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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is religion a hobby?

When are we as a society going to wake up and treat religion the way it should be treated? It is a hobby, plain and simple,...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prep powerhouses

Sports rivalries can turn into ugly events as evidenced by the unfortunate incidents at the San Francisco 49ers-Oakland Raiders...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by James, on Nov 13, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

25th anniversary of "Occupy Pleasanton" teachers strike

With all of this talk about Occupy various cities, it occurs to me this week is the 25th anniversary today of Occupy Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Jamestown on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Show At Amador Tonight

Come out to the Amador High football stadium at 7pm tonight to see the Foothill High and Amador High marching bands perform...

Original post made by Band Mom on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Band Mom, on Nov 18, 2011 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Register for Pleasanton Lacrosse

Registration is open for spring 2012 season for new and returning players ages U9, U11, U13, U15 and HSJV. Tryouts for team...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

SPORTS

Cricket Registration Starting Soon

I was finally able to find more information about Tennis-ball cricket. When is the registration open? My son would love...

Original post made by cricketLover on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Junction - Livermore (rural)

Anyone ever go out to a restaurant called The Junction in rural Livermore? I saw it on channel 5 the other night, but want...

Original post made by Pro-Law on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Beth, on Nov 29, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Christmas festivities set for today

Downtown Livermore's Annual Home for the Holidays Celebration will kick off at noon today with activities scheduled through...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Alley, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund

we have noticed that for a few years now the Senior Citizen Non Profit group has not been included in the Holiday Fund.....

Original post made by susie on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Lugnut, on Dec 11, 2011 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Isabel Avenue interchange opens

Caltrans opened all ramps of the Isabel Avenue interchange at I-580 early Wednesday morning, completing construction work...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shane, on Nov 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeff Bordes to present jazzy soulful Christmas program Saturday

With the spirit of Christmas, jazz trumpeter Jeff Bordes will present a holiday celebration of New Orleans swing band and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Howard Neely, on Dec 5, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 749 Views

AROUND TOWN

PGE cluster

Anybody have a timeline on when PGE will be pulling their "milk trucks" off of Santa Rita between stoneridge and las positas,...

Original post made by Mal on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Traffic jam, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 661 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Community Foundation honors Pleasanton Weekly

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation presented the Pleasanton Weekly with its "Community Champion" award Wednesday night at...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 848 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hope Hospice names new chief executive

Larry R. Lakes has been named chief executive officer of Hope Hospice, succeeding Helen Meier, who retired June 10 after...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by good samaritan, on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

And baby makes five generations

Maria Lima celebrated her 96th birthday recently with five generations of her family; the youngest was her great-great-granddaughter...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2815 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday puppet pandemonium is coming to a library near you on Saturday

Pleasanton Public Library will host the Nick Barone Puppets in an original comedy variety holiday show at 2 p.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 1 comment | 2538 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Highway jumper identified by coroner's office

The identity of the man who jumped from the Santa Rita Road overpass onto I-580 has been released by the Alameda County Coroner's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by gary, on Dec 13, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 14, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 3467 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Traffic will face lane closing on Niles Canyon portion of Hwy. 84 one more time tonight

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be working on State Route 84 in Niles Canyon again tonight starting...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 15, 2011 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sorry, 'Nuncrackers' a sell-out hit for its entire run

If you were looking forward to a night with the nuns of Mount Saint Helen's in the current Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre's...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Shane FitzMaurice, on Dec 16, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 967 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 614 views