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AROUND TOWN

Bid to return gun shows to Alameda County Fairgrounds goes to mediation

Gun shows at the Alameda County Fairgrounds are a step closer to reality, with both sides in a long-running battle agreeing...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Miss Information, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 38 comments | 2044 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Home sales, job creation could rise with sensible lending standards

New survey findings, combined with an analysis of historic credit scores and loan performance, show home sales could be notably...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by D X, on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Are Your Opinions About The Mayor and Each Councilmember?

I've refrained mostly from writing on this subject before. I think it is time to bring it out as warm up for the election...

Original post made by Stacey on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Jul 7, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 18 comments | 2043 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bush's explanation for high gas prices refuted

Yesterday in the White House Rose Garden, President Bush tried to explain that the reason for the high gas prices is because...

Original post made by Shelley on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Marquis for Amador

I've heard that there is money in an account - raised to erect a new marquis for Amador Valley High School. I heard that...

Original post made by Don family on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:41 am | 22 comments | 2042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you parents handle teens and their cellphone/texting behavior?

Just curious what rules any of you have on your teens' cellphone use. My daughters (13 and 16) are convinced I am the world's...

Original post made by Big Meanie on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 2042 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Looks like all you California rich folks are going to get surtaxed!

House Democrats led by the representatives from California are going to tax the wealthy making over $200,000 a surtax to...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 51 comments | 2042 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What is the Federal Reserve Bank (FED) and why do we have it?

I believe that it is essential that all Americans know the facts regarding the FED. This article does a very good job...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Oct 4, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 18 comments | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

911 tributes planned at Fairgrounds, Bankhead Theater on 10th anniversary of attacks

Impact for America, part of a national ministries group, will hold a special event Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BobB, on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 28 comments | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County property taxes due Nov. 1

Alameda County representatives notified property owners yesterday that the first installment of their 2011-2012 Secured Property...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 22 comments | 2042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harvest Park Parents Block Sidewalk-Walnut Grove students Squeeze Between Their Bumpers

Walnut Grove students who get out early and walk home on the sidewalk that goes by the Harvest Park Middle School parking...

Original post made by Sophia on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by HP Parent, on Apr 20, 2008 at 6:36 pm | 6 comments | 2041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident near Downtown?

My daughter & I thought we saw paramedics pulling a gurney up from the creek near Main St. but I haven't seen any news about...

Original post made by JulieG on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by me, on Mar 22, 2008 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Appeal on County Fair's gun show ban goes before 9th Circuit court today

A long-running challenge to Alameda County's ban on gun shows at the annual county fair in Pleasanton will go before a federal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 38 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 2041 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Decking the streets

The decorators are at it again this year providing holiday displays even better than the years before. This year's decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Frank, on Dec 19, 2007 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 2040 Views

SPORTS

Alcatraz Boyz post 7-2 record at Cooperstown

The Alcatraz Boyz recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to play in a week long baseball tournament at the Cooperstown Dreams...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Brent Bockover, on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sirens?

Am hearing lots of sirens (3:45pm, Monday) going up and down Foothill Rd ... any idea what's going on?...

Original post made by Wondering? on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by ogranny, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 2039 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Voter Apathy?

Hopefully, voters in the 15th District will not fall prey to voter apathy and blindly vote for Pete Stark. He has shown...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2039 Views

SPORTS

Pleasanton team playing in 1st Little League World Series in Livermore today

This week looks to be pretty hectic for Little League World Series director Dave Wetmore as the series gets under way 5 at...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 31, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Q. Is AT&T going to fix Dead Spot, near Santa Rita and Valley?

Just got an orange postcard from City of Pleasanton. Says Radha Sharma/AT&T (P13-2069) wants to "construct a wireless facility...

Original post made by AT&T poor reception on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Just Ditch AT&T, on Apr 22, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 2039 Views
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