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BOOKS & MOVIES

American Drug Wars

On Saturday, November 14th, at 7:00 PM, the IBEW Hall will host a film event featuring the documentary, "American Drug Wars."...

Original post made by Paulette on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paulette, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 3308 Views

SPORTS

The greatness that is NCS sports

It is playoff time for many high school sports, and NCS, the overseeing body of high school sports playoffs is again at its...

Original post made by Get the facts on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:05 am | 15 comments | 2996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

YouTube video on Pleasanton running for Grand Prize!

I have some exciting news to share, and I need your help! I recently created a short video about Pleasanton. I enjoy...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tina G, on Nov 14, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 17 comments | 3901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Bridge lane closures during off-peak hours to continue indefinitely

The California Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is closing one to two lanes of traffic on both decks of...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Pleasanton Traffic Signals Make the City Green

Here's a bit of fancy... Jerry Brown says Pleasanton contributes to global warming because we have too many jobs compared...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 14, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1049 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Domestic Spending Freeze

How 'bout them apples? WASHINGTON The Obama administration has alerted domestic agencies to plan for a freeze or even...

Original post made by Obama Democrat on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Good old "Christian Family" once again....

5 Ministers charged in child sex abuse case appear in court By BILL DRAPER and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH 46 minutes ago LEXINGTON,...

Original post made by Annon on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 1453 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney voted against amendment prohibiting federally funded abortion...

Just tho't you'd like to know. McNerney voted against the amendment prohibiting federally funded abortion services (the Stupak...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 12 comments | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough summer for freshmen training to play high school football

Summertime hasn't been leisurely as it used to be for the more than 100 eighth-grade graduates who have been sweating out...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney plans 3rd annual 'Holiday cards for our troops' program

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has announced his third-annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program in honor...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 19 comments | 1390 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 2914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinton Kelly visits Stoneridge

Clinton Kelly of TLC's "What Not to Wear" will be visiting Macy's on the first floor at Stoneridge Mall Saturday, Nov. 14....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Powerhouse Amador Valley defeats Livermore 34-7

Amador Valley High held Livermore High scoreless until the waning minutes of Friday night's varsity football game, with Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 12, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Event Tonight at Ruby Hill Winery

Tri-Valley Active Moms (TVAM), a local parenting and children's playgroup, is hosting a community shopping event and fundraiser...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger: This year's budget gap may hit $7 billion

More state cuts to education and PUSD on the way I'm afraid. "Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger estimated Monday that California's...

Original post made by It\'s happening again on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Bridge: problems at the S curve

CHP had this to say about the recent fatal accident on the Bay Bridge: "The California Highway Patrol said the primary...

Original post made by Qwerty on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Just Slow Down, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:52 am | 9 comments | 1234 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Axis celebrates new women's health clinic

Axis Community Health had a lot to celebrate last week as the nonprofit, which provides health care services to low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views
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