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Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views



The AP reports today that Bill Clinton urged the Senate to pass health care. He told "skittish lawmakers that an imperfect...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 991 Views


Diwali Mela

Tri Valley India Association (TVIA) is proud to present Diwali Mela at 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at Hart Middle School. Enjoy the cultural...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Harider, on Nov 11, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 1657 Views


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 | 1027 Views


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 | 1963 Views


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. 1194 Views


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 | 2202 Views


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 | 1141 Views


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.

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1189 Views


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 | 1632 Views


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 | 3810 Views


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. 998 Views


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 | 1091 Views


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 | 1302 Views


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. 1847 Views


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 | 1787 Views



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 | 1165 Views


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 | 1558 Views


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 | 2195 Views


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 | 2295 Views
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