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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 | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACE trains stopped for training exercise cause concerns

If you saw the police and firefighters on the ACE (Altamont Commuter Express) trains Tuesday morning -- don't worry, it's...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

What store is going in at Fallon Rd. and I580?

Does anyone know what store is being built in Dublin off Fallon Rd. and I580 to the east of Lowes?...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by OK, on Apr 12, 2011 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullenberger 'back to work' to ignite passion in young people about aviation,

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anna May, Hayward City Council, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

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Heavy rains topple tree in Pleasanton

Thursday's heavy rain took their toll on a tree -- and a car -- in Pleasanton. The tree, an ornamental pear, toppled onto...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

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WELFARE FOR CHIMPS (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CHUMPS)

Think you've heard it all regarding the screwball proposals that come out of Washington D.C. Are you ready for this...

Original post made by Monkey Money on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 1337 Views

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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 1337 Views

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SEIU -- Supporting McNerney -- To March in Pro-Communist Event Oct. 2

Check it out folks. The Communist Party USA and the Socialist Party USA have joined forces in an operation called the Democratic...

Original post made by Dana on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Sep 20, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 16 comments | 1337 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Retirees leaving the state

Recently two of my neighbors have retired, sold their homes, and move out of state. I have lived on the same street since...

Original post made by Pati on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ferdie, on Oct 30, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 13 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hosterman named co-chair of U.S. Mayors' Conference water council

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been appointed to serve as the co-chair of the Mayors Water Council for the U.S. Conference...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:04 am | 6 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion at Quarry

There was an explosion at the quarry just adjacent to Shasow Cliffs on Friday moring. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 22, 2010 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 1337 Views

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Want to appeal your tax assessment? Go online

Beginning Thursday, Alameda County will offer a new online application process for assessment appeals applications. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUMS (FEMA)

For fourteen years I have purchased flood insurance for my property and home. I purchase the flood insurance for three reasons. 1....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 16, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom!

Did anyone hear a loud boom off of bernal and vineyard...it was around 10 am on Sunday 10/27? Alot of my neighbors heard...

Original post made by pat on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Just me, on Oct 28, 2013 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1337 Views

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Example of McNerney's Health Mandate on Us: "Man Sews Up Own Leg After ER Wait"

It coming to Pleasanton...and the rest of America, thanks to Obama and McNerney voters. Article >>> http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/08/07/socialist-paradise-news-ma...

Original post made by Can\\\'t Wait for ObamaCare on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by IMHO, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 22 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interested in joining a chess club?

Local residents are trying to start a Pleasanton Chess Club, primarily for kids. Anyone interested can email PleasantonChess@yahoo.com....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Maithili , on Jan 17, 2012 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paragon Outlets

The most poorly designed shopping area for parking and pedistrians I have ever seen.They do not have enough entry and exit...

Original post made by hoops on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by hoops, on Dec 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

IMPRESSIONS of PLEASANTON

The weather has now bloomed into "Classic California Sunny Days" bringing with it ARTISTS painting Around Town. Don't be...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Apr. 22, 2013
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Several Alameda County school districts seeking voter approval on bonds, parcel tax measures

School districts throughout Alameda County are asking voters for additional funding on the Nov. 2 ballot, which includes...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by no on 22, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 8 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased need for child abuse prevention programs sprouts innovative fundraising efforts

Concord, CA – May 17th, 2010. It’s no secret that local Contra Costa County families are feeling the stress of the recession,...

Original post made by Stacy Williams-Coca on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M., on May 20, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 1335 Views
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