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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 | 8936 Views

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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 | 3269 Views

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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 | 1886 Views

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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 | 1001 Views

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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 | 1241 Views

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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 | 1313 Views

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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 | 721 Views

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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 | 6153 Views

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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 | 565 Views

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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 | 498 Views

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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 | 2065 Views

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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 | 1097 Views

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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 | 802 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 | 1572 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 | 1680 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 | 1770 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mangia Mi

Mangia Mi which, in English means ..., is the latest in a long line of mediocre Italian restaurants in Pleasanton. Nice bar,...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 3501 Views

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New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1115 Views

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Pleasanton Tennis Park Trash

While walking my dog Sunday, I found mounds of trash left in the park from the previous day's birthday parties. A poor park...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tom F, on Aug 12, 2014 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 575 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 625 views

Colleges You Ought to Know
By Elizabeth LaScala | 0 comments | 344 views

L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 327 views