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HEADLINES FROM THE YEAR: 2029

This was originally posted on another thread, but I thought it needed it's own! HEADLINES FROM THE YEAR: 2029 Ozone...

Original post made by Good read on May. 27, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Candidates in Pleasanton election seek votes as vote-by-mail option gets under way

Candidates for the posts of Pleasanton mayor and City Council urged voters to cast their ballots for them last week, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Stopper l l, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area agency bans use of wood burning fireplaces again today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting a local agency...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by lucky australian, on Dec 19, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Split the kids up in High School or not?

I have two children very close in age that fight a lot. Should I send one to Amador (freshman this year) and one to Foothill...

Original post made by Werner Klemperer on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by sarah, on Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 am | 15 comments | 1368 Views

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Fox News is to journalism what professional wrestling is to sport

You know how you can tell that Fox News Channel is a wingnut propaganda outfit? They collectively behave like whiny victims...

Original post made by Steven Y on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 25 comments | 1368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART statement on negotiations

In a memorandum to city and regional leaders, BART General Manager Grace Crunican expressed disappointment that negotiations...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our reporter finds Santa's not always a big hit with her own children

A visit with Santa can go a couple of different ways: either with a happy ending with candy cane in hand, or a young mother...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

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Rambling Jerry Brown speech raises fear among Dems

If Jerry Brown's keynote speech last night to a gala environmentalist dinner is any indication, the Democratic Party faces...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1367 Views

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"

Forty Years ago today, at 1:17:40 pm PDT, the Eagle landed at Tranquility Base, Moon. Several hours later, Neil Armstrong...

Original post made by P-Towner on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by NASA Fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police log: Auto burglaries abound

Thieves hit eight vehicles in a series of auto burglaries over the last week, taking CDs, a ham radio, a stereo, an iPhone,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Another Concerned Mom, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 4 comments | 1367 Views

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California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1367 Views

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America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where

Very stark graphic illustration of the economic effects of liberal policies vs. conservative in the maps on this website....

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1367 Views

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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1367 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cal State East Bay, other state universities, hiking student fees 15% next fall

Officials at California State University have received approval to hike tuition fees a total of 15 percent by fall 2011,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pympster, on May 11, 2011 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 1367 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1367 Views

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Stunning Video: Public School Field Trip Results in Islamic Indoctrination

Is this also happening in PUSD schools? (Tho I live in Pleasanton, I do not have children in PUSD schools, so I don't know...

Original post made by Ruth on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Buffy, on Sep 18, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BANG!

Did anyone hear a bang last night in the vintage hills area. It was just one pop but it was loud!...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 29, 2010 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1366 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 631 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 473 views