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Saluting those who work on Christmas

When I was a cub reporter at the Chicago Tribune, I generally worked the Christmas holidays. Along with a skeleton crew of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Retired and Earned It, on Dec 25, 2009 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board President Campaign promise

Following is one of Chris Grant's key campaign promises: ------------------------------------- Fiscal Responsibility-Maintain...

Original post made by Promises, promises on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments | 1137 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Compassionate" Liberals Sabotage 1700 Minority D.C. School Kids

I submit to you that Democrats do not care about anything but their power over our lives and the lives of our children. They...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Dec 22, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 1068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,200 drivers arrested in Bay Area for DUIs so far in holiday period

More than 1,200 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money for nothing - PUSD getting theirs?

I saw a tv spot on this company and how they are saving or recycling millions of taxpayer dollars for San Jose schools. ...

Original post made by John Adams on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PDA director resigns post to marry, move to Florida

Christine Salidivar, executive director of the Pleasanton Downtown Association since April 2004, has resigned her position...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sushi, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Community Forum Q&A available

Q&A from the Jan 5 PUSD community forum is available here: http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/PublicInformation/Downloads/Q&A100105Final.pdf...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 13, 2010 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals

Oakland International Airport ranked No. 1 for on-time arrivals among all North American airports last year, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services Thursday for DeWitt Wilson, Pleasanton developer who died Monday

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Catholic Church for DeWitt (Dee) Wilson who died Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Juli Stewart, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thriving Discovery

Thriving Ink is joining forces with Karl Wente's Discover the Wine/Discover the Music to celebrate local artists, musicians...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1084 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Harvard Professor Called to Stand to Provide Neutral and Impartial "Expert" Testimony Exposed Under Cross Examination, She Has Long Been an Active Advocate for Gay Marriage.

Second Day of Trial is Positive for Defense by Andy Pugno - General Counsel on January 13th, 2010 As I mentioned in...

Original post made by Kelly on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Construction starts on 4th bore of Caldecott Tunnel

Federal, state and local officials gathered in Orinda Friday to celebrate the beginning of construction on the fourth bore...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Joe Wielder, on Jan 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I was against a spending freeze before I was in favor of one

President Obama will propose a 'discretionary spending freeze' in his State of the Union speech later this week. The freeze...

Original post made by Ellie Light on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 27, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local office opens for 2010 Census count

Ten questions will determine how much funding Pleasanton will receive for social services and transportation, whether or...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 26, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal funds in question for BART's proposed Coliseum connector

BART's plan to build an elevated rail connector between its Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport has a...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by GO, on Jan 28, 2010 at 12:44 am | 2 comments | 1110 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where Is The Stimulus Grant for Education...

A $2.25B stimulus grant was awarded today to the California high speed train project "that virtually guarantees construction...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 870 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART to cut 74 jobs, use federal funds to meet budget deficits

BART directors voted 6-3 Thursday to close the transit agency's $25 million budget deficit by cutting 74 positions and using...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lucy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Driver drifts off I-680 with car landing in 12-foot-deep ditch

The unidentified driver was not injured in this single vehicle accident on southbound I-680 between the Bernal and Sunol...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer healing therapy foundation aids 12 through donated funds

Twelve cancer patients living in the Tri-Valley have been granted funds for complementary treatments such as acupuncture,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Les, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 1113 Views
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