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CHP, local police planning Bay Area crackdown today on drivers using cell phones

Bay Area residents who text while driving are in for a wake-up call on Wednesday when authorities plan to crack down on the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by pay up, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 24 comments | 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Americans willing to commit terrorist acts--- is growing.

I wonder where the anger towards the U.S. comes from? Could it stem from all these past years of our occupation in the middle...

Original post made by Ron on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Vines, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 24 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tully's Plaza developer set to do it again on south Main Street

South Main Street is about to get a major face lift with new retail stores and a restaurant in an empty building abandoned...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Lock, Stock, and Barrel, on Nov 25, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 24 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens say pressure leads to cheating, drug use, depression

A recent panel to address the causes of teen stress came up with a simple answer to who's responsible for pushing kids to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 16, 2011 at 10:38 am | 24 comments | 2358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man indicted for lying to IRS

A Pleasanton man faces two federal charges for allegedly lying to the IRS, according to United States Attorney Melinda Haag....

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Scott , on Apr 27, 2011 at 6:37 am | 24 comments | 3367 Views

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Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%; interesting article

There's an article in the new Vanity Fair that deconstructs the current situation in the U.S. fairly well and describes what...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 1936 Views

AROUND TOWN

1st Wednesday Night Street Party for Teens??

Did anyone else attend last nights street party? This is the 2nd year in a row that I have noticed an increase of teenagers...

Original post made by Gina on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2011 at 11:07 am | 24 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grassroot Effort to Save Class Size in Pleasanton

There is a grassroot effort to keep the Class Size to a 25 students to 1 teacher ratio for K-3. No money is due now. Only...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Really! Really!, on May 19, 2011 at 8:19 am | 24 comments | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by duped??, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 24 comments | 7927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about the PUSD High Schools?

This past year I was Chairman of the AVHS School Site Council and Chairman of the AVHS PTSA Grant Committee. I share the...

Original post made by Al Cohen on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:06 am | 24 comments | 1851 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Court upholds gay judge's ruling on Proposition 8

A federal judge in San Francisco Tuesday denied a bid by the sponsors of Proposition 8 to have him nullify a decision that...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Jun 19, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 24 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway and Gas Sales

I read in a forum post that the City Council had denied Safeway the ability to sell gasoline at the new store at Bernal/680....

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Reason, on Aug 2, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 24 comments | 2186 Views

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JOB TALK .. too little, too late,.. OK if it works

Inauguration day is always January 20. Obama was sworn in in 2009. Finally, for debt ceiling, political distraction, Obama...

Original post made by Mainstream middle-class jobless on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by I've Read Marx, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:16 am | 24 comments | 1157 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee pension crisis endangers San Jose's future, mayor says

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said Monday that his city is left with limited and difficult choices on how to manage and reduce...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 1562 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Plenty of rebukes for repulsive race-baiting from Democrat Congressman

A number of African-American leaders across the country, none of them Democrats, publicly denounced or directly rebuked Indiana...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:27 am | 24 comments | 1266 Views

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Democrats True Colors

From the video out of President Obama's campaign appearance in LA, it is apparent that quite a large number of the crowd...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Biggots creep in, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 24 comments | 1462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are we raising?

I've been bothered by some stories I've heard around town in regards to our teenagers. Stories about boys asking girls to...

Original post made by Concerned about our kids on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 24 comments | 1911 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials

Flying Under the Radar: Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials If Mitt Romney would tell thetruth about his religion,...

Original post made by TRUTH on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 24 comments | 3940 Views

AROUND TOWN

What does the new Safeway add to Pleasanton?

I went there today (Dec. 17) for the first time. Around 10 am. Pretty empty, especially for the weekend before Christmas....

Original post made by mystified about the new safeway on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Fan, on Dec 31, 2011 at 12:45 am | 24 comments | 1292 Views
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Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 2,356 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 1,527 views

Weekly, TV30 to host Pleasanton mayoral, city council candidates' forum
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 1,127 views