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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tax to leave the state

The attached was an idea presented by the Democrats a few years ago but I think it should be revisited. With so many companies...

Original post made by Kristi on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Wilbur, on Mar 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 8 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Studio 7 "downsizing" or Closing?

About a year ago the owner took a job as a winemaker for a Livermore winery. After the Hospice Thrift Shop was pushed out...

Original post made by regular of downtown on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jill, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 9 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who pays into the Chambers PAC/lobby?

Anyone want to know who the names of the Chamber of Commerce contributors to their Political Action committee? It is public...

Original post made by Enlightened on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayers PAY partisans, on Nov 11, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Register for Pleasanton Lacrosse

Registration is open for spring 2012 season for new and returning players ages U9, U11, U13, U15 and HSJV. Tryouts for team...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Houserockers

The Houserockers will perform at Concerts in the Park from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, at Wayside Park, at the corner of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Joe, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Colorful ceremonies salute Fire Chief Cody as he retires

Fire Chief Bill Cody, who has been at the helm of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department for the last 4-1/2 years, retired...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin named 'All America City' finalist second year in row

For the second straight year, Dublin has been named a finalist by the National Civic League for the 2011 All-America City...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by DublinMom, on May 16, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 18 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fighting crime in the 21st Century

It's no secret that over the past few years technology has changed the everyday lives of average citizens. The same can be...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F supervisor drops plan to rename airport after Harvey Milk

A proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after assassinated Supervisor Harvey Milk is being dropped by its...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on May 8, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Water restored to Pleasanton apartment complex

After four consecutive days without water, residents of Pleasanton's Springhouse Apartments now have their water supply restored....

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 26, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I-580 crash at Foothill Road causes 2 deaths late Tuesday

A fatal crash off eastbound I-580 in Pleasanton Tuesday night claimed two lives and started a small brush fire. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 21, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Repeal DADT

Today would be a good day for each of us to urge our U.S. Senate to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell. Since our own Senators...

Original post made by mooseturd on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Dec 1, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1753 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City OKs new Housing Element

The Pleasanton City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to add a new Housing Element commitment to the city's General Plan, a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bud, on Oct 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Real Reason Xmas/Holiday/Winter Break is when it is

California Teachers Union negotiated a contract adopted ( ratified?) by Pleasanton Unified School district that demanded...

Original post made by UnderTheBus on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 16, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 1752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kansas Raises Its Educational Bar: Other States Expected to Follow

With the Kansas State Board of Education preparing to vote on new science standards this year, the House Education Committee...

Original post made by Frank Baum on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Neil, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 4 comments | 1752 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend, everyone's Scottish

Bring on the bagpipes! And the highland dancers and heavy weight athletes. Don't forget the fish 'n' chips -- and the ale....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Toni, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1752 Views

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Great America sale could open way for 49ers stadium

The owners of the Great America theme park announced Monday the park is being sold for $70 million to a San Francisco real...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Government Service Union (SEIU) wants more of your money

SEIU drops a mil for new taxes campaign. The California State Council of Service Employees International Union launched...

Original post made by mk on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by 12.9B, on Jun 12, 2009 at 12:24 am | 22 comments | 1751 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure if this is relevant. So I thought I'd throw it open to discussion. I was reading some background information...

Original post made by Thompson Thorpe on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Karl Bonner, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:18 am | 26 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

12 students at Village High making Washington trip with lots of help

The school has been doing this trip for years, but the 12 students from Pleasanton's Village High School who left for Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sasha, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 16 comments | 1751 Views
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