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Should federal stimulus money save NUMMI plant?

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi said Wednesday that he thinks federal stimulus money should be used as one of several steps to help...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 17 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Station to nowhere?

Pleasanton residents who have witnessed the new West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station taking shape in the middle of Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Sep 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 21 comments | 1759 Views

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Why was that :Respect and Civility" thread locked twice?

Why was that respect and civility thread locked to non-registered members twice by staff at the paper? I see comments, then...

Original post made by Pariot Liberal on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pariot Liberal, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:53 am | 4 comments | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Air district declares 3rd consecutive 'Spare the Air' day as temperature soars

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a third consecutive Spare the Air day today due to anticipated...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by a parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1208 Views

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Tattle Tales

This writing group is for those who have an "itch" to put down your thoughts for prosperity. Class dates are at 12:30 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by picky in p-town, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

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driving on the 5 - a mild rant

I drove down and back to/from LA over the weekend and came to the realization that on interstate 5 I was passing more people...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by M., on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:34 am | 14 comments | 1234 Views

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It appears this one was missed by the media.

Soooooooooooo... what else is new....... typical.............. -----Jesse Jackson's Newest Staff Member    You can't...

Original post made by Linda on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 14 comments | 1144 Views

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Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1142 Views

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How to stop speeders in residential areas?

Does anyone know who I can contact at the Pleasanton PD about this issue? I live on Churchill Drive in Pleasanton Meadows,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 52 comments | 4006 Views

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From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1293 Views

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Pleasanton Library

I recently moved to Pleasanton with my husband and our three young children because of a job transfer. It wasn't by choice-it...

Original post made by Kathleen Mohannan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me too Jen, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:08 am | 49 comments | 2649 Views

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Recycling

Perhaps this has been covered before, but we just got our recycling bins and the list of things that can and cannot be put...

Original post made by REcycling Bins on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by fred, on Sep 22, 2009 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1085 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pedestrian killed at Rosewood and Old Santa Rita

A 41-year-old woman died after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Rosewood Drive and Old Santa Rita Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 22, 2009 at 2:02 am | 50 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weapon threat puts Amador on temporary lockdown

Amador Valley High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes this morning as police responded to a weapon threat, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 17 comments | 5252 Views

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Pleasanton-based Ross Stores reports July sales up 11% over 2007

Pleasanton-based Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today reported sales of $499 million for the four weeks ended Aug., an...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by glydaytot, on Sep 21, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 4 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Walmart stealing from our schools fundraising?

It is troubling to see Walmart has a large display of Foothill and Amador spirit wear. The sprit wear is a primary fundraiser...

Original post made by Foothill Falcon on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 1975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expect traffic jams on Foothill Road this morning as high school closes senior student parking lot

Foothill High administrators are warning student drivers and motorists who travel past the school on Foothill Road that they...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

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Russia's Putin praises Obama!

Interesting article and one of the first I remember where the leader of Russia praises the US president while the rest of...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 26 comments | 1258 Views

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If true I do not want Obama dictating who will run for governor of New York

If it is true I believe it wrong for Obama to choose who runs for governor of New York or any state for that matter. I also...

Original post made by Einstein on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 1039 Views

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The schools and Fund Raisers REALLY upsetting

O.K. I just picked up my child from elementary school with a BUNDLE of "fund raiser" catalogues! First off we pay a LOT...

Original post made by Patriot Liberal on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Patriot Liberal, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 55 comments | 2508 Views
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