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Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last, we're getting a second dog park

There are 26,800 dogs in Pleasanton and if they could vote, they would have had the city's second dog park in town long ago...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund 2009

The 7th annual Pleasanton Weekly Holiday Fund campaign kicks off this week, with the aim of raising several hundred thousand...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by cholo, on Nov 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 4 comments | 1475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four 11th Congressional District counties must report final vote count today

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is back in Washington for the final session of the 111th Congress and prepared...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Waiting for Redistricting, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 6 comments | 1475 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit's CFO pleads not guilty to church theft charges

AC Transit's chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Right, on May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times,...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

The 17 days of Pleasantonia Rhetoric

What a family friendly, peaceful, constructive, compassionate, effectively communicating, solution oriented community-NOT! And...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 2:18 am | 14 comments | 1474 Views

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Women share stories to help others

Eve Ensler's popular production, "The Vagina Monologues" is back at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore to help bolster the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by karen Hogan, on Apr 10, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local officials urge yes vote on Prop 22

A crowd of local officials gathered Tuesday to protest a state practice that's shifted billions from city budgets to the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anger ?, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 6 comments | 1473 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Newt Gingrich - 100% correct on immigration reform

A comprehensive plan to solve the immigration issue, it will not satisfy the right, it will not satisfy the left, but it...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI arrest leads to revoked probation for man linked to fatal crash

The man who provided the alcohol that led to the death of Laurel Williams will serve the remainder of his sentence after...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Glenn, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

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Trial for accused murderer of Castlewood couple to start Nov. 29

Jury selection is expected to begin Nov. 29 for Ernest Scherer III, the son of a couple brutally killed in their Castlewood...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 10, 2010 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1473 Views

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Walmart market bid goes to city planners Monday

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center on Monday night as the Planning Commission holds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never enough freedom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 13 comments | 1473 Views

RESTAURANTS

Baker, Glazer discuss education issues at joint forum

The Tri-Valley's state legislators held an education forum this week to answer residents' burning questions about overcrowding...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Rosecolin, on Jan 1, 2016 at 2:23 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fighting crime in the 21st Century

It's no secret that over the past few years technology has changed the everyday lives of average citizens. The same can be...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would you, could you in the rain?

Would you, could you in the rain? Why are the students of PMS spending their lunch period in 40 degree temps in the pouring...

Original post made by A PMS parent on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by lunch lady, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

S.F. school district lists ways to meet $113-million, 2-year budget shortfall

San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Carlos Garcia proposed several ideas for budget cuts at the district's...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 29, 2010 at 4:36 am | 3 comments | 1472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government jobs: justice at last!

It looks like the public sector is about to get some adjustments and start seeing what the private sector has been through...

Original post made by Finally! on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Economy in Accelerated Death Spiral Thanks to Obama- and McNerney-nomics...

Dow now down over 500 at this point. Obama is cheering over this. Yet he states that he has a long way to go to completely...

Original post made by WeNeedReagan on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 14 comments | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley Humane Society 2013 Calendar Contest

Want to make a local pet a star? Then vote now in the 2013 Valley Humane Society Calendar Contest. All votes are just $1....

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 9 comments | 1472 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
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