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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friday is sentencing day for the Dublin hit-and-run lawyer

In November, Spencer Freeman Smith pled guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and...

Original post made by Sam on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 5 comments | 542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How did the evaluation of the superintendent go over?

Wasn't able to make it to the meeting. Can anyone fill us in as to how it went? Any "interesting" people during the community...

Original post made by Curious on Feb. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hart teacher named 'Behring Teacher Ambassador'

A Hart Middle School teacher has been named a 2015-16 Behring Teacher Ambassador, announced by National History Day (NHD). Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Former Student, on Feb 28, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 1713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 Bill, on Feb 27, 2015 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 3572 Views

SPORTS

HS Lax outlook

Spring is here and i'm sure Amador and FH have started tryouts. Anyone have any idea how the teams are this year? Watched...

Original post made by laxdude on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by WarriorLax, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 374 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by woggut, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 571 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We'll soon long for the "Good Ol' Days" of the Internet

Well, thanks to the socialist/marxist democrats who will succeed in putting a stranglehold on the internet with ObamaNet,...

Original post made by No2ObamaNet on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 195 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hey City Council! Pleasanton not interested in Google Fiber?

In California, San Jose is in the running for Google's plans to expand Google Fiber - it's 1GB high-speed internet. I'm wondering...

Original post made by WildWesteros on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Tania D Hanks, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 2226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police department welcomes 2 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department is welcoming two new police officers to serve the Pleasanton community. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:12 am | 16 comments | 3825 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man convicted of murdering former friend

A Livermore man has been convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of his former friend in December 2012. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1343 Views

SPORTS

Amador beats Foothill 52-45 in crosstown basketball final

The last league basketball game took place at Foothill High School Friday with the gym packed and the energy was high. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hillary, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:35 am | 12 comments | 1893 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 3603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to avoid an online vacation rental scam

Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit using double-decker bus in pilot program today

AC Transit will begin a three-week pilot program today in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raiders, San Diego Chargers considering shared stadium in L.A. areain Southern California with the San Diego Chargers

The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 2745 Views
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Net Neutrality?
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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