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AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Fed Up Taxpayer, on Aug 18, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 19 comments | 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Pictures $700??

I read in another thread that senior pictures cost $700. What??!! Why? Can't we take our own pictures and submit them?...

Original post made by Rhonda on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 15, 2010 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 3993 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud noises last night...gunfire?

My husband and I woke to what we thought were repeated sound of gunfire last night at about 1:30 am. There were 2 episodes...

Original post made by Muirwood Area Resident on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:05 am | 19 comments | 4001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill High School Aresst

Earlier this week I was informed by my child thata freshman boy was arrested at Foothill during first period on Wednesday...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by OnlyMe2009, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:42 am | 19 comments | 3071 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote count goes on in 11th Congressional District race—or does it?

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen reported yesterday that Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has the same...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by joe hill, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:46 am | 19 comments | 1419 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney voted yes to extend the tax reductions

The house passed the tax bill tonight and as promised Jerry McNerney voted yes to pass the bill. All other Democrats in the...

Original post made by Chet on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 19 comments | 1907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gold's Gymm does not get permit

I find it very suspicious that Gold's Gym could not get the necessary permits to open its facility in Pleasanton, after it...

Original post made by Gym User on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by NoGymHere, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 19 comments | 3470 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police find toddler wandering alone in Walmart parking lot

A young child was found wandering alone in the parking lot of the Walmart store in Pleasanton early this morning, police...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Because I care!, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 19 comments | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not One Dime (for Measure E)

Not *ONE* Dime, But FIFTEEN MILLION Dimes! The four page glossy mailer recently sent out by the Measure E campaign falsely...

Original post made by Nomad on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by I wonder, on Apr 21, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 1451 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man pulling down pants of women joggers in Livermore

Livermore police are warning female joggers or walkers to be aware of a man who approaches women and pulls down their pants. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 19 comments | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds object to high density housing near Bernal Community Park

More than 200 packed the Pleasanton City Council chambers Tuesday night, most of them there to object to a plan to build...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 19 comments | 2163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORE campaign

Finally got the CORE campaign letter. It's funding the same thing as last year - tech support and libraries, which I'll...

Original post made by wondering on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Property Perspective, on May 10, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's May Revise Gives more Money to Schools

The May Review from Brown came out today. State income is up which means that schools will receive more next year based...

Original post made by parent on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by concerned parent, on May 17, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 19 comments | 2086 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's Latest Votes: Both AGAINST Job and Energy Creation...

Do you think McNerney is in favor of bringing America's economy back? Think again. This un-American, anti-business, leftist...

Original post made by VoteDemsOut on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Chet, on May 18, 2011 at 8:50 am | 19 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds object to more housing near Bernal park

More than 200 packed a Civic Center hearing room to tell the Pleasanton City Council about their objections to plans to build...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Pepper, on May 24, 2011 at 8:29 am | 19 comments | 1654 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California vs. Texas

It would be interesting to hear perspectives from CA progressives on this summary of CA vs. Texas. Interesting case study...

Original post made by Cal be gone on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by b, on Jun 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 19 comments | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town hall addresses health care reform in U.S.

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is warning that health care costs for the elderly could double if a bill proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 19 comments | 1284 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Conservative Principles in Action: Indiana Now $1.2 Billion in the Black

Will democrats EVER "get it???" (Hey Calif...will you ever learn?) http://weaselzippers.us/2011/07/14/conservative-principles-in-action-thanks-to-gop-governor-mitch-daniels-india...

Original post made by ConservatismWorks on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 19 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Safeway supermarket, retail complex to open this fall

Work is continuing on a new 58,000-square-foot "Lifestyle" supermarket at Bernal and Valley Avenues, next to the northbound...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by jackbquick, on Aug 10, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 19 comments | 2477 Views
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