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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crossing guard schedule?

Does anyone know what the typical schedule is? I would assume it is 30 minutes prior to 1st bell until 10 minutes after last?...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falcons soar to top at Nor Cal district career development conference

Foothill High School's DECA student organization was one of the top groups at the district Career Development Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sarah Chew, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 4307 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 6978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California, I'm Leaving! The Facts on California's Imminent Bankruptcy

Oh, okay, so California isn't going bankrupt. But when you look at the facts, as the libertarian capitalists have been barking...

Original post made by Kevin Rutherford on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1044 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brighter, safer streets ahead

Within the next month or two, Pleasanton's energy and sustainability manager Laura Ryan will have obtained sufficient low-interest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Old Salt, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar nabs Pleasanton day spa's computers in minutes

A business owner whose Pleasanton day spa was burglarized over the weekend is warning other businesses to take extra precautions. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 25 comments | 1689 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Push to impeach Obama gains steam

A just-released poll of Lone Star State voters found 67 percent of Republican respondents support the impeachment of President...

Original post made by Jim on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When it comes to numbers, Pleasanton Council, school board 'Excel'

If you like numbers, you should have been at the joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the Pleasanton school board. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by But when it comes to buildings, Fails, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 1703 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 852 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Blowback: Recent Ratings Turn Fox News into a Skunk

Mainstream media outlets are reporting that Fox News recently had its worst primetime ratings in the coveted 25-54 demo since...

Original post made by She\'s been my light on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 2992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homes for our feathered friends

If it's wood, Susan Yager knows how to fix it. When she sees a bird, she wants to build a wooden house for it. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F police prepare for post-Superbowl celebrations after Sunday's 49ers-Baltimore Ravens game

San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers' Super Bowl game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin man shot, injured after threatening police officer with knife

Police shot and injured a Dublin man Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife, a spokesman...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boomer Lifestyle Show opens at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Boomer Lifestyle show, a two-day event about living for today and planning for tomorrow. opens at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 958 Views
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
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