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AROUND TOWN

Healthy Families to BOOT 670,000 Children

Unless you have lost a job that has not been replaced and are struggling on one or NO income, this would be of no interest...

Original post made by Unemployed on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 1004 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Morning Coffee Chat With NYT Bestselling Author Garth Stein

Garth Stein will be reading excerpts and discussing his award-winning novel, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," which is currently...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 4348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog Kennels while you Vacation

Recently we added a new member to our family, the sweetest tri colored beagle. Now we want to take a vacation and we are...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Suzann, on Aug 13, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 9 comments | 1561 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palins 39% approval rating-Going DOWN!

"Thirty-nine percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday have a favorable...

Original post made by Darrin on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Two, on Aug 13, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 6 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

City traffic crews rewiring traffic signals at Hopyard/West Las Positas

The city's traffic engineering division started construction today on the signals at Hopyard Road and West Las Positas Boulevard....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor Shower Tonight

The Perseid meteor shower should be near the peak tonight. Does anyone know a good place from which to watch them?...

Original post made by amateur astronomer on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1503 Views

SPORTS

Giants' Randy Johnson dedicates baseball field in Livermore

San Francisco Giants pitcher and Cy Young winner Randy Johnson helped dedicate a newly renovated baseball field in Livermore's...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bart H., on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 2166 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What EVERY citizen SHOULD KNOW about the "Cash for Clunkers" and Obamacare...

Most US citizens DO NOT KNOW what else they are signing up for when they turn in their Clunker. Thiis is VERY SCARY! Watch...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2009 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1026 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the president of some

President of Some of the People Posted By Kim Priestap On August 12, 2009 @ 12:00 am In . Column1 01, . Positioning, Health,...

Original post made by Pablo on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:38 am | 10 comments | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Job Approval and Health Care Reform Have Fallen To A New Low

Overall, 48% of voters say they at least somewhat approve of the President's performance. That matches the lowest level of...

Original post made by Losing Traction on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Libs lying again, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:48 am | 14 comments | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sidewalk/curb cuts in Vintage Hills

Has anyone noticed the sidewalk work being done in Vintage Hills this week? I think it's terrific that the sidewalks will...

Original post made by Vintage hills resident on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:04 am | 26 comments | 2609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spark dancers get their kicks from The Rockettes on NYC visit

Dancers from Spark Dance Studio have returned from a trip to New York City, where they attended master classes at renowned...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by DanceMom, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 9 comments | 1447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowds give Marine Lance Cpl. Andy Bowen a rousing welcome home

Marine Lance Corporal Andy Bowen came back home to Pleasanton Friday night from a seven-month deployment aboard the USS New...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by The Lundells, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 7 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red regulation

Noontime at Santa Rita Road and Valley Avenue is the diet version of the intersection, as compared to commuters clogging...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 12, 2009 at 10:23 pm | 4 comments | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill Road Car Accident Sat. 8/8/09, 9:45 PM

On Saturday evening we were watching a movie with our door open and heard screeching tires and then a crash! Been checking...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by A Concerned Citizen, on Aug 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 1610 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Downtown restaurant petitions for outdoor music and entertainment

In lock step with the Pleasanton Downtown Association's goal to create a dynamic flavor downtown, Barone's Restaurant is...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 1051 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 | 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving to PPIE even though the goal will not be reached

I think a lot of people are on the fence about giving to the I Love Pleasanton Schools campaign because as the numbers stand,...

Original post made by Amy Taylor on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 8 comments | 1841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART's largest union accepts contract offer, another rejects it

BART's second-largest union announced last night that its members have voted against a proposed contract agreement reached...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. G. P. Keller, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 8 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. education secretary is expected to withhold millions of CA Educational Grant Funds

California threatened with loss of funds if it doesn't use test scores in evaluating teachers Justin Sullivan / Getty Images U.S....

Original post made by Teacher on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
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The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
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Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
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