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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rapid transit buses expected to reduce travel time, I-580 congestion

A new rapid bus transit system will travel from Pleasanton to Livermore and is expected to shave several minutes off of riders'...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by forex robot, on Nov 30, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 4 comments | 1762 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 25-year-old on charge of distributing fake drivers' licenses

Pleasanton police arrested a 25-year-old San Ramon man Wednesday on suspicion of producing fake driver's licenses that investigators...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air quality alert today rules out burning logs in fireplace Thanksgiving Day

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could face...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 19 comments | 2463 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fiorina pledges no new taxes as she opens campaign for Senate seat

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina brought her campaign for the U.S. Senate in the June 1 California primary to Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Action Jackson, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 29 comments | 1586 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Vulva Chronicles

I saw the post on The Vagina Monologues. If you've read or seen the play, you know that the characters are talking about...

Original post made by Mulva on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night as they were out walking near their homes off of Vineyard Avenue, police...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Red, on Nov 30, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 58 comments | 2605 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to offer free tickets to military on leave from Iraq, Afghanistan

Beginning in 2010, BART will offer free $50 tickets to active duty military personnel who are in the Bay Area on leave from...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

$100 billion in annual health care savings!

Why the Congress will not touch it in Health Care Reform: Tort Reform. http://www.physicianspractice.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=articles.details&articleID=1399 An...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland has 3rd highest crime rate in U.S. CQ Press reports

Oakland has the third-highest crime rate in the U.S. and Richmond has the 14th-highest, according to an annual crime report...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 11 comments | 1766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Torrico brings his campaign for AG here

State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico brought his campaign for California attorney general to Pleasanton the other...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 29, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 14 comments | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City seeks volunteers for downtown holiday parade

Halloween is still more than a week away, but already Pleasanton is looking for a few good volunteers for its Hometown Holidays...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by VS, on Nov 28, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 1831 Views

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Hope Hospice dedicates new community education, training facility

Hope Hospice, the Dublin-based end-of-life care provider, has opened its new headquarters in Dublin, more than doubling the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 28, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

UNITS donation to Shepherd’s Gate Shelter helps in more ways than one

Original post made by Member on Nov. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

99 Ranch, Panda Express, Fresh & Easy sign leases at Rose Pavilion

The owner of the Rose Pavilion shopping center on Santa Rita Road and Rosewood Drive announced this week that three new tenants--two...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Authorities looking for private sector help to close $132-million budget shortfall

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District is looking for a private sector partner to design, run and operate...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by little m, on Nov 26, 2009 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1325 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spread the word. Thanksgiving is the TRIUMPH of Capitalism over Socialism. (Not taught in public schools.)

I challenge you to tell your family and any guests you may have at Thanksgiving what the real meaning of Thanksgiving is....

Original post made by MaryAnn on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 26, 2009 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting Down to Facts

This is one of the sites I looked at when the education topic first came up at the beginning of this year. ""Getting Down...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Dana, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1170 Views

SPORTS

Foothill beats Amador in Varsity footbal season closer

Amador came out and scored 14 quick. Then Foothill put up 31 unanswered points until a Amador TD with a minute left in the...

Original post made by T.H. on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by AV supporter, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 9 comments | 2165 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Future school funding looks bleak

While awaiting a report for the Legislative Analysts Office, the state budget update at Tuesday night's school board meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Steve N, on Nov 25, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 261 comments | 4772 Views
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