff on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on May 15, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 39 comments | 5064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSR is NOT guaranteed by Measure G

The Pleasanton community has expressed the importance it places on class size reduction. Ask parents what they want to see...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Looking for real leaders, on May 15, 2009 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 1196 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton braces for state to grab $4 million of local revenues to pay down state deficit

Pleasanton officials said today they are bracing for another takeaway of municipal revenues aimed at paying down the state's...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Can there be a bright side?, on May 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 12 comments | 1276 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Proposed Tax on Soda

How do you feel about Obama, an admitted smoker of both tobacco and marijauna, proposing a 7 cents per can "health tax" on...

Original post made by Rob Smithson on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Carolina, on May 14, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 53 comments | 1915 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Adminstration considering elimination of tax free healthcare benefits and elimination of interest expense on homes for couples making over $100,000

In order to help fund the cost of healthcare for the uninsured the Obama administration and congress are considering eliminating...

Original post made by Lisa on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:32 pm | 41 comments | 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan Commission OKs General Plan update

The Pleasanton Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the city's updated General Plan, sending the several-hundred-page...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on May 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An article about whether it matters if the state propositions pass on May 19

It seems to me that whether the propositions pass on May 19 or not, the state will be in trouble. The mercury news had...

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Received my measure G ballot today - voted No!

One more vote for no....

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 14, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1429 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,125 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 973 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 287 views