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New state law toughens penalties for copper thieves, buyers

With copper thefts a growing problem in the area, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill advanced by State Assemblywoman Joan...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jersey Malcolm, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 10 comments | 1449 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama makes a stop in Oakland as part of Bay Area campaign swing

President Barack Obama landed back in the Bay Area Monday to attend several fundraising events in the East Bay with about...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by ca94566, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scandal: State parks finds $54 million in its pocket

Remember all that hullabaloo about closing all the state parks? "Nevermind," say state-park officials. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Private Sector, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 1910 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schedules meeting tonight on Touriga, Palomino drives traffic concerns

Pleasanton traffic engineers will hold a public "Traffic Calming" meeting tonight to consider measures that could be taken...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Crellin Rd. Resident, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:22 am | 20 comments | 1377 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police identify body in brush at Dublin BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 24, 2012 at 12:15 am | 6 comments | 1389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nebraska man sentenced in sexual abuse of 13-year old girl

A former Nebraska man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life after being convicted in April for the ongoing sexual abuse...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Troll, on Jul 23, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1257 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon police seek help in jewelry store robbery, fatal shooting

San Ramon Police have issued a warrant for the fourth suspect associated with the May 30 robbery of the Gold N Treasures...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by KW, on Jul 23, 2012 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 959 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UC regents urge voters to pass Brown's tax plan or tuition will rise by $2,400

The University of California Regents have voted to endorse the governor's tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 18 comments | 1266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Pleasanton mortgage broker arrested for attempted murder

A former mortgage broker and professional party thrower is free on $130,000 bond after being charged with aggravated assault...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michele McP , on Jul 21, 2012 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 1759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Join the walk around Mission Hills Park tomorrow

Join Mr. Pedometer for an hour long walk 'n' talk. The walk will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Mission...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jordan, on Jul 20, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown signs $8-billion funding measure to start construction of high-speed rail system in California

Gov. Jerry Brown was in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to sign an $8 billion funding measure to start construction on what...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 20, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 19 comments | 1468 Views

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Blind Nurserock band performing tonight at Concerts in the Park

Bring family, friends, and a blanket to tonight's concert in the park from 7-8:30 p.m. at Lions Wayside Park at the corner...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman's body found in brush at BART station

A woman's body was found Thursday afternoon in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station parking structure,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 1777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify body in brush at BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in the brush near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 17 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates

Moody�s Triples Pension Debt Estimates This is a big deal because Moody�s is changing the way they view public employee...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:54 am | 12 comments | 1628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for son accused of murder continued to May 26

A plea hearing for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III was continued Monday to May 26. Scherer III, wearing red jail clothes...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 18 comments | 2749 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Undercover Reporters Expose the Hoax of the Green Jobs Program

Sorry Mr. McNerney and the rest of your Obama democrat cronies...your push for Green Jobs is a hoax at best and just a redistribution...

Original post made by slime green on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Mittens, on Jul 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ceminsky chosen as new principal at Donlon Elementary in Pleasanton

Stephanie Ceminsky, who served as an assistant principal at Amador Valley High School this past school year, has been selected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1702 Views
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