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SCHOOLS & KIDS

California at a Crossroads: Crisis and Opportunity

http://www.edsource.org/event_forum10.html The 2010 EdSource Forum will be held Friday, March 19 at the Marriott Hotel...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1409 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway Today

Does anyone know what happened at the Pleasanton Safeway today? I was trying to get to hallmark and the whole parking lot...

Original post made by tjgtm on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police/Fire and ambulance units at Harvest park

I noticed the school was evacuated today around 8:30AM. at least 5 Fire trucks, 2 police vehicles and an ambulance was on...

Original post made by Kbenson on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by 8th grader, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 1790 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 8285 Views

AROUND TOWN

The horse in the front page

Umm, I think your photographers need glasses. That horse is not munching on a pile of hay. It looks like a pile of manure,...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major hikes proposed for 7 Bay Area toll bridges

Staff members of the agency that oversees the Bay Area's state-owned bridges Wednesday recommended raising car tolls by at...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man of the Year

Chris Miller was born on the fourth on July. As a retired lieutenant colonel and Vietnam veteran, father of two active soldiers,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike S, on Dec 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 9 comments | 1426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit on Greenwood Near HPMS.

Last night I came upon an accident on Greenwood at about 5:30 pm. I saw a helmet on the ground and a bicycle twisted up...

Original post made by Observer on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views

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"Explosive: The not-safe-for-school reading list of the safe schools czar"

Obama's handpicked "Safe School" Czar, Kevin Jennings is one sick person. And for him to indoctrinate our kids with his garbage...

Original post made by Beth on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 10, 2009 at 11:36 am | 15 comments | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton

Figurative work by Barbara Stanton will be featured at the Wild Vine, 2187 First St., Livermore from Dec. 10 to 31. An artist...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1319 Views

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McNerney Votes AGAINST Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009

You can sure tell that McNerney has no intention to improve our economy and the financial burdens we all face. See what...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:09 am | 9 comments | 1140 Views

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Nutcracker at the Bankhead - 7 performances!

This is the 30th anniversary of the Nutcracker presented by the Valley Dance Theatre of Livermore. Accompanied by the Livermore-Amador...

Original post made by Dancer & Prancer on Dec. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change is Not always for the best

So many changes in the last three years are causing divisiveness and inequity at our little school. Decision makers at Sunol...

Original post made by A voice unheard on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Drusilla (aka)kawigurl, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:18 am | 37 comments | 2943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Heath Care Reform-Just the FACTS

Here are the facts line item concerning the Health Care reform bills. This IS the real deal and is accurate: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/st_healthcareproposa...

Original post made by Heath Care Reform Facts on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snow in Danville, Walnut Creek this morning as rain continues in Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

It was snowing early this morning in Danville and Walnut Creek with snowy, slippery roads on Highway 24 leading to the Caldecott...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Pearl Price, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 13 comments | 1948 Views

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Residents recall Pearl Harbor day

(As printed in our Dec. 7, 2007 edition) "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941--a date which will live in infamy--the United States...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by History Buff, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1303 Views
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