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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Outrage Against the Obama Machine at Fevered Pitch: All Tea Party Groups Are Non-Partisan Social Welfare Groups, Didn't the IRS Know?

The outrageous inquiries made by the IRS of groups committed to abolishing America's tax system continues to boggle the minds...

Original post made by Freedom Sometimes Must Come at the Expense of Others on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by b-yatch, on May 21, 2013 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1503 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

World War II: Mexican Air Force Helped Liberate the Philippines

We are taught certain things about American history, and most of it is how we won WWII. But, the reality is that it took...

Original post made by dublinmike on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

HELP - Baby ducks in storm drain

corneer of via del cielo/ calle allegre. Police stopped by - nothing they can do, and oh don't take storm drain cover off...

Original post made by lb on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Beth, on May 20, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

I-580 W on-ramp work at Foothill?

What is going on with the barriers and the traffic "flow" reconfiguration on the Foothill-San Ramon overpass and the on-ramp...

Original post made by Grace on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Grace, on May 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMMENTARY: Pleasanton gets it right

Kathy Narum resigned from the Pleasanton Planning Commission last week after five years as a member and after winning election...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by All's good !, on May 20, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 1480 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama in the Grips of a New Scandal: US Marines May Be Verging on Mutiny

As if the multiple scandals that threaten Obama with impeachment, if not a lengthy prison terms have not been enough, we...

Original post made by William on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 19, 2013 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 1970 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

$3-million federal lawsuit continues against city of Pleasanton, one of its police officers

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 May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby G., on May 19, 2013 at 7:04 am | 11 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board approves smaller classes for first-graders

The Pleasanton school board has approved class size reductions for first-graders. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11282...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kelly French, on May 18, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

what exactly is a heritage tree?

What makes a tree a heritage tree in downtown P-town? I have a fir I want to get rid of but was told by a neighbor I can't...

Original post made by Stella on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by heritage tree, on May 18, 2013 at 10:21 am | 5 comments | 1633 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High density low income housing off of Martin Avenue

I received a notification in the mail about potential development of land east of Martin Avenue which the city owns. 235...

Original post made by Andreas on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Livermoron, on May 18, 2013 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Mattos honored with memorial scoreboard

In honor of late Amador Valley High School father, coach and Athletics Boosters Club member Steve Mattos, a state-of-the-art...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on May 17, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 3679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1701 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 | 2209 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 | 1224 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 | 1355 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 | 3179 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 | 978 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 | 1847 Views

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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 | 955 Views

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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 | 1170 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,981 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 627 views