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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1022 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 | 1526 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1151 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 | 1450 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama is enabling terror on America ...

It is one thing for Obama to secretly "wish" this, but another to come out and say it. This short clip (below) is sobering...

Original post made by Marta on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Jul 21, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

SPORTS

Does anyone have an update on the skating rink?

My family is considering relocating to the Pleasanton area and my two boys are HUGE hockey nuts. I have read about plans...

Original post made by Scott on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another great performance by the transparent Obama Regime!!!

Subject: Our government money at work! Some have said that the stimulus hasn't saved any jobs, but here is...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 23, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Not your traditional Y

The Tri-Valley YMCA may not have a traditional setting, with the typical health club and swimming pool, but it's found a...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New FCC rules on wireless microphone could affect local users

New Federal Communication Commission rules bearing on the use of wireless microphones that went into effect last month affect...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Karl Winkler, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raquel's brand products recalled due to contamination in hummus salads, wraps

The California Department of Public Health is alerting consumers who have purchased prepackaged hummus salad, wraps and sandwiches...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by john, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Community Garden

Reading the latest Livermore Independent's story on their Community Garden project, I'm curious as to why perhaps, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Christian on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jul 27, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ADHD support group for women will meet today

A support group for women, mothers and daughters living with ADHD or executive function challenges meets from 7:30-8:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

TriValleyJobs.com website down or gone?

Does anyone know what happened to the TriValleyJobs.com website? It was been unavailable for the past two days (July 27,...

Original post made by Janet Gates on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Shakespeare in the Park continues this weekend

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 31; 7:30 p.m., Sunday,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Free Shakespeare in the Park Fan, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Listen to the House Rockers tonight

Enjoy great music from the House Rockers tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael Wilkins, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Haggerty honors fire fighters, sheriff's deputies at Fairgrounds rally

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty recognized three fire fighters from the Alameda County Fire Department and two deputies,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Reviving our Constitution"... a wonderful online video resource (a freebie too)

This is not likely covered in much detail in our local schools...nor is it required in most US colleges. If you have...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Get Educated, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Museum announces first Heritage Awards

Museum On Main has announced the first recipients of its new Heritage Awards, established earlier this year to recognize...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views
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