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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 | 1502 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 | 1793 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 | 2632 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 | 2332 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 | 2580 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 | 9561 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 | 4914 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Next 10 Budget Challenge

Here's a great site for all those of us who are drawn like moths to a political flame. Try balancing California's budget,...

Original post made by Becky Dennis on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gaza in Plain Language

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFK5TNcmEmg&has_verified=1...

Original post made by mark on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 14 comments | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gets budget back on track, for now

School Board members were pleased to certify their budget as positive Tuesday night -- a sign of a balanced budget -- for...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1574 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Volunteer for the CHP senior program

The California Highway Patrol's Senior Volunteer Program provides seniors an opportunity to make definitive contributions...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 1792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School cuts have human faces

Sixteen teachers and 45 classified employees will either be losing their jobs or have their hours cut again under the proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by a reader, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 83 comments | 4825 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PG&E Spends on Failed Prop16

By now most of you know that Prop 16 failed in spite of PG&E's $48,000,000 support. But what is amazing is how many customers...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Info: Obama Refuses Help by Dutch to Clean Up Oil Spill 3 Days After Accident...

This is further evidence that Obama is not interested in protecting America's interests. He is bent on its destruction...and...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 21 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks in Pleasanton?

The Parks and Recreation Commission held a public workshop March 1 to discuss the usage of the proposed 17-acre Staples Ranch...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by C.J., on Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm | 21 comments | 8090 Views

RESTAURANTS

INDIA GARDEN

has anybody eaten at the India Garden on Rose Street. We had dinner out at this place and the chicken vindaloo was like...

Original post made by Tom Atoe on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by LIZ ANYA, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 3377 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boy, we sure need a Chris Christie in Calif fighting Teachers Unions...

Very impressive youtube video on NJ Gov. Chris Christie taking a stand against Teachers Unions... "It's Not About Teachers"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Benito Juarez, on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Approachable art placed downtown

If you've walked down Main Street in the last few days, you may have noticed some interesting characters. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Linda Wyner, on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 54 comments | 4362 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Quiz Question: What North American City's Motto is "Diversity, Our Strength" ?

Select from the choices below: A. Detroit B. Toronto C. Minneapolis D. Miami E. San Francisco Follow-up Question: What...

Original post made by One (not Multi-) Culture Only on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by One culture, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could the PW post details for the funeral for Kyle Manning?

I know there was already a candlelight vigil, but what about a service for him? Thanks. ...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jun 11, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1775 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
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