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Livermore Lab team discovers six new elements

Dawn Shaughnessy and her team at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are pushing the boundaries of the physical world,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 8889 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 8875 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

4 busted for LSD use

Four teens were busted last week for being on LSD, a hallucinogen, after calls from people complaining about noise coming...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fun with letters, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 6 comments | 8798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hacienda Business Park gets new lease on life

Pleasanton's 875-acre Hacienda Business Park, long considered one of the best in the West, got a new lease on life Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 8796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 8790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another business closing in downtown

First was Domus, then Amelia's and Cupids Tooth-Closing tomorrow November 30 is the little cafe on First Street across from...

Original post made by Sandy on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 3, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 23 comments | 8741 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart Market goes to Pleasanton Council for final vote tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to make a final decision on whether Walmart can...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on May 8, 2012 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 8718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear latest state funding estimates at tonight's meeting

The Pleasanton School board will get an update on the latest financial news from the state at its meeting tonight. The update...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2012 at 6:50 am | 31 comments | 8708 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 8702 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Sprinkle diet' product banned by district attorneys in Alameda, 8 other counties

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the settlement Monday of a false advertising lawsuit filed in Santa Cruz County...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by AlamedCountyNative, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 8690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What are your thoughts of Obama's/Holder's decision to move 911 mastermind to civilian court in NYC?

I'd like your opinion on this. If you are a Democrat, I'd especially be interested to know how you can defend this decision...

Original post made by Pat on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 16, 2009 at 9:59 am | 38 comments | 8679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanon Residents Are an Un Civilized bunch...

Here is what a civilized community forum looks like: TownSquare Forum (Postings listed from most recent to oldest) ...

Original post made by Head Doctor on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 11 comments | 8664 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 8648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs at Amador Valley?

Today I received this message from the PTSA at Amador Valley High School: "A special PTSA General Meeting will take place...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 16, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 61 comments | 8609 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 8604 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer, wine garden on tap before Planning Commission tonight

A picturesque two story building on lower Main Street that was built in 1938 as an upscale family home is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 33 comments | 8582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear demographer's call for 2 new elementary schools at tonight's meeting

A new elementary school will be needed in the Pleasanton school district in the next 10 years, according to a demographer's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 8579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure E's Illogic - Vote No!

Ballots arrive today for a new tax on Pleasanton property owners. (FYI, we are still paying off the bonds we approved in...

Original post made by TriValleyPatriots.com on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 51 comments | 8573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Afternoon Recess Eliminated at Hearst, Lydiksen, Mohr and Fairlands for Grades 1 through 3 Staggered Reading

Grades 1st, 2nd and 3rd used to have a morning and an afternoon recess. Most schools still have a morning and afternoon...

Original post made by Staggered Reading Chaos on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yep, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 31 comments | 8564 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

'Hunger Games' a little bit 'The Most Dangerous Game'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 8558 Views
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More Banks, More Billions, but Bupkes in the Brig. Rinse, repeat. (Part One)
By Tom Cushing | 8 comments | 419 views

"Swirling" to earn college credit
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 389 views

Rails to Trails
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 330 views