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Comcast did it again

I just received my Comcast bill and was shocked to see that the Franchise Fee had doubled since December. There was no mention...

Original post made by Surprised on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura Latt, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 21 comments | 3540 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Postage Increase

With the upcoming increase in postal rates effective 1/27/13 (were you aware of this increase?), why aren't all rates increasing?...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Final Exams vs STAR testing

So why do the schools provide water and snacks for students during STAR testing but not for final exams!!!!...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 1568 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland Council votes to hire ex-L.A. police chief in push to stop crime

The Oakland City Council voted 7-1 shortly after 2 a.m. today to approve a controversial measure to hire former New York...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth Ann, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1156 Views

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San Ramon Regional, John Muir form hospital partnership

John Muir Health will invest nearly $100 million to acquire part ownership of San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian Capitalist, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 7 comments | 2326 Views

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FOX throws Sarah under the bus: Becomes just another lamestreamer media outlet

Real Clear Politics was the first to report with glee that Palin who reportedly signed a $1 million-a-year contract with...

Original post made by She\\\'s been my light on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 1180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council names 2 teen poet laureates

Two teenagers have been named co-teen poet laureates for Pleasanton, a position that highlights their literary skills and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Teacake Frank, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 2583 Views

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Community workshop set for 6:30 p.m. tonight on parks, recreation services in Pleasanton

The city of Pleasanton will host its third and last community workshop for the city's comprehensive Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

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Community leaders to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday

Community leaders will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the 13th...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Jan 27, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton recreation supervisor arrested for theft

Ian Anderson, a recreation supervisor employed by the city of Pleasanton, was arrested Thursday and charged with embezzling...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 96 comments | 3595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NBC TV news story-PUSD Bullying and near death incident

NBC News has a video news story called "After Near Death Pleasanton Schools Tackle Bullying" at this web link. It involves...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by School insider, on Jan 26, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1881 Views

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Governor to deliver 'State of State' address this morning

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver his State of the State address before a joint session of the California legislature...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Meyer on target !, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 22 comments | 1241 Views

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Does Obama want a Muslim Nation?

It certainly appears as if Obama would rather support Islam than Christianity. As part of it's war on Christians, the Obama...

Original post made by Teacake Frank on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 25, 2013 at 9:06 am | 26 comments | 1245 Views

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Martial arts training allows pharmacist to fight off attacker

A Danville man is in custody on an attempted murder charge in a Nov. 5 attack on his former employer, according to a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tri Valley Karate, on Jan 24, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 11 comments | 1587 Views

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Americans honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Americans are honoring the memory of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. today with a federal holiday marking his birthday,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cassandra, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

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Packard Hospital pediatric medical info stolen

A laptop computer containing limited medical information on pediatric patients was stolen from a physician's car on the night...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

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It's payback time for Kaitlin

Kaitlin Gallagher is back on her feet and doing what she can to "give back" to the Pleasanton community and Bay Area organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Anne Martin, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 3706 Views

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James Taylor Forfeits Our Gun Rights

We now have proof positive that the liberal loons will go to any length to take away our freedoms. James Taylor wants to...

Original post made by Jim on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jan 24, 2013 at 10:13 am | 9 comments | 1065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents talk about about school safety worries at public forum

Armed guards. A police officer at every school. Locked fences. Those were a few of the suggestions raised by some Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:32 am | 12 comments | 3301 Views

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Tax Preparation

Does anyone have a good CPA or Tax Preparer that they could share? Ours retired and we are looking! Thanks!!!!...

Original post made by ccwc on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 952 Views
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