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Budget concerns, pension reform highlight meetings in San Francisco, San Jose, Sonoma County

The San Jose City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with an analysis of a proposal from Mayor Chuck Reed to rein in retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 25 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown's Farmer Restaurant to close June 5

The Farmer Restaurant in the Pleasanton Hotel on north Main Street will close after its last diners are served on Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on May 28, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 25 comments | 1347 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisors propose boundary changes to split Pleasanton into 2 districts

Two Alameda County supervisors took a plan for redrawing their district boundaries to Dublin last night in a public hearing...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 25 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Complaints continue about parking at 24 Hour Fitness facility

Parking has gotten better at 24 Hour Fitness's new facility on Willow Road, but there are still problems during peak hours,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by BMJC, on Jul 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 25 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council meets tomorrow on plan to add more affordable housing

The City Council is expected to wrap up more than a year of community meetings, public hearings and studies tomorrow night...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:53 am | 25 comments | 1605 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Unfair Focus on Bachmann Headaches

I would like to think I'm a rationale human being. I look at the news and get upset just like everyone else. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Holden on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rivera, on Jul 26, 2011 at 10:53 am | 25 comments | 2373 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi, represented by attorney, skips court appearance

A state assemblywoman accused of shoplifting at a Neiman Marcus store in San Francisco's Union Square in October did not...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:20 am | 25 comments | 1664 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Support group for depression and bipolar meets on Wednesdays

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, DBSA, is a support group for people who live with depression, bipolar and other disabilities....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Family member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 25 comments | 4134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is there no longer Christ in Christmas ?

All around town, I no longer see a lot of Christ in Christmas.Where are the Holy Family exhibits on people's lawns? Instead...

Original post made by Lee on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 25 comments | 1529 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 4220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 2894 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California workers, Dems want to give you a 3% pay cut

The California Legislature, dominated by Democrats who hold a majority just shy of 2/3, have had difficulty convincing the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 25 comments | 2983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plesanton school board to consider borrowing from technology fund to pay for facilities plan

The Pleasanton school board tonight will look at the possibility of borrowing money from a fund set up with the sale of property...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Radumton, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 25 comments | 1827 Views

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Where has all the fun gone?

When I was growing up in the South Bay, the fun and recreation opportunities seemed endless. We had ice and roller skating...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:43 am | 25 comments | 2632 Views

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Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell seeking congressional seat in 2012 election

Eric Swalwell, an Alameda County deputy district attorney and Dublin City Councilman, announced his candidacy Wednesday for...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Uh, on May 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 25 comments | 3972 Views

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Good Place To Teach Teenager To Drive

My son hasn't had any lessons yet, he passed the written driver's test. I want to take him to some quiet area to give him...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on May 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 5428 Views

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Beyond Bias: Media Blackballs Anti-Obama Book (No. 1 on NYT Times for 4th Week)

This is wayyyy beyond being biased. As the author of the following article states, "this is an in-kind contribution to Obama...

Original post made by Beyond Biased Media on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:17 am | 25 comments | 2741 Views

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Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 38235 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 7695 Views

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Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, is telling voters that while "the California dream...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by 30 is NO !, on Feb 16, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 25 comments | 2794 Views
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