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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 2345 Views

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5 hospitalized after motorist evading police plows into 3 cars in Livermore

An Oakland man was arrested after he led police on a chase and then crashed into three cars in Livermore Tuesday morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 2 comments | 1330 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looking Closely at the BART Unions

Looking Closely at the BART Unions Many different postings (generally by the same person) have attempted (fairly poorly)...

Original post made by Daveg on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by sknywench, on Aug 28, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 1646 Views

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Danville teen killed in car crash day before starting senior year in high school

San Ramon Valley High School student Robert Orlando was riding in a car with two friends in Danville on their way home from...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Aug 28, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAVE THE DATE! Pleasanton Public Library's 25th Anniversary Gala - Friday, November 15th

The Friends of the Pleasanton Public Library will be hosting a 25th Anniversary Gala at the library on Friday, November 15th...

Original post made by Valerie Arkin on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by curious, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 2624 Views

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Safeway reimburses "Rewards" members overcharged at gas stations

Safeway Inc. has agreed to reimburse some "rewards" members and pay a fine after overcharging customers at a gas station...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dknute, on Aug 26, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 8688 Views

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Are you ready for some football?

Labor Day weekend can mean a lot of things to people in Pleasanton with the start of high school football leading the list...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Quit whining Amador, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 2271 Views

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Warriors Watch Riders support local vets

At first glance, members of the Warriors Watch Riders may seem like a group of tough guys on motorcycles, with their leather...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by bt7376@yahoo.com, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 5108 Views

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Presidents Should Be Held Accountable

Barack Obama has been quick to take credit for ACA (Obamacare), but he has yet to take responsibility for the federal government's...

Original post made by Angelo on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by medical, on Aug 25, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 2184 Views

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Bloom Energy closing manufacturing operation in California

Bloom Energy has announced that due to high costs of manufacturing and cash flow issues it will be moving its manufacturing...

Original post made by Ken on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by China, on Aug 25, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 16 comments | 1625 Views

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Americans Continue to Support Unions, Despite Weak Labor Laws and Corporate Media Messaging

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/01/us/01poll.html The above poll indicates that American unions continue to enjoy favorable...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Aug 25, 2013 at 6:59 am | 18 comments | 1169 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 2373 Views

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BART negotiations stalled by union

KTVU news reported this morning that contract negotiations have not resumed because the union is waiting for e negotiator/arbitrator...

Original post made by Right on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 1030 Views

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A different way to travel

Mules led by John Sears walked through Pleasanton last week on their way to Sacramento where the man who calls himself "Mule"...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

RESTAURANTS

WE NEED A GREAT BURGER PLACE ON MAIN ST

So tired of all the Italian restaurants! We need a great burger place that has a some great salads too, fun atmosphere and...

Original post made by becky whitaker on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Allen, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:49 am | 26 comments | 1693 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Restaurant is . . . . . . . . . . . Italian -- Again!

The PDA announced that ANOTHER Italian restaurant is going in next to Fleet Feet. Really?? There are no other restaurants...

Original post made by Downtown Diner on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Giuseppe, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 2274 Views

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BART to run trains around-the-clock starting tonight

BART will offer limited round-the-clock service starting tonight through the morning of Labor Day Monday while the Bay Bridge...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 2687 Views

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Workday, company founder donate new DARE program vehicle to Pleasanton police

Workday, Inc. and its co-chief executive officer Dave Duffield have donated a new Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid to the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ptown Parent, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 35617 Views

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Armed with a furry friend

Photographer Mike Sedlak was one of several hikers to come across this hairy tarantula at about 6 pm. Monday while hiking...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1843 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,104 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 812 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 618 views