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Very good: KSFO's Brian Sussman on Hannity re: his book "Climategate" (very good!)

Kudos to Brian Sussman of San Francisco's KSFO on the hoax of Man-Made Global Warming. Brian is the author of a new book...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:10 am | 6 comments | 1111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton senior runs to help two people injured in a crash outside Amador Valley High School

A 17-year-old senior at Amador Valley High School leaped into action when a small truck crashed into a fence outside the...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2010 at 1:04 am | 16 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ranch 99 Market Stinks!!

I heard about the opening of the Ranch 99 Market, and went in the opening day. There was a horrible smell of moist fish tanks...

Original post made by Lee on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 20 comments | 1827 Views

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Where's the Tea Party in Arizona?

Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post totally eviscerates the new Republican immigration crackdown in Arizona, and asks...

Original post made by Hal on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1199 Views

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'The Eternal Ribbon' - Dublin's new Gateway arch

Drive across I-580 from Hopyard to Dougherty Road and Dublin Boulevard, and there it is: Dublin's new gateway feature: "The...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 29, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 19 comments | 1865 Views

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Award Winning New Documentary Film on (the Failure of) Public Schools: "TheCartel"

"The Cartel" is an award winning new documentary film about the failure of public schools in America...especially New Jersey....

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Orin, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

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Pleasanton Soccer Clubs...talking to the wall

The Rage and BUSC are very different clubs but one thing they have in common is keeping coaches who have overstayed their...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments | 1369 Views

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Pleasanton's newest supermarket opens today in Rose Pavilion

Pleasanton's newest super market--99 Ranch Market—opens at 9 a.m. today in the Rose Pavilion at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by r, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 2762 Views

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Downtown sculptures are terrific public art

Virtually every time I drive down Main Street, I see groups of people taking pictures of, and with, the sculptures that are...

Original post made by Scott on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by To Elizabeth, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 1159 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tempest in a tea cup

Taxed Enough Already was the theme at the Tea Party held from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It was...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kelly, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:02 pm | 69 comments | 4139 Views

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Obama Offended by flying the American Flag

Obama Offended by the American Flag... >>> http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2010-03-14-haiti-flag-flap_N.htm Following...

Original post made by Pete on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1370 Views

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Crying fowl

The serene waterways at Amador Lakes are attractive to more than the residents. Canadian geese have been making themselves...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dog lover, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bottle caps fall through the cracks in recycling

You finish a bottle of water, rinse it out, toss it and the cap into the recycling bin, take it out so it gets in the truck....

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mumbo, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:49 am | 14 comments | 1367 Views

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San Joaquin GOP candidate withdraws to support Harmer in 11th Congressional District race

San Joaquin County businessman Robert Beadles has withdrawn as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 11th Congressional...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:21 am | 18 comments | 1748 Views

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Thriving Ink closing its downtown Pleasanton store

Thriving Ink, one of Pleasanton's newer downtown retail stores, is closing with owner Brenda Dronkers taking her business...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 2205 Views

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Soldier statue inspires letters, money

The statue of a Gulf War era soldier downtown seems to be having an emotional effect on some local residents. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon Morris, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Register for Hike for Hope

Hike for Hope will be a hike like no other. This non-competitive memorial hike will take place from 9 a.m. to noon May 1...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 27, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finally...A California School Board with Guts...

...to respond intelligently to the economic environment. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/orange/la-me-0424-teacher-strike-20100424,0,1748731.story A...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 18 comments | 2324 Views

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Locked out workers at Castlewood demonstrating today at club's lower golf course

Nischit Hegde, head of Unite Here! Local 2850, the Oakland-based union that represents 61 unionized hourly workers at Castlewood...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by If I were a union member, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 84 comments | 3509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers pink slips...

I wonder how many PUSD teachers received pink slips?...

Original post made by bobbi on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by First-rated Mom, on Apr 26, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 18 comments | 6288 Views
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 1,782 views

Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
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