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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify body in brush at BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 17 comments | 1525 Views

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Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates

Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates This is a big deal because Moody�s is changing the way they view public employee...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 1624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 2737 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Undercover Reporters Expose the Hoax of the Green Jobs Program

Sorry Mr. McNerney and the rest of your Obama democrat cronies...your push for Green Jobs is a hoax at best and just a redistribution...

Original post made by slime green on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ceminsky chosen as new principal at Donlon Elementary in Pleasanton

Stephanie Ceminsky, who served as an assistant principal at Amador Valley High School this past school year, has been selected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1694 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged child pornographer arrested in Pleasanton

A Nebraska man already under federal indictment for child pornography is facing new charges involving an underage California...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Been there too, on Jul 19, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 2373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown to sign $8-billion high-speed rail bill today in San Francisco

Gov. Jerry Brown will be in San Francisco later today to sign the High-Speed Rail funding bill at one of the bullet train...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 19, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 3986 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Nanny State and Our Right to Resist on Behalf of Our Children

Some readers apparently think that seatbelts should be mandatory, not only for autos but for school busses as well. Next...

Original post made by Zinfandel on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 1291 Views

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Should epileptic drivers be allowed to drive?

Let's start by stating driving is a privilege and not a right. If someone has epilepsy should they be able to drive? If...

Original post made by Truth on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 18, 2012 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 24 comments | 2313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab daytime burglar yesterday, seize car

An 18-year-old Pleasanton man was charged with burglary yesterday after a report of suspicious activity - and a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | 72 comments | 3258 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bill Lockyer files for divorce from wife Nadia Lockyer

California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has filed for divorce from his wife, former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Davis Lockyer,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1353 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council meets tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider a bid from three Happy Valley property owners to tap...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Good Reason to Vote Down New Taxes, on Jul 16, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1304 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail take their arguments to Sacramento

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 16, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 23 comments | 1768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wells Fargo Bank to pay $175 million in discrimination charge settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo Bank Thursday announced a $175 million settlement of allegations that the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jul 15, 2012 at 9:48 am | 6 comments | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2535 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top DC Obama donor to Democrats: Stop the class warfare

R Donahue Peebles has already has raised $100,000 to $200,000 for the president's reelection, and he is unhappy with the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 14, 2012 at 8:13 am | 8 comments | 1304 Views

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Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections today

Candidates can start filing today for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

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It's 'Spare the Air Day' again in Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to drive less and reduce energy usage as part of today's Spare the Air Day, the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 955 Views
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