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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2394 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Beauty And The Beast" by Local theater Company.

I just want to say how much I enjoyed this production at the Firehouse Theater in Pleasanton this past weekend. The Pacific...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1194 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton stabbing victim identifies suspect as Livermore man

Pleasanton police have identified a suspect in a Wednesday night stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 2733 Views

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Prop 30 passage avoids cuts to Pleasanton school year

The passage of Proposition 30 won praise from district staff and school board at its meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Be Positive, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 26 comments | 3031 Views

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Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Race to Nowhere' is showing tonight at Valley Community Church

"Race to Nowhere," an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 3697 Views

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Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 1832 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 875 Views

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Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 2961 Views

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Did city management lie to the public regarding pension reform?

Yes! The city of Pleasanton and the management team have claimed public safety consecions that do not exist. The claimed...

Original post made by Arnold on Nov. 17, 2012
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to Our "Unifying" President, 20 States Petition to Secede Thus Far

First it was Louisana. Now 19 other States have petitioned to secede from our Union. These States are... Arkansas,...

Original post made by amazing on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 26 comments | 1237 Views

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Mitt Romney and the Republican Party of Dumb

This past presidential election should be looked upon a a real learning experience for the Republican Party and its supporters....

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Did You Mean Petraeus?, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 8 comments | 1229 Views

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Pleasanton woman loses $408 through 'in-home' computer-fix visit by scam artist

Someone claiming to be a representative of Microsoft scammed a resident of the 7400 block of Stonedale Drive in a scheme...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 1431 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Cal State University chancellor cuts salary by 10% to $410,000

The incoming chancellor of the California State University system was granted his wish yesterday to have his future salary...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

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Movie 'Flight 'offers dizzying journey into fear.

Hollywood has given us "Bad Santa" and "Bad Teacher," but are you ready for "Bad Pilot"? "Flight" puts Denzel Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1465 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 966 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

County Registrar's vote tally shows Measures B1, A1, I failing to gain 2/3rds majority votes to pass

A measure that would have doubled Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent appears to have been defeated. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by They failed, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1292 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 3465 Views

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CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please vote for Donlon Elementary!

Please vote for Donlon Elementary School in the Clorox's "Power a Bright Future" contest. Vote daily online and via text!...

Original post made by Please Vote!!! on Nov. 15, 2012
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