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McNerney's veterans care bill becomes law

A bill said to improve health care for veterans has been signed into law as part of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 11, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 27 comments | 1100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Garamendi to introduce bill today calling for technology-share program between labs, local businesses

Congressman John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove) is hoping that developing green technology and clean energy sources can do for...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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The only good things about a tea party...

This is probably the only good thing with having a tea party: http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-health-benefits-of-teas-1299135/...

Original post made by Jerry on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Che, on May 11, 2010 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 1156 Views

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Bankhead's hilarious, offbeat comedy 'The Producers' offers top entertainment

Mel Brooks' musical comedy "The Producers" is an equal opportunity offender, against Jews, Germans, Swedes, gays, accountants...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Not For Children, on May 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

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Opinion poll regarding Measure D

I received a "public opinion" poll call from a Flagstaff, AZ number. After a few questions concerning what I thought of...

Original post made by Yes on Open Space on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by spin it again, on May 10, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 25 comments | 2421 Views

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Dilapidated home at 4345 First Street

I am curious if anyone knows what is going to happen to the old house next to the liquor store on First street. I am sure...

Original post made by Marie on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jetson, on May 10, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 2543 Views

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First Wednesday Street Party tonight

Pleasanton Downtown Association's first Wednesday Street Party of 2010 will celebrate Cinco de Mayo tonight from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pamela, on May 10, 2010 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Gotcha!

Check out our "gotcha" pictures from last night's Cinco de Mayo First Wednesday party in downtown Pleasanton. It was the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Me, on May 10, 2010 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SPORTS

State Senate committee approves bill to ban metal bats in high school games

The state Senate Education Committee has approved a bill that would place a one-year moratorium on the use of metal bats...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on May 10, 2010 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 2440 Views

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Danville man formally charged with possessing child pornography

A felony child pornography charge has been formally filed against a 40-year-old former Cub Scout leader from Danville, according...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by MB, on May 10, 2010 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1723 Views

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Water rates and Seniors

I just returned to town after being gone for 5 years and my neighbor told me that the senior discount on city water rates...

Original post made by Lawrence on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Lawrence, on May 10, 2010 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 1507 Views

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Belmont couple killed Sunday in small plane crash on hillside near Livermore

A Belmont couple in their 70s was killed Sunday when their small plane crashed into a hill near Livermore in rainy weather,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on May 10, 2010 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1521 Views

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Teen charged with felony afterschool fight

What started as an afterschool fight between "five or six kids" led to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by resident, on May 9, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 31 comments | 1583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Funeral services scheduled for tomorrow for Amador Valley High teenager killed by train

Funeral services for Evelyn Gonzales, an Amador Valley High School freshman who died Friday, are scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by metoo, on May 9, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Pleasanton teens headed to compete in Intel's international science fair

Two Pleasanton high school students are hoping their projects designed to help in the fight against cancer will bring them...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by to anonymous, on May 9, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

pleasanton middle school

can someone please confirm or discredit a story thats started today 5-4-10 at pleasanton middle school two male students...

Original post made by PTOWN on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by I hope, on May 8, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 6 comments | 1440 Views

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Letter from the Mayor

Did everyone receive a lovely note from Mayor Hosterman today? I find it offensive, unethical and perhaps bordering on illegal...

Original post made by letsgo on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by curious, on May 8, 2010 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1692 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to attempted rape charge

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old UC Davis sophomore charged last month with attempted rape and forced oral copulation, has pleaded...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2010 at 11:07 am | 7 comments | 1471 Views

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Alameda Fair's Rick Pickering earns top Scouting award

Rick Pickering, the chief executive officer of the Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association--which operates the Alameda...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rick C., on May 8, 2010 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 1465 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tea Party has a race problem

This is an article from Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post about race problems in the Tea Party. http://voices.washingtonpost.com/postpartisan/2010/05/the_tea_party_has_a_r...

Original post made by David USA on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by TI, on May 7, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 13 comments | 1209 Views
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