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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador high teen busted in drug dog sweep

The second sweep of a high school by drug detection dogs was "pretty much a non-event," according to Amador Valley High School...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by dalmations, on Jul 30, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 10 comments | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smooth shopping for the holidays?

Each holiday season is marked by hoards of anxious and unruly individuals going to all extremes to obtain the perfect gifts...

Original post made by thebanditt on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by Jennifer, on Dec 17, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simulation puts drunk driving into real-time perspective

It may have only been a simulation, but the faces of high school students who watched the events unfold told it all. Their...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by -, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former councilman, Hart Middle School V.P. Matt Campbell takes top post at Las Lomas High

Matt Campbell, 43, vice principal at Hart Middle School, has been hired as the new principal at Las Lomas High School in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca, on Sep 15, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 25 comments | 2216 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drug dogs may be headed to Pleasanton high schools

Teens, teachers and parents, leave your pot at home if you're headed to any of the city's three high schools after January....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Parent to Parent, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:12 am | 69 comments | 2216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2215 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Congress must 'find a bipartisan way out' of shutdown, Swalwell says

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin), Congress has been "taken hostage" by a handful of Republicans who want...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 22 comments | 2215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blog Bashing 101

Okay, I want to address and issue people seem to have on this blog site. Each time a post is made it seems like people...

Original post made by a fellow writer on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 18, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solar panels stolen from Hearst Elementary School

Thirty-nine solar panels valued at $31,200 were stolen from Hearst Elementary School over the weekend, according to the school...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by What a joke, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:33 am | 12 comments | 2214 Views

RESTAURANTS

Popi Lounge?

I heard that the Popi Lounge is reopened and now called RJ's Popi Lounge. Has anyone been there to see the changes?...

Original post made by Interested Patron on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by McPleasanton, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:28 am | 7 comments | 2214 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shadow Cliffs beaches to reopen today

Shadow Cliffs beaches are set to reopen today after nearly a week of closures due to high levels of E. coli bacteria. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2214 Views

SPORTS

Amador girls softball team to 'Play for a Cure' game today

The girls varsity softball team at Amador Valley High School will hold its first Annual "Play for a Cure" game this afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by john, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 5 comments | 2213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore man arrested in fatal road rage stabbing

Livermore police arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing another driver during a road rage incident Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by DOG, on Sep 27, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 9 comments | 2213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Algebra for all eighth-graders?

I'm concerned about the CA Board of Education mandating that all eighth-graders pass Algebra 1. Some kids take it as an AP...

Original post made by Logical concern on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 2212 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A call for a redesigned town square

The New York Times published an interesting op-ed, titled "Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt": http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/opinion/30zhuo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss&src=...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Factual, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 22 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services at 10 a.m. today for Village High graduate Joseph Behiel

Funeral services for Joey Behiel, a 2009 Village High School graduate who died last Friday, will be held at 10 a.m. this...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 10 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rock out in the park

Dust off your blankets and pull out your lawn chairs, because it's time for the first installment of the Concerts in the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:31 am | 37 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: How much is too much?

Pick a kid at random and ask him if there's too much homework. You'll probably get the look that says, "Duh. Of course there's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Kerry Dickinson, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 21 comments | 2210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore couple charged in Pleasanton drug fraud

Two Livermore residents have been charged in a Pleasanton prescription fraud, according to a police report. Christina Marie...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by SayWhat?, on May 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2210 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults

Frequent readers here may be familiar with my negative opinions about direct democracy. Most of my concern with it is in...

Original post made by Stacey on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:44 am | 30 comments | 2209 Views
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