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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

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Buy books online to support Friends of the Library

Did you know you can buy books from the Friends of the Library at Amazon.com? The Friends have a year-round magazine and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Irene Inman, on Jun 14, 2010 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 908 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Aiming high

Coaching a deaf basketball team is different from coaching a hearing team, says Debbie Ayres, who has coached college and...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by suny, on Jun 19, 2010 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Heading for upper San Mateo? Skyline Bridge to be closed for 3 years starting this August

Tri-Valley motorists who use the Skyline Bridge above San Mateo should plan on longer travel times starting late this summer...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Zicky, on Jun 19, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 891 Views

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Leather mural honoring 4 slain Oakland police officers on display at County Fair

Alameda County Fair-goers will have a unique opportunity starting tomorrow to view the intricately designed leather mural...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2010

They stand on the bridge, with one foot in Pleasanton and the other poised to step into the future. College and careers await...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by amador student, on Jun 24, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

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Talk about a bad hair day!

There's much more at the Alameda County Fair than rides and tasty food as Cassandra Gutschall, 25, shows Sunday after getting...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by erika, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 967 Views

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Expanded definition of Socialism

I thought it would be interesting to look at some of the underlying aspects of socialism in our American society * If...

Original post made by Defining Definitions on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 784 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Brown launches investigation into foreclosures that affect renters

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday launched an investigation aimed at protecting the rights of the "forgotten...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Jun 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 12360 Views

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Loose chain on "Wacky Worm" ride injures 7 at Alameda County Fair

Five children and two adults suffered minor injuries at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton Thursday afternoon when the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

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See 'Rooster's Teeth' perform tonight

Enjoy a free concert in the park tonight from 7-9:30 p.m., Friday, July 9 at Lions Wayside Park (at the corner of First and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 799 Views

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Eastbound I-580 to close overnight between Foothill-Hopyard for BART work

BART and Caltrans will need to close a portion of eastbound I-580 overnight starting at 11 p.m. Saturday to install an aerial...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by non, on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Help Is On The Way" in Nevada and...

Help is on the way in ... Nevada...and California too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BzQvDVSUD8&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 799 Views

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Did BP play a role in the release of a notorious terrorist?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20100713/bs_yblog_upshot/did-bp-play-a-role-in-the-release-of-a-notorious-terrorist#mwpphu-container...

Original post made by Letsy on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by M., on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 879 Views

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Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes onto Walnut Creek sidewalk, kills pedestrian

A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver in Walnut Creek on Saturday evening. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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New carpool lane segment opens for eastbound I-580 motorists

Driving east on I-580 became easier over the weekend as Caltrans and the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency opened...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tax money down the drain?, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1282 Views

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Commemorative bricks being installed at Firehouse Arts Center

A contractor has started laying commemorative bricks at the Firehouse Arts Center, which will open in Setpember. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Claudette, on Jul 19, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Courts: Woman in April hit and runs was drunk at 9 a.m.

A Pleasanton woman facing multiple charges following a multiple hit and run in April had a blood alcohol content of .28 --...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by christiana, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,084 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 755 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 596 views