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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is the latest on the Zuffa situation

I was just wondering if anyone knew what was going on lately with the house that burnt down/Zuffa home by St Augustines? I...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by ptownh8er, on Dec 27, 2012 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County to close 4 fire stations after voters reject parcel tax measure

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve a plan to shutter four fire stations...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Active shooter training PPD

Can someone from the police department, city government tell us what plans they have and when was the last time the local...

Original post made by steve on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 1214 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 | 5534 Views

AROUND TOWN

A holiday off at last for ValleyCare's Dr. Camacho

Dr. Ralph Camacho, who retires this week as ValleyCare's veteran gastroenterologist, has probably seen more of us from top...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Meg, on Dec 26, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1879 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stanford's Stephens declared ineligible to play in Rose Bowl

Stanford's Terrence Stephens was declared ineligible to participate in the Rose Bowl Game due to a secondary violation of...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Suzie, on Dec 26, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 2010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over the top yearbook photo OK'd for Amador Valley High publication

An Amador Valley High School senior will be allowed to have his "distinctive" photo in the school's yearbook after all. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kara, on Dec 25, 2012 at 11:48 pm | 47 comments | 3947 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NRA's Response to Sandy Hook Massacre: Armed Guards?

NRA chief Wayne Lapierre recently held a news conference in which he proposed armed guards in all schools to prevent further...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Dec 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 19 comments | 2289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Glide Memorial Church, other charities providing hot meals for needy on Christmas Day

Many people in need in San Francisco will have the opportunity to have a hot meal during the holiday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air Quality district urges residents to avoid fireplace fires--on Christmas Day!

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking Bay Area residents to skip the fire in the fireplace on Christmas...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 24, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 6 comments | 2328 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local Native American tribe seeks identity

The Muwekma Ohlones, whose ancestral lands are in Pleasanton and throughout the Bay Area, have lost a federal lawsuit seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Educated Indian, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thank you teachers

Dear PUSD Teachers From the bottom of my heart, I want to say Thank You for all that you do for our students. The tragedy...

Original post made by New Mom on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Thank you Pleasanton!!!, on Dec 23, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 14 comments | 2836 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs Hayashi's bill to increase school funding from lottery proceeds

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill authored by Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-18th) that will help increase...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by ken san marcos ca., on Dec 23, 2012 at 10:19 am | 11 comments | 1570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 in custody after shots fired at Livermore bank

Two Livermore schools were locked down Friday afternoon and two suspects detained after shots were fired into an occupied...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Realist, on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:19 am | 4 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome home ceremony planned tomorrow for Livermore Marine.

Marine Lance Corporal Anthony Fernandes will be welcomed home from a deployment in Afghanistan in a ceremony at 3:30 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Malloy, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2234 Views

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Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?

I visited the outlets this week for the first time and I was totally underwhelmed. The traffic has died way down which really...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Love the new Mall, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State rules PG&E can charge ratepayers for part of $2.2 billion needed for pipeline upgrades

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday approved a plan that will allow PG&E to charge ratepayers for more than...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Pleasanton school board OKs new deputy superintendent position at nearly $200,000 on 3-2 vote

On a split vote, the Pleasanton school board Tuesday decided to give a promotion to the district's assistant superintendent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 20, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 69 comments | 5991 Views
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