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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where's Jerry McNerney? - Townhall NO, fundraisers YES

Despite puppetmaster Pelosi's assurance that her members are returning to their districts to make the case with the voters...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 17 comments | 1569 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Food and wine expert to speak at Tri-Valley CVB's luncheon Thursday

The Tri-Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will hold its 15th Annual Partnership Meeting and luncheon starting at...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by megsdad, on Aug 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2588 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What's the Difference Between Mainstream Republican Leaders and Tea Party Extremists? (With Link)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/whats-the-difference-betw_b_682799.html By Robert Creamer What's the...

Original post made by Stern on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by personal freedom, on Aug 19, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Walk-Through" Registration-A Pleasanton Thing?

Someone posted on another thread here that they had never heard of a 'walk-through' registration process before moving to...

Original post made by Susan on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Beale, on Aug 19, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 17 comments | 2688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men charged in FedEx holdup due back in court next month

Not only were the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 19, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pro-Mehserle rally draws 20 supporters in Dublin

A rally Sunday in support of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle was peaceful despite a small number of counter-protestors,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 12 comments | 2749 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

19 of the 22 states suing government over ObamaCare accept grant money from health care law.

http://thinkprogress.org/2010/08/17/grants-repeal/ Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that...

Original post made by Jeff on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oak Grove developers sue Pleasanton to force housing project OK

In a move that could impact voter turnout and preferences in the Nov. 2 mayoral and City Council election in Pleasanton,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Fed Up Taxpayer, on Aug 18, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 20 comments | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1775 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hundreds have a job thanks to Elissa Wolf

Elissa Wolf is a candidate recruiter for the Tri-Valley Community Foundation who wrapped up final interviews last week of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Juan, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Craft & Rummage Sale Downtown

I will be doing the Community Craft and Rummage Sale in Downtown Pleasanton on First Street at the site with the 3 churches...

Original post made by Sandra on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Aug 18, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 8 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Complain About Long Registration Waits

I know that HPMS is not the only school that is having problems getting parents to volunteer to help with PTA committees...

Original post made by PTA Member on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:23 am | 23 comments | 2725 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bill with death benefits for military survivors

Bill would refund some taxes of fallen troops By Rick Maze - Staff writer Air Force Times A California lawmaker wants...

Original post made by Chet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by ralph, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:14 am | 3 comments | 950 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Welcome to Obamacare's "Death Panels" courtesy of Jerry McNerney, et. al...

Need that cancer drug? Good luck. McNerney and other Congressional Democrats believe that life-or-death decision should be...

Original post made by Christy on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now there are 3 in this year's school board election

Jeff Bowser, who ran unsuccessfully for the Pleasanton school board two years ago, announced Sunday that he will try again...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Campaign Funds, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:20 am | 62 comments | 3794 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

In CA-11, Harmer challenges McNerney to six Town Hall meetings

Oh, this should be good Republican David Harmer has challenged Democrat incumbent Jerry McNerney to a series of six town...

Original post made by ca11 voter on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Christy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 7 comments | 1315 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney votes "YES" for largest tax increases in history, including Death tax,

FIRST WAVE (expiration of 2001 and 2003 Tax Relief) WAVE TWO (Obamacare) THIRD WAVE (Alternative Minimum and Employer Tax...

Original post made by NoChet on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 1211 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ground Zero Mosque Opponents Have a Lot of Work to Do (with link)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/ground-zero-mosque-oppone_b_685164.html By Bob Cesca If we take Sarah Palin,...

Original post made by Stern on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall paying twice for same work

As a resident and taxpayer, seems that City Hall is stuffed with employees with fat salaries and pensions, but then City...

Original post made by Howard Javis supporter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 25 comments | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang wars in Pleasanton?

Seems that Mr. Pickle and Little Caesar have now been joined by McDonalds' Mr. Frappe in the battle for streetcorner cred....

Original post made by Scott on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:57 am | 6 comments | 2115 Views
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Please give us a hand while we flout federal law
By Tim Hunt | 11 comments | 643 views

A good year for Pleasanton; 2018 could be even better
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 617 views