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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3897 Views

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Livermore police officer rescues woman as fire rages outside her home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by jim, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1685 Views

RESTAURANTS

Watch your bill at Shari’s for “Upgrades”

Watch your bill at Shari’s for “Upgrades” They may quietly include charges for “extras”, and hope you do not review the...

Original post made by Watch your bill at Sharis for “Upgrades” on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 596 Views

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Auditor-controller candidate pleads not guilty to six felonies

Alameda County auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony counts for allegedly lying...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Wake Up People, on May 8, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1793 Views

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Read Measure AA Carefully

Fellow Citizens, please read Measure AA carefully before you decide whether or not to extend our sales tax increase another...

Original post made by Alameda Co. Voter on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1825 Views

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Shapiros named to ValleyCare Charitable Foundation board

Bob and Joyce Shapiro, who have been recognized repeatedly for their charitable work in Pleasanton, have added another nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Oh please, on May 15, 2014 at 12:34 am | 3 comments | 2845 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Olson, Pearce end 8 years on Pleasanton Planning Commission

Pleasanton Planning Commissioner Arne Olson said goodbye to his fellow commissioners last night as he stepped down from eight...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by j, on May 16, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Knox ends Alameda County candidacy after admitting she lives in Contra Costa County

Kathleen Knox , a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 20, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park student represents California, team places first in championship

A seventh grader at Harvest Park Middle School was a part of the California team that placed first at the MATHCOUNTS National...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2014 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ALL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS RELEASED FROM JAIL TODAY

The Alameda County and Contra Costa County Sheriff's announced today they are releasing all illegal immigrants from their...

Original post made by Michael Austin on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 22, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mavis, on May 29, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 4153 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaign support- $700,000 from the unions to Sbranti

New information from the CA Secretary of State website. A new option, listing "Late expenditures affecting this candidate." The...

Original post made by Registered Joe on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Daveg, on May 27, 2014 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 358 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER FUTURES COMMODITY START UP?

This posting is intended as satire to gather thoughts and mind sets in developing a water futures market as a commodity....

Original post made by WATER FUTURES COMMODITY on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on May 29, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 311 Views

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Buy Discounted Fair Tickets and Support Harvest Park Cheerleaders!

Purchase Advance Discounted Alameda County Fair Tickets and SAVE! ADULT TICKET ages 13-61. $8 (Regular Price $10) CHILD...

Original post made by Alisa Lahrs on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Alisa, on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 352 Views

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Candidates Are Idiots

I fully understand that political phone calls are allowed by law. However, when my number is on the do not call list how...

Original post made by Do Not Call Me on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Book 'em Danno, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:10 am | 3 comments | 310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

AP tests - Turnover of school site principals/VPs - Another PUSD fiasco

I suspect that the turnover of almost all the site administrators (principals and vice principals) in the PUSD plus a DO...

Original post made by Total incompetence on Jun. 1, 2014
Last comment by Soccer Dad, on Jun 4, 2014 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 2167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Vote Yes on Healthcare Measure AA

Proponents of Healthcare Measure AA on the June 3 ballot talk about how a Yes vote won't increase taxes. That's because,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Right, on Jun 3, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 606 Views

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Amador Valley Athletic Booster Club Shows Appreciation to Safeway

Amador Valley Athletic Booster Club Shows Appreciation to Safeway At the year end Boosters meeting, Amador Valley Athletic...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Willie T., on Jun 4, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 798 Views

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School board set to further discuss new calendar options tonight

The community will have another chance to provide feedback about the non-traditional calendar options at tonight's board...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Hoss, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2115 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton water czar says cut usage or pay

It's going to be a long, hot summer in Pleasanton with little water to cool us down. The City Council mandated a 25% cut...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 24, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views
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