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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Oil Spill No Big Deal?

I sit horrified reading the news of the BP oil spill and watching a major body of water become a waste pit. Yet, nobody's...

Original post made by Oil Mess on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Will pass, on May 23, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 6 comments | 869 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans were covering abortions to RNC employees

They got busted and now are crying they are going to put an end to it. Hypocrites....

Original post made by OJ on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fox News again accused of airing misleading video

They are so full of you know what! No wonder they are also known as "Faux" News. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/ynews_ts988...

Original post made by OJ on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmer's Market Political Conversation

With the elections coming up, I thought I would talk with one of the red, while and blue people on the Main Street end of...

Original post made by Old Adage on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 8 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton PTA Council drives this Parcel Tax Campaign?

Pleasanton PTA Council web site states that PTA's can take an active roles in campaign. Does that mean that PTA Council...

Original post made by old crow on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 11 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly forum is DEAD

Anyone notice after months of the publisher and editors being strong arms with the community on the forum, it's dead! Even...

Original post made by old soul on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 13 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dennis Miller lives in Pleasanton????

Saw this on the web: "Really all this excitement over a 5.8 quake??? Come on East Coast, we have those for breakfast...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Stagger Lee, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:59 am | 16 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water/Sewage Charges up 50%

I used the same amount of water for 6/16 - 8/16 this year as I did last year, but my bill was 50% higher. Was this the "modest"...

Original post made by OldTimer on Aug. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly Buses

I wonder how much money the bus company (is it Wheels?) gets for allowing the bus to be completely covered with advertising....

Original post made by OldTimer on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tamieka, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 3392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decodaquote cancelled in Times Newspaper

The Valley Times is replacing the Decodaquote puzzle with another similar puzzle because the Decodeaquote puzzle a few days...

Original post made by OldTimer on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 2, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 3057 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was going on at Tassajara/Freeway last night?

About 8:30PM Friday 8/10 we exited 580 at Santa Rita/Tassajara. The parking area for the office buildings on the northwest...

Original post made by oldtimer on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Not the end of the line?, on Aug 13, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanley Blvd

As I was weaving back an forth on Stanley this morning (left lane closed, then right lane closed, then left lane closed),...

Original post made by oldtimer on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Trudy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Approving Used Car Lot

It is amazing to me that while Dublin is adding Whole Foods, Hobby Lobby, Dick's, and lots of new restaurants (yes, they...

Original post made by oldtimer on Apr. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dublin Water Park

I see that Dublin thinks that water slides are a good idea, they will be building 4 giant water slides plus other water park...

Original post made by oldtimer on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by lll, on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Angela Street fire

It's been almost 7 months since this fire made headlines for several weeks. There were all sorts of suspicious circumstannces...

Original post made by olfthfl on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Getting Angry, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:40 am | 12 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive extension

The Stoneridge Drive extension is finished. The landscaping, road striping and all other facets are complete. Why is it not...

Original post made by olfthfl on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 667 Views

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East Angela Street fire

Well, the 1st anniversary of this headline making event will soon be upon us with all the mystery still intact. The burned...

Original post made by Olfthful on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 976 Views

RESTAURANTS

Eddie Papa's is not to be missed

Eddie Papa's is on Hopyard, near Stoneridge. This place is wonderful! Regional American cuisine presented with style and...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 31 comments | 3750 Views

RESTAURANTS

La Palapa Closing Again?

So, the come-and-gone Mexican joint at Hopyard and 580 is gone gain. Does anyone know why? They seemed to do a decent business...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Aug. 4, 2013
Last comment by Map, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 14 comments | 3762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water, water, everywhere.....

.... and we are PAYING to pump it over the hill and into San Francisco Bay. Seems silly to do so in a drought, huh? Our...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on May. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 121 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 10 comments | 549 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 456 views

Mark Twain drinking wine?
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 334 views