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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I-680 Express lanes due to open this fall

A new toll system for solo drivers who want to use the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes on Interstate 680 is set to open...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 16 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

One of two brothers pleads guilty in Pleasanton meth lab case

Robert Magoon, one of two brothers accused of running a meth lab out of his Pleasanton home has accepted a plea deal that...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 16 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow is the last day of the life-like sculptures in downtown Pleasanton

Tomorrow, June 30, is the last day of the interactive art exhibit by internationally-known sculptor J. Seward Johnson at...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 16 comments | 1053 Views

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Who profits from the fair??

We were at the fair last friday and saw tons of people shelling out money for food, vendors, arcades, entrance fees, parking,...

Original post made by Just curious on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by a very nice time, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 16 comments | 1842 Views

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Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 2530 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Speech Every American High School Principal Should Give

A SPEECH EVERY AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL SHOULD GIVE (If every school principal gave this speech at the beginning...

Original post made by Ruth on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by HHR, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:37 am | 16 comments | 1147 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Armed robbery in Hacienda Business Park

A FedEx driver was robbed at gunpoint yesterday morning as he made deliveries in Pleasanton. Four masked men confronted the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:06 am | 16 comments | 1563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police investigate 2 armed robberies, gunshots at Rose Pavilion, Nation's Restaurant

Pleasanton police captured a 19-year-old San Ramon man after shots were fired in an armed robbery in the Rose Pavilion parking...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Exasperated, on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 1607 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight

The city's stunning, new $10 million Firehouse Arts Center opens tonight with a sold-out, $125-a-ticket launch party sponsored...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:35 am | 16 comments | 1072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SEIU -- Supporting McNerney -- To March in Pro-Communist Event Oct. 2

Check it out folks. The Communist Party USA and the Socialist Party USA have joined forces in an operation called the Democratic...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 16 comments | 1103 Views

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DAY 2: 680 SOUTH TOLL LANE CRISIS CONTINUES

Day 2 of the new 680 southbound toll lane over the Sunol Grade was no better than the first. Without any accidents or roadwork...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | 16 comments | 2898 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

That Obama's at it again!

Obama strikes at our free enterprise system again in another attempt to ruin our economy and implement his Radical Agenda...

Original post made by Tea Party Patriot on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need a math tutor for my 6th Grade child

My daughter needs a math tutor. She is in 6th grade and is currently in pre algebra class. Does anyone have a recommendation?...

Original post made by Pre Algebra Help on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 2501 Views

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New Safeway 'Lifestyle' store goes to council for final OK Tuesday

The City Council is expected to approve final plans Tuesday for a new super-size Safeway "Lifestyle" supermarket across from...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don't overextend, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1316 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the plan going forward?

Well the dust has settled for the most part on the elections both nationally, statewide, and locally. Everyone is aware...

Original post made by What is the plan? on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 16 comments | 1750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2749 Views

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12 students at Village High making Washington trip with lots of help

The school has been doing this trip for years, but the 12 students from Pleasanton's Village High School who left for Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sasha, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 16 comments | 1291 Views

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Can we all transition out of using incandescent Christmas lights?

Does anyone else feel there is a lot of energy being wasted on xmas lights? They're pretty, but I'd sure like to see people...

Original post made by Ryan on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Another mom, on Dec 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 1775 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's Harmer issues concessionary statement in loss to McNerney in 11th Congressional District race

San Ramon attorney and Republican David Harmer has conceded defeat in his bid to unseat Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Dec 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 16 comments | 1570 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mothers form group to deal with drug addicted children

Mothers with a Purpose, a newly formed support group, has been organized in Pleasanton to deal with deal with drug addicted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:46 am | 16 comments | 1930 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 5 comments | 1,143 views

Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 962 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 736 views