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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs $8-billion funding measure to start construction of high-speed rail system in California

Gov. Jerry Brown was in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to sign an $8 billion funding measure to start construction on what...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 19 comments | 1684 Views

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Three Pleasanton school board members to seek re-election to 4-year terms

Pleasanton school board members Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke have filed for re-election to the board in the Nov. 6...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sherman, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:09 am | 19 comments | 1812 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who...

Original post made by Democrat Mindset on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by The Mittster, on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 1391 Views

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City passes, on public art piece

Does anyone doubt that art is subjective? The School Board unanimously approved artwork comprising eight panels planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 19 comments | 1913 Views

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Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2056 Views

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DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2224 Views

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Black Avenue residents talk traffic

Concerned residents of Black Avenue packed the City Council chamber Wednesday evening for a meeting held by Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 1713 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4086 Views

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Who is the more charitable...Romney vs. Biden?

Looks like Romney gave approx. 30 percent of his income to charity last year vs. Biden giving (0.2 percent). Yet another...

Original post made by George on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 26, 2012 at 8:38 am | 19 comments | 4506 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 3413 Views

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Debate

My main takeaway from the debate was that Romney really is weak on foreign policy and knowledge about the military.He memorized...

Original post made by hoops on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:15 am | 19 comments | 1151 Views

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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 | 2981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP car flips over during high speed chase on I-580 east of Livermore

Two California Highway Patrol officers suffered minor injuries after their patrol car overturned during a high-speed pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 7:30 am | 19 comments | 2276 Views

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NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2363 Views

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Pleasanton school board meets tonight to consider restoring jobs in district

The Pleasanton school district will look tonight at a one-time spending plan of more than $2.7 million that would restore...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 19 comments | 2893 Views

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Re: Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances

"Pleasanton school district to end fiscal year with hefty balances" posted under Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Pleasanton...

Original post made by Arnold on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 23, 2013 at 7:52 am | 19 comments | 2393 Views

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New Leaf Community Market opens in Vintage Hills Center at 10 a.m. today

New Leaf Community Market will open its new store at 10 a.m. today in the Vintage Hills Shopping Center at 3550 Bernal Ave. Read...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by D, on May 22, 2013 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 1548 Views

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Man dead in 'freak accident' on I-580

A man was killed when a metal pipe came crashing through his windshield as he drove on Interstate Highway 580 in the Livermore...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 2944 Views

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Walmart grocery and the other Pleasanton groceries

Predicting what the effect of the new store will be on the existing Pleasanton grocery stores. I don't think the new Walmart...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Poppin Fresh!, on Jul 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 19 comments | 1162 Views

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Cody Hall is Getting his 15 minutes of Fame, and then some

Just heard on NPR a news story about Cody being charged with murder. All the details were included and the announcer stated...

Original post made by cyclist too on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Trace, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 19 comments | 3745 Views
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Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 694 views