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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as 11th Congressional District vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates in the Nov. 2 General Election are now in Washington, D.C. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Awwwwwwwwww, on Nov 21, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 35 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

So long, Gene

Gene Artemow, a fixture on Pleasanton's Main Street for many years, died two weeks ago in a nursing home in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Horne, on Mar 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 28 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight @ RedCoats

Did anyone hear about that fight at Redcoats Wednesday night involving gang members? Heard it was pretty ugly. Anyone have...

Original post made by Worried on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

To: Tim Hunt

"A starting firefighter makes $5,800 a month, while those at the top salary step (no. 6) make $7,405 or $88,860 annually....

Original post made by Arnold on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:17 am | 16 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2245 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oak Grove developers file lawsuit

Taiwan-based property owners Jennifer and Frederic Lin have filed a suit in Alameda County Superior Court against opponents...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Dec 22, 2007 at 6:17 pm | 27 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Education Bill Gotchas

http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/30/3737655/browns-countdown-day-172-california.html This is why I do not want unionized...

Original post made by javadoc on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2011 at 6:44 am | 13 comments | 2244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LAFCo: Build Stoneridge or lose Staples Ranch

LAFCo, the Alameda County Local Agency Formation Commission that has the final say on annexations, has warned Pleasanton...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by dublinmike, on Oct 12, 2008 at 10:18 am | 20 comments | 2243 Views

RESTAURANTS

Railroad Ave Eatery?

I'm helping with a viability survey for a potential new business in the vicinity of the future Firehouse Arts Center on Railroad...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by 9grand, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 17 comments | 2243 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

With Gov. Schwarzenegger declaring a fiscal emergency to reduce a looming $14 billion debt, this is clearly no time to vote...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Jan 17, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's Graduation Day for Pleasanton's Class of 2014

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools will hold graduation ceremonies today for the Classes of 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Which movie theaters stack up?

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing: Blockbuster movie time. Highly anticipated movies like "Spider-Man 3," "Shrek...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by hill, on Jun 4, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Teachers, I apologize

This is really directed at teachers in general, but I have to tailor this to PUSD teaching staff. We have created a disaster...

Original post made by So Sorry on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 21, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 55 comments | 2240 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Huckleberry Finn' re-write: Political correctness or censorship?

Next month, NewSouth Books will publish a combined edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | 33 comments | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E - Simple Economics - What's the ROI on a $392 tax?

Putting aside the debate on school funding entirely, and looking at Measure E from a personal economic standpoint only, I...

Original post made by Jill on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 32 comments | 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Pleasanton school board meeting set for tomorrow morning

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday to appoint a new vice-principal. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Teachers getting raises approved at 8 AM meeting? , on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 2239 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Amador Valley High alum fulfills his dream with theater camp

Shawn Ryan felt like a big fish in a small pond at Amador Valley High School, where he longed to escape to a performing arts...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by ReneS, on Jul 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 1,125 views

Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 973 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 287 views