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ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 879 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Pleasanton Traffic Signals Make the City Green

Here's a bit of fancy... Jerry Brown says Pleasanton contributes to global warming because we have too many jobs compared...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 14, 2009 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 923 Views

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Bay Bridge lane closures during off-peak hours to continue indefinitely

The California Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is closing one to two lanes of traffic on both decks of...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1033 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another example of our irresponsible CA Legislature

The $11 billion water bond that California voters will be asked to approve next year contains nearly $2 billion in earmarks...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 16, 2009 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

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Caltrans planning another Bay Bridge closure, but probably not until next year

The California Department of Transportation is planning another Bay Bridge closure, most likely early next year, to readdress...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 17, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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Santa Claus now at Stoneridge Mall as Christmas holiday shopping season begins

Santa Claus and holiday decorations and events are filling Stoneridge Shopping Center where an early start on Christmas shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

House Explosion on E Angela St.

It's been almost a year now, is this eye sore of a house ever going to be torn down? Are we ever going to learn what truly...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1440 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dirt biker rescued after falling down steep hill southeast of Livermore

A California Highway Patrol helicopter crew assisted yesterday in the rescue of a dirt biker who fell off his vehicle on...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Virginia, on Nov 23, 2009 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Irony

From http://www.ocregister.com/news/district-220623-teachers-capistrano.html "We want the school board to do all it can...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Susan Anthony, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

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2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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$100 billion in annual health care savings!

Why the Congress will not touch it in Health Care Reform: Tort Reform. http://www.physicianspractice.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=articles.details&articleID=1399 An...

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

RESTAURANTS

When did You Be's Pizza close?

Ok, we haven't been picking up pizza lately, but I was sad tonight to learn that You Be's Pizza is not opened any more. Does...

Original post made by Sad on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2010 Views

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Thursday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

The weather forecast for Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley is expected to remain mild for this time of year today, but watch...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 3, 2009 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 837 Views

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BART ridership drops nearly 10% in year's 3rd quarter

BART's average weekday ridership declined by nearly 10 percent in the most recent quarter compared to the same period a year...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by LiveStrong, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 1 comment | 845 Views

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Is the Holiday Hometown parade tonight going to be televised?

I remember seeing the parade on channel 30 in previous years - but can't find any info on it for this year. My kids want...

Original post made by Erika Beratlis on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

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Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

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Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views

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Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 vaccinated against H1N1 at Alameda County clinics yesterday

The Alameda County Public Health Department vaccinated more than 6,000 people against the H1N1 virus at five clinics throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brian McConnell, on Dec 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

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Cinderella

Cinderella is a fun-filled version of a "fabulously fractured" fairy tale. The audience will be invited to cheer, clap and...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Erika Beratlis, on Dec 18, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 839 Views
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