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AROUND TOWN

Why is there no longer Christ in Christmas ?

All around town, I no longer see a lot of Christ in Christmas.Where are the Holy Family exhibits on people's lawns? Instead...

Original post made by Lee on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 25 comments | 1407 Views

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Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 4181 Views

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Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 2845 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 2935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton school board to consider borrowing from technology fund to pay for facilities plan

The Pleasanton school board tonight will look at the possibility of borrowing money from a fund set up with the sale of property...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Radumton, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 25 comments | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2594 Views

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Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 3912 Views

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Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 5302 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 38038 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 7345 Views

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Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2755 Views

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New $34-million elementary school being considered in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton school board will have to decide whether to build a new elementary school at an estimated cost of $34 million...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Take your pick, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:50 am | 25 comments | 3629 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 | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevron Moving to Texas

Chevron announced that it's moving 800 jobs from San Ramon to Texas. No doubt the first of more moves to come. If the average...

Original post made by jason on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Good Move Chevron, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 25 comments | 4712 Views

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Burglar nabs Pleasanton day spa's computers in minutes

A business owner whose Pleasanton day spa was burglarized over the weekend is warning other businesses to take extra precautions. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 25 comments | 2215 Views

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Ever lived in an Eichler home? They're coming back

The moment she saw her first Eichler home in Sunnyvale in 2008, Monique Lombardelli fell in love. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Grant Mololo, on Jan 6, 2014 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 7670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Police Parked Near Schools?

What is the deal with Pleasanton Police Department having Pleasanton police in patrol cars sitting for hours on the side...

Original post made by Nothing Better to Do? on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by anonymous, on Apr 9, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 25 comments | 7068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 3822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three sought in robberies

Pleasanton police are investigating a bank robbery and two robbery attempts, all of which took place within a 24-hour period...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on May 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 25 comments | 5374 Views
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