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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shutdown continues to limit local services, programs

The federal government has been partially shut down for nearly a week, and throughout the Bay Area there are worries about...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 4169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART training managers to operate trains

On the news this evening, BART is proactively training managers to operate trains so that limited service can be offered...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:28 pm | 45 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mainland Chinese stepping up purchases of California properties

Mainland Chinese companies and individuals are ramping up purchases of property in California, accounting for an increasingly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 9 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 1935 Views

SPORTS

Registration Now Open!

Come play the fastest game on 2 feet! Registration now open for spring 2014 lacrosse. www.pleasantonlacrosse.com...

Original post made by ptownlaxmom on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 624 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Democrats breaking down the safeguards of democracy

Three blatant attempts over the past few months to make government less transparent and decrease the security of our elections....

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 10 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by john, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog Owners

I do not know what has changed but it appears there is a new breed of dog owner,no pun intended,that does not understand...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 13 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

A breath of fresh air? Hurry and take it

The East Pleasanton Specific Plan task force is moving forward with its "preferred plan," calling for retail, commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by McDaddy, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 3790 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor Brown signs immigration legislation

As advocates rally across the nation to urge Congress to adopt comprehensive immigration reform, Governor Edmund G. Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

With just 3 days to go, BART-unions say they're making progress to avert Friday morning strike

With three days remaining before a 60-day cooling off period expires, negotiators for BART management and its labor unions...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 7, 2013 at 6:21 am | 24 comments | 1722 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs state Assembly, Senate bills, vetoes two

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday announced that he has signed the following state Assembly bills. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Anders, on Oct 6, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 6 comments | 1028 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Some interesting observations on Obamacare

There are some winners and some losers from a cost point of view as health care insurance rates are becoming solidified....

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 3395 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

77% of Bay Area residents don't support a BART strike

This is up from the mid-60s when the cooling off period began. You can view the poll at any of the Bay Area newspaper, TV,...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Spacini@yahoo.com, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 817 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 6937 Views

RESTAURANTS

Girasole Closed

So sad to hear today that Girasole has closed it's doors. Many fond memories of celebrations and dinner with friends! I...

Original post made by Gladys on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Oct 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 1456 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obamacare's disastrous effects, from it's biggest supporters

The leader of the unions who demonstrated for passage of this law have told us why this law needs major changes or outright...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:43 am | 76 comments | 10959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Application Question

On the UC and CSU college application there is a question in the 'Honors Section' asking for "number of Honors"? What are...

Original post made by Steven on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joseph Somacholarsololovich, on Oct 6, 2013 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on Mr. Lamont. I'm praying he's recovering

If the Lamont family doesn't mind, can someone share an update on Mr. Lamont's condition? I definitely don't want to push...

Original post made by FHS mom on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 4067 Views
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CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
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and my friend here will have the kibble."
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Job growth is driving housing prices
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Sentinels of Freedom Newsletter
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