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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 9818 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Transportation Secretary Spearheads Obama's Attack on Christians

We heard President Obama at the Press Club affair mock American citizens who are concerned about Obama's war upon Christianity....

Original post made by Troy Bethel on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 13 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

TVAR will Participate in Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days

TVAR - Tri-Valley Animal Rescue will once again participate in the fourth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. Mark your calendar...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Today's deadline for applying to serve on Pleasanton commissions, committees

With vacancies still remaining, the city of Pleasanton has extended the application period for those wishing to serve on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lori, on May 3, 2013 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 1037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore man arrested for alleged child molestation

A Livermore man has been arrested for alleged child molestation and investigators believe there may be other young victims...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by The Man, on May 3, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Job seekers file applications as Walmart readies Neighborhood Market for July opening

Applicants were waiting in line as Walmart opened a temporary hiring center this week to fill about 65 full- and part-time...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 2, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 1856 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power restored after Wednesday morning outage leaves 3,800 in the dark in Pleasanton

Electric power was restored about 9 a.m. Wednesday to about 3,800 PG&E business and residential customers who were left in...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 2, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 12 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

City-wide arts celebration taking place May 11

More than spring is in the air in Pleasanton -- the arts are in the air as folks all over town prepare for a city-wide celebration...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ravikumar HK, on May 2, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1296 Views

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Pleasanton Council, Housing Commission meet tonight on affordable housing issues

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight with the its Housing Commission to discuss the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Research first, on May 2, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 9 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill parents say what they want in a new principal

Parents of Foothill High School students are looking for a "strong leader" in a new principal, someone with "demonstrable...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by FHS parent, on May 2, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 1696 Views

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East Bay Parks to Allow Shuttles on Pleasanton Ridge

Just wanted to share that starting May 4 the East Bay Regional Park District is going to test allowing shuttles to take people...

Original post made by Kari Hulac on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by lcc-ridgerider, on May 2, 2013 at 10:47 am | 11 comments | 1468 Views

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Congressman Swalwell to speak at Rotary Club of Pleasanton luncheon meeting today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will speak at the luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. today of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by , on May 2, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another failure -- Common Core Standards may be dropped?

The Washington Post reports that the so-called Common Core Standards that is supposed to be implemented nationwide next year...

Original post made by Titanic on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 2, 2013 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enjoying the sunshine

Photographer Andrew Graham, 11, and his mom Kaarin took to the Pleasanton Ridge to enjoy the sunny weather Sunday and noted...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jude Magann, on May 1, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 11 comments | 1365 Views

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Carpoolers told to stay out of Pleasanton's ACE train parking lot

People exiting vehicles at the ACE parking lot on Pleasanton Avenue recently have received reminders that the spaces are...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on May 1, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 1351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by pathetic, on May 1, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sisters face child abuse charges in Livermore preschool

Two sisters accused of binding babies to their beds with blankets during naptime at a Livermore child care facility were...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 1, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 8 comments | 3717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did We Set Ourselves up for the Carnage in Boston?

Am I the only one to wonder why this country allows unrestricted immigration of people from countries that know only violence? Why...

Original post made by tired of this on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 16 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE and Class-size Reduction

Sounds like all the money from the PPIE Run for Education is going towards class size reduction in 1st grade. Really?? ...

Original post made by concerned parent on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by None of the Above, on May 1, 2013 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views

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Learn transportation options at Pleasanton Senior Center today

The city of Pleasanton will host the eighth annual Transit Fair at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., from 10...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 1, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views
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