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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

PROPOSITION NEWS: S.F.'s Newsom opposes Prop. 23 that would curb greenhouse emissions law

An initiative on the November statewide ballot that is funded by two Texas-based oil companies and would roll back California's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by MePartyPatriot, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 4300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Toyota, Tesla Motors breathe new life into NUMMI plant

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Thursday that Toyota Motor Corp. will be teaming up with Tesla Motors to build electric...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Too Close to Home!, on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 10 comments | 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quick City Council action gives Clorox OK to move to new Pleasanton campus

It may have been one of the fastest land use approvals ever in a city known for its methodical, sometimes painstakingly-long...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 6 comments | 2973 Views

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Baseball axed as varsity sport at UC Berkeley

It's been said that baseball is as American as apple pie, but men's baseball will no longer be a varsity sport at UC Berkeley...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 2047 Views

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Pleasanton Weekly endorses Joan Laursen, Jeff Bowser for school board

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed former PTA Council president Joan Laursen and businessman Jeff Bowser for election to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2072 Views

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And they're off...to Japan

Four Pleasanton teens are off in Japan this week, meeting with leaders of eight countries and presenting their solutions...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by sneha Jariwala, on Oct 8, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 8 comments | 3472 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney's Job Destruction Continues...Another 39,000 Job Losses Announced

When will Democrats connect the dots to this miserable economy. It is precisely because of Obama's (with the strong support...

Original post made by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 8, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trashcans overflowing on Main Street

Does anyone know how we could get the trashcans emptied more often on weekends such that they don't overflow? Its been happening...

Original post made by Jerry on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:14 am | 17 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support a great cause while attending the 'Cupcake Battle'

Bakers, warm your ovens! Attend the first ever Cupcake Battle from 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at Valley Bible Church, 7106...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Benjamin, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by member of the community, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road Warriors 2010 hosts "Wrap Up" Run, Walk, Hike or Bike

From Memorial Day to Veterans Day, the goal of Road Warriors 2010 has been to support our nations wounded warriors and...

Original post made by Candyce Roberts on Oct. 8, 2010
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City tweaking green building code

Pleasanton was in the forefront of going green, with requirements for new commercial buildings enacted in 2002 and expanded...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 8, 2010 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 1388 Views

SPORTS

Dublin Falcons will dedicate games on Saturday to breast cancer awareness

Dublin Falcons Football and Cheer will dedicate its Oct. 9 games against the Tracy Raiders as the "Breast Cancer Awareness...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Shana, on Oct 8, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 3963 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rural Tennessee fire sparks conservative ideological debate

Here's the short version of what happened: In rural Obion County, homeowners must pay $75 annually for fire protection services...

Original post made by Me Too on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by curly, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 22 comments | 4148 Views

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Viral Video: "The Socialist"

Video >>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aj-MpP5n3uE&feature=player_embedded (Give Obama needs to go in 2012,...

Original post made by Mike on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 3 comments | 1164 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Supreme Court hears arguments on governor's power to declare furlough days

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's power to furlough state workers for two or three days per month in response to the state's budget...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 1639 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Express Lane or Turtle Lane

My question from an earlier posting was answered....whether the speed limit on the Express Lane route was 55mph or 65mph....

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1716 Views

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'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 | 10 comments | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's Not Good About The Child That Escaped Kidnapper

What's not good about the eight year old girl who escaped from the kidnapper in Fresno is that the abductor will get a few...

Original post made by Deidra on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by ccwc, on Oct 7, 2010 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 3383 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Holiday Fund raises $70,000 for 12 Tri-Valley nonprofits
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