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Amador Valley High wins state 'We the People' competition

Amador Valley High School captured first place in the "We the People" state finals Saturday in Bakersfield, topping 10 other...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 10, 2013 at 11:08 am | 4 comments | 1637 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Leads the Way in Job Creation: Many Republicans Are Chagrined

According to a Jan 4 CBS report: "In the past year, California has added 26,000 new information technology jobs. The construction...

Original post made by Dennis Winthrop on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Homer , on Feb 10, 2013 at 9:52 am | 37 comments | 1721 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rick Perry's Desperate Plea to California Businesses

California residents will soon be hearing radio and television advertisements from Texas Governor Rick Perry. "Texas...

Original post made by John Koegel on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by the real john, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:29 pm | 18 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 area high schools have 'We the People' teams in Bakersfield today for state finals

Competition civics classes from Amador Valley, Foothill and Fremont's Irvington high schools are in Bakersfield today vying...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by AVFan, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1635 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

States with the best business climates

Countering the recent, unsubstantiated claim that California is not losing businesses to more business-friendly states like...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Feb 9, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 candidates in race to fill City Council seat, a 4th possible in special May 7 election

The special election scheduled for May 7 to fill an empty seat on the Pleasanton City Council became a bit more interesting...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 994 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 3332 Views

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Police dispatcher pleads not guilty to drug charges

A former Pleasanton police dispatcher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony drug possession charges and misdemeanor charges,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Bandit, on Feb 9, 2013 at 4:22 am | 7 comments | 1676 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road rage incident leads to arrest

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 20 comments | 2206 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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Five rescuers in Pleasanton Police Department get commendations for saving a life

Two Pleasanton police dispatchers, two officers and a sergeant are being commending for their work last month that saved...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton sidesteps Livermore's plan for housing near airport

Avoiding another of their occasional skirmishes with Livermore over that city's municipal airport, Pleasanton leaders Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:45 am | 11 comments | 4470 Views

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Pleasanton police arrest Sacramento woman for prostitution at local hotel

Ciara Capri Garrett, 22, of Sacramento was arrested for prostitution at about 11:49 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Pleasanton Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1797 Views

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Pleasanton Garbage Tax

If you look at your latest Pleasanton Garbage bill you will notice the rates went up 5%. However, Pleasanton Garbage is...

Original post made by Jill on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jill, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 9 comments | 1582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill High converts part of seniors' parking lot for carpool use only

Some of the most coveted parking spaces at Foothill High are now up for grabs to students who carpool after a ceremony Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California teachers pension plan has $64 billion deficit

Good report out by CalSTRS (California Teachers Retirement System), available at: http://resources.calstrs.com/publicdocs/Page/CommonPage.aspx?PageName=DocumentDownload&Id=e0e55055-...

Original post made by watching on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 1562 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

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Here's My Grandparents, Let Government Take Care of Them

The extent of socialism and communism is this country grows every time a Democrat Party comrade opens his mouth. Get a load...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1136 Views

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Police looking for man who shoved topless woman into car

Livermore police are looking for a man who shoved a bare-chested woman into his vehicle on Monday morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1247 Views
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