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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Call for legalizing 'recreational use' of marijuana

Four Bay Area legislators provided the votes Tuesday as the state Assembly Public Safety Committee approved by a 4-3 margin...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nora, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 7 comments | 906 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville's 'Sully' commemorates 1-year anniversary of Hudson River landing

One year after he successfully landed a plane on the Hudson River in New York, Danville resident Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Every bit a hero, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 898 Views

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British professor says children of same-sex parents 'well-adjusted'

A British professor testified in a same-sex marriage trial in San Francisco Friday that children aren't hurt by having gay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy rain on the way for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Rain is forecast as Sunday progresses with a quarter-inch of rain and then as much as another half-inch overnight. The temperature...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Manish, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:04 am | 6 comments | 1017 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Media News files for bankruptcy protection to undergo financial restructuring

The publisher of the Contra Costa Times, Tri-Valley Herald, San Jose Mercury News and 51 other daily newspapers in the Bay...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by CCapDGIT, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 15 comments | 991 Views

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Sen. Boxer ready for re-election battle against any of increasing number of GOP challengers

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer dropped by a San Jose bus maintenance facility Friday to tout local stimulus-funded projects and...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 844 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART considers 20-cent TransBay tube surcharge to spare employee layoffs

At the end of a lengthy hearing on their transit agency's $25 million budget deficit, BART directors ultimately opted not...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 3116 Views

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County gets $11 million in stimulus funds to fight blight

Alameda County will receive $11 million in federal stimulus funding to help fight blight and stabilize neighborhoods that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:04 am | 8 comments | 995 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Berkeley man, 19, arrested in connection with Danville teen's death

A 19-year-old Berkeley man is facing charges of robbery and homicide in connection with the January shooting death of Rylan...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Quarter of state's children could be in poverty this year

More than a quarter of children in California and about an eighth of children in some Bay Area counties could be living below...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Getting by in Pleasanton, on Feb 1, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 39 comments | 1196 Views

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Oakland Airport shooting birds to ensure passenger safety

Gulls, cormorants and pelicans have been flocking to a spot near the end of Oakland International Airport's runway recently,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by CA Strikes 2009, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove development plan back before City Council tonight

A plan to build 51 luxury homes in the hills above Kottinger Ranch will come back for consideration by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 788 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lesbian daughter changed view of San Diego mayor on same-sex marriage

A federal trial on same-sex marriage moved into its second week in San Francisco today with testimony from the mayor of San...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 16 comments | 760 Views

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Abortion groups plan opposing rallies Saturday

Opposing voices in the abortion debate will meet Saturday at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street for competing events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by reasonable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1031 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Stanford professor says gays, lesbians 'lack political power'

A Stanford professor who said homosexuals lack political power and a gay man who said conversion therapy made him suicidal...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 26, 2010 at 6:26 pm | 20 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Introduction to Photoshop Elements

This course will include procedures for editing digital photos using both manual and auto features. Resizing photos, cloning,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by A proud dad, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quality of education could be at stake with Pleasanton school district cuts

Community members gathered again Tuesday night to ask questions, express concerns and offer possible solutions regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by INsider, on Jan 28, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 147 comments | 1764 Views

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Prop. 8 sponsor warns same-sex marriage could lead to 'social moral decay'

An official sponsor of Proposition 8 testified in federal court in San Francisco Thursday that he believes same-sex marriage...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Go Canucks Go, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 25 comments | 791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

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Prop. 8 opponents end testimony in SF federal court case

After nine days of trial, two same-sex couples who want to overturn Proposition 8 presented their final witness in federal...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2010 at 11:52 am | 30 comments | 1049 Views
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