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California becomes 1st state to require teaching of gay history

California has become the nation's first state to require its public schools to teach students about the history and contributions...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Yelena, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 65 comments | 3073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Tennis gear theft nets alleged thief

A Livermore woman was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property after enough tennis gear to outfit a team...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy s, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 26 comments | 3072 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

End of high-speed rail boondoggle?

A Sacramento judge has thrown a monkey wrench into Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to build a $68 billion high-speed rail system...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:14 am | 46 comments | 3071 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Red Line

President Obama has warned the Syrian dictator Hafez Assad that using chemical weapons would be considered "crossing the...

Original post made by Red Line Obama on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 5 comments | 3070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 3070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 3070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can PUSD board members be actively involved in the 'Yes on E' campaign?

Does anybody know what the rules are for board members as far as actively campaigning for measure E? My neighbor last...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 44 comments | 3069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks?

Anyone know what the fireworks show at the fairgrounds was for?...

Original post made by Bill Stephens on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by Lynn Martin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 3069 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 Livermore Lab researchers named 2014 APS Fellows

Ten Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have been selected as 2014 fellows of the American Physical...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jan 15, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 3069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks maybe? Anyone else hear all the noise?

The neighbors are all out. Anyone know what's going on? It sounds like a really long grand finale....

Original post made by Lily on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Definitely cool and informative, but..., on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 8 comments | 3068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest Opinion

Pleasanton Unified School District has squandered a decade of opportunities. They now want the community to fund a parcel...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2007
Last comment by S. G., on Jun 16, 2007 at 9:50 pm | 1 comment | 3068 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State PUC seeks to fine PG&E $2.25-billion for San Bruno explosion, largest fine ever in U.S.

Staff with the California Public Utilities Commission Monday recommended that the commission impose a $2.25 billion fine...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 7, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 3067 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 3066 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

With this "CHANGE" there is NO "HOPE" for the U.S.

Goodbye to the U.S. as we all knew it. It was fun while it lasted. An entire generation of children will now face...

Original post made by mm on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Funny, on Feb 19, 2009 at 11:46 pm | 64 comments | 3065 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Name that hippo

There's a new animal that will be hanging out at Gingerbread Preschool and it needs a name. A lifesize hippopotamus--albeit...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by maria, on Sep 10, 2008 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 3064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton men get prison time for Feb. BB gun assault

Two of the three Pleasanton residents charged with shooting a learning disabled man 20 or more times with BB guns will be...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Say What?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 17 comments | 3064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton teen dies in crash

Cameron Mitchell-Goulette had called his dad at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 as he was heading home to Pleasanton from Discovery Bay....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 3063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open Pleasanton Neighborhood Market at 7:30 a.m. today

Walmart will open its new Neighborhood Market on Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton at 7:30 a.m. this morning with a festive ribbon-cutting...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Jul 17, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 3062 Views

RESTAURANTS

Did you know Zorn's is now open for dinner

Wow, we went there tonight for dinner. They opened on March 1st for dinner from 6:30 to 9:00. I had the meatloaf and it had...

Original post made by Sharon M on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Huh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 3061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 3060 Views
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Obama's Executive Order on Gun Control
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L.A. court decision has San Ramon ties with national implications
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