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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 | 1716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child Murdered by Mother

I was very sad and upset to read about the Walnut Creek woman who murdered her teenage son. The fact is that children...

Original post made by Lisa on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 24, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are NO guarantees in G

I posted earlier my objection to Measure G because it doesn't guarantee CSR. CSR is something I believe is important. But...

Original post made by Ptown resident on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on May 16, 2009 at 11:18 am | 9 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is the Board planning another election?

Has anyone else heard that the Board of Trustees is already planning to hold another parcel tax election next spring? Was...

Original post made by Another Parcel Tax Election on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:21 am | 17 comments | 1715 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can We Please Stop Pretending the GDP Is "Growing"?

While this is a reposting of another blog, I found the numbers and implication interesting. It definitely calls into question...

Original post made by GX on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:03 am | 43 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

New transit fare card now good on most Bay Area systems

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and several major Bay Area transit operators--but not the Wheels bus system locally--...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Larry, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Clutterless' support group meets Feb. 27, not tonight

Overwhelmed by clutter? Learn how to deal with it by attending this support group, which meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) NOT Feb 20- Speaker mtg Feb 27, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State budget worsens as residents head to the polls Tuesday

Trouble at the state level is again trickling down to the Pleasanton Unified School District. More reductions to education...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District attorneys: Reduced criminal sentences to balance budget could escalate crime rates

The California District Attorneys Association sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday saying that reducing...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Millie, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support Our Children Now!

From reading the negative press on Measure G it is very obvious to me that these negative individuals have not taught in...

Original post made by Jerry Shelly on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on May 5, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 35 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Ballots are Here

My household received their Measure G Ballots in the mail today (we are Permanent Vote By Mail) and we already mailed 4 NO...

Original post made by Joe on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Parent who is voting NO ON G, on May 8, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Attorney General asks banks to suspend foreclosure actions

Following his office's negotiations with the state's top loan servicers and Friday's announcement by Bank of America that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Barnstormer, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 1714 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama again approved $ 4.7 Billion new solar loans

While most of us were still sick over the $500+. million (half-billion) in Obama's loan guarantees to Solyndra, he was again...

Original post made by Listen up on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 9:51 am | 11 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Keep asking Good Questions, on Oct 19, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1 comment | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

5 reasons why now is a good time to purchase a home

When it comes to buying a new home these days, many people are sitting on the fence. Maybe it's because of what they're hearing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:51 pm | 5 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are BCS rankings just a bunch of BS?

For weeks, David Shaw has avoided discussions about the BCS rankings. But as the regular season draws to a close, he finally...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fox spotted near 680 and Stoneridge

Was excited to see a fox and a pup wandering the sidewalk at the 680 overpass and Stoneridge Dr. I hope Mrs. B does not run...

Original post made by Rob on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jumbo, on May 23, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1714 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown joins in suit to invalidate city's housing cap law

Following through on earlier complaints to Pleasanton officials, State Attorney General Jerry Brown has joined a San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 1714 Views
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