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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board adopts budget without final state projection

Without a final budget adopted by the state and a July 1 deadline to outline the district's finances, the school board passed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2009 at 6:37 am | 21 comments | 1542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jim Traficant Freed From Prison

(Lew Rockwell) My second favorite Congressman ever, Jim Traficant, got out of federal prison today after serving seven...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bay Bridge closure cost $1.9-million in toll revenue

The closure of the Bay Bridge for six days has resulted in a net loss of about $1.9 million in revenues on state-owned toll...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Qwerty, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 1542 Views

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Obama's Katrina

For months we've heard about swine flu. In recent days several several in Obama administration have used "pandemic" which...

Original post made by Sue on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmers Market

Island Earth's farmers market is open from noon to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot between...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by der, on Dec 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council schedules closed-door meeting tonight on employee contract

Even though tonight's City Council meeting is billed as a workshop discussion on affordable housing in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jacob and alma, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 1542 Views

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'Spare the Air' alert in effect in Pleasanton today

A "Spare the Air Alert" has been issued for today in the Bay Area, where the forecast is for unhealthy air. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Nov 25, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1542 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Willie Mays fan hopes Giants do better in Philadelphia

Everyone has Giants fever now but Vivian Fuller, a resident at Parkview Assisted Living in Pleasanton, has been a fan forever....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 28, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

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Foothill senior named statewide Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Foothill High's Sophia Brown has been honored as the state's female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2016. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Bill, on May 11, 2016 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rush Limbaugh and those who invoking the Nazi analogy to attack President Barack Obama’s effort to reform health care

Health care debate turns vile with Nazi analogy Right-wing loudmouths distort history, diminish true evil of the Holocaust COMMENTARY...

Original post made by Mike on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 17 comments | 1541 Views

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TRUNK signs... Bernal Plaza

After seeing this sign GROWING OUT OF THE TRUNK of a car Parked at Bernal Plaza on the CORNER OF VALLEY AND BERNAL, for the...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Thanks for working on this...., on May 9, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 23 comments | 1541 Views

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Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 4 comments | 1541 Views

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Veterans Memorial dedicated at Pioneer Cemetery in festive ceremony

Hundreds turned out Saturday for the dedication of the new $320,000 Veterans Memorial at the top of Pioneer Cemetery. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mold specialist, district staff to speak with Hearst parents tonight

Following the mold discovery that led to canceling the first day of classes at Hearst Elementary School, the district has...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1541 Views

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San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 1541 Views

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Eastbound I-580 off ramp at Portola Avenue now closed

The eastbound I-580 Portola Avenue off ramp has been permently closed as part of the construction of the new Isabel interchange. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Pretty Mean, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1541 Views

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Pleasanton teen earns second place at regional Scripps spelling bee

A Hart Middle School student came in second place in the regional round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and now he...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Olfthful, on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 5 comments | 1541 Views

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Sponsors defend Prop. 8 initiative in federal trial

Sponsors of Proposition 8 presented their first witness in defense of the voter initiative in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 22 comments | 1540 Views

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Reverse racism isn't racism to the mainstream media

Then candidate Sen Barack Obama took his campaign to a New Black Panther Party rally and march in 2007. If you are unfamiliar...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUSD Already Receives From The State $4.0 MM Each Year To Pay For Class Size Reductions K-3

The actual cost is $5.6 MM to run the program. Why would PUSD threaten to cut the difference of $1.6 MM and therefore lose...

Original post made by frank on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 1, 2009 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1540 Views
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