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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. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 18 comments | 1492 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi biggest Bay Area Spended

Excerpts from Dec 12, CCTimes article. House MINORITY (sounds so good) LEADER Nancy Pelosi spent ONE MILLION, One Hundred...

Original post made by .Penny Pincher on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Jan 5, 2012 at 4:13 pm | 18 comments | 3931 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on Jan 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 18 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD broke but offering Pre K

PUSD constantly broke, asking for funds from parents, however suggesting: Pleasanton Unified School District pre-registration...

Original post made by WTF on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Janene, on Mar 9, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 18 comments | 2972 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Those who opt out of PG&E's 'SmartMeter' program will pay fees

Over boos and hisses from opponents of PG&E's SmartMeters, the California Public Utilities Commission Wednesday voted to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by other Bill, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 18 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Better Way to Support Schools

As we all well know, schools need our financial help. A Parcel Tax is not the way to do it. For one thing a parcel tax...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, on Feb 8, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 18 comments | 2005 Views

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And now Walmart in San Ramon

Well it seems that Walmart is making a run at the vacant building on Alcosta. Read this link: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7136 Wonder...

Original post made by Jillian on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 18 comments | 1585 Views

SPORTS

Big bass breaks Shadow Cliffs record

This fish story has witnesses: Eric Doppee, 13, caught a black bass at Shadow Cliffs lake on Saturday that weighed 18 pounds...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Feb 9, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 18 comments | 2494 Views

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Hosterman cites city's progress in her last 'State of City' address

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered her last "State of the City" address Wednesday, and what a way to go out. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Mar 1, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 18 comments | 1202 Views

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NBC Deceptively Edits Zimmerman 911 Call to Imply Racist Motive

Shouldn't someone from NBC be arrested for this? They are trying to foment hatred and stir up more violence. They are not...

Original post made by ! on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Another Dude, on Apr 3, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 18 comments | 1365 Views

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City Council, school board to meet in joint session tonight

Pleasanton City Council members will meet with their counterparts on the school board in their annual joint meeting set for...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rules, they have no rules, on Apr 24, 2012 at 7:43 am | 18 comments | 1399 Views

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Surprise, Brown Lied about Fixing Pensions

Remember how Candidate Brown for Governor said that public employee pensions were a big issue and he was going to fix them...

Original post made by pension watcher on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jun 10, 2012 at 9:44 am | 18 comments | 1246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What have the police decided about the shootings?

It's been over a month, and I'm finding it very hard to believe that the Pleasanton Police have not had a definitive answer...

Original post made by No resolution? on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cover up??, on Jun 20, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 1616 Views

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Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 4, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:18 am | 18 comments | 1804 Views

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UC regents urge voters to pass Brown's tax plan or tuition will rise by $2,400

The University of California Regents have voted to endorse the governor's tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 18 comments | 1324 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 2427 Views

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Erlene Demarcus a lobbyist for James Tong?

I received a mailer from Erlene Demarcus with a picture of her that claimed she was a regional transportation leader. But...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 18 comments | 2492 Views

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Stoneridge Mall owner buys Paragon Outlets in Livermore

It could be a case of if you can't beat them, buy them, but the owners of Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton and Paragon...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Styler, on Dec 11, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 18 comments | 9894 Views

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Less Guns, More Crime...(The Aussie Lesson)

In support of John Lott's extensive research on guns in America (see his book "More Guns, Less Crime"... http://www.amazon.com/More-Guns-Less-Crime-Understanding/dp/0226493660 it...

Original post made by 2nd Amendment Supporter on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by dublinmike, on Dec 18, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 18 comments | 1501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women beaten in Dec. 24 mall attack

A Christmas Eve dispute over manners apparently led to the beating of a mother and daughter by two other women at the Stoneridge...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2012 at 8:23 am | 18 comments | 1494 Views
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