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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote margin between McNerney and Harmer holding at less than 1%

Secretary of State Debra Bower reported yesterday that the latest vote count in the 11th Congressional District race continues...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Nov 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home to home solicitation

Yet another knock on my door after dark last night. I live alone and didn't open my door but have to open a curtain to see...

Original post made by Single woman on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Knock Knock, Whose There?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 am | 17 comments | 2356 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney wins re-election but opponent won't concede

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has clearly won his re-election bid against Republican challenger David Harmer,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by vhdad, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 17 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stores, fitness centers opening in Pleasanton

New stores and fitness centers will be opening in Pleasanton in the coming weeks, including a second grocery store n the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:17 am | 17 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving around town

I'm always amazed by the rude behavior some drivers exhibit around town. Most are courteous, but when I encounter these displays...

Original post made by Courtesy rules on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 6, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Starbucks at Bart stations? New ruling could make that possible

BART directors have voted 7-1 to approve a new station retail policy that aims to bring more retail vendors within the free...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 21, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 17 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council schedules closed-door meeting tonight on employee contract

Even though tonight's City Council meeting is billed as a workshop discussion on affordable housing in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freeze Raises instead of cutting programs and firing teachers

Look at these from NJ governer. This is equally applicable here at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw0aBkt8CPA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBaVvLmoE38...

Original post made by AD on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by None of the Above, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News digest

The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to endorse Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax for schools...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 17 comments | 1646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another Extended AT&T Phone Outage?

I lost my AT&T telephone service again early on Friday morning, 3/25/11. As of 3/27/11 it still has not been restored. I...

Original post made by cvm on Mar. 27, 2011
Last comment by cvm, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:18 am | 17 comments | 3410 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Budget, layoffs on school board agenda for tonight

The budget and more layoffs are among the topics set for discussion at tonight's school board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 29, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 1876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens behind the Wheel

"We don't call them accidents," J.P. Rosales, a representative with Farmer's Insurance Pleasanton, said at the recent town...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 2998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sweet Tomatoes robbed at gunpoint

Police are investigating a June 2 robbery at Sweet Tomatoes in the 4500 block of Hopyard Road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Befuddled, on Jun 12, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 1188 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 1508 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who Is Responsible for the Deficit? The Answer Is....

I'm taking a break from my polo playing at my palatial summer estate* (staffed by non-union workers, of course) to post this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/...

Original post made by Yet Another Teacher on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 17 comments | 1152 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton Weekly mentioned on Hannity national news program

On the Fox Hannity national news program this evening, Pleasanton Weekly was brought up as an example of the White House's...

Original post made by Question on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 17 comments | 1746 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sadeks to say goodbye as owners of Murphy's Paw tonight

The long-time owners of Murphy's Paw will hold a "Goodbye" reception starting at 6 p.m. tonight at their popular pet store...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pleasanton 100K Pension Club Grows

The 100,000 Dollar Pension Club list has just been updated. Pleasanton has a former employee that has just created a new...

Original post made by OCCUPY on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:09 am | 17 comments | 981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safeway to open new Pleasanton store at 8 a.m. Friday

Safeway will open its new Pleasanton Lifestyle supermarket at Bernal and Valley avenues at 8 a.m. Friday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tianna Martinez , on Nov 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 17 comments | 1700 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tonight's Pleasanton City Council meeting, last one of the year, could be a whopper

The Pleasanton City Council will hold its final meeting of the year starting at 7 p.m. tonight and it could be a whopper. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by michaelfox, on Dec 7, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1441 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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