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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mary Hayashi vs Solyndra

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) was on the news last night condemning Solyndra for letting all their employees go...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Carl Marks, on Sep 4, 2011 at 8:59 am | 9 comments | 1792 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shades of North Korea: "Let's All Sign 'Happy Mother's Day" Card to Michelle Obama

Now that our Leader Obama is "changing" America to resemble North Korea, he wants us all to sign a "Happy Mothers Day" card...

Original post made by WhatEverYouSay DearLeader on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Patriot, on May 12, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 42 comments | 1792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four promoted in Pleasanton Police Department

New Police Chief Michael Fraser announced the promotions of Sergeants Craig Eicher and Michael Elerick to the rank of lieutenant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 11, 2008 at 1:44 am | 4 comments | 1791 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another reason not to vote for Democrats in California

So if you are an illegal with a criminal record you will want to come to California because you will stand little chance...

Original post made by Pablo on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Teresa, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:27 am | 21 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want downtown holiday skating rink put on ice for now

An already-announced outdoor ice skating rink at downtown's Delucchi Park for the coming Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Bait/Switch, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:14 am | 57 comments | 1790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happy Birthday Cody Hall.....

Hope you enjoy your birthday. I'm guessing you had special visitors today. I bet the family and friends of the woman...

Original post made by Someone who values life on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by john, on Aug 27, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 37 comments | 1790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sorting Trash - My Compactor

I have a compactor in the kitchen. If I throw my recyclables in the compactor (except for glass) and then compact it to save...

Original post made by Tim on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Irritated, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:17 am | 23 comments | 1789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 32 comments | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension Obligations Bankrupt Town

This is what can, and will, happen to Pleasanton if the council does not take action to reduce pension benefits NOW. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Alabama-Towns-Failed-Pension-nyti...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 26, 2010
Last comment by I can count, can you?, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 32 comments | 1788 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Garamendi praises Obama speech, but wants Afghanistan war ended 'now'

Democratic Congressman John Garamendi said last night that he was generally pleased with President Obama's State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Joe Crosslin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 1788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb threat reported at Safeway market

A bomb threat was reported at the Santa Rita Road Safeway during the lunch hour today as SWAT officers, police and fire officials...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by NLJ, on Mar 30, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 42 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

a A picture of just how radical the Right Wing has become.

From the fringe domestic terrorists to the pundits that spurred them on, recent events have painted a picture of just how...

Original post made by Bryan Faragher on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 24, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 1786 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Where was AVHS' Marching Band?

Doesn't Amador's marching band usually end the parade at the Foothill Band Review?...

Original post made by Judy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 17 comments | 1785 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rain possible next week to ease low water levels

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by shaky shaky, on Jan 5, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 8 comments | 1785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore man nabbed at Pleasanton hotel in identity theft case

Police caught a lucky break March 5 when a call to a hotel led to the arrest of a Livermore man for multiple identity thefts. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Mar 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for robbery suspect

Pleasanton police are searching for a man in his 20's who brandished a gun and robbed a Pak Mail store Monday morning. Just...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by a resident, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Severe fire dangers lead to increased fireworks patrolling

Lingering haze in the air from hundreds of Northern California fires serve as a reminder of the increased fire danger heading...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1784 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ground Zero Mosque

The overwhelming majority of Americans feel the same way about this Ground Zero mosque as this Brit in this short video below....

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 35 comments | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

See you at the parade tonight!

With the award-winning bands from Foothill and Amador Valley High schools providing Christmas music with a marching beat,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by observation, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 1784 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commissioner Fox to decide this week on mayor's race

Planning Commissioner Anne Fox said she is considering challenging Mayor Jennifer Hosterman for the city's top elective post,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Someone who has been to a planning commission meeting, on Feb 3, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1783 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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