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Public invited to Livermore Lab meeting tonight on groundwater contamination cleanup efforts

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will host a community working group meeting this evening to discuss the ongoing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by david vincent mcgraw, on Mar 9, 2011 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local man sentenced in string of San Mateo thefts

A Pleasanton man who stole iPhones and iPads from many San Mateo County businesses in a string of burglaries earlier this...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor Brown signs immigration legislation

As advocates rally across the nation to urge Congress to adopt comprehensive immigration reform, Governor Edmund G. Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 841 Views

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"Wonderful Multi-Culturalism" (Kumbaya)...A Barbarious Act is Now Sanctioned by the Am. Academy of Pediatrics

The Sharia Law's barbarious act of female genital mutilation is now sanctioned by the American Academy of Pediatrics. ...

Original post made by Marianne on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on May 12, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda County judge bars Target stores from illegal dumping of hazardous wastes

An Oakland judge has issued a preliminary injunction barring Target Corp. and employees at its 244 stores in California from...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by frequent Targeter, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 840 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Whitman and Fiorina can turn out the lights

This just about does it for these two Republican candidates in California: Three new polls on Wednesday show gubernatorial...

Original post made by Chet on Oct. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Firefighters' 'Hook and Ladder Run' at Wente Vineyards today

The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation and Wente Vineyards are hosting the third annual Hook and Ladder Run today...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Patricia Barrella, on Jun 28, 2011 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, alumni, parents honor Amador band director

It's been a great month for Amador High School's band director Jon Grantham. Not only has he been honored as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Gehl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill student group protests anti-gay laws in Russia

More than 20 Foothill High School students spent their lunch hour Friday in silent protest of anti-gay laws in Russia. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ayllx, on Mar 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 16 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mature Adult Program -- 'Up'

Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., presents the Disney/Pixar animated film "Up" at 1 p.m. Nov. 17. Call 931-3411....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by tyu, on Nov 17, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new "virtual edition" being introduced today by the Pleasanton Weekly enables users to flip through the paper electronically,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old person, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 839 Views

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The Four-Minute Guide to the Seven-Hour Healthcare Summit

The seven-hour Healthcare Summit condensed to four minutes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw3ko5tKotY...

Original post made by Pleasanton Mom on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom, on Mar 1, 2010 at 8:19 am | 8 comments | 839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An interesting opinion about the teacher firings in Rhode Island

This opinion was posted on CNN. It is about the Rhode Island teachers firings: http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/03/05/navarrette.teacher.firings/index.html?hpt=T2 Intersting...

Original post made by Rhode Island Teacher Firings on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by guess what, on Mar 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 839 Views

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Author: "Obama/McNerney Stimulus Made Economic Crisis Worse"

Obama and his Administration, including Jerry McNerney, weakened the country’s economy by seeking to foster growth instead...

Original post made by StopMcNerney on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Walk to School' days start tomorrow at selected Pleasanton elementary schools

Pleasanton elementary schools will be joining hundreds of schools throughout the country by participating in the International...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by William Turner, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 839 Views

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Camel burgers... Yum!

Australia considers mass killings of camels By KRISTEN GELINEAU (AP) – 19 hours ago SYDNEY — Thousands of camels in Australia's...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 838 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

2.1 quake strikes North Bay, 3rd small tremblor in region yesterday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Sonoma County last night, the third small quake to strike the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Quaking in my boots, on Nov 9, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 838 Views

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Top 100 Conservative Websites/Blogs according to search eng "Alexa"

For a different perspective, other than the lamestream media, here is a list of websites / blogs that are oriented to the...

Original post made by Amy on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Pleasanton Mom for Truth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

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Voting Yes or No on Prop. 22: Depends on who you talk to

City and county representatives are sparring over the benefits of Proposition 22, the Nov. 2 measure that would block the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by MOOT, not mute, on Oct 30, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 838 Views

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Boxer doles out $6 million in federal funds to AC Transit

AC Transit, the financially beleaguered service operated by the Bay Area the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, has been...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Maja7, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 838 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,396 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 939 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 843 views