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Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why the Wealthy in the US are Overtaxed

According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy's new study on who pays how much in state and local taxes: Combining...

Original post made by Marie Pinucci on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for using Contra Costa Times subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eddie Blowgas, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

SPORTS

CYO Basketball Registration

Walk-in registration for boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at St. Augustine...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by omar, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1307 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Nanny State Nonsense in Food Labelling: "It's tyranny, pure and simple"

If the Food and Drug Administration gets its way, your trip to the grocery store could get a tad pricier. Supermarket...

Original post made by Fred Helmer on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Job Losses Increase Under Obama: Some Wonder If It Will Ever End

"In the last two months Fox News has fired Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, and Dick Morris, well-known political...

Original post made by David L on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Arroyo, on Feb 9, 2013 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 757 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton hockey wins Tri-Valley championship

In its first year of existence, the Pleasanton High School Hockey team pulled off an upset 2 to 1 victory over a very strong...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2774 Views

SPORTS

Livermore Aquacowboys host the 'Valentine's Splash'!

The Livermore Aquacowboys hosted the 'Valentine's Splash' at the Robert Livermore Community Center! The LAC home meet was...

Original post made by ruckus on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by ruckus, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Downtown Association to install 2013 officers tonight

The Pleasanton Downtown Association will install its new officers for 2013 at a members-only reception at 5 p.m. tonight,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by AlamedaCountyNative, on Feb 12, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 811 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3180 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Foothill teen located unharmed

A Foothill High teen reported missing earlier has been located. Danielle Hammer, 15, was found at around 11:30 a.m. in Tracy....

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Frucht, on Feb 25, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasaanton's Bicycle, Pedestrian, Trails committee meets tonight

The Pleasanton Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the Pleasanton Senior Center Classroom,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by S, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 773 Views

AROUND TOWN

AVHS Softball Ranked No. 1 in Nation

Let's hear it for Amador Valley High School's Varsity Girls Softball team! They have been ranked first in the nation in...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by #32 Mom, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby & Kidz Expo to hold one-day show tomorrow at Fairgrounds

The Alameda County Fairgrounds will host the California Baby & Kidz Expo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The expo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alice, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Convention bureau hopes to announce new CEO shortly

Tri-Valley California, the new name for the Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, is hoping to name a new president...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Wind Fairies, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police, Fire, Ambulance...

What was going on at Quarry Lane School this evening?...

Original post made by anon on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by workindude, on Feb 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to the PUSD Sycamore Fund?

The Sycamore fund to fund technology for students once stood at $7.2 million, but the District has at least spent $2 1/2...

Original post made by Loan Shark on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by local, on Mar 5, 2013 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell introducing first bill today that could help depressed downtown areas

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will hold an outdoor news conference in downtown Hayward today to announce that he is...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ben Johansen, on Mar 7, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 815 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mississippi Fights the Nanny State

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and his public health edicts are having a rough ride. On Monday, a state judge in Manhattan struck...

Original post made by Bill Shephard on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mainstream Media Fears Both Palin and Bachmann: Preview of 2016

The mainstream media is already annointing Hilary Pantsuit Clinton to be the royal successor to his holiness Barack Obama....

Original post made by Libertarian on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sam Ramon, on Mar 22, 2013 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 718 Views
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Circumstances without Pomp
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 1,015 views

‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 13 comments | 489 views