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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Americans believe Obama is a Muslim

Just another problem for the incompetent President Usama Obama. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/19/barack-obama-muslim_n_687360.html...

Original post made by Ahab the Arab on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by BARF0, on Aug 23, 2010 at 10:21 am | 4 comments | 1072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

pleasanton motorcycle death?

I'm under the impression that a middle-aged Pleasanton woman died in a motorcycle accident on May 15 or 16, 2009, but I've...

Original post made by Al on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on May 18, 2009 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge traffic

I was at Stoneridge Shopping Center tonight (Mon) about 5:30 to 6:30 PM and it took 40 minutes to drive on that encircling...

Original post made by Al on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mike Oxlong, on Dec 23, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 9 comments | 2251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Action at Dublin/Pleasanton BART station on Thurs around 7?

The BART arriving at Dub/P-town just before 7PM on Thursday was delayed due to "police action at the station," the BART loudspeaker...

Original post made by Al on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bike accident on Foothill?

Does anyone know anything about a car hitting a woman on a bike, killing her? On Foothill, Sunday just after noon....

Original post made by Al on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by ok..., on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 3328 Views

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New Business Needed for Pleasanton: Drought Relief for Yards

I just saw that there will be non-potable water available to save our landscaping this summer: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/pleasanton-opens-center-offering-free-recycle...

Original post made by Al on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Al, on May 15, 2014 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 417 Views

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New structures on 680-S near Sunol?

Going south on 680, near where the sign says "Sunol exit 1 mile" are two oversized garage-like structures without doors....

Original post made by Al on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jul 20, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 281 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Slavery is on the rise in America

Slavery is on the rise in America. Can this be true? But I say, if you have less money than you need, are you not less...

Original post made by Al Bell on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 6, 2011 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 1253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget Cuts Have a Human Impact

At a recent Amador Valley School Site Council meeting, the committee discussed the wide ranging implications of the budget...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by 3rd party, on Jan 26, 2014 at 7:31 am | 32 comments | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHARED SACRIFICE

SHARED SACRIFICE has to be the common thread in any solution to the PUSD budget crisis. At the recent Budget Advisory Meeting,...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by West side observer, on Jan 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay to Play will be a Reality

As a member of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC), I was asked to Chair the Athletics sub committee. In the last few weeks...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 10, 2009 at 10:00 am | 8 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scool Budget Crisis: Have we really thought outside the box?

A couple of months ago I resigned from the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) due to a growing frustration that this was an...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:30 am | 148 comments | 3679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Volunteerism: What does Alum Rock know that we don't?

When I left the Budget Advisory Committee in the fall, I was pushing the issue of parent volunteers offsetting the impact...

Original post made by Al Cohen on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Paineful, on May 17, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 42 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about the PUSD High Schools?

This past year I was Chairman of the AVHS School Site Council and Chairman of the AVHS PTSA Grant Committee. I share the...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:06 am | 24 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Read Measure AA Carefully

Fellow Citizens, please read Measure AA carefully before you decide whether or not to extend our sales tax increase another...

Original post made by Alameda Co. Voter on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1127 Views

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The Santa Rita Freeway

Speeding on Santa Rita Road is the norm, and children are often crossing it. There needs to be regular police presence...

Original post made by Alan on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Karl, on Jun 10, 2008 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

War vs. Healthcare

Stupid foreign wars: cheered for, given blank checks, can't end them. Decent health care for Americans: worrying, can't...

Original post made by Alan on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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Livermore soccer coach arrested on suspicion of possessing/distributing child porn

In the process of "background checks" for teachers coaches and the lack of such fro Pastors and Youth Ministers, I...

Original post made by Alan on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1308 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Drill Baby Drill

Palin to make high-profile visit to Iowa - Yahoo! NewsSep 17, 2010 ... Reuters Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin greets...

Original post made by Alan on Sep. 17, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where are we supposed to go to vote?

If we want to vote today. where would we go to do that?...

Original post made by alana on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1273 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 21 comments | 1,658 views

Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 1,247 views

Duck!
By Tom Cushing | 0 comments | 125 views