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AROUND TOWN

Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 2107 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did city management lie to the public regarding pension reform?

Yes! The city of Pleasanton and the management team have claimed public safety consecions that do not exist. The claimed...

Original post made by Arnold on Nov. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to Our "Unifying" President, 20 States Petition to Secede Thus Far

First it was Louisana. Now 19 other States have petitioned to secede from our Union. These States are... Arkansas,...

Original post made by amazing on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 26 comments | 1475 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mitt Romney and the Republican Party of Dumb

This past presidential election should be looked upon a a real learning experience for the Republican Party and its supporters....

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Did You Mean Petraeus?, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 8 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman loses $408 through 'in-home' computer-fix visit by scam artist

Someone claiming to be a representative of Microsoft scammed a resident of the 7400 block of Stonedale Drive in a scheme...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 1679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Cal State University chancellor cuts salary by 10% to $410,000

The incoming chancellor of the California State University system was granted his wish yesterday to have his future salary...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie 'Flight 'offers dizzying journey into fear.

Hollywood has given us "Bad Santa" and "Bad Teacher," but are you ready for "Bad Pilot"? "Flight" puts Denzel Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3565 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 arrested in gang-related narcotics raid in Livermore

Ten people were arrested during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at a possibly gang-related residence in Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 2115 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

County Registrar's vote tally shows Measures B1, A1, I failing to gain 2/3rds majority votes to pass

A measure that would have doubled Alameda County's transportation sales tax to a full 1 cent appears to have been defeated. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by They failed, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1560 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop 30 passage means no furlough days for Pleasanton teachers, staff

Pleasanton school administrators are breathing a sigh of relief with the passage of Proposition 30. A statement from PUSD...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 31 comments | 5570 Views

AROUND TOWN

CA Real Estate PAC dumps $23,000 to support Thorne

Wowza. In a report filed this week with the Pleasanton City Clerk, California Real Estate PAC spent $23,000 to support Mayoral...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Owned by Chamber, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 11 comments | 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please vote for Donlon Elementary!

Please vote for Donlon Elementary School in the Clorox's "Power a Bright Future" contest. Vote daily online and via text!...

Original post made by Please Vote!!! on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

China daily newspapers

Hey, what's with the Chinese newspapers being dumped in our driveways around town, Is there a takeover coming that I wasn't...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by ?????, on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:30 am | 5 comments | 1096 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Evidence Mounts...This Election was Stolen

The reports of vote fraud by the Democrats is breathtaking...but not surprising. This party is so corrupt that they will...

Original post made by mitt won on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 1425 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Just what WAS Romney thinking? Selective perceptions in the Republican bubble zone

It is becoming clearer. Romney's concession speech was as weak as it was because it was impromtu, written only minutes before...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Status of train horn quiet zone

Does anyone know how to find our status on establishing a quiet zone? Seems odd that a city in our stage of development...

Original post made by Patrick on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1502 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:23 am | 4 comments | 3810 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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