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Australia a Model for Successful Gun Control Laws

Someone started a thread earlier claiming that Australia's gun control laws were a failure. Not so, according to this ABC...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Will Waters, on Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 54 comments | 4850 Views

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Livermore wins 1st annual Alameda County mayors' 'Healthy Cook-Off Challenge'

The city of Livermore was victorious in the 1st Annual Alameda County Mayors Healthy Cook-Off Challenge last week at the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1435 Views

RESTAURANTS

Stacey's Under New Management

I just saw the sign saying "new management". Does anyone know if the menu will change? Where did Stacy go?...

Original post made by Wanda on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kim, on Aug 3, 2013 at 11:41 am | 36 comments | 7408 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New poll shows 2-to-1 support for BART management, not BART unions

"With Bay Area Rapid Transit unions set to go on strike for a second time if they donít reach agreement on a new contract...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by mm, on Aug 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 10 comments | 1188 Views

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Unions give BART strike notice as tonight's strike deadline nears

BART's union leadership has given the required 72-hour strike notice, setting in motion a walkout planned for midnight Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Klisvak, on Aug 2, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 17 comments | 1759 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton wins, 12-0, in first game of World Series

Evan Wolfe pitched a perfect game Tuesday night for Pleasanton National Little League, representing California District 57,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has the fun gone?

The news this morning reported the venerable and historic Malibu Grand Prix in Redwood City was closing its track, put-put...

Original post made by Jeff Durban on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 4 comments | 10082 Views

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Livermore gathering to commemorate Hiroshima Day

Tri-Valley CARES members and supporters are gathering at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the gates of Lawrence Livermore National...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 1, 2013 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 3948 Views

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Tracking software on stolen computer leads cops to thief

A briefcase grab early Wednesday morning from the Four Points Sheraton Hotel pretty much solved itself. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 5 comments | 1407 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 23 comments | 5248 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: 2013 Foothill grad charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old who struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more than twice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by shut the f up, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 37 comments | 2774 Views

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Man robs Verizon store with pepper spray

Pleasanton police are searching for a man who held up Verizon Wireless on Johnson Drive at around 11 a.m. today. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by right, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1223 Views

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Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association holding barbecue fundraiser Saturday tonight

The Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association will hold its annual fundraising barbecue from 5:30-11 p.m. tonight at...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by George Withers, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Bicyclist suffers major injuries in fall off Pleasanton Ridge trail

A bicyclist riding with his son-in-law suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he fell with his bike off the Thermalito...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 6181 Views

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Foothill grad Cody Hall charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old whose vehicle struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by CHX, on Aug 1, 2013 at 1:59 am | 4 comments | 2619 Views

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Why is Cody so Special? II

This young boy may be a lost cause, but his youth implores us to do what we can to help him develop into a responsible member...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pete , on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 960 Views

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Pleasanton Wine Stroll draws more than 1,000 to downtown event

More than 1,000 strollers turned out last Saturday for the Pleasanton Downtown Association's annual Summer Wine Stroll held...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 2755 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Big Shot Obama Wants to Play Golf with Other Big Shots

Prepare to see yet more footage of Barack Hussein Obama on the golf course -- with Our Dear Leader soon to be photographed...

Original post made by Libertus on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 846 Views

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Why is Cody Hall so Special?

The PW seems to be editing out many comments about Cody Hall and his reckless driving that led to the needless death of a...

Original post made by cyclist too on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 31, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2126 Views

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Reception Sunday as Wente Vineyards hosts local artist Nicole Wakeman's work during August

Wente Vineyards Estate Winery will host a reception Sunday for local award-winning artist Nicole Wakeman whose solo exhibition...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views
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CIAís Five Stages of Woe
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Las Positas Foundation CEO Ted Kaye announces his retirement
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 1,096 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 666 views