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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Promises, promises: Obama tax pledge unrealistic

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama promised to fix health care and trim the federal budget deficit, all without raising...

Original post made by I didn\'t vote for him! on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:13 am | 11 comments | 1104 Views

SPORTS

Dennis Miller's picks for Fairgrounds horse races on Wednesday, July 8

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his Alameda County Fair horseracing picks for today, July 8. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debbie Look appointed to top PTA post

Recently, Pleasanton resident Debbie Look became the director of legislation for the California State PTA (Parent Teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1152 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

NAR, community groups work together to ease commercial crisis

Brought together by the National Association of Realtors, representatives from various commercial real estate and community...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 10, 2009 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly Forum Format and Registering User Name Etc.

Someone has been using my name and location a lot! "Cholo in my opinion is more than a couple of people on any given day,...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:12 am | 15 comments | 1311 Views

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What is Conservatism?

I found a very good definition of Conservatism and thought many of you might like to read this...even if you happen to be...

Original post made by Stephanie on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apartments proposed near new Pleasanton BART station

They call it TOD--transit-oriented development, and if built, it would be the first of its kind in Pleasanton. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Al, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 11 comments | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park district to hold Ridge meeting tonight

After a widely-attended public scoping meeting on the future of the Pleasanton Ridge where cyclists expressed their frustrations,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brown joins in suit to invalidate city's housing cap law

Following through on earlier complaints to Pleasanton officials, State Attorney General Jerry Brown has joined a San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 1125 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Extreme Makeover, Conservative Edition" by Former Leftist..."Robin of Berkeley"

("Robin of Berkeley" has written several articles posted in American Thinker. This is her latest. Contrary to some opinions,...

Original post made by Stephanie on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 9, 2009 at 8:28 am | 5 comments | 1071 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Second Stimulus Package needed Democrats say!

Here we go again. Another stimulus package being called for by the heartbeat away from the Presidency Joe (The speech Cheat)...

Original post made by Pedro on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Love Palin, on Jul 9, 2009 at 7:24 am | 11 comments | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brozosky considering another try for mayor's post

Former City Councilman Steve Brozosky may try again to unseat Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elected post in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by angela ramire holmes, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:40 am | 65 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small-Minded Attacks on Kathleen

"Great people talk about ideas. Average people talk about things. Small people talk about other people." Kathleen Ruegsegger...

Original post made by John Adams on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened on Tawny near Touriga today?

I saw many police, fire, & emergency vehicles on Tawny near Touriga tonight (Thursday) around 7pm. Does anyone know what...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by jennifer, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 12 comments | 1432 Views

AROUND TOWN

‘PLUMPED’ FOSTER IMPOSTERS COMING TO PLEASANTON – ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR

Feathered duo give new meaning to “plumped” by calling attention to saltwater-injected chicken WHO: As people begin talking...

Original post made by Hilary P. on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Reading buff, on Jul 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young Paris Jackson at memorial "best father ever"

Paris Jackson takes the stage at the end and says her daddy was the "best father ever"... As the star-studded tribute...

Original post made by Debbie on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jul 8, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 44 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dennis Miller's racing picks for Friday

Our own Dennis Miller is giving his day three Alameda County Fair horse racing picks. Click on the headline above for his...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board restores some administrative jobs

As the fiscal year for Pleasanton Unified School District closed today, the board got down to the nitty gritty as tit weighed...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:53 am | 78 comments | 2311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART talks making progress, but no settlement yet

BART spokesman Linton Johnson said yesterday that negotiators for management and the transit agency's 2,824 union workers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Jul 8, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former Dublin doctor sentenced to 7 years in prison for sex abuse

A judge expressed skepticism Wednesday about whether a former Dublin physician has learned from his criminal behavior of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 1218 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,072 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 733 views