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AROUND TOWN

Quick survey-- Please help me complete my senior thesis!

Greetings, folks! I'm a senior at Berkeley, and also a lifelong Pleasanton resident (Amador, class of '08). I will be graduating...

Original post made by Berkeleystudent on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Berkeleystudent, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 5 comments | 1513 Views

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Bands on parade

Seventy-six trombones, possibly more, will march through town tomorrow morning as Pleasanton welcomes middle and high school...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Band Publicity- Steffi Gross, on Oct 22, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gay 'barbarians' descend on Marcus and Michele Bachmann's clinic

If I remember correctly there was a thread concerning California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history. The...

Original post made by kyle on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sunshine, on Jul 23, 2011 at 6:28 am | 6 comments | 1512 Views

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Food Stamp Recipient Kids Being Fattened Up with Tax Payer Money?

According to the US Census Bureau, since 1996, more children are living in poverty today than in 1996 while the number of...

Original post made by Anti Government Waste on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 8 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

District reports no 'documented cases' of H1N1 in Pleasanton schools

Although no documented cases of H1N1 (swine flu) have been reported in Pleasanton schools, an increasing number of students...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 25 comments | 1512 Views

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New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog killed in house fire caused by cigarettes, say firefighters

Cigarette ashes flicked into tan bark in the front yard landscaping most likely caused a house fire in Pleasanton, which...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Dog heaven?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:42 am | 10 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big events tomorrow could mean record BART ridership

Big events in San Francisco and Oakland tomorrow could make for record-breaking ridership on BART. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Blake Nahmias, on Feb 5, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1511 Views

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Ribbon cutting at Valley Humane Society today

Valley Humane Society will host a ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony tonight at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Karla, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who paid for all those Yes on G signs?

It is interesting to see all the Yes on G signs around town. These are not cheap hand-painted grass-roots signs stapled to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bel, on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 14 comments | 1510 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate committee approves health care plan

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091013/ap_on_go_co/us_health_care_overhaul...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 14, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 1510 Views

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March for better California schools en route to Livingston today

A diverse group of Californians, marching from Bakersfield to Sacramento on a 365‐mile trek to rally public support...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big Mike, on Apr 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views

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Lawyer who specializes in suing businesses elected president of California attorney regulatory agency

A San Francisco lawyer who specializes in business litigation has been elected president of the State Bar of California for...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views

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Musical hit "Chicago" now at Firehouse Art Center

The Firehouse Arts Center is hosting the Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre musical production of "Chicago" on weekends through...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1510 Views

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Police chief Spiller promotes 4 Pleasanton officers

Pleasanton Police Chief David Spiller promoted four police officers in ceremonies held last week in the City Council chamber. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by CarlaSB, on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

De La Salle - do they belong in EBAL

OK, so I know that the Mt. Diablo school dist. does not want them in their league but, do they belong in our league? I...

Original post made by Marc on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by dth, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 1509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Calif Democrat Official Inflating their Pension? Shocking! (Not)

Now...after we heard about the outrageous salaries and pensions in Bell, CA (note the media conveniently did not mention...

Original post made by Ellen on Aug. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

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Brown kills death row project at San Quentin

Calling plans for construction of a pricey new San Quentin death row "unconscionable," Gov. Jerry Brown today pulled the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2011 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers?

Who pays CalSTRS debt: state, schools, teachers? By Ed Mendel "A day of reckoning may be coming for a huge CalSTRS...

Original post made by Arnold on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Candy Man Luke, on Sep 12, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 9 comments | 1509 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 1509 Views
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President Trump
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