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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposition 30 to pay for out of control payroll costs

Saw this on an article in the Sacramento Bee. "California's state government had 9.3 percent more employees in 2011 than...

Original post made by Here is the Problem on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

SPORTS

Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officer wounded, suspect dead in I-680 shooting

A Highway Patrol officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and a suspect is dead after a morning shoot-out on Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

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 | 1525 Views

SPORTS

Sept 21st-Coach Sweeney 25th Celebration and Falcon Fest at Foothill

This years 6th annual Falcon Fest is extra special because 25 years of FHS football alumni, family and friends will be returning...

Original post made by Cindi Bontempo on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

SPORTS

Festive downtown parade marks start of 2012 youth soccer season

Hundreds of young soccer players joined their teams last Saturday for the 44th annual Pleasanton Youth Soccer Kick-off Parade...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tracy, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New publisher, owner for Embarcadero Media's Pacific Sun

Marin County's Pacific Sun newspaper, a weekly journal that has chronicled the life and politics of the region for almost...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Sep 14, 2012 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6 arrested at suspected drug house in Livermore

A newly formed Livermore police unit led an arrest of six people Thursday at a home that is part of an ongoing drug investigation,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 15, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor to lead discussion today on thyroid issues

Dr. Michael Ruscio is guest speaker at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Tri-Valley YMCA, 6693 Sierra Lane, Dublin. He...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by member, on Sep 18, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

SPORTS

A Falcon Family

Tonight, just before kickoff in the season-opening game against Monte Vista, Foothill High School will honor Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society holding animal welfare festival today in Pleasanton

The Valley Humane Society will hold its second annual pledge-driven dog walk and festival today to raise money to support...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Nan, on Sep 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Harris drops out of Pleasanton City Council race

Mike Harris, a Pleasanton resident and software engineer, said Wednesday that he is suspending his campaign for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Dad, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin hires new Community Development director

Following a nationwide recruitment, Dublin City Manager Joni Pattillo has appointed Luke Sims, Community Development Director...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by ca94566, on Sep 25, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE's 9th annual "Bon Appetit-Toasts & Tastes of Fall" to benefit Pleasanton schools!

Don't miss it! PPIE's annual culinary event, Bon Appetit- Toasts & Tastes of Fall, on October 6th from 6:30pm -10pm. 15...

Original post made by David on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Sep 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1445 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 | 1374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore homeowner shot during drug-related robbery

Police detectives have determined that a home invasion robbery that ended in a shooting Saturday night in Livermore was drug-related. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

SPORTS

49ers new Santa Clara stadium already 200-foot-high steel skeleton with 50-yard line in center

The new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara is already a towering steel skeleton that rises nearly 200 feet high above...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prop. A1 >>>> 170 million dollar theft

Proposition A1 is an arrogant attempt to divert public money to a private (non-profit) organization. You see the cutsy...

Original post made by mooseturd on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by R.Tomson, on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New book club meets tonight to deal with challenges of success

A new book club is meeting at the Pleasanton library tonight to discuss "The Price of Privilege" by Dr. Madelyn Levine, a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sherie MacGregor, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Facts Regarding Pete Stark

For years, Stark has lived in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region and flies back to California for town halls and other events....

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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