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AROUND TOWN

Day 6 of 680 Southbound Toll Lane Crisis

Journal Entry September 27, 2010 I'm writing this in case I do not make it. My family and the world need to know how...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Avoiding SB680, on Sep 29, 2010 at 8:34 am | 22 comments | 1717 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proud Socialists March at Left-Wing Protest in DC

The so-called "One Nation" rally was led by labor unions as an attempt to counter Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor Rally, which...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Oct 4, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 3245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Isn't traffic bad enough

I fully support the right of all persons getting their political message across, but did Kay, Karla and Cindy (and some supporters)...

Original post made by Susan on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 22 comments | 2457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joan Laursen's sticker

One thing I will give to Joan Laursen, she has a very WELL funded campaign. Did anyone notice Joan Laursen's sticker on...

Original post made by Cathy S. on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 22 comments | 1333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Tri-Valley University under federal investigation

Tri-Valley University of Pleasanton is being investigated by federal officials who claim the college is a front for illegal...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Raj, on Feb 1, 2011 at 9:49 am | 22 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wow - PUSD delays start of negotations

At a time when PUSD has delayed for months negotiations with its employee groups, PUSD had to pull the sunshining of bargaining...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Be Positive, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 22 comments | 1693 Views

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New BART station opens tomorrow

The new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station near Stoneridge Shopping Center is ready to open with festivities tomorrow. Service...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ptown, on Dec 23, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 2252 Views

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Land owners to seek city's approval for 10 'ranchettes' on former Oak Grove hilltop acreage

Proponents of a 51-home development called Oak Grove in Pleasanton's southeast hills are expected to submit a new proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark094, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:07 am | 22 comments | 1906 Views

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Pleasanton resident helps nab mail thieves

Pleasanton police are thanking an alert resident on Independence Drive for her help in catching thieves responsible for stealing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by More of the Pursuit story, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:05 am | 22 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2 young Livermore teens injured after running into traffic

Two separate car-versus-pedestrian collisions on Wednesday involved young teenagers running into traffic in Livermore, Livermore...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Gloria, on Aug 29, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 22 comments | 1764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trampoline Business Posting Inappropriate Pictures of Local Teens

I'm writing as a very concerned local parent who recently learned that a Dublin company advertising fun for the teenagers...

Original post made by concernedparent on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Carson, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 22 comments | 3742 Views

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School board votes to oppose state legislation that would block teacher layoffs

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to oppose a state measure that would prevent the district from laying off teachers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:28 am | 22 comments | 1706 Views

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Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Fiscal Excellence? Repeating Failed Mission, Vision and Goals

PUSD is set to approve 2011-12 Goals at the 10/25 Board meeting (http://206.110.20.201/boardoftrustees/Downloads/FullAgendas/faoct252011.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 1934 Views

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Simplified tax code

Is there a reason why we cannot have a flat type tax on more of a sliding scale?No deductions or write offs.Something simple...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Oct 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 22 comments | 1004 Views

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Water bills going up

Water bills are going up for residents in Zone 7, which includes Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and the Dougherty Valley portion...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Nov 13, 2011 at 11:55 am | 22 comments | 1386 Views

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3 on Pleasanton Council to rotate Vice-Mayor's duties in 2012

Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman sidestepped the concern over appointing a possible mayoral candidate to the post of Vice-Mayor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Dec 9, 2011 at 10:55 am | 22 comments | 1406 Views

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More Stupidity On the Part of the "Occupy" people

Another ill conceived move by the "Occupy Something" people. Look at the impact on the real working people that are working...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Me_too, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 am | 22 comments | 3712 Views
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