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AROUND TOWN

Sad News: Janet Liang Dies from Leukemia

Just read that Amador Valley High graduate and UCLA student Janet Liang passed away after a three year battle with leukemia....

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Sep 12, 2012 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 4861 Views

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NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Door-to-Door Solicitors?

Anyone noticed an increase in aggressive door-to-door solicitors recently? It seems that in our Oak Hill neighborhood there...

Original post made by Sam on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 15544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voodoo Kitchen closed?

Looks like a new place, The Cove, is going in. This is at Valley/Bernal, across from Safeway. I liked Voodoo Kitchen and...

Original post made by Sam on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 12 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comment on the "Open Letter to a Librarian..."

I read the harsh open letter complaining about a particular Pleasanton librarian before the post was deleted and the thread...

Original post made by Sam on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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Verizon vs. T-Mobile in Pleasanton

As they say, YMMV, or Your Mileage May Vary. Verizon coverage has been great for me, and when I do have a problem with something,...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 609 Views

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Let's not forget about Mary Hayashi - Shoplifter

She obviously thinks the public has no memory. Convicted for shoplifting $2,450 worth of clothes from San Francisco's Neiman...

Original post made by Sam on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 1879 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senator John "Republican Family Values" Ensign Loves Marriage

Senator John Ensign proves that GOP family values are alive and well. No hypocrisy. Here are some of his great quotes: “Marriage...

Original post made by Sam J. on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween --- Costume Ideas

Hi. anyone have any quick and easy ideas for Halloween costumes? It's tomorrow and I have no ideas for my ten year old son....

Original post made by Samantha on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Cindi, on Oct 30, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 2205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E - Expensive Out of Town Consultants Funding AND Running Campaign

The Support Pleasanton Schools campaign has just filed their expense reports with Alameda County and their single largest...

Original post made by Samantha on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on Apr 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 32 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mothers With a Purpose Meeting Tonight

Reminder… Mothers with a Purpose will have a meeting tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Foothill...

Original post made by Sammy on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 250 Views

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A terrible waste of State money

Many Californians are upset about how much money the State wastes each year. Many residents of San Ramon were upset by City...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1065 Views

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Eric Swalwell Interview on May 23rd at 11:30 AM

My Blogtalkradio show is back Wednesday morning, May 23rd, at 11:30 am with [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/san-ramon-observer/2012/05/23/can-eric-swalwell-unseat-pete-stark...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 23, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small Business of the Year Celebration

PRESS RELEASE Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-East Bay) will host a “Small Business of the Year” Celebration...

Original post made by San Ramon Observer on May. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Craft & Rummage Sale Downtown

I will be doing the Community Craft and Rummage Sale in Downtown Pleasanton on First Street at the site with the 3 churches...

Original post made by Sandra on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 1318 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3255 Views

RESTAURANTS

the RedCoat

Everyone go and try out the new Restaurant Downtown, The RedCoat! The food is great. ...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Myrna, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:31 am | 14 comments | 5500 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DELETE BLOG SITE

This site has become nothing but a forum for personal attacks that would never make it into the actual "letters to the editor"...

Original post made by Sandy on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 7, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 7 comments | 2147 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 1,073 views

What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 832 views

The Golden Days of Television
By Roz Rogoff | 0 comments | 566 views

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 398 views