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New carpool lane segment opens for eastbound I-580 motorists

Driving east on I-580 became easier over the weekend as Caltrans and the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency opened...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tax money down the drain?, on Jul 19, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney helps steer $5.2-million to San Joaquin transit district

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) said yesterday that the San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by watchdog, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 30 comments | 1745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes onto Walnut Creek sidewalk, kills pedestrian

A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver in Walnut Creek on Saturday evening. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Your Tax Dollars Now Funding Abortions (Obama Lied and Unborn Babies Died)...

Maryland Will Be Second State to Offer Federally Funded Abortions Under ObamaCare. Democrats are baby killers pure and...

Original post made by Teri on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Obama, on Jul 18, 2010 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 1520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore pedestrians recovering after being hit by student driver

A woman who was among a group of pedestrians struck by a student driver while crossing a street in Livermore on Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jul 18, 2010 at 1:43 am | 2 comments | 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowds fill downtown for summertime Wine Stroll

A sell-out crowd of 1,000 turned out on a warm evening last night to enjoy the semi-annual wine stroll sponsored by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A profound romance with the Alameda County Fair

I didn't expect to feel the way I do about our local county fair. I look forward to the three-week summer festival as I would...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by maverick, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protests turning ugly as crowds in downtown Oakland react to Mehserle trial verdict

Protests in downtown Oakland sparked by the verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial appear to be taking a violent turn. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Letsy, on Jul 17, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 20 comments | 2030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

S.F. wants PG&E to halt 'SmartMeter' installations until accuracy can be checked

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera asked a state commission Thursday to halt PG&E's SmartMeter program until an investigation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adam Croes, on Jul 17, 2010 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Museum drama on Pleasanton's advance from its rowdy days to modern times on tap tomorrow

The Museum On Main's Ed Kinney Lecture Series will present "From Brothels & Bar Rooms to the City of Planned Progress" at...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Patrick Hey, on Jul 17, 2010 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 1378 Views

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Area redwood trees showing signs of stress?

We have noticed many redwood trees in the area have rust colored needles - we first noticed the trees on Junipero by the...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by frank, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 16 comments | 3892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where will Ice Rink be?

I got in the mail today the Fall/Winter City recretion guide. It says you can find out about the Ice Rink on page 59,...

Original post made by B. Byrd on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 4 comments | 1440 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How You Can Destroy Your Country with Democracy!

I was looking forward to the latest from American Thinker, but there's been a lull so I thought I'd offer my own copy/paste...

Original post made by Stacey on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 16, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 53 comments | 3151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Berkeley group drops lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System

An organization calling itself The Patient-Physician Alliance has dropped its lawsuit against ValleyCare Health System that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Indano, on Jul 16, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 8 comments | 1646 Views

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Obama is Not Like Hitler...But More Like Lenin...

Obama is leading our nation backwards into chaos parallel to the early years of 20th-century Russia. In the early 20th century,...

Original post made by Beth on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

rummage sale on vineyard? downtown?

has anyone heard of the huge rummage sale or craft fair on first/vineyard? a friend told me about it, but dont know who...

Original post made by Daisy on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 1807 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harmer claims fundraising momentum increasing

David Harmer, the Republican candidate for Congress in the 11th District that includes Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley, raised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by tehc, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 4 comments | 1441 Views

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Pleasanton in top 100 of Money Magazine 'best cities' survey

Money Magazine, in its annual survey of the best places to live in the U.S., ranks Pleasanton 63rd nationally and third in...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Pro-Law, on Jul 16, 2010 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 2293 Views

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Oakland officials, police end talks with layoffs to start today

Oakland City Administrator Dan Lindheim said talks aimed at averting looming layoffs for 80 of the city's 776 police officers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by It's a crime, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 1738 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views
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