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Oakland council to vote tonight on bid to oppose BART airport connector

The Oakland City Council will vote tonight on a resolution expressing opposition to BART's connector from the Coliseum station...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on Oct 7, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 1106 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

This video was removed thru Democrat pressure; but resurfaces on Canadian site: Re: Last Year's Financial Crisis

This YouTube video (below) clearly shows that George Bush warned Congress starting in 2001, that the current economic crisis...

Original post made by ! on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joyce, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 1388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This weekend - Program at Stanford for students in Grades 7-12

There is an AWESOME program happening THIS WEEKEND at Stanford University for students in grades 7-12. Classes range from...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 7, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Landscaper sentenced for tax evasion

A local landscaper who performed work in Pleasanton and Livermore has been sentenced for tax evasion, according to the U.S....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by John W., on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blue Angels fly in, ready for weekend's Fleet Week show

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels arrived in San Francisco Tuesday morning and the team's commander joined Mayor Gavin Newsom to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Howard Adams Neely, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 1067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council, Library Commission to meet tonight on expansion plans

The City Council and Pleasanton Library Commission will hold a joint workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by mooseturd, on Oct 7, 2009 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2143 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schools focusing on flu prevention

With the number of flu cases increasing in some parts of the country, the Pleasanton Unified School District is focusing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by sj, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 15 comments | 1557 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County officials cut short confab with Chinese delegation eyeing NUMMI

Alameda County supervisors cut short their meeting last week with Chinese officials who were here to explore options for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by David, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 1195 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Now why would Obama throw the dalai lama under the bus for the Chinese?

President Obama cancels meeting with the spiritual leader until such time as he meets with the Chinese leader. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091006/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_us_china_...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Love the Spins!, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:41 am | 10 comments | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solo Art Exhibits @the Berry Patch

Flying solo can be daunting but Poetry On Canvas Artists are taking the leap, some for the First Time and Others are Old...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Oct 6, 2009 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1144 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another dismal jobs outlook

Please review the below link. We need tax reductions to spur economic growth to create jobs. Not healthcare, cap and trade,...

Original post made by Michael on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jobs, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Sponsoring Bill for Defeat in Afghanistan...

It should come to no one's surprise that Democrats - the Party of Surrender -- are sponsoring HR3699 to withhold troop surge...

Original post made by not surprised on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:01 am | 16 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good News for Children in the National Health Reform Debate

Good News for Children in the National Health Reform Debate Last week, the Senate Finance Committee finished its process...

Original post made by DoctorFeelGood on Oct. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1120 Views

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Good News for Children in the National Health Reform Debate

Good News for Children in the National Health Reform Debate Last week, the Senate Finance Committee finished its process...

Original post made by DoctorFeelGood on Oct. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 658 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Will California Become America's First Failed State?"

If the Democrats remain in office, the answer is YES! Also thanks to Arnold's (and Maria's) liberalism, he has hurt this...

Original post made by Dave on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bonnie, on Oct 5, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 10 comments | 1078 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama loses again!

Looks like the result of to much exposure is really beginning to takes its toll. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091002/ap_on_an/oly_obama_olympics_analysis...

Original post made by Rita on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 23 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

First segment of Interstate 580 carpool lane complete

City leaders and elected officials lauded transportation improvements Friday that are expected to bring some relief to the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Library-Louder than Starbucks

I've found it's quieter at Starbucks than the Pleasanton Library. The old social norm of being quiet in a library is extinct....

Original post made by Melanie on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by uselibraryalot, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 25 comments | 1805 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brush fire burns 1.5 acres on Foothill Road hillside

A brush fire that ignited this morning charred 1.5 acres on a hillside along Foothill Road, south of Interstate 580. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by M, on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 9 comments | 1369 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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