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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 | 1245 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 | 1264 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployemnt NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June

Unemployment NOW 10% 476,000 Jobs LOST in June! Based upon whats been working and whats NOT been working to stimulate...

Original post made by Jon on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Pedro, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 25 comments | 1690 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans Need Help

I came across this article on Al Franken's Senate victory by a former "staffer for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and...

Original post made by Love Palin on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hallelujah!, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 46 comments | 2129 Views

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GM phase-out at NUMMI plant could affect Pleasanton workers

General Motors has announced that it plans to end its 25-year joint venture with Toyota to make cars at the New United Motor...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Einstein, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 13 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are breaks mandatory and how often it must be given to kids who work

Anyone out there know the rule/law regulating how an employer must give breaks to kids (teenagers)? That is how many hours...

Original post made by Hardworking Citizen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by sorry but..., on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 7 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD and Union Negotiation Process

At the June 22nd school board meeting, attorney Laurie Juengert gave a presentation on the union negotiation process. It...

Original post made by Tony E. on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sandra, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 38 comments | 1828 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tera'bama

With the trillions of debt dollars that Obama is insisting on running up, I going to start referring to him at Tera'bama...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Don't spend it till you got it, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley parents contribute $14 million per year?

Today, Tri Valley Herald reporter Tim Hunt states here: http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_12743257 "In...

Original post made by Wow on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by Privatize, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened on Foothill Rd last night???

There was yet another wreck on Foothill Rd. last night. I have heard from some teenagers that it was because of this stupid...

Original post made by Foothill parent on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Deadman's curve, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 3 comments | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

online auction to benefit Pleasanton schools

I had not seen this link before -- anyone who would like can bid for one of the donated items (Eddie Papa's gift cards, dinner...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Biggest Secret in Pleasanton...

What's the biggest secret in Pleasanton? Why it's the location of Alviso Adobe Community Park. The Museum on Main's excellent...

Original post made by Puzzled in Pleasanton on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Puzzled in Pleasanton, on Jul 6, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views

SPORTS

Raising the stakes

For Pleasanton horse trainer Jeff Bonde, it's pretty obvious why being successful during the Alameda County Fair is so important. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Luke Skywalker, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independence Day in Pleasanton: It's worth staying in town

The three-day Independence Day weekend starts today and for Pleasanton and Tri-Valley residents, staying home doesn't get...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1247 Views

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Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California's Democratic-led Legislature is putting union interests over taxpayers' well-being, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday as the state prepared to issue IOUs for the first time in nearly 20 years.

What part of the union memebers being citizens AND taxpayers does the governor not get?...

Original post made by J on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 1157 Views

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Pleasanton's Sentinels group honors singer Charlie Daniels

The Sentinels' Pleasanton team has given a special plaque to country singer Charlie Daniels, thanking him for his many tributes...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Buford, on Jul 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bank opens its doors inside Kolln Hardware building

Comerica Bank opened its Pleasanton branch Tuesday inside the historic Kolln Hardware Building. This morning, the bank plans...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by james, on Jul 5, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 12 comments | 1190 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Our Lives, Our Fortunes, Our Sacred Honor" by Rush Limbaugh, Jr.

"Our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor" by Rush H. Limbaugh, Jr. (as published in the July 1996 edition of The Limbaugh...

Original post made by Jean on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 7 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 29 school board meeting will be broadcast Friday July 3

I just called the Tri-Valley Community television folks and confirmed that the school board meeting from June 29, which was...

Original post made by Sandy on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by sandy, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 1117 Views
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