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Armed robbery at Golden Chopsticks in Pleasanton Wednesday

An armed robbery occurred at 2:06 p.m. yesterday at the Golden Chopsticks Restaurant in the 3100 block of Santa Rita Road. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on May 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 21 comments | 1941 Views

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States sinking in pension plan debt

"States must jettison the unnatural disaster that traditional retirement plans have become. Taxpayers nationwide are staring...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 14 comments | 772 Views

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Don't need an Agent to sell- save $ thousands

Real Estate is so hot now that you can save yourself thousands by avoiding Real Estate agent ripoffs. If you are selling,...

Original post made by Real Estate so Hot - on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bought Several Houses without Agents, on May 30, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 1302 Views

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Pleasanton commission meets tonight on improvements to Lions Wayside and Delucchi parks

The Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will review a preliminary schematic design for future changes to Lions Wayside...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 30, 2013 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 1246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Ditch Day

What are your thoughts about senior ditch day? Let them, or don't let them....

Original post made by Interested on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on May 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 37 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board declines bid to consider smaller class sizes for 2nd grade

With their successful campaign for smaller class sizes in first grade behind them, about 10 parents came back to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sharolyn Borris, on May 30, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 17254 Views

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City Council Ignores PENSION problem - unfunded liability increases

"Craig Bowen, the San Ramon Valley fire chief who retired in 2008, collects an annual pension of $310,000 a year, in part...

Original post made by Arnold on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 830 Views

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Housing Assistance for the Tri-Valley

Has anyone experienced problems with finding housing for adult persons with special needs in the Tri-Valley area? The Cities...

Original post made by Don on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by My Two Cents, on May 29, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 674 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Michele Bachmann Drops Bombshell: America's True Patriots Are Devastated

Michele Bachmann announced she will retire in 2014 in a late-night video, insisting to the strains of a stirringly upbeat,...

Original post made by Liberty Takes a Big Hit on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by A Neighbor, on May 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 8 comments | 715 Views

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Protests planned for today's Chevron shareholders' meeting in San Ramon

Ahead of Chevron's annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon today, Richmond's mayor and a coalition of environmental and human...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 29, 2013 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 2956 Views

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VFW members distribute 'Buddy Poppies' to help veterans

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ambrose D. Regalia Post 6298 distributed Buddy Poppies over the Memorial Day weekend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 29, 2013 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please go to school board meeting tonight to support CSR

Parents and concerned community members will talk to the school board tonight about the importance of lowering class sizes...

Original post made by CSR on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Karen, on May 29, 2013 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 1525 Views

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City official to talk development with Pleasanton school board tonight

The Pleasanton school board will have some questions to address following a presentation tonight about new development in...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 29, 2013 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 1385 Views

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Thieves rush Livermore Outlets store, steal thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans

In a brazen daytime robbery, as many as 10 suspects rushed a Livermore outlet store and stole thousands of dollars worth...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on May 29, 2013 at 8:55 am | 9 comments | 969 Views

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Pleasanton city employees agree to higher pension contributions, but gain first wage increases in 3 years

The Pleasanton City Council approved a proposed three-year agreement Tuesday with the union representing 220 regular city...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by !, on May 28, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 1192 Views

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Obama Staggered by Recent Scandals: Polls Show the Public Is Incensed by the Administration's Corruption

Recent public opinion polls reveal a steep drop in public support for the Obama administration. Yesterday's Gallup poll...

Original post made by Freedom is more than just a word on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by Stafford, on May 28, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 8 comments | 2575 Views

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Neighbors question Pleasanton's Woodthrush Park's park's lack of amenities

When Alan Mode received his copy of the Summer 2013 Activities Guide, he noted the list of Pleasanton parks and their amenities. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Fozzy, on May 28, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 2106 Views

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Join TVAR on June 1 and 2 for the 4th annual Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days and ADOPT FOR FREE!

All cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies adopted from TVAR or the East County Animal Shelter will be free to qualified homes...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 28, 2013
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Flight on World War II bomber proves to be adventurous, emotional -- and totally awesome

I have never considered myself an adventurous person. I favor turn signals, never go anywhere without a map and a cell phone,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on May 28, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1083 Views

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New Leaf to open market at Vintage Hills Center next year

New Leaf Community Markets, an independently-owned grocer known for carrying locally grown, organic foods, will open a store...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fredrick, on May 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 20 comments | 2760 Views
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