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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Let'em Have It

Those that missed the One Bay Area workshops can make your feelings known on future growth/development in the Bay Area to...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1220 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Measure B Perpetual Tax

In 2000 Alameda County voters approved a 1/2% sales tax to fund transportation related projects. The revenue from this was...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Tim H, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:22 am | 7 comments | 2097 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who's Protecting Who?

At the end of this column is a listing of the TSA agents who were arrested within a year's time for heinous crimes against...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 11, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 9121 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 2: 680 SOUTH TOLL LANE CRISIS CONTINUES

Day 2 of the new 680 southbound toll lane over the Sunol Grade was no better than the first. Without any accidents or roadwork...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 16 comments | 3364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day 6 of 680 Southbound Toll Lane Crisis

Journal Entry September 27, 2010 I'm writing this in case I do not make it. My family and the world need to know how...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Avoiding SB680, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:34 am | 22 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure F Gets a "F"

Measure F is a $10 fee, if passed, that will be attached to every registered vehicle in Alameda County. The fee's intent...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by TOO BAD...it's NO, on Oct 25, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help with looking for care homes

I have begun the process of looking for a care home for my Mother who is 60, but is suffering with the affects of Multiple...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by CeCe2, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive extension opens ?

"Long-awaited, much-needed Stoneridge Drive extension opens Nov.1" It will open tomorrow? Any update? ...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metering Light is Causing Gridlock

Why is Caltrans allowed to turn on freeway metering lights when doing so causes gridlock on city streets? Today was the worst...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Feb 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 43 comments | 6314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunol Grade Storage Sheds

Michael, Gary Richards (Mr. Roadshow) wrote me an email and said that the sheds were built by Union Pacific and are used...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 21, 2014 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenge to the Mayor

Where viewscapes are negatively impacted by a proposed structure, cities often employ two ladder fire trucks to act as an...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jul 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 562 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 Cars Per Green Light

Mike Tassano - wondering why the signage for the metering light that controls traffic entering southbound i680 from Bernal...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Sep 1, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 9 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

4 Seconds versus 8 Seconds

Today was the first time I have seen the metering light at Bernal/i680 on a 4 second cycle. The fastest cycle time before...

Original post made by Bill on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 3, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye Metering Light

Don't want to condone destruction of property, but when I saw the metering light, at Bernal and southbound i680, busted in...

Original post made by Bill on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Jun 2, 2015 at 4:42 pm | 8 comments | 935 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unprofessional business practice

As of Dec. 10th when our group of four had dinner at Stacey's Cafe, no written, posted sign, nor verbal announcement was...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by sherry, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire on East Angela

What is going on with the arson case? Why hasn't the district attorney charged her or arrested her? ...

Original post made by bill on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 8, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House on Angela street removed

Has any one noticed the house on East Angela has been torn down. Has there been any updates lately? What has the DA decided...

Original post made by bill on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Doo Doo, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 5 comments | 1740 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Turn On Your Headlights

Fog in Pleasanton today lowered visibility to less then 500 feet. I was amazed at the number of cars that were driving the...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by great reminder, on Jan 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views
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Playing Catch-up
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Walmart
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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