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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does Thorne have it all wrong?

In typical republican form, Thorne resorts to name calling with the classic “elitist” word. I guess if you oppose suburban...

Original post made by Ray Morris on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 2669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

First of city's major affordable housing projects goes to council tonight for final OK

The Pleasanton City Council will vote tonight on bids by BRE Properties to build high density apartment buildings with 498...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Barb, on Oct 23, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 15 comments | 2669 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 2667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nominal change predicted for student enrollment

A demographer's report shows Pleasanton Unified School District enrollment numbers will provide little relief for the high...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 2666 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ricky Gill Caught Inflating His Experience

Ricky Gill, a 25-year-old college student who is intent on his VERY first job being in Congress, has time and again exaggerated...

Original post made by Independent on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pleasantonian for Gill, on Oct 27, 2012 at 8:59 am | 4 comments | 2666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Tri-Valley students joining county-wide program to walk or bike-ride to schools

Students in some schools in Pleasanton, Dublin and Livermore are joining this week in an Alameda County-wide two-week program...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim van Dyke, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 5 comments | 2666 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Unified cuts 136 positions, increases class sizes

Speakers sympathized with board members of the San Ramon Unified School District last night even as they voted to raise class...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by listen, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:33 am | 116 comments | 2665 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Crimes Escalate: John Boehner Mentions Jail Time as Likely Conclusion

Only days ago the entire country was buzzing about the need to impeach Barack Hussein Obama. Today, talk of impeachment...

Original post made by Abolish the IRS on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by lynchman, on May 16, 2013 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 2663 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cheap Eats List

I wanted to come up with a non-fastfood chain(national) cheap places to eat list. I thought people could add what they know...

Original post made by I. Eaton Moore on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 23 comments | 2663 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to break ground this morning on new 'Lifestyle' store in Pleasanton

Civic leaders will join Safeway executives at 9:30 a.m. this morning at the traditional groundbreaking ceremonies for the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by OrganicMama, on Jan 20, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 33 comments | 2663 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor's Award goes to Scout leader, Special Olympics chairman Ken Mano

Ken Mano, a trail-blazer with Special Olympics, the Boy Scouts, and a host of Tri-Valley activities ranging from blood drives...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sue Gillispie, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 6 comments | 2663 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Animal hoarders ask for help: 10 mixed-breed dogs removed from home

A team from Valley Humane Society helped remove 10 mixed-breed dogs in ages ranging from 3 months to 4 years from a home...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Miss Vivian, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FIre at Shadow Cliffs

On Saturday at aporox. 5 pm a fire broke out at Shadow Cliffs. It was on the "backside" or southside of the park. It burned...

Original post made by anon on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on May 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 13 comments | 2661 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Banana spill on I-580 causing 3-hour backup into Pleasanton

A big-rig crash on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore is causing serious traffic delays this morning, up to three...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Boomer Wreff, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:20 am | 3 comments | 2660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Dog

I live in the spring house apartments on stoneridge drive. Yesterday someone stole my dog off my patio!!!! She was out there...

Original post made by Missing my Dog on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Aug 24, 2007 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2659 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs - Eric Cavalli Fundraiser

Tri-Valley Soccer Clubs to hold soccer fundraiser. On July 17 San Ramon, Danville, Dublin and Pleasanton will be hosting...

Original post made by Gary Thurner on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Meghan, on Jul 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2658 Views
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