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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where will FORWARD take us

The Obama 2012 re-election campaign kicks off this weekend, with a new slogan: FORWARD Despite the fact that the Obama campaign...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 20, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 67 comments | 2456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pans in Fire celebrates new store opening starting today

Pans on Fire, a boutique kitchen store that offers cooking classes and parties, will hold a grand re-opening celebration...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domus Closing Again?

There are signs in the window saying that the store is closing. What's up with that? Domus is a wonderful store, what a...

Original post made by downtown shopper on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by gary, on Sep 19, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 45 comments | 4887 Views

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Presbyterians to host Pleasanton candidates forum tonight

Centerpointe Presbyterian Church will host a "Meet the Candidates Night" starting at 7 p.m. tonight at its church, which...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 19, 2012 at 9:55 pm | 32 comments | 2308 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Can you dig it?

Fresh out of college, Jennifer Less arrived in Israel ready to dig. She was part of an international crew from Italy, France...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jennifer Amiel, on Sep 19, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4379 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART hearing today will look at environmental issues affecting extending service to Livermore

BART officials will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. tonight on its plan to extend train service to Livermore. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jackie, on Sep 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt Reveals a greater problem than a nanny state

I posted the following in response to about 30 posts complaining about the school lunches. As expected, the response I received...

Original post made by Really? on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Life isn't a free ride on the Obama welfare express., on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 14 comments | 1982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hunt has a greater problem than a nanny state

Ni hao ma, effendi! Health and fitness guru and sometime sycamore expert Tim Hunt has recently led by example in his discussion...

Original post made by Casanova_Frankenstein on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Unlocked is Better, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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Shadow Cliffs Slides EBRPD meeting in Oakland

Apparently the East Bay Regional Parks District will be discussing the future of the Water Slides at a public meeting in...

Original post made by on Sept 20 on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1549 Views

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Guest opinion: Imagine Pleasanton as a City of Peace

I propose the creation of a new commission for the city of Pleasanton. I refer to it here as the Pleasanton Peace Commission....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by KPETRY, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:09 am | 17 comments | 1630 Views

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Doctor to lead discussion today on thyroid issues

Dr. Michael Ruscio is guest speaker at 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Tri-Valley YMCA, 6693 Sierra Lane, Dublin. He...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by member, on Sep 18, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

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New Leaf is coming in Vintage Hils

Went to the city office to inquire about the market in Vintage Hills and found out that they were picking up all their permits...

Original post made by Marilyn Cheney on Sep. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1102 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man prepares to sue city over leaked confidential information

A custody battle involving a Pleasanton man has led to criminal charges against an Alameda County deputy sheriff and a San...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by HarlanRoberts, on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 39 comments | 3335 Views

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burning light in the sky

Did anyone see a light in the sky on Saturday evening, about 8:00, it looked like a burning light, flickering, and then just...

Original post made by curious about a sighting on Sep. 16, 2012
Last comment by Funny..., on Sep 17, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 5 comments | 1693 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any good bbq?

Just moved into the area, is there any good bbq around?...

Original post made by brisket bob on Aug. 13, 2011
Last comment by Drexl, on Sep 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 9 comments | 3342 Views

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The Bookstore offers $1 deals as it closes its doors

The Bookstore on Hopyard Road at Valley is closing after 26 years, said owner Lisa Kelly, but she is excited about the new...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 15 comments | 2344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotion of Lt. Eric Finn to captain last Saturday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 3440 Views

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What happened to the WalMart Neighborhood Market?

Our house has been waiting for the WalMart Neighborhoold Market that was going into the empty Nob Hill location on Santa...

Original post made by Lee on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 8 comments | 3739 Views

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Pleasanton Planning Commission to consider downtown entertainment plans tonight

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to consider, among other issues, changes in rule governing...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 16, 2012 at 12:24 am | 2 comments | 1219 Views
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