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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 560 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1349 Views

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Pleasanton woman leaves city $1.5 million estate

Just saw the following news story in the San Jose Mercury news. Thanks to Pleasantonian Jean Phyllis Jones. "Longtime...

Original post made by Damon on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 338 Views

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Obams's new Basket Ball Court South Lawn

Private time with the president is coveted, so brush up on your basketball! I think it's great that Obama is able to get...

Original post made by Dan on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 1183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arm yourself if you have a business near 580?

Doesn't it seem like there is a correlation with armed robberies of businesses and their location near 580? Seems like folks...

Original post made by Dan on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 5, 2010 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1760 Views

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Thank You So Much!

To the young man with good taste (wearing an SF Giants hat), I just want to thank you so much for giving me my key at the...

Original post made by Dan on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Lee, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 6 comments | 1918 Views

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24 hour 7-11 coming to corner of Vineyard and 1st St

Is it true the planning dept is considering allowing a 7-11 to be built here? Oh please, where is the class here? We are...

Original post made by Dan on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:58 am | 25 comments | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated by School Funding? Control what you can.

The news was grim at Tuesday’s Pleasanton School Board meeting. The budget shortfall has now grown from 9.7M to an estimated...

Original post made by Dan Copenhagen on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 11 comments | 1603 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PW is the worst kind of PC - Censorship is alive and well at PW

To stop the commentary on a very real and current issue, namely, how to interpret potentially very serious warning signs...

Original post made by Dan Doerr on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by 40 year resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:47 am | 11 comments | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camps June 14-18th

There are very few camps that begin this week in the Bay Area. Camp personnel of camps that do offer service this week tell...

Original post made by Dana on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Goodbye To All

Goodbye to All: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovlrsFmrGiI&feature=player_embedded ...

Original post made by Dana on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 24, 2010 at 3:09 am | 2 comments | 939 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SEIU -- Supporting McNerney -- To March in Pro-Communist Event Oct. 2

Check it out folks. The Communist Party USA and the Socialist Party USA have joined forces in an operation called the Democratic...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 16 comments | 1229 Views

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Think McNerney's For the Private Sector? He's Voted 86% Against Chamber of Commerce Positions

This may help to reveal where Jerry McNerney's true alliegance lies. Sure isn't in job creation! Take a look at his...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by m, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 9 comments | 974 Views

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Green regulation in CA: Academic fraud, retaliation, and science denial

This article and video are extremely revealing regarding the fraud and retaliation that is occurring against the "producers"...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Moderate Liberal/Independent, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1190 Views

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Local Photographer Recommendations Needed

I was wondering if anybody can recommend a good/reasonable Photographer in the local area. We would like to purchase a sitting(Outdoors,...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 3 comments | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2597 Views

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McNerney Voted to Ban Waterboarding...Which We Now Know Was Instrumental in Capturing OBL

McNerney...You owe us an apology. Your leftist ideology weakens our country. If this waterboarding ban had been in effect...

Original post made by Dana on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on May 9, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 59 comments | 1995 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just as he promised, Obama has fundamentally transformed America.

Change for the Worse. America downgraded. Exponential increase in debt. Exponential job losses. Exponential increase...

Original post made by Dana on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 11 comments | 1238 Views
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