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Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1488 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to review order to reduce state's prison population

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court order requiring the state of California to reduce the population...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special program offered for new kindergartners with no pre-school experience

The city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton Unified School District are partnering with Alameda County's "Every Child Counts"...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove landowners vow to proceed with development despite defeat at polls

The Oak Grove landowners who saw their plan to build 51 homes in their southeast hills property above Pleasanton's Kottinger...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by OMG, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:23 am | 55 comments | 2889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camps June 14-18th

There are very few camps that begin this week in the Bay Area. Camp personnel of camps that do offer service this week tell...

Original post made by Dana on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1463 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 judge lists 39 questions for response in trial's closing arguments

The federal judge presiding over a trial on California's Proposition 8 has issued a list of 39 wide-ranging questions to...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley TV Camp

This camp starts Monday and may be full, but I tried to register my kid online today in case there was still a space available....

Original post made by Laura on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 15, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 11 comments | 1831 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rand Paul's Doctor Credentials Questioned

"Rand Paul has been certified through the National Board of Ophthalmology since 2005. He is listed as the group's president;...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1449 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union continues protest at Castlewood on 100th day of its member workers' lockout

Demonstrators from the union that represents unionized hourly workers at Castlewood Country Club who have been locked out...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigdoggomes, on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 41 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

For those great Firefighters in our Community

Hey all of you who were so anti firefighter in your comments lately just ask the man whose life was saved by an off duty...

Original post made by 1 brave momma on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Barney, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 15 comments | 2468 Views

SPORTS

Lacrosse ends on high note for Pleasanton high schools

Foothill High varsity lacrosse team prevailed against Amador Valley, 8-4, in the North Coast Section semifinals held at Foothill...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by SportsFan, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 3144 Views

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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buy books online to support Friends of the Library

Did you know you can buy books from the Friends of the Library at Amazon.com? The Friends have a year-round magazine and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Irene Inman, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Economic report shows UCSF now 5th largest employer in Bay Area

An economic impact report released Friday morning indicates that the University of California in San Francisco has tripled...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:26 am | 4 comments | 1686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brothers Arrested for Meth Lab Released from Jail

Looks like these brothers were released from jail. See: http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_14665299 I hope...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:07 am | 9 comments | 2503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in daytime break-in attempt in Pleasanton

Two incidents in one day have prompted Pleasanton police to ask local residents to keep an eye out for suspicious people. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:00 am | 8 comments | 2176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robber hits Check N Go on Hopyard

A man with a gun held up the Check N Go store at 2755 of Hopyard Road yesterday afternoon and took an undisclosed amount...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 14, 2010 at 1:57 am | 8 comments | 2425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer, happy with GOP lead for 11th Congressional District nomination, calls it a night

Although Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton), facing no opposition for the Democrat Party nomination for election to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jun 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 36 comments | 9404 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4664 Views
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