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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Spanking of students allowed in Texas?

Food for thought for all those republicans who want less government at the federal level and say it should be up to the states: In...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Susan Su Tri-Valley University Criminal Trial-Jury in Deliberations

The witness testimony in the trial that began March 4th of Susan Su of Tri-Valley University has ended and closing arguments...

Original post made by Closing arguments on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Closing arguments, on Mar 23, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 12 comments | 2527 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driving and Talking On Cell Phones Cause Accidents

Do people not understand that by talking on the phone and text messaging while driving, is increasing accidents, including...

Original post made by Christine on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by RKA, on May 22, 2007 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC Regents approve a 9.6 percent tuition hike

A 9.6 percent tuition increase for University of California schools was approved today by a 14-4 vote of the UC Regents Board....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 60 comments | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services at 10 a.m. today for Village High graduate Joseph Behiel

Funeral services for Joey Behiel, a 2009 Village High School graduate who died last Friday, will be held at 10 a.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home of Scherer son searched

The home of Ernest Scherer III has been searched by investigators, the Alameda County Sheriff's Department has confirmed. Scherer...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marta, on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2525 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Lesson of Half Moon Bay

Don't know if any of you have been following the story, but here's a new article regarding what is happening over in Half...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote Yes on Measure BB

In an independent, comprehensive report called "In the Fast Lane," the Bay Area Economic Institute details the economic impact...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jason B., on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 2524 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Armed robberies in Dublin, Livermore Wednesday night

Police in Livermore and Dublin are searching for suspects after armed robberies Wednesday night at the Bank of America branch...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 5 comments | 2523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too Much Homework?

There has been a lot of press over that last few years about kids getting too much homework. The new documentary (Race to...

Original post made by letsgo on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To all parents, on Apr 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 69 comments | 2522 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 | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Fair Music is too loud!

I would like to know what our City and County are doing to control the ear-deafening sound of amplified music that radiates...

Original post made by Decibels on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by k.d., on Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 29 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Forum Civility

Welcome Everyone! I officially announce the opening of the "Bash Stacey" thread. You are all welcome to come here and...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 3, 2007 at 12:40 am | 9 comments | 2521 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Healthcare law upheld!

I'm pleasantly surprised to see that Justice Roberts figured out that the individual mandate is a form of tax. There is...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:02 am | 56 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2520 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school leaders: Schools are safe

In the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the Pleasanton school district and school administrators are doing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 39 comments | 2519 Views

SPORTS

Roughing it on the rugby field

There's no denying it--rugby's a rough sport. While, in many ways it is similar to American football with offensive players...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Davey, on Nov 23, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open field fire in southwest Pleasanton quickly extinguished Saturday

A small grass fire in an open field on the southwest side of Pleasanton was quickly extinguished Saturday by firefighters...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shadow Cliffs beaches to reopen today

Shadow Cliffs beaches are set to reopen today after nearly a week of closures due to high levels of E. coli bacteria. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2518 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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