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Matt Sullivan's Letter to the Editor re: BART

This is so far off the beaten track (no pun intended) that I have to comment. It's in today's (Friday March 13's) full edition...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by June, on Mar 18, 2015 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 440 Views

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SF Supervisor plans to offer vote to 16-year-olds

John Avalos, San Francisco Supervisor, is introducing a measure to lower the voting age in that city to 16. Depending on...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 17, 2015
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State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 3698 Views

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Read contracts carefully before signing

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations — your parents trained you well. If you...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Me , on Mar 17, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 670 Views

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4 local Democratic Club Presidents support Joan Buchanan

Four Democratic Party clubs have endorsed Joan Buchanan's candidacy for the State Senate, with club presidents sending personal...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anti-Public unions , on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 48 comments | 3203 Views

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DSRSD securing supplemental water supplies

Water agencies in the East Bay and Sacramento Valley plan to voluntarily transfer 1,500 acre feet (AF) of water (488,776,500...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Jesse, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1474 Views

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Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 2771 Views

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GOAL SETTING - QUARTERLY REVIEW FOR PUSD SUPERINTENDENT

How best to determine the value of Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi to Pleasanton Unified School District? I believe that...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Mar. 16, 2015
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Steve Glazer endorsed by Mayor Thorne and 80% of City Council

Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilmembers Kathy Narum, Arne Olson and Jerry Pentin have all endorsed Glazer in his bid for State...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 16, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hits from the '90s take center stage Saturday

Here come the '90s! The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the 13th annual Youth Music Festival, which this year is featuring...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ruthann, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1302 Views

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Pleasanton teen eliminated from 'American Idol'

Three weeks after her "American Idol" San Francisco audition, Pleasanton teen Maddy Hudson was cut Feb. 19 from the Fox TV...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2757 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly distributes $80,940 to 10 Holiday Fund beneficiaries

The Pleasanton Weekly distributed checks totaling $80,940 Thursday to 10 nonprofits that are beneficiaries of the newspaper's...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 4574 Views

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Amador Theater sinking

The Amador Theater on the campus of Amador Valley High School is sinking and major foundation and other restoration work...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by tim, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:36 am | 15 comments | 4047 Views

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HOW IS THE U. S. MAIL DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME, TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mail delivery services to my home and my neighborhood is really bad. I receive my neighbors mail, my neighbors receive my...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1117 Views

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Author to speak at Firehouse on future of Catholic church

Prolific and controversial bestselling author Garry Wills will be at the Firehouse Arts Center at noon Wednesday to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen advances to national science competition finals

An Amador Valley student has been named a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search (STS) 2015, which recognizes young...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Mar 13, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 7 comments | 3776 Views

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City must decide what's a road

In 2008, Pleasanton voters passed Measure PP, which requires the city to restrict development of housing and commercial structures...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Vintage Hills Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:06 am | 18 comments | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quarry Lane Robotics Team Headed to National Championship

The Quarry Lane School Lower Division Robotics team took both first and second place at the Northern California VEX IQ State...

Original post made by Jonni Zukauskas on Mar. 12, 2015
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6-year-old drowns in Castro Valley pool

A 6-year-old boy drowned at the Castro Valley High School Swim Center on Monday during a trip with his daycare, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 10 comments | 1923 Views

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CA Attorney General kills hospital buyout

Attorney General Kamela Harris is the reason behind the now-failed buyout of the Daughters of Charity network of six hospitals....

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 12, 2015
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