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Livermore Lab center activated to check for nuclear fallout from Japan

A group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory that predicts the spread of hazardous material releases is assisting the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 18 comments | 3656 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

(video evidence) McNerney-backed SEIU's Coalition to Destroy Capitalism and Redistribute Wealth

[This post was removed because it was only a video from YouTube. If its source had been identified and then discussed by...

Original post made by Chris on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Turf Toe Hank, on Mar 23, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 18 comments | 1388 Views

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Dublin named 'All America City' finalist second year in row

For the second straight year, Dublin has been named a finalist by the National Civic League for the 2011 All-America City...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by DublinMom, on May 16, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 18 comments | 1321 Views

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Fresh & Easy opens Pleasanton store

Fresh & Easy opened its newest Neighborhood Market store Wednesday in Pleasanton's Rosewood Pavilion with a morning ceremony...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Apr 18, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 1765 Views

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Pit bull attacks, kills woman's pet dog on Blackhawk street

A woman whose small dog was attacked and killed by a pit bull as she walked it on a quiet cul-de-sac in a gated community...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Laury, on Jan 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 18 comments | 2107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is financing the Parcel Tax Campaign?

The filings from the county show the parcel tax campaign has raised $67,956. Contributors include: Caltronics Business...

Original post made by Jill on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on May 4, 2011 at 4:19 am | 18 comments | 2852 Views

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Pleasanton's popular animal control officer retires today

Roy Ficken will be honored today for his 30 years of service as Pleasanton's animal control officer at a special retirement...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Betsy, on May 27, 2011 at 4:02 am | 18 comments | 16018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bond issue continues to bring questions from citizens committee

The Pleasanton school board will only get a partial answer tonight to questions about cash-out bond refunding that are being...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 18 comments | 1960 Views

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Firefighters rescue Pleasanton teen who fell off 30-foot cliff near Ruby Hill

Lukas Hahs, 16, was rescued by firefighters yesterday afternoon after falling down a cliff near Ruby Hill. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by 188IQ, on Aug 1, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 18 comments | 1479 Views

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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 | 1754 Views

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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 | 1957 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 | 2504 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 | 1162 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 | 1436 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 | 3945 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 | 1640 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 | 1427 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 | 1801 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 | 1246 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 | 1238 Views
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