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Valley Humane Society broke, may close

The Valley Humane Society, a 25-year-old nonprofit animal welfare organization that just moved into a new $1.3-million building,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 32 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fraud in the many nail salons

A friend of mine and my daughter were working in one of the many nail salons in Pleasanton. Neither my friend or my daughter...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ari, on Aug 22, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 32 comments | 3084 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive this morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 4, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2010 Views

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No Child Left Behind a failing program, Pleasanton school chief says

Pleasanton school Superintendent Parvin Ahmadi is joining with other Alameda County superintendents in taking a stand against...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by No more excuses. We want results, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 32 comments | 2031 Views

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Teachers joining Occupy Oakland protestors today

Hundreds of teachers will be among thousands expected to participate in the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by cz, on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 32 comments | 1212 Views

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Striking faculty cancel classes at Cal State East Bay

California State University faculty from throughout the state converged on two of the system's 23 campuses Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 20, 2011 at 8:19 am | 32 comments | 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protestors say police raid on Occupy S.F. encampment 'imminent'

Occupy SF protesters said on their website Thursday that they believe a police raid on their encampment in San Francisco's...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 24, 2011 at 9:22 am | 32 comments | 1257 Views

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Our mayor vs. Canada's tar sands

We don't often comment on national or global issues, but since Mayor Jennifer Hosterman is speaking out publicly on behalf...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ngo Loon, on Dec 1, 2011 at 9:17 am | 32 comments | 1980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug Sniffing Dogs - It can be done!

I found a very interesting article from 2007 about a district in California (PUSD - but not our PUSD) and drug sniffing dogs....

Original post made by Sniffing Uproar on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 32 comments | 2316 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 Unconstitutional

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/07/BA1H1N3T1H.DTL&tsp=1 Tyranny of the majority struck out! ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 32 comments | 1548 Views

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Pleasanton school board braces for more cuts at meeting tonight, including adult ed cuts

The Pleasanton school board plans to spend an hour tonight reviewing a list of potential cuts that include eliminating the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 1, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 32 comments | 4666 Views

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Fox AND msnbc

Cable tv is helping to destroy our political system because it dominates the airways and is a voice of the extreme of both...

Original post made by hoops on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Why?, on Apr 3, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 32 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school sports face funding challenge

For years the biggest problem facing high school coaches in Pleasanton has been determining who will be the key players and...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Lucia Holman, President Foothill Athletic Boosters, on May 24, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 16222 Views

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Presbyterians to host Pleasanton candidates forum tonight

Centerpointe Presbyterian Church will host a "Meet the Candidates Night" starting at 7 p.m. tonight at its church, which...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 32 comments | 2283 Views

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THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4179 Views

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Calif Teachers Indirectly Own 6% of Bushmaster

The nation will be faced with a great number of questions as talk turns to how to prevent the next massacre. We will talk...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bug Zapper, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 32 comments | 1628 Views

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Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 2754 Views

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The First Hunan Chef Wong Closing

I was so sad to hear the other night that the 1st Chef Hunan Wong (near Vic's downtown) is closing after 28 years in that...

Original post made by Enjoyed Chef Wong on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 32 comments | 4090 Views

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Coldstone Creamery closing its downtown Pleasanton store

The franchise owners of Coldstone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton are closing their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by dave, on Apr 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 3498 Views

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Pleasanton Council decides roads are not part of hillside protection ordinance

The Pleasanton City Council approved a final version of a hillside protection ordinance called Measure PP Tuesday night with...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 1859 Views
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Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
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“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
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