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Just say No to Measure B3

If you like higher taxes, stay here. You're in the right city, the right county and the right state for paying more, and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by hmmm, on May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 17 comments | 3027 Views

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School board meeting tomorrow to discuss May revise, management salaries

The Pleasanton Unified School District board will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow to consider, among other issues, a report on the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Meghan, on May 21, 2012 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

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COMMENTARY: Keep the Tri-Valley coalition together

Just as the coalition of Tri-Valley cities is enthusiastically backing a new marketing campaign by the Tri-Valley Convention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mary, on May 21, 2012 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Is Pete Stark the type of person you want representing you?

Read in the local "Independent" that they were supporting Pete Stark in his bid for reelection to Congress. Iím shocked...

Original post made by Dave on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never did ! ! ! !, on May 20, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 5 comments | 1067 Views

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Total number of jobs decreases in Alameda County, but so does unemployment rate

Bay Area jobless numbers dropped in April after a small uptick in March, part of a statewide and national trend, according...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Beware, on May 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1824 Views

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Safeway board approves 21% increase in quarterly dividend

Safeway Inc. announced Tuesday that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend, reflecting a 21%...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on May 20, 2012 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 1893 Views

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Supervisors approve plan for replacing Nadia Lockyer

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has approved an open public process to appoint a replacement for Nadia Lockyer, who...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Common sense, on May 20, 2012 at 1:27 am | 7 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL KIDS?

Does anyone know of a good organization that has volunteer opportunities for elementary school children? My child has been...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by lditto, on May 19, 2012 at 7:18 pm | 4 comments | 1666 Views

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Hidden Gardens of the Valley fundraiser Sunday

Enjoy gardening? Looking for inspiration? Participate in the Hidden Gardens of the Valley garden tour in Pleasanton this...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by VHS, on May 19, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1267 Views

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Peter Sagan repeats sprint to finish to take Stage 3 in 2012 Amgen Tour

Young Slovakian cycling sensation and overall 2012 Amgen Tour of California race leader Peter Sagan (SVK) of Liquigas-Cannondale...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on May 19, 2012 at 12:03 am | 10 comments | 1125 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon man arrested in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist in Dublin

A San Ramon man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist in Dublin on Tuesday, police officials...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by What is it where 100 Attorneys are buried up to the neck? , on May 18, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Angela Street arsonist gets one-year sentence

The woman who set her home and herself on fire in a December 2008 arson at her East Angela Street home was sentenced Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by 3 -1/2 long years, on May 18, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reaches deal with teachers union, issues layoffs

The same night the Pleasanton School Board recognized May 9 as the "Day of the Teacher," it voted to lay off the equivalent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on May 18, 2012 at 10:56 am | 21 comments | 2442 Views

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I've Said It Before! Build a 3rd Walmart in Downtown Pleasanton!!!

I've said it before folks! So you want to bring life back to Downtown Pleasanton? What we need to do is get rid of all these...

Original post made by Buford on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Horrors Remembered, on May 17, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1064 Views

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Allegiant Air to launch non-stop service between Stockton-Honolulu-Maui in November

Allegiant Travel Co. will launch new nonstop air service between Stockton and Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii in November. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on May 17, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 1527 Views

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McNerny at it again.

http://dailycaller.com/2012/05/16/calif-congressional-candidate-accuses-democratic-operatives-of-stalking/...

Original post made by Kangaroo on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by jojo, on May 17, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 832 Views

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Walmart gets Council's final OK for Pleasanton supermarket

Walmart won the Pleasanton City Council's approval in a 4-1 vote Tuesday night to open one of its Neighborhood Market grocery...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 17, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 38 comments | 1622 Views

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Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional Kindergarten

Looks like Transitional K will not be funded in Jerry Brown's new budget (is this correct?). Does that mean it will be dropped...

Original post made by curious on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 17, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 22 comments | 2044 Views

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5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 920 Views
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