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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART Family Leave clause and Union dishonesty

Yes it's an embarrassment to BART management that the Family Leave clause was mistakenly left in the agreement document. However...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 16192 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Detroit bankruptcy approved; IL passes pension reform

Odd that both these occurred on the same day. The federal bankruptcy judge ruled that Detroit's bankruptcy can proceed....

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Bill Lambeer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1751 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Wal-Mart in Washington DC

Earlier this week, after much debate, Wal-Mart opened two stores within Washington DC. Some members of the DC city council...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 11 comments | 3597 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Boeing's 777 plant move

Twelve states including California, Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Kansas and Wisconsin are making proposals to Boeing...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 9, 2014 at 10:21 am | 13 comments | 3028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cry to God

Crazy Alert... Pleasanton's most annoying visitors, Cry to God will be back at Tully's Plaza Friday October 30 at 6:30PM. [Personal...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alberto, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 1260 Views

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WHERE WOULD LOW INCOME HOUSING GO...??

If the Housing Cap is "struck down" and does not survive an appeal then where would all of this "low income housing" go?...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelcreek, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 1192 Views

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Avoid Rynck

Had a bad experience with them. They are more concerned with making the next sale rather than spending time servicing customers...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by RyNck thread gone?, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:51 am | 16 comments | 1751 Views

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Pleasanton Soccer Clubs...talking to the wall

The Rage and BUSC are very different clubs but one thing they have in common is keeping coaches who have overstayed their...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 1217 Views

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Occupy coming to Pleasanton Saturday 2/25 to protest Castlewood

Here we go. A planned march from downtown Pleasanton to Castlewood followed by a camp-in. Interesting that the webpage...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Again?, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1442 Views

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Even more on Mary Hayashi

1. She hasn't resigned her assembly position even after her conviction earlier this year for shoplifting from Neiman-Marcus...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:43 am | 13 comments | 2074 Views

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Walmart grocery and the other Pleasanton groceries

Predicting what the effect of the new store will be on the existing Pleasanton grocery stores. I don't think the new Walmart...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Poppin Fresh!, on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 1959 Views

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Dogs

Is it just me or do there seem to be way more dogs in town recently? Is it a fad that crept up on us? Maybe the economy...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by dog lover, on Aug 4, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 928 Views

RESTAURANTS

where everybody knows your name--Dr.Beanz Drive Thru

I can not believe how amazing the service and the coffee is at Dr. Beanz Coffee Bar. The young girl that works there in the...

Original post made by Joe on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by jessie, on May 13, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 10 comments | 2881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mentally disabled residents forced into Fight Club!

Warning this is not a pleasant deal here: http://www.abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=7556740&page=1 Power corrupts...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 1739 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Biker killed on Tilden

Am I the only one who thinks these bikers are taking unnecessary risks with their lives as well as the lives of the drivers? When...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:33 am | 37 comments | 3337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

President of Tri-Valley University Arrested in Pleasanton

Susan Su, who leased property from the Pleasanton Unified School District [negotiated and signed by John Casey and Luz Cazares...

Original post made by Joe on May. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Very long police response time

There was a traffic accident with injuries last night at the intersection of Hacienda Drive and Gibraltar Drive (Monday,...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:52 am | 46 comments | 3619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why doesn't Mary Hayashi step down?

I can understand that stepping down from her seat representing the 18th district is a huge step for her, but does she think...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by yowzers, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 1856 Views

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"Kick for the Cure" soccer game Jan 2, 2010

Amador Valley High School Men's soccer will be playing the "Kick for the Cure" soccer game on January 2nd vs Richmond HS....

Original post made by Joe Carlucci on Dec. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1344 Views
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Suspicious Stein, Watchdog Warren, and a Basket of Deplorables
By Roz Rogoff | 18 comments | 1,111 views

New apartments will be pricey to rent
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 541 views