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Pleasanton group packaging food for Somalia famine victims

A televised special on the dire need of starving children in Somalia spurred Mayor Jennifer Hosterman into action over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Aug 20, 2011 at 8:53 am | 18 comments | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Groups working to meet 'sustainable communities' mandates

The executive committee of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) has voted to consider a plan that would foster...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:32 am | 18 comments | 1845 Views

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Metering lights increase congestion

The recently activated metering lights on the Bernal and Sunol southbound onramps to 680 are having the opposite of the intended...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Raenette, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | 18 comments | 2449 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Redux of President Obama's speech

- Ignore that all previous stimulus bills have not worked to dig us out of this recession (that supposedly ended two years...

Original post made by This time will be different on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Sep 9, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 18 comments | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consultants recommend bond oversight and ethics training for administrators

The Contra Costa Times wrote an article on the Pleasanton School District Oversight Committee Findings. The headline for...

Original post made by long time parent on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 18 comments | 1392 Views

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I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 3791 Views

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Islamic art on display at Pleasanton library

The "Legacy of Quran; Message of Peace" exhibit is on display at the Pleasanton Public Library's large meeting room through...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 18 comments | 1455 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And this is why no one will vote for higher taxes even if we need them

http://www.contracostatimes.com/daniel-borenstein This is a story where the Oakley city manager, who earns about than...

Original post made by Voter on Oct. 9, 2011
Last comment by hoops, on Oct 15, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 1382 Views

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Thorne vows to make pension reform a top priority as mayor

Councilman Jerry Thorne has launched his fundraising campaign for mayor of Pleasanton with a pledge "to be your mayor all...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by voter, on Oct 17, 2011 at 11:58 am | 18 comments | 1726 Views

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Brown signs law banning children under 18 from using commercial tanning beds

AIM at Melanoma, the largest international foundation dedicated to melanoma research and patient advocacy, yesterday applauded...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 13, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 18 comments | 1168 Views

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PW Censors Posts That Challenge Their Political Agenda

Jeb, Has the PW lost all sense of journalistic integrity. You pulled my posts yesterday that suggested the PW had an...

Original post made by Robbie on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 1206 Views

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50 bands march down Main Street for 37th annual Foothill Band Review

Several hundred spectators lined Main Street Saturday to watch 50 bands from high schools and middle schools throughout Northern...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Becky n' Alex, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:31 am | 18 comments | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police ask for help in locating missing teen

The Pleasanton Police Department is asking people to keep their eyes open for a 15-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by MainStreetDiva, on Nov 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 3535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Street race leads to charges against teens

An impromptu street race in Pleasanton between a Cadillac and a Hummer led to charges against two juveniles. An officer with...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Brad, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2553 Views

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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 | 1686 Views

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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 | 6533 Views

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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 | 1583 Views

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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 | 3314 Views

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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 | 4355 Views
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