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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 | 887 Views

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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 | 929 Views

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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 | 963 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 | 3032 Views

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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 | 1129 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. 811 Views

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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 | 958 Views

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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 | 1005 Views

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Nomination period to fill Pleasanton City Council vacancy closes Friday

The nomination period to fill a City Council vacancy at a Special Election is now open, closing at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 29, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 9 comments | 1089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 894 Views

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Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments | 1131 Views

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Obama's Rush to Judgment: Save Our Guns

There are so many problems in our society far worse than gun ownership, which is the foundation of our Constitutional freedoms....

Original post made by Jennifer Wittingham on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 24 comments | 943 Views

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Desperate times lead to 'The Full Monty,' showing through Feb. 3

Take a half-dozen unemployed men, add a bit of desperation and a plan to bare all to earn some quick cash, put it all to...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Penelope, on Jan 29, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

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Comcast did it again

I just received my Comcast bill and was shocked to see that the Franchise Fee had doubled since December. There was no mention...

Original post made by Surprised on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura Latt, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 21 comments | 3280 Views

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Postage Increase

With the upcoming increase in postal rates effective 1/27/13 (were you aware of this increase?), why aren't all rates increasing?...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final Exams vs STAR testing

So why do the schools provide water and snacks for students during STAR testing but not for final exams!!!!...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 1431 Views

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Oakland Council votes to hire ex-L.A. police chief in push to stop crime

The Oakland City Council voted 7-1 shortly after 2 a.m. today to approve a controversial measure to hire former New York...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth Ann, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1011 Views

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San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 2130 Views

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FOX throws Sarah under the bus: Becomes just another lamestreamer media outlet

Real Clear Politics was the first to report with glee that Palin who reportedly signed a $1 million-a-year contract with...

Original post made by She\\\'s been my light on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 1052 Views

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Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2425 Views
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