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AROUND TOWN

City traffic crews rewiring traffic signals at Hopyard/West Las Positas

The city's traffic engineering division started construction today on the signals at Hopyard Road and West Las Positas Boulevard....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor Shower Tonight

The Perseid meteor shower should be near the peak tonight. Does anyone know a good place from which to watch them?...

Original post made by amateur astronomer on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1419 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 1976 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What EVERY citizen SHOULD KNOW about the "Cash for Clunkers" and Obamacare...

Most US citizens DO NOT KNOW what else they are signing up for when they turn in their Clunker. Thiis is VERY SCARY! Watch...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2009 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 984 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the president of some

President of Some of the People Posted By Kim Priestap On August 12, 2009 @ 12:00 am In . Column1 01, . Positioning, Health,...

Original post made by Pablo on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 959 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Job Approval and Health Care Reform Have Fallen To A New Low

Overall, 48% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. That matches the lowest level of...

Original post made by Losing Traction on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Libs lying again, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:48 am | 14 comments | 928 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sidewalk/curb cuts in Vintage Hills

Has anyone noticed the sidewalk work being done in Vintage Hills this week? I think it's terrific that the sidewalks will...

Original post made by Vintage hills resident on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:04 am | 26 comments | 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 1343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds give Marine Lance Cpl. Andy Bowen a rousing welcome home

Marine Lance Corporal Andy Bowen came back home to Pleasanton Friday night from a seven-month deployment aboard the USS New...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by The Lundells, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red regulation

Noontime at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue is the diet version of the intersection, as compared to commuters clogging...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill Road Car Accident Sat. 8/8/09, 9:45 PM

On Saturday evening we were watching a movie with our door open and heard screeching tires and then a crash! Been checking...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Aug 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 1548 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obama’s effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving to PPIE even though the goal will not be reached

I think a lot of people are on the fence about giving to the I Love Pleasanton Schools campaign because as the numbers stand,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 8 comments | 1777 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's largest union accepts contract offer, another rejects it

BART's second-largest union announced last night that its members have voted against a proposed contract agreement reached...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. G. P. Keller, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 8 comments | 972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why You Should Read The Details of the Health Care Bill.

This is a post of an anaylsis of the first 500 or so pages of the currently proposed Health Care Bill..do we need or want...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 1062 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services tomorrow for young church counselor

While he had some rough times in his life, 20-year-old Jeremiah Murray had been on the right path and was helping others...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 12, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

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Blackwater snipers in Iraq

This is a MUST see video of Blackwater snipers in Iraq. Watch the entire video. Alarming is that these former contractors...

Original post made by Ben on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Lucky Guy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 8 comments | 1164 Views

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In light of Shane and others taking their own lives-our soldiers

In light of Shane and others taking their own lives, please take a few minutes and put yourself in the battle, to see, hear...

Original post made by Soldier on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 6 comments | 1019 Views
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