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Finest Hours

The finest hours I've ever seen on TV are happening now. Since 5:00 until 8:00, on C-Span....NO ADS.... Could be recorded...

Original post made by Informed on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by john, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 1282 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 1354 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council meets tonight to consider firefighters' contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 8 comments | 1582 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 3034 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL VS FREEDOM- HOME GAME FRIDAY!

Friday Night Lights @ Foothill High School this Friday 8/31! School is back in session which means its time for Friday...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

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GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2016 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 4964 Views

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New law puts online registration in place, but Alameda County not yet ready

Registering to vote is catching up to the 21st century with new software to create an online registration system making its...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by AnnaS, on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 2127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton-based DSRSD recognized for cost savings

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has received the "Organizational Excellence Award" from the California Association...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:35 am | 3 comments | 1118 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley, Foothill win pre-season openers ahead of opening day for schools today

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools won their pre-season opening games Friday, giving fans a thumbs-up on an exciting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Aug 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

SPORTS

Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power out again

Noticed a bunch of utility trucks on Mohr yesterday. Just lost power few minutes ago (no announcement) nice...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tee off for seniors

Peggy Sanders, 78, with an income of $1,000 a month, has limited housing options. For several years, she lived in a senior...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3327 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: TEA party tax day event draws 400-800 to Alameda County Fairgrounds

Over the course of the day, an estimated 400 to 800 people attended Saturday's TEA party tax-day event at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 26, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 35 comments | 1799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found dead in brush at Dublin BART station

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

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2063 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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