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AROUND TOWN

Pete Stark to Head Ways and Means Committee

I just saw a new item that Rep. Pete Stark will be the temporary head of the U. S. House Ways and Means Committee, replacing...

Original post made by Stan the Man on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know why there were 5 firetrucks

by the bridge on Bernal between Foothiil Road and Meadowlark Lane this morning? I must of saw 7 or 8 trucks and a inflatable...

Original post made by sam p on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 1365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dublin to get government-paid electric car charging station

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Wednesday that it is funding more than 200 electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Smart Meters being rammed in place, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 16 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD High School 7th period on the chopping block?

In the PUSD Jan 26th Budget Challenges 2010-11 update, a union negotiable item is: "Suspend high school collaboration period...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Heather Simmons, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 42 comments | 4706 Views

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Sullenberger retiring?

I read a brief news story today on the web that said Sullenberger is retiring. I was surprised in some respects because...

Original post made by Qwerty on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Qwerty, on Mar 3, 2010 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss budget at 5:30 today

In a special meeting at the school district office, the school board will conduct a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. this afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't fire til you see the whites of their eyes, on Mar 3, 2010 at 7:16 am | 26 comments | 1651 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mt. Diablo won't be renamed 'Mt. Reagan,' supervisors rule

Contra Costa County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in opposition of changing the name of "Mount Diablo'' to "Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 3, 2010 at 1:34 am | 15 comments | 2093 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council members chosen to write ballot arguments for and against Oak Grove development proposal

City Council members have been chosen to write arguments in favor and against a ballot referendum to be voted on June 8 that...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Don't buy the hype, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 19 comments | 1664 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A Jewish Democrat writes about her recent conversion to Conservatism

Isn't it interesting how people change from Liberal to Conservative, but NEVER the other way around? Disappointing...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wait..., on Mar 2, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 1062 Views

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Character appreciation

When it comes to setting goals, the people of Pleasanton often refer back to the basics that have helped shape this community...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1389 Views

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Wow! What a thought Here?

How about California as a TOTAL Right Wing State Full Of "Character"! Words Out: “Hello Patriot RadicalPatriot, Because...

Original post made by Character Of Community? on Mar. 2, 2010
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'Seinfeld set to music' on stage through March 21

"I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" takes a comedic look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 3318 Views

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Rain likely today for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

The National Weather Service is calling for light rain developing early today in Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley with a 90...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Little Mikey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rhode Island High School Fires Entire Teaching Staff

Cedar Falls High School in Rhode Island was identified as one of the poorest performing high schools in the state. The school...

Original post made by Ptown resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:31 am | 30 comments | 3457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds mourn death of Amador freshman at church service last night

More than 800 students, teachers and others packed the sanctuary of Valley Community Church last night for the memorial service...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by JMF, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:00 am | 28 comments | 7516 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How should California state pensions work?

I don't know much about how pensions for state employees work. CalPers, CalSTRS.... I don't even know the acronyms. I can...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:44 am | 51 comments | 2138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD board accepts teachers union contract

While the school board approved a contract with the teachers' union Tuesday night, one that would save the district nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get smart, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1360 Views

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Court rejects claim that sex offender residency requirement is unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that a sex offender residency restriction enacted by voters in 2006 applies to...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by RU Kidding?, on Mar 1, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 11 comments | 1452 Views

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2 wounded warriors receive scholarships from Sentinels of Freedom organization

Two more veterans from Iraq have been welcomed to the Tri-Valley with scholarships from the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by No ID, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1303 Views
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