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Advice for Parcel Tax 3.0

From the perspective of an outsider who has been following this saga from not-too-afar, drawing liberally from comments made...

Original post made by javadoc on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by javadoc, on May 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mom and two daughters win lookalike contest

It's been a record year for moms and daughters: More than 60 mom-and-daughter lookalikes sent in photos for our Mother-Daughter...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pyle, on May 6, 2011 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deja Vu - We acknowledge an error in judgment was made

This post from the Measure G campaign in 2009 is worth repeating: We acknowledge an error in judgment was made Publisher's...

Original post made by Deja vu on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1656 Views

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Free Comic Book Day on May 7

Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books absolutely free to anyone...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by comicgeek, on May 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Report: ARRA: 450k Government Jobs Saved/Created While 1 Million Private Sector Jobs Stalled/Destroyed

Simply breathtaking. The Obama Admin ... including McNerney has destroyed up to 1 million private sector jobs while adding...

Original post made by VoteDemsOut on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not for us, on May 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

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Register for happy hour with widows, widowers

The Widows and Widowers of Northern California invite others to join them for happy hour from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 19,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Bunny, on May 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Renaissance woman

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) presented Amador Valley High School sophomore Claire Williams with bronze and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dave & Mary Young, on May 23, 2011 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure E Committee in Debt?

Word on the street is the Yes on Measure E Committee is several thousand dollars in debt. And is passing around the proverbial...

Original post made by Start Afresh on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nomad, on May 20, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

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The Weekly closes issues just because they can?

For what reason die the weekly close the New city employee contract unanimously Blog? If people are interested enough...

Original post made by Why close the new city employee contract unanimously blog on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 24, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 991 Views

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Drug activity suspected in Livermore apartment complex explosion

Police have found evidence that an explosion Saturday at a Livermore apartment complex may be connected to illegal drug activity...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jen7, on May 25, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1011 Views

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Free cats! Free dogs! this weekend

This weekend, in an attempt to empty the animal shelters in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, dogs and cats will be adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by AW, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 2 comments | 989 Views

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2nd San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries sustained in Thursday house fire

A second firefighter injured Thursday while battling a blaze in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood died this morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Chizzlestrip, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1013 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Final Public County Redistricting Meeting 6/9/2011 With Three Map Options

The following information is available with the presentation material for the final public County Redistricting Meeting being...

Original post made by Billie on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

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Adoptathon places 2,200 pets

Despite the rain last weekend, more than 2,200 shelter dogs and cats found homes during the second annual Maddie's Matchmaker...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rosa Hill admits to killing 91-year-old Dublin woman

Rosa Hill admitted Monday that she killed her husband's 91-year-old grandmother but claimed that she did so in self-defense...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Honor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 11:27 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

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Last BART cars reserved for firefighter mourners this morning

BART officials are designating the last car of each train for the hundreds of fire personnel expected to ride the trains...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 994 Views

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More shops, restaurants add to Pleasanton's business environment

While the economy is not yet coming up roses, it's looking a lot better for downtown merchants and restaurants and for the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 4, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

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Crowds fill Pleasanton street to welcome home Marine corporal from Afghanistan

More than 75 well-wishers filled Gerard Court off Vineyard Avenue in Pleasanton Saturday to welcome home Marine Lance Corporal...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid's Country sites won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1592 Views

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State controller releases more government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang Monday updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1519 Views
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Moving to Maine, Maybe
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 815 views

Measure BB could pay to connect Dublin Boulevard to Livermore
By Tim Hunt | 4 comments | 696 views

“…and all I ask of dyin’, is to go naturally” *
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 194 views