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AROUND TOWN

Movie 'Flight 'offers dizzying journey into fear.

Hollywood has given us "Bad Santa" and "Bad Teacher," but are you ready for "Bad Pilot"? "Flight" puts Denzel Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 1362 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

County Registrar's vote tally shows Measures B1, A1, I failing to gain 2/3rds majority votes to pass

A measure that would have doubled Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent appears to have been defeated. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by They failed, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1385 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 4137 Views

AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please vote for Donlon Elementary!

Please vote for Donlon Elementary School in the Clorox's "Power a Bright Future" contest. Vote daily online and via text!...

Original post made by Please Vote!!! on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 991 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2157 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Evidence Mounts...This Election was Stolen

The reports of vote fraud by the Democrats is breathtaking...but not surprising. This party is so corrupt that they will...

Original post made by mitt won on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 1284 Views

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Just what WAS Romney thinking? Selective perceptions in the Republican bubble zone

It is becoming clearer. Romney's concession speech was as weak as it was because it was impromtu, written only minutes before...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Status of train horn quiet zone

Does anyone know how to find our status on establishing a quiet zone? Seems odd that a city in our stage of development...

Original post made by Patrick on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1329 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 2145 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Striking butchers rallying in front of Pleasanton Raley's supermarket although other workers in store aren't unionized, aren't on strike

Members of the butchers union are demonstrating along the front walkways of the Raley's Supermarket on Sunol Boulevard, asking...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bryan, on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 29 comments | 5002 Views

AROUND TOWN

"THE BENHAM BLANKET RELIEF DRIVE"

Hello Good People of the Tri-Valley and beyond... In light of the recent Hurricane Sandy devastation, my good and kind...

Original post made by Nancy McKain on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nancy McKain, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

I went to Raley's and what did I see?

I went to Raley's and what did I see? A strike of course. A bunch of people (even though it's on the meat dpt on strike)...

Original post made by neighbor on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by D, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 1630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 2259 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton teen visits U.N. with Girl Up

Not every day does an American teen get to meet the likes of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, but last month Sri Muppidi, 17, was...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giants' celebration costly to PUSD

Celebrating the San Francisco Giants' victory in the World Series will cost the Pleasanton School District more than $13,000...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:47 am | 65 comments | 1676 Views

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OBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?

I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...

Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 17002 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys honoring veterans today at Autumn Get-Together at Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

The Goodguys 23rd Autumn Get-Together is honoring veterans today at the Alameda County Fairgrounds where the final show of...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views
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