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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another look at Prop 32 - Follow the Money

Like all of you I've been getting the calls and seeing the ads that beat "Yes on 30 no on 32" into our skulls. Finally digging...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tick, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 15 comments | 1840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 2959 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plans for Debates Between Pete Stark and Eric Swalwell?

Hopefully people will react to Pete Stark's current position on debating Eric Swalwell. Congressman Stark says he will not...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Character first, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 2007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber hosting candidates forum this morning

With election season right around the corner, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum starting at...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mildred, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri Valley Business Council Education Collaborative?

In this link http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/ContactUsOld.cfm , it lists Tri-Valley Business Council Education Committee John...

Original post made by Wondering on Sep. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional leaders back Cook-Kallio for mayor at fundraiser

Supporters of City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio joined her for a festive 58th birthday celebration and a campaign fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 2022 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Out-of-state retailers must start paying state sales taxes this month

Out-of-state retailers will have to start paying the sales tax due to the California jurisdiction their goods are being sent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 7, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2007 Views

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Out-of-state retailers must start paying state sales taxes starting Saturday

Out-of-state retailers including Amazon.com will have to start paying California sales taxes on merchandise sent here starting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1478 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs gas station, new Starbucks drive-through coffee shop next to Safeway

Safeway was given the OK by the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night to start construction on a self-serve gas station and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 20 comments | 2370 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART schedules hearing on extending service to Livermore

BART officials will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, on its plan to extend train service to Livermore. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unathorized Solicitations at Stoneridge Mall

Has anyone been approached at the mall by someone claiming they could put their kids in movies? We have been approached...

Original post made by concerned parent on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Torrenz, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 3064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suggestions for Safe BART Parking

Can anyone suggest how to prevent this from happening again? We've ruled out parking in the Bart structure in front of the...

Original post made by Paranoid on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 2685 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP officer shot during traffic stop on I-680 dies from injuries

A California Highway Patrol officer shot during a traffic stop on I-680 near Alamo on Tuesday died last night in John Muir...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 6, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 2132 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell protests against Stark for Social Security benefits being paid to his children

Congressional candidate Eric Swalwell said that if elected he will support closing a provision in the Social Security law...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Greedy & irresponsible, on Sep 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officer in critical condition after being shot during I-680 traffic stop where suspect was killed

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on I-680 Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by anti-arnold, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 6689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2966 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clean Water Action group endorses Stark

The Clean Water Action organization has endorsed Congressman Pete Stark's re-election to the newly established 15th District. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 9 comments | 1374 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 9945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Homeowner claims 15,000 worth of jewelry stolen from their Paseo Catalina home

A Pleasanton homeowner has reported to police that $15,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from their home in the 6700 block...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Paranoid, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1412 Views
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