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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney voted against amendment prohibiting federally funded abortion...

Just tho't you'd like to know. McNerney voted against the amendment prohibiting federally funded abortion services (the Stupak...

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Patricia, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 12 comments | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tough summer for freshmen training to play high school football

Summertime hasn't been leisurely as it used to be for the more than 100 eighth-grade graduates who have been sweating out...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1389 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney plans 3rd annual 'Holiday cards for our troops' program

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) has announced his third-annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program in honor...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 19 comments | 1362 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fort Hood Outrage

November 12, 2009 An Officer's Outrage Over Fort Hood By Major Shawn Keller As an officer in the United States Army,...

Original post made by Angered American on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinton Kelly visits Stoneridge

Clinton Kelly of TLC's "What Not to Wear" will be visiting Macy's on the first floor at Stoneridge Mall Saturday, Nov. 14....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 13, 2009 at 9:47 am | 4 comments | 1046 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Powerhouse Amador Valley defeats Livermore 34-7

Amador Valley High held Livermore High scoreless until the waning minutes of Friday night's varsity football game, with Livermore...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by T.H., on Nov 12, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Event Tonight at Ruby Hill Winery

Tri-Valley Active Moms (TVAM), a local parenting and children's playgroup, is hosting a community shopping event and fundraiser...

Original post made by Karen on Nov. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger: This year's budget gap may hit $7 billion

More state cuts to education and PUSD on the way I'm afraid. "Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger estimated Monday that California's...

Original post made by It\'s happening again on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why a Search Firm ? I don't know...

Why a search firm ?, I don't know, you tell me: By Robert Jordan/Contra Costa Times "Pleasanton-Pleasanton school trustees...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by john, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 16 comments | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Bridge: problems at the S curve

CHP had this to say about the recent fatal accident on the Bay Bridge: "The California Highway Patrol said the primary...

Original post made by Qwerty on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Just Slow Down, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:52 am | 9 comments | 1218 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Axis celebrates new women's health clinic

Axis Community Health had a lot to celebrate last week as the nonprofit, which provides health care services to low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Invest in veterans; Invest in our future '

This Veterans Day, people all over the nation will be celebrating the courage and sacrifice of the men and women who have...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by tom, on Nov 12, 2009 at 5:42 am | 11 comments | 13287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why won't Obama get tough with Wall Street?

"President Obama has not been strong on the issue, and Timothy Geithner coddles the wanton bankers whenever they freak out...

Original post made by a reader on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

HEEEEE'S BACK !

The AP reports today that Bill Clinton urged the Senate to pass health care. He told "skittish lawmakers that an imperfect...

Original post made by Original Joe on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diwali Mela

Tri Valley India Association (TVIA) is proud to present Diwali Mela at 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at Hart Middle School. Enjoy the cultural...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Harider, on Nov 11, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 1566 Views

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Pleasanton/YouTube video competing for grand prize in contest!

Hey Pleasanton, I'm an elementary school teacher here in town who loves Pleasanton. I made a short video about Pleasanton...

Original post made by Nicole D. on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ken and Susan, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve 2 replacement parcel taxes with no expiration dates

Voters yesterday overwhelmingly approved replacement parcel taxes that have no expiration dates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 42 comments | 1886 Views

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House fire on Via De Los Milagos

Was going to my daughters earlier and turned on the street and it was blocked by police cars. Further down the street was...

Original post made by Freida on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1149 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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