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Let the music play: Barone's gets OK for live music, entertainment

After two dozen speakers and two and a half hours, the Planning Commission has granted Barone's restaurant its request to...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1381 Views

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The Growing Army of Angry Men Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by the Federal Government

The Growing Army of Angry Men Whose Lives Have Been Destroyed by the Federal Government by Mark R. Crovelli by Mark R....

Original post made by mark on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 29, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 3676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment - Job Search etc.

Yes Nummi is going down, along with another 50,000 related jobs here locally. This is nuts! I might add that the unemployemtn...

Original post made by Help.. on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The H1N1 flu virus could cause up to 90,000 U.S. deaths, mainly among children and young adults

What if anything is PUSD doing to educate about this potential Pandemic? I am concerned about a lack of any information coming...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 9 comments | 1165 Views

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Obama's trip to Montana: What was NOT reported by the major media...

I received this email from a Montana friend who was present during Obama's Montana visit and thought you'd like to know....

Original post made by John on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 30 comments | 1338 Views

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AARP - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Beware

I just received an email from AARP (I've been a member for nearly 10 years) urging me to voice my opinion on healthcare reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 25 comments | 1746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1236 Views

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Nummi closure announced

Well it looks like another 5,000 jobs directly and 50,000 indirectly in the state are going to be eliminated. I feel terrible...

Original post made by Mary Rose on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Suess, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 1597 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nothing to discuss so tonight's Planning Commission meeting is cancelled

Tonight's regularly scheduled meeting of the Pleasanton Planning Commission has been cancelled, possibly a sign of the slow-down...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Minutes, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 20 comments | 1416 Views

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Danville councilman in intensive care with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee spiking of retirements must be stopped

A must read editorial today at www.ContraCostaTimes.com on stopping the practice of 'spiking ' to build up pensions from...

Original post made by Shirley on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 27, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 14 comments | 1400 Views

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PLENTY of Jobs here:

If your wondering who is hiring, check this out. *Please keep in mind that President Bush put thousands of Government jobs...

Original post made by Jobs on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by and, on Aug 27, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County to turn San Leandro Hospital into rehab, urgent care facility

Alameda County Medical Center officials say they have signed a lease agreement that will ensure San Leandro Hospital remains...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by OSL Community, on Aug 27, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 1218 Views

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Staples Ranch "Neighborhood Park"?

The Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting tomorrow evening (August 27, 2009) to discuss the Staples Ranch Neighborhood...

Original post made by Billie on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 1557 Views

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Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 1151 Views

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"Dear Ms. Pelosi..." (a letter rapidly circulating across the US)

"I write to you out of utter disdain..." This letter written my a NC attorney is burning up the ethernet in the eastern...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:12 am | 12 comments | 1578 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds providing $3-million for undersea mapping of San Francisco Bay

California is receiving $3 million in federal stimulus money for an undersea mapping project in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Talk, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 1252 Views

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For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3514 Views

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Afghanistan and place we should not be!!!

Where are all the war protesters and where are the news outlets? We should not be in Afghanistan and can never win. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090826/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan...

Original post made by Cindy on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the private security firm

"America's Holy Warriors" Erik Prince is "the secretive, mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the...

Original post made by Mr. Prince on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Think, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 8945 Views
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