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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of Commercial Burglaries

As a business owner and having had our own recently burglarized when we were closed (and safely home) I would like to warn...

Original post made by Local Business on Feb. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 200 meet to discuss school finances

Standing crowds wound around bookshelves and back to the fiction section of the Amador Valley High School library for a community...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CTA unanimously denounces the Vergara vs. CA lawsuit

In late March the delegates from the California Teachers' Association (that's "teachers' union" to you non-teachers, one...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by The Rest of the Bunch are Good Apples, on Apr 28, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 9 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Indoor marijuana-growing equipment found in Danville home fire

Police are investigating a fire at a two-story Danville house that broke out early Friday morning after discovering equipment...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Jan 31, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1594 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Area Council supporting governor's controversial state budget proposal

The Bay Area Council Friday said it is supporting Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial budget proposal to extend temporary tax...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Californian, on Mar 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steady Support for FireHouse Arts Center

The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Foundation (PCAF) is sponsoring “That’s Entertainment: A Gala Benefiting the Firehouse Arts...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 4 comments | 1594 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 | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Counties can't 'opt out' of sharing fingerprints of those arrested with federal immigration officials

Federal immigration officials have rejected calls by San Francisco and Santa Clara counties to opt out of a controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by 73% did have Criminal Records!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big turnout for Pleasanton soldier returning from Afghanistan

About 75 family, friends and other Pleasanton well-wishers welcomed home Army Specialist Liberato Vallavicencio Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Friday's earthquake felt throughout Tri-Valley, much of Bay Area

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose Friday afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Yet Another Teacher, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday Geyser in Pleasanton

A fire hydrant was knocked off its pedestal Friday before noon at the Pleasanton Square shopping center on Johnson near Owens....

Original post made by Mark Curtis on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Airport back in the news again

Livermore Airport Manager Leander Hauri has his work cut out for him over the coming days, even the coming months. Tomorrow,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote No on Parcel tax - support fiscal responsibility and integrity

NO PARCEL TAX! It's not necessary to balance the PUSD budget or to retain teachers or programs even BEFORE federal stimulus...

Original post made by John on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 3, 2009 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

L.A. TEACHERS BREAK W/UNION & SUPPORT PAY CUTS

In the April 6, 2009 issue of the Los Angeles Times, reporter Howard Blume reports that the L.A. School Board Chief, Monica...

Original post made by doglover on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 9 comments | 1592 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Renewable Energy vs. Biotech...Biotech is Losing

First, full disclosure, I am a fiscal conservative, registered Republican living in the NorCal liberal enclave. But…I think...

Original post made by Real Jobs on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by mellow fellow, on May 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ca 500-plus 'special' funds;, Jerry wants more

CA has over 500 'special' funds....sort of 'slush' funds. Last week we learned of over $53 million in hidden state parks....

Original post made by Taxpayer on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ken Lay, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART agrees to add Pleasanton in its Livermore expansion planning

In a welcome turnaround, BART officials this week agreed to include Pleasanton city representatives in planning an extension...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by D W, on Dec 1, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog Owners

I do not know what has changed but it appears there is a new breed of dog owner,no pun intended,that does not understand...

Original post made by Hoops on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Oct 7, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 13 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Derek Allen

Such sad news to hear that you are gone. I remember you from Amador and you had such a sarcastic funny sense of humor. ...

Original post made by In memory of Derek on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Haley - Allen Family, on Oct 12, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1591 Views
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The Grass Roots Rise
By Roz Rogoff | 24 comments | 1,750 views