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All about Pleasanton (and Sunol)

Enjoy these summeertime scenes of Pleasanton with a short segment on Sunol posted recently on You Tube, courtesy of Realty...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone see the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS?

Did anyone see or hear about the Mr. Foothill contest at FHS last Wednesday night? It was full of sexual undertones, gay...

Original post made by Appalling on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by fhs senior, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:52 am | 63 comments | 5619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors of 4 cities served by TV30 vote to keep control of community television system

The mayors of the four cities served by TV30 community television have voted to keep themselves in place for at least another...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dodn't know, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Missing Livermore mom found OK in Sacramento

A 28-year-old Livermore mother who went missing on Monday turned up Thursday night at a Sacramento medical facility, police...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Hannah, on Mar 9, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 1345 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health Care Is Heavily Taxed Now

Almost the entire increase in the Cost of Care is related to hidden "taxes" - taxes imposed by government. It is the Cost...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funeral services scheduled for tomorrow for Amador Valley High teenager killed by train

Funeral services for Evelyn Gonzalez, an Amador Valley High School freshman who died Friday, are scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by susan, on Mar 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 9 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

New metering lights leave some drivers red

On-ramp metering lights were turned on for the first time during this morning's commute along westbound Interstate 580 and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 32 comments | 3072 Views

AROUND TOWN

A note to cyclists

There are a lot of people out on bikes either for commuting or exercise which is great to see. However, I've seen a lot...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 1518 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney: Progressive

Representative Jerry McNerney calls himself a moderate, and has been trying to make the case in the media that he is one,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood stroller

All by himself on a Pleasanton street, this turkey is one of many that are back in town, leaving their "calling cards" as...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hybrid Owner, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:08 am | 8 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley will see at least a peek of sunshine today as mostly cloudy skies continue with a high temperature...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:16 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Another Hosterman helping to make downtown thrive

Another Hosterman has taken a leadership position in Pleasanton. Michael Hosterman, an attorney with offices downtown and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 16 comments | 1927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire on East Angela

What is going on with the arson case? Why hasn't the district attorney charged her or arrested her? ...

Original post made by bill on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The United Socialist States of America

President Obama is close to completing his socialist revolution. Mr. Obama has been obsessed with smashing the traditional...

Original post made by Concerned on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 3547 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Census is Getting Very Personal...

To every American...this 5 minute (troubling) video is well worth watching. Video >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsDhkPym01k ...

Original post made by Concerned American on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Rat Turd, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 37 comments | 1415 Views

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Newsom orders layoffs for 15,000 S.F. workers but plans to hire back most on part-time basis

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom cut the workweek for 15,000 full-time city employees to 37.5 hours Friday as a cost-cutting...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 8, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Passengers to face full body scans at Oakland, San Jose airports

Heading out of town? Expect to be examined by full body scanners at 11 major airports including those at Oakland and San...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1322 Views

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Pleasanton is Rich? That's news to me...

Ran across this story on 680Homes.com. CNBC says Pleasanton is the 3rd wealthiest city in the U.S. http://www.680homes.com/blog/2010/03/01/new-survey-pleasanton-is-rich/...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1093 Views

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Safeway is Pathetic

Now that Safeway doesn't allow cashiers to give refunds for returned items, customers have to wait around for a customer...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:04 am | 10 comments | 1092 Views
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