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OPINION: Can local government save California?

For those of us serving as elected officials and trying to make government more responsive, the situation couldn't be clearer:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Feb 15, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 15 comments | 1245 Views


Opera star pulls a 'Candid Camera'

What if your waiter suddenly launched into an aria? This is exactly what happened recently when baritone Eugene Brancoveanu,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ryan, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views


McNerney, 4 area mayors discuss regional issues in Washington meeting

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) met in Washington, D.C. Wednesday with four Tri-Valley mayors to discuss regional...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views


Pleasanton 'university' president arrested on visa fraud scheme

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham was arrested in Pleasanton yesterday on federal...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by tisk tisk, on May 9, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 7 comments | 1245 Views


$1-million worth of marijuana plants found growing in East Bay Regional Park

East Bay Regional Park police officers recovered about $1 million worth of marijuana plants early Friday morning when they...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by OMG, on Jul 16, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views


Does B of A really need that large empty parking lot?

Can anyone out there shed some light on the parking lot at the corner or Peters@W. Angela? Is it a city parking lot OR does...

Original post made by Majong on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by junebug, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1245 Views


Can you please stop closing comments on the Vranesh posts

Please. There are so many of us in this community that have watched all this happen and your web site has been a place where...

Original post made by Shelly on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on May 9, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 12 comments | 1245 Views


Have an opinion on Shadow Cliffs? Come to a scoping meeting May 4

The East Bay Regional Park District is in the process of making a new land use plan for Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1244 Views


Pleasanton's Measure G one of 4 school measures on Bay Area ballots today

Four measures that would provide money to local school districts will appear on Bay Area ballots in a special election today,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by finally, on Jun 2, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 1244 Views


The New Berry Patch Store

shopped and purchased an item for a bridal shower today The store was nice but kinda sparse as far as merchandise goes....

Original post made by longtime resident on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Liz at the berry patch, on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views


Friday's weather forecast for Pleasanton, Tri-Valley

Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley are expected to be mostly sunny today. High temperatures in the mid 90s and west winds of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by What..., on Jun 19, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views


CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1244 Views


Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Make sure you read Hussmanís piece this morning (key section below). This should give you a better sense why the Fed is...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1244 Views


Home Sales in Pleasanton for April 2009

Pleasanton home sales are hot for another month. Follow the link to see what homes sold for in Pleasanton. ...

Original post made by Moxley on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 8, 2009 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1243 Views


Herald Editorial: Pleasanton voters should pass Measure G "While we would prefer that the state provide equitable money...

Original post made by Herald fan on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Luke, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 1243 Views


Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1243 Views


City planners OK rezoning 19 more acres in Hacienda Business Park for housing

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has recommended that two large commercially-zoned properties in Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by colette, on Oct 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1243 Views



Katharine Stober & Robert Tuck Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Victoria Emmons, on Jan 3, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views


NCS may ban aluminum bats at local schools

The North Coast Section of the California Interscholastic Federation may consider banning metal baseball bats when it meets...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Baseball family, on May 6, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views


McNerney secret meeting on Aug 23

Congregation Beth Emek . Location: Congregation Beth Emek @ 3400 Nevada Court 3400 Nevada Court Pleasanton, CA 94566...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by J, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 10 comments | 1243 Views
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