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City, Pleasanton Garbage Service to host workshop on new program

The city of Pleasanton and Pleasanton Garbage Service will co-host a free informational workshop about Pleasanton's new recycling...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tammy, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 1089 Views

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Nummi closure announced

Well it looks like another 5,000 jobs directly and 50,000 indirectly in the state are going to be eliminated. I feel terrible...

Original post made by Mary Rose on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Suess, on Aug 28, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 22 comments | 1481 Views

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Nothing to discuss so tonight's Planning Commission meeting is cancelled

Tonight's regularly scheduled meeting of the Pleasanton Planning Commission has been cancelled, possibly a sign of the slow-down...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Minutes, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 20 comments | 1210 Views

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Danville councilman in intensive care with meningitis

Long time Danville Town Council member Mike Shimansky is listed in serious condition in a San Diego hospital, where he is...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 28, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public employee spiking of retirements must be stopped

A must read editorial today at www.ContraCostaTimes.com on stopping the practice of 'spiking ' to build up pensions from...

Original post made by Shirley on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by bitsy, on Aug 27, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 14 comments | 1292 Views

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PLENTY of Jobs here:

If your wondering who is hiring, check this out. *Please keep in mind that President Bush put thousands of Government jobs...

Original post made by Jobs on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by and, on Aug 27, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

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Alameda County to turn San Leandro Hospital into rehab, urgent care facility

Alameda County Medical Center officials say they have signed a lease agreement that will ensure San Leandro Hospital remains...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by OSL Community, on Aug 27, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 6 comments | 1045 Views

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Staples Ranch "Neighborhood Park"?

The Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting tomorrow evening (August 27, 2009) to discuss the Staples Ranch Neighborhood...

Original post made by Billie on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 1437 Views

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Starbucks to pay $225,000 for shorting consumers in gift card redemptions

The district attorneys' offices of Sonoma, Monterey and Shasta counties have settled a civil complaint that claimed Starbucks...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 973 Views

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"Dear Ms. Pelosi..." (a letter rapidly circulating across the US)

"I write to you out of utter disdain..." This letter written my a NC attorney is burning up the ethernet in the eastern...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:12 am | 12 comments | 1382 Views

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Feds providing $3-million for undersea mapping of San Francisco Bay

California is receiving $3 million in federal stimulus money for an undersea mapping project in the San Francisco Bay Area,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Talk, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 1130 Views

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For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3352 Views

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Afghanistan and place we should not be!!!

Where are all the war protesters and where are the news outlets? We should not be in Afghanistan and can never win. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090826/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan...

Original post made by Cindy on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the private security firm

"America's Holy Warriors" Erik Prince is "the secretive, mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the...

Original post made by Mr. Prince on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Think, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 4863 Views

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More Change we can believe in!!!

Obama names Bush CIA guy to head up program??????????? http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/20090826/pl_politico/26437...

Original post made by Pietra on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 923 Views

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Federal money and Congressional seat at stake in 2010 Census

The 2010 census will have critical ramifications to state residents with a congressional seat and billions of dollars in...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Bonnie, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1012 Views

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Primary Care Doctor says he saves the system big bucks but gets only small payments :

This is a GOOD article about Primary care doctors and why they are fed up. Also note an element of “RATIONING” of health...

Original post made by Doc on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 936 Views

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Black Cat..Panther?.. Roaming Hills Palomares

I did see the much talked-about black cat--suspected possible Panther-- roaming the hills in the Church/Rodeo area along...

Original post made by I Love Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

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Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hearst Elementry Shut Down due to MOLD, the Day before start of school!!

Hearst Elementry Shut Down due to MOLD, the Day before start of school!! This makes NO sense at all to find elevated levels...

Original post made by Upset and Concerned Parent on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by toxicmoldtruth, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1397 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 657 views