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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 3007 Views

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Guest opinion: Imagine Pleasanton as a City of Peace

I propose the creation of a new commission for the city of Pleasanton. I refer to it here as the Pleasanton Peace Commission....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by KPETRY, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:09 am | 17 comments | 1650 Views

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CVS planning two new drug stores in Pleasanton

CVS Pharmacy, one of the country's largest drug store chains, plans to build two new retail outlets in Pleasanton with stores...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by george, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 17 comments | 3785 Views

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Jewelry worth more than $55,000 stolen from 2 nearby Pleasanton homes

Two homes less than a half mile away from each other were hit by a thief or thieves the same day and near the same time,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 25, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 1670 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorsements for today's state, local election

For the 50% of you who haven't yet voted by mail -- saving that special privilege for Election Day today at the polling place...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 4858 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Special election set for May 7 to fill vacant Pleasanton Council seat

Voters will be asked to choose a candidate for the Pleasanton City Council May 7 in a special election that will be by mail-in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Freedom has a cost, on Jan 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 1377 Views

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Price steps down at San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 17 comments | 7080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton attorney admits forgery, lying to IRS

A 72-year-old Pleasanton attorney could see up to five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine for tax fraud. William...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael O'Callaghan, on Jan 13, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2707 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

fiscal cliff nonsense and our leaders

If you look at all the talented,smart people we have in this country,how is it possible that we have Reid,McConnell and Boehner...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Who really cares?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2615 Views

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Livermore Airport control tower faces closure if federal spending cuts go through on Friday

With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close the control...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Larry, on Feb 28, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 17 comments | 1948 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART votes to continue slightly increasing fares every two years

The BART Board of Directors voted Thursday to continue its fare increase program, which is based on inflation and goes to...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian First, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 17 comments | 1772 Views

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Council OKs speed limit increases on 11 city streets

Speed limits are being raised by 5 miles an hour on 11 major streets in Pleasanton after a traffic survey showed that motorists...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 16, 2013 at 10:27 am | 17 comments | 2675 Views

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Pleasanton Council OKs pay-off of $20-million in golf course bonds

The Pleasanton City Council Tuesday authorized dipping into available cash reserves to buy down $20.6 million in outstanding...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 17 comments | 1332 Views

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Don't need an Agent to sell- save $ thousands

Real Estate is so hot now that you can save yourself thousands by avoiding Real Estate agent ripoffs. If you are selling,...

Original post made by Real Estate so Hot - on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bought Several Houses without Agents, on May 30, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 1339 Views

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So sad Coffee Ali closing...

This amazing coffee shop in Vintage Hills Shopping center was such a treat for us locals...Ali always ready to make whatever...

Original post made by Friend on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by We love you, on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 17 comments | 2213 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Regents Pick Controversial Politician as New President

It has just been announced that the next President of the University of California will be Janet Napolitano, the embattled...

Original post made by Aunt Fergie on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 16, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1379 Views

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BART talks continue, but union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anti-union, on Jul 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 17 comments | 2475 Views

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Unions give BART strike notice as tonight's strike deadline nears

BART's union leadership has given the required 72-hour strike notice, setting in motion a walkout planned for midnight Sunday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Klisvak, on Aug 2, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 17 comments | 1672 Views

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Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Ernest, on Aug 17, 2013 at 7:34 am | 17 comments | 1068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone have an update on the Aaron Hall case?

I'd love to hear his bail has also been revoked. We don't need convicted felons charged with more felonies and the father...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:13 am | 17 comments | 2663 Views
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A second half of life exceptionally well lived
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