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AROUND TOWN

Staples delayed despite pleas from seniors

Plans to develop Staples Ranch stalled Tuesday when a scheduled public hearing on the development had to be postponed by...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pat Kohnen, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:21 am | 40 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Red carpet' treatment awaits those seeking permits in Pleasanton

Pleasanton has re-opened its building permit center at 200 Old Bernal Ave. following a three-month remodel. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by sickofit, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:18 am | 19 comments | 1966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Biker killed on Tilden

Am I the only one who thinks these bikers are taking unnecessary risks with their lives as well as the lives of the drivers? When...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 am | 37 comments | 3581 Views

AROUND TOWN

No to Everyting Committee of Ayala, Brozosky, Arkin, Fox, Brown Take Over the City

Now we know that "No to Everything" committee of Kay Ayala, Steve Brozosky, Valerie Arkin, Anne Fox, Karla Brown-Belcher,...

Original post made by Watch Out on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by tyu, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:15 am | 16 comments | 4240 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

An Open Letter to President Obama from Jon Voight

By Jon Voight An open letter from actor Jon Voight to President Obama: (Published in Washington Times, June 22, 2010...

Original post made by on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 1998 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama has rejected 21 offers from 17 countries to help with the oil spill.

"But he's working 24/7 to fix this problem." Article >>> http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/06/21/robert-bluey-gulf-spill-katrina-jones-act-waive-obama/ Could...

Original post made by Jeff on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 1346 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

My reasons for supporting DAVID HARMER for Congress

My fellow Californians, I must first appologise to anyone reading this who believes government is some kind of diety-like...

Original post made by Doug Bell on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 3726 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Government Myths Are Undermining Democracy and America's Future (Article)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeff-madrick/bp-lesson-big-government_b_622456.html by Jeff Madrick - Senior Fellow, Roosevelt...

Original post made by Dela on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's 'other' graduates celebrate, too

While most of Pleasanton's class of 2010 was still getting ready for graduation -- putting the final touches on a speech,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 22, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1730 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Leather mural honoring 4 slain Oakland police officers on display at County Fair

Alameda County Fair-goers will have a unique opportunity starting tomorrow to view the intricately designed leather mural...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1981 Views

SPORTS

WORLD CUP EXTRAVAGANZA

I was up at 6:30 this morning watching the USA play Slovenia in the World Cup. I was hooting and hollering in my PJ's, sloshing...

Original post made by New Soccer Fan on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by MPA, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 3083 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back to the Iron Horse Trail

Thank you Kurt for your info. I do have a comment about how trails around the area are built. There are many horses people...

Original post made by Tango on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jun 22, 2010 at 5:07 am | 5 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman fights off motorist who grabs her on Andrews Drive

A 24-year-old woman walking to work was grabbed by a man who had pulled alongside her in a vehicle in Pleasanton Friday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 2171 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Double Standard

So the Obama Administration is upset that BP CEO Tony Hayward took the day off to see his yacht compete in race in England's...

Original post made by Mike S. on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 17 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there a helicopter circling Shadow Cliffs on Fathers Day?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by nancy s. on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jun 21, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why is Kansas City Mayor's Opinion News?

Why is it newsworthy what the Kansas City Mayor thinks about our mayor? The recent headline in the Weekly's online edition...

Original post made by vintagehiller on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by James Van Dyke, on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 12 comments | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for a challenged reader

has anyone found help for their child who is having trouble reading. My child is 12 and has been tutored, gone to summer...

Original post made by concerned parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gail Nott, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 20 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Westbound I-580 lanes open as walkway installed to new BART station from Dublin side

All westbound lanes on I-580 alongside the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Foothill/San Ramon roads re-opened...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 21, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1608 Views
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