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Bird watchers fan out for annual Audubon Society count

Bird enthusiasts fanned out across the Bay Area yesterday to take part in the Golden Gate Audubon Society's Christmas Bird...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 1751 Views

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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 | 4494 Views

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Road to the Rose Bowl: Stanford starts festivities at Disneyland for today's game

Stanford's charter plane touched down in sunny Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. on Wednesday. But the Cardinal did not truly arrive...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 28, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 2242 Views

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CHP reports drop in Bay Area DUI arrests over Christmas holiday period, but increases statewide

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Different Times, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women beaten in Dec. 24 mall attack

A Christmas Eve dispute over manners apparently led to the beating of a mother and daughter by two other women at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2012 at 8:23 am | 18 comments | 1781 Views

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Good Samaritan pays for kids' haircuts in memory of Newtown massacre

Twenty youngsters received free haircuts Christmas Eve thanks to a good Samaritan who said he wanted to do something nice...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by S S, on Dec 27, 2012 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2033 Views

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 | 1673 Views

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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 | 1988 Views

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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 | 1328 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 | 8115 Views

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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 | 2045 Views

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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 | 2154 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 | 6253 Views

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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 | 2403 Views

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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 | 1199 Views

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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 | 2446 Views

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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 | 1362 Views

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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 | 2126 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 | 2935 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 | 1705 Views
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