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Former Livermore chamber president gets 17 years for Ponzi scheme

A Livermore accountant and civic leader has been sentenced to 17 years in state prison for embezzling $2.7 million from 20...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by A cousin of Weldon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 15 comments | 1669 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE ELECTION SEASON BEGINS

There have been many interesting election seasons in America. but most of them were governed by forces outside of the electorate....

Original post made by Voter Heaven on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:30 am | 15 comments | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

For those great Firefighters in our Community

Hey all of you who were so anti firefighter in your comments lately just ask the man whose life was saved by an off duty...

Original post made by 1 brave momma on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Barney, on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 15 comments | 1650 Views

RESTAURANTS

STACEY'S ON MAIN

WE TRIED STACEYS ON MAIN STREET, WE ENJOYED THE FOOD, THE SERVICE WAS MINIMAL. WE WAITED FOR OUR COCKTAILS UNTIL THE WAITRESS...

Original post made by LIZ ANYA on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 12:05 am | 15 comments | 2811 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Freeway closures planned around new BART station for pedestrian walkway work

After being delayed more than a year by engineering problems, contractors are back at the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nice one... not, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 15 comments | 1523 Views

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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1014 Views

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THE RICHEST IN TOWN ARE CALLED TO DUTY

Yep, I have learned a lot about the next mayoral election. Thank you Pablo, Scott C, curious, justwondering, Stacey and Rat...

Original post made by LOCAL MAYOR on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by $ Mayor for hire, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:20 am | 15 comments | 965 Views

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Harvest Park principal tapped for Amador Valley High post

Parents of Amador Valley High School students have gotten their wish. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=4496...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by chocomilk, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 15 comments | 1032 Views

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Here come the Picnic Police!

http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_15450911 "Break the rules, bring in food or drink without a receipt...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:10 am | 15 comments | 1288 Views

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Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 1743 Views

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rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops go undercover to nab bike thief

A Pleasanton man has been charged with possession of stolen property after the victim of a bicycle theft went online and...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by dchenk, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:15 am | 15 comments | 1841 Views

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It's Time To Go, Jerry McNUMMI !

Mr. McNUMMI, we will remember you at the ballot box in November. You diddled while NUMMI closed. >>> http://buhbyejerry.blogspot.com/2010/02/jerry-diddled-while-nummi-close...

Original post made by Sue on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen ready to work for change

Pleasanton school board candidate Joan Laursen said the experience she already has working with schools makes her "uniquely...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 1397 Views

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Foothill school traffic

I just moved here in April of last year. Is the Foothill HS traffic this horrific all year long? I don't remember it being...

Original post made by jenny on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Pls mom, on Sep 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 15 comments | 1341 Views

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Whitman continues her double faced lies.

California's Republican gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman, is getting hit from all sides today on immigration-- not just...

Original post made by Chet on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Perceived Conflict of Interest

School Board Candidate, Bowser was quoted in last week’s Independent Newspaper as saying,”it is only a perceieved conflict...

Original post made by Casey Jr. on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:09 am | 15 comments | 1317 Views

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Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1120 Views

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Pension Spiking + Double Dips = $300K+ for retired City Attorney

The pensions for the police and fire chiefs are not the only ones spiked. The City taxpayers have paid City Attorney Mike...

Original post made by Robert Byrd on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 15 comments | 1453 Views

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McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 885 Views
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