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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Assembly to consider tougher law on violent crime reporting

A bill that would require witnesses to report violent crimes to law enforcement regardless of the victim's age has passed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe

Dr. Alex Filippenko, one of the world's most highly cited astronomers, will present Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Starry Night, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's With More Free Advertising for Claudette McDermott?

Hey Gina, come on. The forum is for ideas and debate not endless free advertising for some of your merchants. There are...

Original post made by Be Fair PW on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery, circuitous?

Aggrandizement, hazmat, cajolery and circuitous are probably not words in most people's daily lexicon, but they were a breeze...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Charlie and Muriel Kahsen, on Jan 30, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brentwood, Dublin lead in commission's report on quality roadways

The quality of the pavement on an average street or road in the Bay Area has improved slightly in recent years, but the struggle...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 751 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Of Note

<B>Amador senior donates scholarship to help children Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6630...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by David Ing, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ValleyCare Medical Center opens new floor with 24 beds

In an effort to serve more patients as well as make their stay a little more pleasant, ValleyCare Health System recently...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fred Brown, on Feb 2, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education Mandates: Overhauling a Broken System

New report from the Legislative Analysts Office on California's broken education funding system: http://www.lao.ca.gov/reports/2010/edu/educ_mandates/ed_mandates_020210.aspx " ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by June, on Feb 5, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

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The wine stroll must go on -- rain or shine

A rainy forecast isn't going to let the Pleasanton Downtown Association keep the Truffles, Tidbits and Wine Tasting event...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Susan M., on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

First deck section of Bay Bridge put into place

Construction of the Bay Bridge's new self-anchored suspension span reached a milestone today when the first deck section...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ruan, on Feb 4, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 3707 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Greenpeace Founder "need many nuclear plants"

Listen to scientist Dr. Patrick Moore, Founder of GreenPeace speak on the US need for many nuclear power plants ASAP...to...

Original post made by Hi Tech on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 1 comment | 719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commotion on Angela St. Last Night?

Anyone know why W. Angela was blocked off with police cars and fire trucks last night, around 5:30pm?...

Original post made by Curious on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Emily West, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ongoing Volunteer Drivers Needed

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley is looking for Volunteer Drivers to transport seniors to their medical appointments....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 713 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

If the shoe fits

The classic rags-to-riches fairytale gets the Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre treatment as it opens tonight for a three-weekend...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

kids on the roofs downtown

I was downtown late one evening about a week ago. I had parked in the lot behind Stacy's resteraunt and as I was walking...

Original post made by james on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 12, 2010 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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Our Lovely Sunrise This Morning

I took this pic this a.m. around 7:30 from our deck, looking east. Almost looks like we're overlooking a lake below that...

Original post made by Pat, West of Foothill on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Feb 13, 2010 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 748 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's plans for coliseum connector dashed as minority coalition forces $70-million to go elsewhere

The Federal Transit Administration Friday denied BART $70 million in federal stimulus money to fund its proposed elevated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Puzzled, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 852 Views

RESTAURANTS

What happened to Willow Tree in Dublin???????

I've spent my last dollar at the Willow Tree in Dublin. Uncooked food and burnt food for the last time. [portion removed]...

Original post made by UPCHUCK on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 2396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pope sincere?

The Pope recently stated: "I think of the immense suffering caused by the abuse of children, especially within the church...

Original post made by Concerned Former Catholic on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lourdes, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

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Sharing Our Abundance of Fruit

As I walk around neighborhoods during this time of year, I note many, many orange, lemon and some grapefruit trees laden...

Original post made by Dave on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 22, 2010 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 810 Views
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The Gay Rights Movement Coming of Age
By Tom Cushing | 33 comments | 1,305 views

A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,090 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 509 views