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Oakland searching for new police chief after Jordan announces he's stepping down

Oakland city leaders are launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the surprise announcement by Chief...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by from oakland, on May 13, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1169 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

San Ramon backs out of Washington lobbying alliance to cut $20,000 from its budget

The San Ramon City Council has voted to cancel a contract with Jordan Associates, a consulting group that arranges the annual...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Freedom Forever, on May 15, 2013 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1503 Views

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Scientists Reject Global Warming: 1.6% of International Scientists Reject the Idea of Human Generated

If there wasn't any doubt before, now we know: Not all scientists do agree that humans are causing global warming. As...

Original post made by Debunking Global Warming Myth on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Science Teacher, on May 23, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

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To Whom It May Concern

Hi, my name is Stanley and this is my story. How does an eight year old dog end up at the shelter? Why did my owners leave...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pepper, on May 21, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 3 comments | 1366 Views

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Housing Assistance for the Tri-Valley

Has anyone experienced problems with finding housing for adult persons with special needs in the Tri-Valley area? The Cities...

Original post made by Don on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by My Two Cents, on May 29, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 930 Views

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New Leaf

New Leaf is a very nice store but, unlike Whole Foods, they sell organic beef from South America instead of local, grass...

Original post made by Bill Carman on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Don Key, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1014 Views

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Federal lawsuit continues against Pleasanton, police officer

A $3 million federal lawsuit that names the city of Pleasanton, a Pleasanton police officer and a number of others is continuing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Smoke and mirrors , on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1522 Views

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Santa Rita Road to close June 17-18 as Union Pacific installs new tracks at busy crossing

The Union Pacific Railroad will close its busy crossing at Pleasanton's downtown Santa Rita Road for two days June 17-18...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 who have died in Iraq, Afghanistan wars honored at Pleasanton Memorial Day ceremony

The commander of the Pleasanton American Legion post said Monday that fewer than 1% of the 300 million Americans serve in...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 9, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Gas station slated to add convenience store accused of selling cigarettes to minor

The Union 76 gas station at First and Ray streets in Pleasanton that's about to be expanded with a convenience store was...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 8, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 5544 Views

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Do we have a local email distribution list like a Yahoo Group?

Having recently moved to the area, we are looking for help with choosing local plumbers, doctors, gardeners, etc. In our...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 13, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1222 Views

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Pleasanton home burglary nets more than $13,000

Precious metal, jewelry and electronics worth about $13,400 were reported stolen in a June 5 burglary at a home in the 7800...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 2354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sandia honors 22 local area high school girls for outstanding achievement in math, science

Sandia National Laboratories honored 22 local high school girls for academic accomplishments at its recent annual Math and...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 26, 2013 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 14261 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fundraising completed to restore Mount Diablo's historic beacon

Donations from local organizations have finally netted the $100,000 needed to complete restorations on the 85-year-old "Eye...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by wilrob, on Jun 30, 2013 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 1347 Views

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24 appointed to key Pleasanton commissions, committees

Mayor Jerry Thorne and the Pleasanton City Council welcomed 24 Pleasanton residents who have been appointed or re-appointed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 5720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 2 burglary suspects for 'prowling'

Two people were arrested after they were spotted at about 2:08 a.m. June 19 at a building in the 5700 block of W. Las Positas...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Jun 29, 2013 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 4384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorist ejected, injured in rollover crash on Livermore's Las Positas Road

A Livermore motorist is facing drunken driving charges following a rollover crash Friday evening that ejected him nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2032 Views

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Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 1202 Views

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The question that all of should be concerned about!

The question that all of should be concerned about! After spending various amounts of time, commenting on different postings...

Original post made by Daveg on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 1103 Views

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First Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Another downtown Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Party starts at 6 p.m. tonight with booths set up to market products and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views
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