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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Do We Need a Costly U.S. Censue Bureau? Hints at Privatization

An esteemed congressman from that forward-looking state, South Carolina, wants the U.S. Census Business out of the business...

Original post made by Freedom on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 10, 2013 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

TRUNK signs... Bernal Plaza

After seeing this sign GROWING OUT OF THE TRUNK of a car Parked at Bernal Plaza on the CORNER OF VALLEY AND BERNAL, for the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Thanks for working on this...., on May 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 23 comments | 1022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Help solve the Big Draw Monet Mystery today: Clue 4

The Big Draw: A City-Wide Arts Celebration is featuring a mystery downtown, with everyone invited to search for the missing...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Charlene, on May 9, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

BIG DRAW Chalk Event / Pros out on FRIDAY

Looking forward to This Saturday a full out Art Event that will provide some extra funding for Arts in the Pleasanton School...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 703 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Supreme Court rules cities, counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 9 comments | 3236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton's drug 'Take Back' program collects more than 750 pounds of pharmaceuticals

The Pleasanton Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) collected 787 pounds.pounds...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Helen, on May 8, 2013 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 1612 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by duped??, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 24 comments | 8035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air summer season begins

Last week's sizzling spring weather coincided with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's launch of its 2013 Spare...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on May 7, 2013 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 1511 Views

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Pleasanton City Council election to be decided today

It's election time again and four candidates -- Mark Hamilton, David Miller, Kathy Narum and Olivia Sanwong -- are seeking...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joyce F., on May 7, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 6146 Views

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Commuters can expect delays this week on Crow Canyon Road through Castro Valley

Due to roadway resurfacing work, drivers should expect significant delays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by just me, on May 7, 2013 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

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Western Garden Nursery to receive StopWaste.Org award today

Alameda County's StopWaste.Org will present awards Thursday, May 9, to 12 businesses for outstanding waste reduction and...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jan Batcheller, on May 7, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton Rage Premier Girls U15 Win State Cup

The Pleasanton Rage Under 15 girls beat the ACC Mavericks 3 to 1 last Sunday (May 5th) to win the Northern California State...

Original post made by rtsuno on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Neighbor, on May 7, 2013 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 2334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State PUC seeks to fine PG&E $2.25-billion for San Bruno explosion, largest fine ever in U.S.

Staff with the California Public Utilities Commission Monday recommended that the commission impose a $2.25 billion fine...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 7, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views

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Helicopters at Marilyn Murphy Trail

Anyone know why a helicopter just landed in the parking lot of the Marilyn Murphy Trail at Bernal and West Lagoon today?...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not to be critical....., on May 6, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 8 comments | 1008 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 dead, 4 injured in limo fire on San Mateo bridge Saturday night

The California Highway Patrol is investigating what led to a fire in a limousine that killed five women and injured four...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sadie, on May 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 7 comments | 3137 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Global Warming? Who Cares When the Apocalypse Is Going to Come First?

Well, the truth has finally been released. Why bother oneself with global warming? When God decides to put an end to things,...

Original post made by Marvin on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by the first Real Republican, on May 6, 2013 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It takes just 10 seconds to stop a crime

It takes about 10 seconds to break into a car. It takes about as much time for the owners to place items out of sight in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on May 6, 2013 at 5:10 am | 6 comments | 1894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Views on Immigration Are Changing

When it comes to immigration into the United States, Americans are thinking longer and harder about this issue than ever...

Original post made by Save the Nation on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 999 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 970 Views
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