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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 | 1476 Views


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 | 1586 Views


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 | 2263 Views


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 | 2681 Views


Prop. 8 Unconstitutional 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 | 1768 Views


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 | 10803 Views


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 | 1594 Views


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 | 18243 Views


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 | 2671 Views



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 | 4530 Views


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 | 2020 Views


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 | 8836 Views


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 | 4833 Views


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 | 4359 Views


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 | 3490 Views


Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 32 comments | 2443 Views


Fatal accident blocking eastbound I-580

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash that is blocking multiple lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cass, on Jul 13, 2013 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2823 Views


U.S. Supreme Court leaves intact ruling striking down Prop. 8

After years of debate and legal wrangling between opponents and proponents of same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Answerable, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 32 comments | 2058 Views


BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 2576 Views


Parking fees to rise to $3 Jan. 26 at BART stations serving Pleasanton

Parking fees will jump to $3 a day Jan. 26 at the two BART stations serving Pleasanton - West Dublin/Pleasanton next to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by What, No Ebonics?, on Jan 13, 2015 at 10:20 am | 32 comments | 5496 Views
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