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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Single Payer - Are California Democrats Completely Tone Deaf?

Are California Democrats completely tone deaf on health care? I was flabbergasted to see the Sen. Mark Leno is once again...

Original post made by Ribbit on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sandra, on Jan 25, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove development plan back before City Council tonight

A plan to build 51 luxury homes in the hills above Kottinger Ranch will come back for consideration by the Pleasanton City...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Pleasanton Garbage Service so slow in switching out cans?

I called Pleasanton Garbage the other day to inquire when I'll be getting a smaller garbage can -- I ordered one back in...

Original post made by A resident on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tony F., on Jan 25, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 31 comments | 3041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10-year-old cancer survivor raises money for research

As medicine and technology improve, there are, fortunately, more and more people who can say they survived cancer. But Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by bonnniee, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:15 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

De La Salle - do they belong in EBAL

OK, so I know that the Mt. Diablo school dist. does not want them in their league but, do they belong in our league? I...

Original post made by Marc on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by dth, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 14 comments | 1446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shoppers flee gunfire in Southland Mall yesterday but no one injured

Hayward police are investigating an incident at Southland Mall in which a man fired multiple gunshots in the mall's parking...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crutches, Canes, Wheelchairs, and Walkers needed for Haiti

Local residents can clean out their garages and closets to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The Rotary Club of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Rotary on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rotary, on Jan 24, 2010 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1233 Views

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Care to see new results of the War on Poverty's "Head Start" Program?

How's that "Head Start" program doing, you wonder? Remember, it was created in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty"...

Original post made by Janet on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by westsider, on Jan 23, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Would you, could you in the rain?

Would you, could you in the rain? Why are the students of PMS spending their lunch period in 40 degree temps in the pouring...

Original post made by A PMS parent on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by lunch lady, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 1430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger budget projects less spending for CSR

http://www.contracostatimes.com/education/ci_14204413 My favorite quote after financially strangling schools the last...

Original post made by scattergram on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 6 comments | 1353 Views

RESTAURANTS

Main Street Brewery is now like a strip club?

We have long taken friends from out of town and even younger ones over the years to the Main Street Brewery for good music,...

Original post made by Chris on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 23, 2010 at 1:16 am | 49 comments | 6183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Makes a Great Teacher?

It is an important question to ask because teacher quality has a great influence on student achievement. An educational...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 22, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 24 comments | 1921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weely Holiday Fund raises $466,732 for Tri-Valley needy

The Pleasanton Weekly wraps up its 2009 Holiday Fund today with a record-high $93,346 raised in direct contributions and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

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What is the best conservative, Christian family-values neighborhood in Pleasanton?

Original post made by BibleComesFirst on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by momtotwo, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:45 pm | 17 comments | 1630 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eye-Opening Article: Obama's Plans = Goals of Communist Party of USA

This year-old article is eye-opening to those who have not yet been awakened to what Obama's "Hope and Change" is all about....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1100 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abortion groups plan opposing rallies Saturday

Opposing voices in the abortion debate will meet Saturday at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street for competing events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by reasonable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1486 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County gets $11 million in stimulus funds to fight blight

Alameda County will receive $11 million in federal stimulus funding to help fight blight and stabilize neighborhoods that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:04 am | 8 comments | 1553 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Massachusetts Miracle

I love it. Are you taking notes, Mr. McNerney? We are fed up with you ramming horrible and unwanted bills down our throats....

Original post made by Jeff on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Jan 22, 2010 at 1:46 am | 7 comments | 15919 Views

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Only 2 Days Left to Comment on the BART/Livermore Proposal to Build Elevated Tracks Over Staples Ranch

While I have long been in support of this particular extension, I am concerned that most of the proposed routes do not follow...

Original post made by Billie on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Livermoron, on Jan 21, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 15 comments | 2054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sen. Boxer ready for re-election battle against any of increasing number of GOP challengers

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer dropped by a San Jose bus maintenance facility Friday to tout local stimulus-funded projects and...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 21, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 1225 Views
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