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Body of missing man found in Bodie State Park

The body of a Pleasanton man who was reported missing after failing to return from a camping trip last week has been found...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 15, 2009 at 1:21 am | 10 comments | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Status Quo

http://www.sacbee.com/capitolandcalifornia/story/2384521.html "The Assembly Committee on Education pushed forward a bill...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 31 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

8 arrested for rioting at UC Berkeley chancellor's home

University of California President Mark Yudof offered his support yesterday to UC Berkeley's chancellor after protesters...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of kids with iPhones, please read

First, I don't want to discourage anyone from purchasing or giving their child an iphone, its an amazing device. But I recently...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 1880 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly's 'wrap-around' 2009 Holiday Fund will help thousands throughout Tri-Valley

The face of hunger is changing in the Tri-Valley. Open Heart Kitchen Executive Director Linda McKeever sees it first-hand. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Dec 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 vaccinated against H1N1 at Alameda County clinics yesterday

The Alameda County Public Health Department vaccinated more than 6,000 people against the H1N1 virus at five clinics throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brian McConnell, on Dec 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 9392 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New library, civic center for downtown?

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council has taken...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California at a Crossroads: Crisis and Opportunity

http://www.edsource.org/event_forum10.html The 2010 EdSource Forum will be held Friday, March 19 at the Marriott Hotel...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1446 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway Today

Does anyone know what happened at the Pleasanton Safeway today? I was trying to get to hallmark and the whole parking lot...

Original post made by tjgtm on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police/Fire and ambulance units at Harvest park

I noticed the school was evacuated today around 8:30AM. at least 5 Fire trucks, 2 police vehicles and an ambulance was on...

Original post made by Kbenson on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by 8th grader, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 1823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1544 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 8312 Views

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The horse in the front page

Umm, I think your photographers need glasses. That horse is not munching on a pile of hay. It looks like a pile of manure,...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major hikes proposed for 7 Bay Area toll bridges

Staff members of the agency that oversees the Bay Area's state-owned bridges Wednesday recommended raising car tolls by at...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1381 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Man of the Year

Chris Miller was born on the fourth on July. As a retired lieutenant colonel and Vietnam veteran, father of two active soldiers,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Mike S, on Dec 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 9 comments | 1433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit on Greenwood Near HPMS.

Last night I came upon an accident on Greenwood at about 5:30 pm. I saw a helmet on the ground and a bicycle twisted up...

Original post made by Observer on Dec. 10, 2009
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