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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 4592 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Ramon backs out of Washington lobbying alliance to cut $20,000 from its budget

The San Ramon City Council has voted to cancel a contract with Jordan Associates, a consulting group that arranges the annual...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever, on May 15, 2013 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 964 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaf Blowers at 7 AM on Weekends -- REALLY???

Dear thoughtless neighbor, You have your yard service come out at 7 AM on every Saturday and I have put up with the endless...

Original post made by quiet resident on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on May 14, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 23 comments | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say goodbye to Jim Hansen on May 15

AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA INVITES YOU TO SAY GOODBYE TO MR. JIM HANSEN on MAY 15, 2013 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Wine...

Original post made by ABeymer on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on May 14, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Habit Hamburger Review

"The Habit" hamburger chain opened up at the new shopping center on the corner of Hopyard and Bernal. I have heard a lot...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 12 comments | 3647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland searching for new police chief after Jordan announces he's stepping down

Oakland city leaders are launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the surprise announcement by Chief...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by from oakland, on May 13, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty sued by former chief of staff for misuse of county funds

The former chief of staff for Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is suing the supervisor, accusing him of misusing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dr. Gator, on May 13, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 1578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TriValley University Trial to Start on Monday?

I'm wondering whether the criminal trial for TriValley University founder Susan Su.... http://ia700606.us.archive.org/26/items/gov.uscourts.cand.240094/gov.uscourts.cand.240094.6...

Original post made by I20sforsale on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on May 13, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 3455 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama Soon To Step Down? Impeachment, as well as Imprisonment Is Being Forecast by Experts

The question really is not "if" but rather "when" President Barack Hussein Obama will step down from office, and whether...

Original post made by Truth Seeker on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tea Party Charlie, on May 13, 2013 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 1074 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New home construction at fastest pace in last 4 years

Nationwide housing production rose by 6.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000 units in June, according to newly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 703 Views

AROUND TOWN

VFW resurrects swing era at Tea Dance this afternoon

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. today, May 15, for an afternoon Tea Dance....

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 13, 2013 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 731 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Mother's Day approaches, watch out for new Mother ducks and goslings around storm drains

As Mother's Day approaches, May is also time for new mother ducks and their newly hatched goslings to leave their nests and...

Original post made by Lisa Lorentz on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Duck lover, on May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CEO, employees charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy

Former financier William Hogarty was set for a preliminary hearing Monday on an allegation of attacking and threatening his...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by XXXXX, on May 12, 2013 at 12:30 am | 42 comments | 2842 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FIre at Shadow Cliffs

On Saturday at aporox. 5 pm a fire broke out at Shadow Cliffs. It was on the "backside" or southside of the park. It burned...

Original post made by anon on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 13 comments | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council OKs pay-off of $20-million in golf course bonds

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday authorized dipping into available cash reserves to buy down $20.6 million in outstanding...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three sought in robberies

Pleasanton police are investigating a bank robbery and two robbery attempts, all of which took place within a 24-hour period...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on May 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 25 comments | 2764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scott Haggerty Accused of Public Corruption

According to the Courthouse News Service, County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is being accused of engaging in corruption including...

Original post made by Corruption on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by That's not corruption...., on May 10, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California View Makes Texans Sick: Rick Perry Goes on the Offensive

The liberal lamestream media hit a new low when the Sacramento Bee published a cartoon that's mocks Gov. Rick Perry's touting...

Original post made by Rescuing America on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 10, 2013 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 768 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 32 comments | 1,225 views

Hacienda Business Park evolves to meet demand
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 1,022 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,015 views