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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Single Payer - Are California Democrats Completely Tone Deaf?

Are California Democrats completely tone deaf on health care? I was flabbergasted to see the Sen. Mark Leno is once again...

Original post made by Ribbit on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drug Overdose This weekend

I am hearing that there was Amador students partying in Ruby Hill this weekend and one was taken by ambulance to the hospital...

Original post made by Rich on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Mar 12, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 10 comments | 1711 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The castlewood homicide

Hardly anything has been reported over the last few weeks at least that I've seen. Did I miss something somewhere? or are...

Original post made by Richard on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama might release terrorists into US

In spite of significant resistance Obama said today that he will not rule out the release of Gitmo terrorists into the United...

Original post made by Richie Pierce on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jun 12, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 1156 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2521 Views

RESTAURANTS

Falafel House is Excellent

We ate at the Flafel House on Bernal (by Mexico Lindo). The food was outstanding and the prices were reasonable. The...

Original post made by rick on Apr. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Happy Hour

What's the best happy hour around Pleasanton? Not just good drinks and free food, I want a good, fun crowd. Any thoughts?...

Original post made by Rick on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by chris, on Jun 10, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hostermans Contradictions

Jennifer Hosterman professes to be an environmentalist. She rails agains global warming and champions the green agenda....

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2008 at 9:14 pm | 44 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 1625 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Appears on Forbes Wealthiest Zip Codes

Two Pleasanton zip codes: 94566 and 94588 are ranked at #286 and #459 respectively in Forbes' "Wealthiest Zip Coges" list...

Original post made by Rick on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by T.R. Ollman, on Sep 29, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Zip Codes

Obviously, it is "codes." My bad....

Original post made by Rick on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 815 Views

AROUND TOWN

The City of Milpitas Faced with a Pension Tsunami

This article is a must read for anyone interested in pension reform. The city of Milpitas, grappling with an 11 million...

Original post made by Rick on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Shoot_The_Messengers, on Dec 9, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 6 comments | 1863 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council Eyeing Surplus to Shore Up Pension Shortfall

In a contentious work shop at city hall, the city council was given recommendations by its financil staff to shore up its...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by it is hopeless, on Feb 12, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 21 comments | 1303 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bacteria and MRSA found on BART to Pleasanton

I'll be standing, thank you! This news is from the Bay Citizen via The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/us/06bcseats.html ...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Libraries lose ALL State Funding

It may not have been much; it had been decreasing over time, but now there will be no state monies given to any public library...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm | 16 comments | 1114 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Less Than Flattering Portrayal of California

As this article from The Wall Street Joural states, California "...at its core is the high-tax welfare state run amok." The...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by interesting, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 12 comments | 1102 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Habit Hamburger Review

"The Habit" hamburger chain opened up at the new shopping center on the corner of Hopyard and Bernal. I have heard a lot...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 12 comments | 3980 Views

SPORTS

Foothill Football on KTVU? Please Vote Now

http://www.ktvu.com/s/sports/highschoolsports/ scroll to middle of page. Go to this web site to vote to see the Novato...

Original post made by Rick on Aug. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2296 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
By Gina Channell-Allen | 4 comments | 1,151 views

A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 908 views

Lulu is back home!!!!
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 738 views