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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 1013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire on Via De Los Milagos

Was going to my daughters earlier and turned on the street and it was blocked by police cars. Further down the street was...

Original post made by Freida on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1168 Views

SPORTS

District attorney opens investigation into charge Pleasanton coach slugged, injured County Supervisor Haggerty

The Alameda County's District Attorney's office yesterday was looking into charges that a coach for the Pleasanton Junior...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by lulu, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART sets ridership records, works to keep 'new' passengers

BART set ridership records while the Bay Bridge was closed for repairs, and now that it has reopened the transit agency is...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama gets it wrong again

Get ready to open your wallets again for some major bailouts. The Obama team and congress are laying the groundwork now. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-reich/breaking-up-t...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1170 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hip Hip Hooray!

Maine vote REJECTS gay marriage law! Gay marriage has now lost in every single state -- 31 in all -- in which it has been...

Original post made by Hip Hip Hooray! on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Janna, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:56 am | 60 comments | 1606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

If you pratonize downtown restaurants beware of police

Last Friday night my husband and I were driving down main street at approximately 9:45pm. A police officer followed us into...

Original post made by MJ on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by PTown Girl, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 33 comments | 3783 Views

AROUND TOWN

John West "Flying Solo" in a Pack of Artists

Watercolorist and business man, John West of Pleasanton shares with you, his work is a Solo Exhibit presented by Poetry On...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Nov. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 quake strikes North Bay, 3rd small tremblor in region yesterday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Sonoma County last night, the third small quake to strike the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Quaking in my boots, on Nov 9, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 1061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador vs. San Ramon football game re-scheduled for Saturday

The lights went out Friday night at the San Ramon Valley High School stadium forcing the postponement of the varsity football...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by And, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 7 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police activity on Owens at BART, 11/7, 3:00 pm

Does anyone know what happened on Owens Drive at the BART station on Saturday 11/7 around 3:00 pm? Many police cars, officers...

Original post made by Janine Edwards on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toxic smoke smell in Laguna Oaks

Does anyone know the source of the toxic, chemical smelling smoke that was coming out of the Lylewood/Takens Court area of...

Original post made by familyfirst on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Nov 8, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1767 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HIPHIPHOORAY!!!

To all those GOPers out there still celebrating the supposed turning of the tide that took place last tuesday when they won...

Original post made by Origi Po Bo on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by origi po bo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 17 comments | 1154 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kane family dedicates $650,000 Marilyn Kane Trail in Bernal Community Park

The 1.1-mile Marilyn Kane Trail was dedicated Saturday with more than 70 turning out for a city-sponsored ceremony to congratulate...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, a walker, on Nov 8, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 1532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

AARP Betrayal of Trust finally official

I received an email from AARP with the title "Today we took a stand for you". With friends like this, who needs enemies?...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2009 at 10:50 am | 45 comments | 2171 Views

RESTAURANTS

New farmers' market begins operating at Stoneridge mall this afternoon

Starting this weekend, a trip to Stoneridge Shopping Center could have patrons picking up fruits and vegetables in addition...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 2249 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newly Elected NY Congressman, Bill Owens, Breaks 4 Campaign Promises in 1st Hour After Swearing In......

Could be a record for breaking promises from yet another mis-representative... http://www.gouverneurtimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7623:owens-to-break-cam...

Original post made by Jeff on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NEA Promotes to Our Public School Teachers: Alinsky's "Rules For Radicals"

Look at the Marxist resources our public school teachers receive from the National Education Assoc (NEA) to brainwash our...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:51 am | 9 comments | 1257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council finalizes rezoning of 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council has finalized its decision two weeks ago to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:48 am | 42 comments | 1409 Views
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