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AROUND TOWN

City traffic crews rewiring traffic signals at Hopyard/West Las Positas

The city's traffic engineering division started construction today on the signals at Hopyard Road and West Las Positas Boulevard....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 4676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last minute steals to be had! Wii Games, Nintendo DS games.....

The auctions end in 2 hours! I JUST listed even more items! DS Games, Wii Games, MORE Twisted Silver jewelry, Pottery,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Amy Taylor, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lark in the Park series canceled

The Museum On Main announced the cancellation of the monthly Lark in the Park program, do to the unexpected death of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Spellcheck?, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rep. Massa: I will vote against the interests of my district

So much for a representative democracy. It is this type of thinking that causes many of us to work for making in-cumbents...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rotary Club of Pleasanton

The Rotary Club of Pleasanton since 1965 has been a leader in the community in helping make Pleasanton a great place to live....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A very cool LIFE photo archive link

Here is a very cool photo historical archive from Life. Enjoy: http://images.google.com/hosted/life...

Original post made by Cool Life Photo\'s on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by bobart, on Aug 21, 2009 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fairness online

Last June, both the State Assembly and Senate approved a budget containing an e-fairness provision, which would have clarified...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Ballon, Ph.D., Senior Policy Fellow, Technology Studies, Pacific Research Institute, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black Cat..Panther?.. Roaming Hills Palomares

I did see the much talked-about black cat--suspected possible Panther-- roaming the hills in the Church/Rodeo area along...

Original post made by I Love Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Many sirens around 4:30 this morning?

I wondered if anyone knows what happened this morning around 4:30am on the west side of Pleasanton. There were many sirens...

Original post made by Grace on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Puppetlady, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment - Job Search etc.

Yes Nummi is going down, along with another 50,000 related jobs here locally. This is nuts! I might add that the unemployemtn...

Original post made by Help.. on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 943 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLENTY of Jobs here:

If your wondering who is hiring, check this out. *Please keep in mind that President Bush put thousands of Government jobs...

Original post made by Jobs on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by and, on Aug 27, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office of the Secretary Pandemic Influenza Vaccines--Amendment

[Federal Register: June 25, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 121)] [Notices] [Page 30294-30297] From the Federal...

Original post made by Daniel on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 937 Views

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There is no MANDATORY FLU VACCINE program

Press Release For Immediate Release: July 29, 2009 Contact: CDC Division of Media Relations (404) 639-3286 CDC Advisors...

Original post made by Truth on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 30, 2009 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With his approval ratings falling 42% (gallup) and 45% (Rasmussan) and increasingly unpopular President Obama takes his message to congress

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/09/02/obama-rally-support-democratic-health-care-bills-advisers-say/?test=health...

Original post made by Juan on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Sep 3, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

The good ole days

Ever wonder what Pleasanton was like when silent movies were filmed or when bandits ruled the streets? The Museum On Main...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Museum Volunteer, on Sep 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

THE FORUM IS ARRIVING

I really, really have thought a lot about this forum. I have laughed, been disgusted, enjoyed and intertwined with its conversations....

Original post made by m on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by M, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

SPORTS

Foothill defeats Novato 17-14 in season opener

Foothill High defeated Novato 17-14 Saturday in a season opener at Novato that also saw the Falcon's strong Freshman team...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Fan of James, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views
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