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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let Them Starve As Punishment: Food Stamps Cut Once Again

The Senate Agriculture Committee completed work on the 2013 Farm Bill Tuesday, and took another big whack at food aid, again....

Original post made by Freedom on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Freedom, on May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | 16 comments | 3175 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$25,000 in vandalism at Harvest Park Middle School

School officials confirmed a break-in at Harvest Park Middle School over Memorial Day weekend that resulted in thousands...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 14, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 16 comments | 3747 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2 new Planning Commissioners installed by Pleasanton City Council

Community leaders Nancy Allen and Herb Ritter were installed Tuesday night as new members of the Pleasanton Planning Commission Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by ???, on Jun 22, 2013 at 6:56 am | 16 comments | 1079 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters rescue woman from burning structure in Livermore

Firefighters Friday rescued a woman trapped inside a locked room at a residential motel in Livermore that was on fire. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 16 comments | 1475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats propose renaming Independence Day to 4th of July

Leading Democrats in the Congress have called for support of new legislation sponsored by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) S.1776:...

Original post made by freedom fighter on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Ronald Regan, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 16 comments | 1444 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART trains back in service for tomorrow's commuter crunch

BART trains are running on schedule with no problems expected for tomorrow's commuter crunch following a week of strikes...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mal, on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 16 comments | 1477 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Claiming their birthright

Every year, thousands of young Jewish people travel to Israel to learn more about their religion, culture and heritage. Through...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 16 comments | 3863 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council saves 101-year-old house from wrecking ball--for now

The Pleasanton City Council saved a 101-year-old house just a block from the city's historic downtown from the wrecker's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Property rights, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:01 am | 16 comments | 4701 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bloom Energy closing manufacturing operation in California

Bloom Energy has announced that due to high costs of manufacturing and cash flow issues it will be moving its manufacturing...

Original post made by Ken on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by China, on Aug 25, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 1618 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Dignity of Work, and Those Who Deny It

On this day when we can reflect upon labor's heroic contributions to our country, Rush Limbaugh has spoken out. Asserting...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by john, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 16 comments | 1266 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police seize 2 men at scene of stolen copper wire coils on Rheem Drive

Pleasanton police yesterday arrested two men on suspicion of stealing copper wire from a business in the 2100 block of Rheem...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:18 pm | 16 comments | 2711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'University' founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new Pleasanton campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another unaccredited...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Clueless?, on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to hear demographer's call for 2 new elementary schools at tonight's meeting

A new elementary school will be needed in the Pleasanton school district in the next 10 years, according to a demographer's...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Sep 13, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 7676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen driver remains held without bond in fatal crash

The young driver who ran down and killed a bicyclist in June remains in custody without bail and without entering a plea....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by john, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 1364 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton commuters advised to brace for BART strike tomorrow

Pleasanton commuters are being advised to prepare for another BART strike as early as just after midnight tomorrow. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 16 comments | 3784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Care workshop at LPC Oct. 29

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16th) will host an Affordable Care Act information session from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Susie, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:26 am | 16 comments | 1627 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Councilwoman Karin Mohr dies in fall

Karin Mohr, a Pleasanton City Councilwoman from 1980 to 1996, died Monday from injuries suffered in a fall. She was 74. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 16 comments | 14543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's beginning to look a lot like . .

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go, and especially in Pleasanton where downtown and Stoneridge...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Verizon adds Pleasanton sites to improve service

The Verizon Wireless Network announced this week that it has added new 4G LTE cell sites along Vineyard Avenue, Isabel Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by VZ not worst, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 7850 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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