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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sept. cut off date

I think incoming kindergarteners need to be 5 years old BEFORE they start school. That would help alot in all subjects taught....

Original post made by bobbi on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by julie, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged

Originally posted: July 29, 2009 Glenn Beck and the 'Birthers,' equally unhinged Syndicated talk show host...

Original post made by Combs on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP officer injured in Hwy. 84 accident when motorcycle malfunctions

A California Highway Patrol officer suffered minor injuries when he crashed his motorcycle on state Highway 84, just east...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dan Doerr, on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rides, entertainment booths going up at the fairgrounds as county fair readies for opening Wednesday



Crews are rapidly assembling scores of rides and others are filling the exhibition halls in time for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brittany, on Jun 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jeb and Gina have their own agenda

Well, here we go again. Claudette mcDermott is posting free advertising and locking the comments. Jeb and Gina lock the...

Original post made by not gonna out me on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 1, 2010 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

23 protesters arrested after blocking Castlewood Drive

Twenty-three people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested June 23 for blocking Castlewood Drive...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:16 am | 8 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Callippe Preserve named 'Best Value' public golf course in East Bay

For the fourth year in a row, Callippe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton has made the Greenskeeper.org list of year-end...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 1163 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More IRS Harrassment

After a year of denials, the IRS finally fesses up that they were harassing members of the Tea Party with targeted audits....

Original post made by Tuned Out on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anders, on May 16, 2013 at 9:02 am | 9 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley cities to keep funding Washington-savvy consultant despite San Ramon dropping out

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne said this week that he and other Tri-Valley mayors will keep working with a local consulting...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2013 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposed Low Income Housing at Stanley & Bernal

So there is a proposed site of 387 or some number like that low income apartments and retail being discussed just across...

Original post made by Chris on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by just wow, on Jul 30, 2013 at 12:04 am | 9 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

HOW IS THE U. S. MAIL DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME, TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mail delivery services to my home and my neighborhood is really bad. I receive my neighbors mail, my neighbors receive my...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:30 am | 27 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

A national AP article from today. Highlights include "California schools now rank at or near the bottom nationally in...

Original post made by Still waiting on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Record crowd turns out for 11th annual Pleasanton July 4 celebration

A crowd estimated at a record-high 1,000 turned out yesterday for the 11th annual Fourth of July picnic and Independence...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by 4th Celebration, on Jul 6, 2009 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We made a mistake ...

Will BHO supporters please justify why he gets a free pass by not sharing details of his college transcripts or any of his...

Original post made by Think knihT on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services pending for young Dublin church counselor

A houseboating trip for youth from CrossWinds Church in Dublin ended early after a 20-year-old counselor drowned, according...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Zach, on Aug 9, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore Lions Club names Haggerty 'Citizen of Year'

The Livermore Lions' Club has selected Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty as its Citizen of the Year for 2009. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by doozi, on Oct 1, 2009 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Look fast, these blossoms are starting to fade

Enjoy these blossoming trees in the Pleasanton library parking lot and throughout the city because they may have jumped the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Beehive, on Feb 27, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 4 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senate Democrats Vote to Block the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act"

Is there any doubt which political party is trying to improve our economy and which one is doing everything possible to block...

Original post made by Not Surprised on Mar. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1162 Views

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Northbound i680 HOV/Express Lane in Planning Process

CalTrans published in the SJ Merc yesterday a public notice indicating that they are in the planning stages of the i680 HOV/Express...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by ks, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

A sobering 3 min. clip about Cap & Trade today...

As Mike Pence (R-IND) said at the end of this clip, this is not a Congress, this is a travesty. http://www.stevesimon.us/blog/?p=1342 ...

Original post made by paul on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1161 Views
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