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Officer wounded, suspect dead in I-680 shooting

A Highway Patrol officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and a suspect is dead after a morning shoot-out on Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension bill loophole enables more spiking !

Our predictably lousy Legislature is ramming through a socalled 'reform' bill, under the pretense of righting wrongs. Instead,...

Original post made by Anti-union on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo's Uncle, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 10 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 4619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1805 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This WILL "make my day". Clint Eastwood to speak to RNC tonight

Rumors are swirling, the RNC has a speaking slot tonight, right before FL Senator Marco Rubio introduces Mitt Romney. The...

Original post made by stinky on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 2, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1578 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 2485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 1963 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football reporting vs. local high schools

Don't really care about Stanford football but do care about local HS sports. The Fall sports article in the PW two weeks...

Original post made by Ennis on Sep. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1410 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 2629 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 More soldiers killed today in Afghanistan

The AP reports today that two more soldiers were killed yesterday, bringing this week's total to 9 U.S. deaths. See the...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 11 comments | 978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advertising Vodka to kids at school

There has been a blimp flying around Pleasaton today and for the past couple weeks. It's not the Goodyear Blimp but a "Hanger...

Original post made by why? on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Internet browser, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 2511 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 2258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Like Pleasanton, San Jose imposes two-tier pension plan for new employees

The San Jose City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will implement a second tier pension plan for new employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 31, 2012 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 1553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 1742 Views

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Finest Hours

The finest hours I've ever seen on TV are happening now. Since 5:00 until 8:00, on C-Span....NO ADS.... Could be recorded...

Original post made by Informed on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by john, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 1146 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1613 Views

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Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 1158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

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Pleasanton Council meets tonight to consider firefighters' contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 8 comments | 1451 Views
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