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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 | 4159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Did you ever wonder how those signs that read, "13 minutes to San Mateo Bridge" , got the information?

Well I did but never really thought about it until I was listening to KGO Radio this morning and there was a guy talking...

Original post made by dwalden on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by They DO track, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:44 am | 11 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's responsible for cleanup around DMV?

As beautiful as our town is, it's hard to see the DMV landscaping so unkempt. Weeds are growing everywhere and branches,...

Original post made by E. Resare on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1155 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?

This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities...

Original post made by Earl on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 3414 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E Smart meters

It seems the new smart meter they installed is not generating bills for me. Oh lucky me. Knowing that eventually it would...

Original post made by Earl on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by REMOTE control, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 24 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mercedes dealership

What's up with the Mercedes dealership. Appears to be empty. Are they closed? At one time I heard they were building a new...

Original post made by Earl on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Leo , on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 24 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 2224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 1032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 police cars this morning...

Kind of surprising to see 5 police cars, with their lights on all lined up behind a WHEELS bus this morning, pulled over...

Original post made by Earlybird on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Patsy, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Staff vs East Side

Stop Janice Stern, planning manager, and Brian Dolan, Director of Community Development from independently adding 669 ADDITIONAL...

Original post made by East on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing...

With Nob Hill and Hollywood Video closing within the next month or so, this will really effect the look of the Santa Rita...

Original post made by East Sider on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HELP RAISE $180K FOR PUSD

Here's an easy way everyone can help raise $180K for PUSD. Tell everyone you know that Dr. Casey's house is on the market. Once...

Original post made by Easy money for PUSD on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1153 Views

SPORTS

Granada Men Handle SRV Wolves

Granada basketball is definitely on the upswing! Tonight the Granada Matadors easily handled the SRV Wolves in their own...

Original post made by EBAL BB 2011-12 on Jan. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2094 Views

SPORTS

Crosstown Rival Basketball Transfer Examined

Last year, just about this time, Jabari Birdís family and his head coach were scrambling to get the 6-5 Benicia High School...

Original post made by EBAL Fan on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1733 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The List: 6 Months to go Until the Largest Tax Hike in History ("Thanks" to Obama, McNerney & Other Democrats)

In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. Brought to you by Obama, McNerney...

Original post made by EconomicStimulus?! on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by can't believe, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 8 comments | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive

When is the Stoneridge Drive extension set to open. It appears complete but is fenced off....

Original post made by Ed on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2014 Campaign Primaries Getting Serious

Buoyed by the Tea Party's government shutdown victory and Ted Cruz's ascending popularity, within the Tea Party, which includes...

Original post made by Ed Schwartz on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 6792 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney set to vote today either FOR or AGAINST our individual freedom (Re: Light Bulb Repeal Act)

So how will McNerney vote this week (maybe even today)? Will he vote FOR our individual freedom (i.e. in favor of allowing...

Original post made by Edison on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by estevio, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 38 comments | 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best buddies ride for diabetes

Last year, Pleasanton resident Harinder Grewal wanted to do something different before he turned 40. He heard about Team...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Sarah, on May 30, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2709 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

I support the Stoneridge Drive extension and the "Open Space, Park Lands, and Green Belt Initiative." Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by john, on Jun 1, 2007 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2426 Views
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Not Endorsements
By Roz Rogoff | 9 comments | 1,214 views

A second half of life exceptionally well lived
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 637 views