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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama: "Hey, HS Grad, You'll Only Go To The College I'll Allow You To"

Now that Obama has eliminated competition among student loan programs, there is only one program available starting July...

Original post made by Elaine on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1019 Views

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Jerry McNerney, is it yes or no?

Jerry McNerney said last month that he he would not vote in favor of the Senate version of the Health Care Reform bill if...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Moderate, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 8 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool Lanes on Rt 680 and 580 through Pleasanton

Is there any reason why there are no carpool lanes on Rt. 680 or Rt. 580 through Pleasanton proper? I seem to recall from...

Original post made by Commuter on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 10 comments | 1546 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prudential agents send hundreds of gift boxes to local troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

Real estate agents, administrative staff and executives of Prudential Stoneridge worked together Saturday to package hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Snapshot, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors of 4 cities served by TV30 vote to keep control of community television system

The mayors of the four cities served by TV30 community television have voted to keep themselves in place for at least another...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dodn't know, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing Livermore mom found OK in Sacramento

A 28-year-old Livermore mother who went missing on Monday turned up Thursday night at a Sacramento medical facility, police...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Hannah, on Mar 9, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health Care Is Heavily Taxed Now

Almost the entire increase in the Cost of Care is related to hidden "taxes" - taxes imposed by government. It is the Cost...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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

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

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by susan, on Mar 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 9 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3190 Views

AROUND TOWN

A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1547 Views

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Jerry McNerney: Progressive

Representative Jerry McNerney calls himself a moderate, and has been trying to make the case in the media that he is one,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood stroller

All by himself on a Pleasanton street, this turkey is one of many that are back in town, leaving their "calling cards" as...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hybrid Owner, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will see at least a peek of sunshine today as mostly cloudy skies continue with a high temperature...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:16 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 1948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire on East Angela

What is going on with the arson case? Why hasn't the district attorney charged her or arrested her? ...

Original post made by bill on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1676 Views

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The United Socialist States of America

President Obama is close to completing his socialist revolution. Mr. Obama has been obsessed with smashing the traditional...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 3555 Views

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The Census is Getting Very Personal...

To every American...this 5 minute (troubling) video is well worth watching. Video >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsDhkPym01k ...

Original post made by Concerned American on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 37 comments | 1437 Views

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Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1407 Views
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