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Software engineer gets 7-year sentence for stabbing death in downtown Livermore

A Livermore software engineer was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in state prison for his voluntary manslaughter conviction...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 7 comments | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 1928 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America Innundated with Illegal Immigrants' Lewd and Lascivious Acts

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Ranking Member and Chairman of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee...

Original post made by Freedom on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 17, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1058 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is Pleasanton Police Hiding Crime Statistics?

Why does the Pleasanton Police no longer update the city's website Police Blotter? The Police web site here http://www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/services/police/dailyreports/Pleasanton...

Original post made by Wondering on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Howdy , on May 17, 2013 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1175 Views

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 | 2072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More IRS Harrassment

After a year of denials, the IRS finally fesses up that they were harassing members of the Tea Party with targeted audits....

Original post made by Tuned Out on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anders, on May 16, 2013 at 9:02 am | 9 comments | 797 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Crimes Escalate: John Boehner Mentions Jail Time as Likely Conclusion

Only days ago the entire country was buzzing about the need to impeach Barack Hussein Obama. Today, talk of impeachment...

Original post made by Abolish the IRS on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by lynchman, on May 16, 2013 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1104 Views

AROUND TOWN

DeSaulnier, other state senators ask tough questions about faulty Bay Bridge bolts

Members of the state Senate transportation committee asked tough questions Tuesday of Caltrans and Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Longtimer, on May 16, 2013 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 752 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Insurance commissioner gives homeowners tips in wake of devastating fires in Southern California

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Friday that homeowners' insurance policies may cover living expenses as well...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on May 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board could appoint new principals at its meeting tonight

The Pleasantonton school board may hire three principals at its meeting tonight, to replace two high school administrators...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on May 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 10 comments | 1283 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal proposal to lower DUI threshold draws mixed reaction

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on May 15, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public meeting tonight on adding toll lane on westbound I-580 through Pleasanton

Two transportation agencies will hold a public hearing from 5-7 p.m. tonight in Dublin to review plans for creating a toll...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on May 15, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 1011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 15, 2013 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 4812 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 | 971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

On the Road to Impeachment: Distinctions Matter, Big Time

The House Hearings on Benghazi have nearly concluded, and what we have learned is that an 'act of terror' is not the same...

Original post made by Darryl on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on May 14, 2013 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaf Blowers at 7 AM on Weekends -- REALLY???

Dear thoughtless neighbor, You have your yard service come out at 7 AM on every Saturday and I have put up with the endless...

Original post made by quiet resident on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on May 14, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 23 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Say goodbye to Jim Hansen on May 15

AMADOR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PTSA INVITES YOU TO SAY GOODBYE TO MR. JIM HANSEN on MAY 15, 2013 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at The Wine...

Original post made by ABeymer on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on May 14, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Habit Hamburger Review

"The Habit" hamburger chain opened up at the new shopping center on the corner of Hopyard and Bernal. I have heard a lot...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on May 13, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 12 comments | 3658 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty sued by former chief of staff for misuse of county funds

The former chief of staff for Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty is suing the supervisor, accusing him of misusing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dr. Gator, on May 13, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 1594 Views
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