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AROUND TOWN

Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 2357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Francisco looking out to Modesto to boost its water supply

A part of San Francisco's future water supply that would be sourced from the Modesto area hangs in the balance as water district...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lahommed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 1545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by alias man, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:44 am | 16 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 arrested on assault charges at a Livermore Taco Bell

Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon following an assault at a Livermore Taco Bell, which led to the arrest of two others...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Nice Guys Finish Last, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:21 am | 5 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident on First Street on Sunday afternoon

Anyone knows what happen to the small store located near Cosmo's Barber Shop. Appears that a van went through the front of...

Original post made by Mike on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by nancy s., on Jun 26, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All eyes on the Weekly at Kay Huff's 'Ladies' Day at the Races'

Several hundred women joined Pleasanton's fun-loving Kay Huff Thursday for her annual "Ladies' Day at the Races," celebrating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by participant, on Jun 25, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eco-Democrat Socialist Author in NYT: "America, prepare to give up your air-conditioning"

Now we should all "redistribute" and ration our air-conditioning systems, according to this eco-democrat socialist NYT author. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/06/21/sho...

Original post made by More AC on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Arroyo, on Jun 25, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 6 comments | 1218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Trio attacks, shoots 20-year-old in Livermore

An apparently intoxicated 20-year-old was found stumbling along a Livermore street early Saturday morning with a gunshot...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 1127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Scammer bilks woman out of nearly $2,000

A con artist claiming to be the victim's grandson swindled a woman out of $1,900 last week, police reports said. The man...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 25, 2012 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 1526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenager- Ideas for Summer Fun

I have a teenage boy who will turn 16 in a few weeks. He is looking for a job but hasn't found one yet, and can't start...

Original post made by Susan on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Jun 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 21 comments | 2151 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

And now THIS! Obama invites member of terror group to Whitehouse

How much more from this anti-American president can we take? He now invites a member of an Egyptian terror group to the...

Original post made by !!! on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 1313 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton ending fiscal year in strong financial shape

Except for a few financial hiccups, the city of Pleasanton will close its fiscal year budget June 30 again in a strong position...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Jun 24, 2012 at 9:33 am | 23 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My Problem with PUSD Vision Statement

Open Letter to Superintendent Ahmadi, An email regarding the PUSD Board Update of 6/19/12 was received today. I strongly...

Original post made by Mark on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Difficult, on Jun 23, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 51 comments | 2582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Little League Rules do not Need to Change for Your Kid

Kathy Rheel complains that the national Little League rules need to be changed when they do not suit her. There should be...

Original post made by grow up on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Kangaroo, on Jun 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone watching the school board meeting tonight?

I am out of town, but the agenda is so long that I'm betting the meeting will go till midnight. The 2012-2013 budget,...

Original post made by Sandy on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by LuvPleasanton, on Jun 22, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County Fair parade at 9:30 a.m. today on Main Street

The Alameda County Fair parade will start at 9:30 a.m. today on Main Street, moving from the Amador Valley High School parking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 22, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 5 comments | 1575 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Re-employment benefits extended for former NUMMI workers, others

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $6 million grant Tuesday to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by kim, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1357 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Historian, author Craig Smith at downtown Pleasanton book store today

Author Craig Smith draws upon military records, diary entries, personal interviews and his own extensive on-the-ground reporting...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by kim, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman charged with leaving infants in car while shopping at Stoneridge Mall

A Danville woman faces felony child endangerment chages in connection with leaving her two infant twins in a car at Stoneridge...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tamara, on Jun 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 21 comments | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Manhattan Beach Education Fund Gives MBUSD $5M

A childhood friend sent me this about her school district. I told her I wish PUSD could have a foundation like this, instead...

Original post made by Envious and Frustrated About Our Community on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1188 Views
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