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Authorities recall Northern California eggs after salmonella found

Health authorities on Monday announced a recall of organic eggs sold at popular Northern California grocery stores that could...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 31, 2009 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1750 Views

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A perfect proposal

The florist, baker, photographer, videographer, venue and jeweler have been booked. The only thing missing is a couple ready...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Mar 31, 2009 at 9:43 am | 4 comments | 1331 Views

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Local Artists Group Show - Meet the Artists

April 4 Art show at Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery in San Ramon Group Show - Realism, Impressionism, Surrealism, Abstract,...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Mar. 30, 2009
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Tremor?!

Did anybody ekse feel a slight tremor this morning about 10am?...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Mar 30, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 1456 Views

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Guest Opinion

Here in the Bay Area, many of us realize that achieving true sustainability takes more than protecting our hills and open...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jon Harvey, on Mar 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Physical Education IS Necessary!

With all the talk about budget cuts I have heard people saying that "P.E." should be the first to go. Many people at this...

Original post made by Julie on Mar. 29, 2009
Last comment by schnorres, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Livermore children dead, two women in custody

Livermore police are investigating two separate suspicious child deaths that occurred in the past week resulting in the arrests...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed at CofC's comment, on Mar 30, 2009 at 8:31 am | 14 comments | 2018 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What a journalist has to say about reporting responsibly

The Pillars Of Good Journalism: Thoroughness, Accuracy, Fairness And Transparency "To the extent that we make thoroughness,...

Original post made by Good journalism worth the effort on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 29, 2009 at 9:12 am | 7 comments | 1478 Views

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Pleasanton officers depart for Oakland police funeral

Eight Pleasanton motorcycle officers from the department's traffic division left early this morning for Oracle Arena, where...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Garry, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 1358 Views

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Firefighters, police salute along Interstate 580

Members of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department and local police saluted along Interstate 580 overcrossings this morning...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

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Registration's Thorny Issue

In response to making people register for postings on the parcel tax issue, what ever happened to "...IT DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

Original post made by Kiko on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 26 comments | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Money Does Not Fix Education!

Pleasanton Unified Spend $5492 per student. Washington D.C. spends $24600 per student (that is not a typo). Washington...

Original post made by Get Real on Mar. 15, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm | 15 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Castlewood in cold blood

The golf course community of Castlewood is in a state of shock after a husband and wife were discovered dead in what authorities...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mnkeller, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 2439 Views

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UPDATE: Pleasanton community remembers slain Oakland police officer

Longtime Pleasanton resident and former Mayor Frank Brandes Jr.'s heart sunk when he learned one of the three Oakland police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 1547 Views

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Meadowlark mural gets a facelift

Amidst a line of cars waiting for a chilly treat from the Meadowlark Dairy, Artist "Big Al" Meadows worked to preserve springtime...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 2002 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 4312 Views

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Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be partly cloudy and have fog this morning, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Mar 27, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1227 Views

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U.S. Attorney's Office arrests Vassallo in Ponzi scheme

The U.S. Attorney's Office announced it has charged Anthony Vassallo for his role in a massive investment fraud scheme. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD step/contract increases no different than AIG bonuses!

How is paying the PUSD step salary increases (stated on http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/Superintendent/) for employees different...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 7:17 am | 10 comments | 1658 Views

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Cyclists gear up for Pleasanton Ridge meeting Wednesday

When the East Bay Regional Parks District hosts a meeting Wednesday night on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge, a large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by a hiker, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 12 comments | 1635 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,088 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 763 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 600 views