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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton families donate for charity Garage Sale

Unbelievable response from Pleasanton residents to donate clothes, sporting goods, and household items to benefit Best Buddies...

Original post made by Liza on Aug. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1533 Views

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Gas station with lower price and fewer customers

I drive by the 2 gas station Chevron and shell (soon or now 76) Found it odd that quite a few customers stick with chevron,...

Original post made by kbenson on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abortion groups plan opposing rallies Saturday

Opposing voices in the abortion debate will meet Saturday at the foot of San Francisco's Market Street for competing events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by reasonable, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former employees suing NUMMI as new management seeks to re-open plant

Apparently not everyone is happy with the prospect of the NUMMI plant reopening under new management. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Juanita, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 1533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS: Desmond named V.P. at BrightSource Energy

Pleasanton businessman Joseph Desmond has been named senior vice president of government affairs and communications for BrightSource...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Sep 5, 2011 at 6:13 am | 8 comments | 1533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SF CITY electricians charged in huge scam...must read

Huge, 3 page investigative report in SF Chronicle...comments got so heated it was pulled from site. Read Sun July 4 paper,...

Original post made by More taxpayer hits on Jul. 9, 2010
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

the radical Christian Right and its efforts to take over political power at all levels of society.

This 1993 Alternative Views program features a compelling interview and incredible documentary footage as they take a comprehensive...

Original post made by Ben on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jul 27, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Views on Immigration Are Changing

When it comes to immigration into the United States, Americans are thinking longer and harder about this issue than ever...

Original post made by Save the Nation on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1532 Views

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Poetry contest for Pleasanton residents

Celestial Arts is offering a $1,000 grand prize (there are 50 prizes in all totaling $5,000) to all Pleasanton-area poets....

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1532 Views

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Foothill & Terra Bella family farm plant sale Sunday

Stock up on summer plants from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, May 6 in in Foothill's north parking lot. Foothill's special education...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Harriet B. Hind, on May 4, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

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Join local artists in Friday morning discussions at Vintage Hills shopping center

Local artists gather and share their latest work with coffee in hand when they meet on Fridays from 10 a.m.-noon each week....

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on May 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Ahmadi's Inappropriate Behavior

I was taken back by the blob posting of Tim Hunt that Superintendent Ahmadi was at the election party for Larson and Bowser...

Original post made by lll on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by NAACP, on Nov 24, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 4 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Today is the last day to register to vote on May 19!

Any citizen who wants to vote on 1A - 1F must be registered by today. There are instructions on how to register in my previous...

Original post made by Sandy on May. 5, 2009
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

From Sweden: Wow! Cutting Taxes for Economic Growth...What a Concept!

As Pleasanton residents hover around the TV on Sunday to watch President Obama on FIVE programs (except FoxNews, which would...

Original post made by Carol on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 34 comments | 1531 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1531 Views

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Dems vs. Repub

On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during Bush's two terms. While Bush...

Original post made by Annon on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 19 comments | 1531 Views

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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 | 1531 Views

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Is Pete Stark the type of person you want representing you?

Read in the local "Independent" that they were supporting Pete Stark in his bid for reelection to Congress. I’m shocked...

Original post made by Dave on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Never did ! ! ! !, on May 20, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 5 comments | 1531 Views

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The City of Pleasanton has announced a mandatory water rationing fine for the "ice bucket challenge." Anyone caught doing...

Original post made by Mrs. Bloom on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ksquare, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 11 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Many of us will contribute even if it's not via a union concession

I watched the school board meeting tonight and was so heartened to see that community members are mobilizing a "campaign"...

Original post made by teacher on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 4, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 12 comments | 1530 Views
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