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Low flying plane last night?

Did anyone else hear or see the low flying, extremely loud plane fly over Ruby Hill last night around 6:30ish? What was...

Original post made by member on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 746 Views

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Tax Preparation

I asked you all for recommendations on CPA's/Tax Preparers since ours has recently retired. I got a few that said Thompsen...

Original post made by ccwc on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Feb 14, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 769 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama challenges homophobia in the Boy Scouts: Calls for an end to bigotry

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday:...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Feb 13, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 981 Views

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Danville's mayor files papers to run for State Assembly

Danville mayor Newell Arnerich filed papers Friday to run for the 16th State Assembly District as the second official candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by June, on Feb 12, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 3907 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare Causes Layoffs, Even a Year Before It Is Implemented: "We're Doomed," States One Official

The costs of Obamacare are not just hitting businesses this year--and boy are they hitting them, in fact, they're walloping...

Original post made by Gary Gleason on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 6 comments | 1248 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Downtown Association to install 2013 officers tonight

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will install its new officers for 2013 at a members-only reception at 5 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Feb 12, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

SPORTS

Livermore Aquacowboys host the 'Valentine's Splash'!

The Livermore Aquacowboys hosted the 'Valentine's Splash' at the Robert Livermore Community Center! The LAC home meet was...

Original post made by ruckus on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ruckus, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views

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Homeowners insurance rates dropping

A statewide rate change will see homeowners' insurance rates drop by an average of 12.5% statewide under a change announced...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 11, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 1961 Views

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Speed racer

Will the driver of a FAN shool bus observed at vintage hills school this afternoon please slow down in school zones and surrounding...

Original post made by Mal on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 12 comments | 1390 Views

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Update - Comcast did it again

Comcast has stated that an error had occured in the billing of the Franchise Fee in the January billing and has issued a...

Original post made by Surprised on Feb. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 646 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bridge celebration to cost $5.6 million

This was covered in local papers today. The most stunning of comments from Sacramento: "That said, this is the public's...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Feb 10, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 1173 Views

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Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals Saturday in Bakersfield, topping 10 other...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 10, 2013 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 1303 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Leads the Way in Job Creation: Many Republicans Are Chagrined

According to a Jan 4 CBS report: "In the past year, California has added 26,000 new information technology jobs. The construction...

Original post made by Dennis Winthrop on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Homer , on Feb 10, 2013 at 9:52 am | 37 comments | 1440 Views

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Rick Perry's Desperate Plea to California Businesses

California residents will soon be hearing radio and television advertisements from Texas Governor Rick Perry. "Texas...

Original post made by John Koegel on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by the real john, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 18 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 area high schools have 'We the People' teams in Bakersfield today for state finals

Competition civics classes from Amador Valley, Foothill and Fremont's Irvington high schools are in Bakersfield today vying...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by AVFan, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1348 Views

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States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates in race to fill City Council seat, a 4th possible in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1117 Views

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Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2888 Views

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Police dispatcher pleads not guilty to drug charges

A former Pleasanton police dispatcher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony drug possession charges and misdemeanor charges,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bandit, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:22 am | 7 comments | 1390 Views
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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