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No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 3921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 3918 Views

SPORTS

Basketball: Amador vs Foothill - who will come out on top this year?

Just curious to know what are people's thoughts on the upcoming basketball season. I have small bet with my neighbor on which...

Original post made by Just Curious on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by P-town Mom, on Aug 13, 2010 at 12:32 am | 22 comments | 3917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton tennis coach arrested for child molestation

The head tennis instructor at Castlewood Country Club has been arrested on multiple counts of child molestation and sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Sep 9, 2008 at 6:39 am | 144 comments | 3916 Views

AROUND TOWN

NO TO SITE# 7 (Pleasanton Gateway Apartment Complex)

The proposed plan of a huge apartment complex (approx 3000 units) near the new Safeway on Valley avenue will have devastating...

Original post made by Concerned resident on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Site7, on May 4, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 42 comments | 3914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District serves Chips/Salsa for lunch????

First school districts declare ketchup as a vegetable. Now, the politically correct powers that be at the District office...

Original post made by Pat on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by john, on Sep 15, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 75 comments | 3914 Views

SPORTS

Youth Football

I just read this article in the Chronicle.... I would have thought I would have heard about it here first. Although the...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 38 comments | 3912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sales tax measure is back, and just might pass

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to place a transportation sales tax increase measure...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by enough already, on Jul 16, 2014 at 10:37 am | 62 comments | 3911 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 3900 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Anti-Oak Grove group gains 5,266 signatures to force referendum

Opponents of a City Council-approved plan to allow the construction of 51 estate homes on the hilltop above Kottinger Ranch...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 14, 2007 at 2:53 pm | 19 comments | 3899 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials

Flying Under the Radar: Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials If Mitt Romney would tell thetruth about his religion,...

Original post made by TRUTH on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 24 comments | 3897 Views

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Dublin voters approve parcel tax extension by wide margin

Dublin voters have overwhelmingly approved extending a parcel tax for educational funding for another five years. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 17, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 88 comments | 3895 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 3894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train Horn

Why do the train drivers need to honk their horns SO MUCH! I understand that when approaching a crossing it is required...

Original post made by Sench on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by jaycastlewood, on Aug 25, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 31 comments | 3880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The top Democrats in DC decry what happened in the Senate today

The President, the Vice-President, and the Democratic leader of the Senate have come out very strongly against what happened...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Nov 24, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 23 comments | 3880 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The President Steps Up

This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...

Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 162 comments | 3877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. News & World Report: Foothill, Amador Valley among top high schools in country

All nine Tri-Valley high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ptown Lover, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 37 comments | 3876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Deputy Superintendent -- PUSD Spends Prop 30 Money on Administrator Raises

Well, the ink isn't dry on the election officials certifying the results of Prop 30 passing. Already, in secretive fashion...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 11, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 39 comments | 3874 Views

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Brighter street lights coming to Pleasanton

The street in front of your home will soon be a lot brighter after the sun goes down. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=10930...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 13 comments | 3874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attacks on Strangers are Rare

This is more or less in response to letters I see on occasion by people who insist that all dogs should be on leash wherever...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by DobeMom, on Feb 23, 2008 at 5:36 am | 14 comments | 3873 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 10 comments | 1,088 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 921 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 121 views