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AC Transit drivers' union wins court order to block reduced-wage contract

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Monday against AC Transit overturning a new contract that the bus agency imposed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Aug 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 1654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

http://positivelypleasantonschools.org/

A friend sent me this. Interesting how the teachers say there is no political agenda. Really? This is not an attempt to promote...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Critic, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 72 comments | 3498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cook-Kallio to speak at Bar Association conference

Pleasanton City Councilwoman and Fremont high school government teacher Cheryl Cook-Kallio will be a panelist Thursday on...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 2, 2010 at 10:41 pm | 4 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School community examines the expulsion process

The Pleasanton school board, principals and vice principals from every school in the district met in June to discuss new...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by emm, on Aug 2, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 2148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Immigrant groups urge Atty. Gen. Brown to declare new fingerprint law 'an outrage'

Immigrant rights groups stirred by opposition to Arizona's new immigration law turned their attention Thursday to a federal...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by susan, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:28 am | 7 comments | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops go undercover to nab bike thief

A Pleasanton man has been charged with possession of stolen property after the victim of a bicycle theft went online and...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2010
Last comment by dchenk, on Aug 2, 2010 at 7:15 am | 15 comments | 3320 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART board takes another look at Oakland Airport connector

BART directors Thursday approved spending more of the transit agency's own money to finance the Oakland Airport Connector...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Wordpress Themes, on Aug 2, 2010 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 1799 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

David Harmer: Golden Parachute Hypocrite (with video)

Watch this video to see why David “Used Car Salesman” Harmer is a golden parachute hypocrite. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcqTCkMfTQg ...

Original post made by Xavier on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by qwicwted, on Aug 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 1485 Views

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Guest Opinion

We are among the nearly 100 current residents of Pleasanton who made deposits to secure a unit in the planned retirement...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Commuter, on Aug 1, 2010 at 1:13 am | 6 comments | 1982 Views

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Historic trees cut down on Bernal Avenue by fairgrounds

I was horrified to see a tree crew cutting down historic walnut trees along the fence outside the fairgrounds along Bernal...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Jul 31, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2702 Views

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Listen to the House Rockers tonight

Enjoy great music from the House Rockers tonight from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 30, at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael Wilkins, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1918 Views

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Workers in Bay Area highest paid in country, study shows

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released today by the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by G in PTown, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 1882 Views

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Free Shakespeare in the Park continues this weekend

SF Shakespeare Festival presents "Two Gentlemen of Verona" this weekend at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 31; 7:30 p.m., Sunday,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Free Shakespeare in the Park Fan, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

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Help, I am remodeling my kitchen.

I would like to remodel my kitchen and a bathroom. Can anyone recomend a contractor or shop? Has anyone used Home Depot or...

Original post made by Diana on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 12 comments | 1543 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif. Business Exodus 'Explodes' in 1st Half – Total Doubles Entire Previous Year

I am in the process of assisting ANOTHER company in Calif. move (to conservative Texas). I lay the blame at the incredible...

Original post made by Sara on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Fact, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 5 comments | 1233 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Chelsea Clinton's wedding

Anyone else as befuddled by the media's obsession with the cost, etc. of Chelseas's upcoming wedding? Her parents have the...

Original post made by maja7 on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barton Reading Program to benefit from garage sale this weekend

A fundraiser garage sale to help reinstate and fund the Barton Reading Program in Pleasanton middle schools will take place...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cathi, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2111 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING FOR 9/11 VICTIMS

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2010_07/024949.php by Steve Benen GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING...

Original post made by Stay Classy Republicans on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 1590 Views

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TriValleyJobs.com website down or gone?

Does anyone know what happened to the TriValleyJobs.com website? It was been unavailable for the past two days (July 27,...

Original post made by Janet Gates on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 1547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Del Prado Break in

Does anyone have any more info about the break-in of a home on the corner of Black Ave. and Camino Brazos? I know the front...

Original post made by Worried on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2010 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views
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