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SPORTS

HS Lax outlook

Spring is here and i'm sure Amador and FH have started tryouts. Anyone have any idea how the teams are this year? Watched...

Original post made by laxdude on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by WarriorLax, on Feb 26, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Out of Control Unions

If one thought the BART unions were out of control (I did and still do), than you better hang onto your hats! The ILWU that...

Original post made by Daveg on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by woggut, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 564 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

We'll soon long for the "Good Ol' Days" of the Internet

Well, thanks to the socialist/marxist democrats who will succeed in putting a stranglehold on the internet with ObamaNet,...

Original post made by No2ObamaNet on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 193 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Baker introduces legislation to prevent future BART strikes

State Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon) introduced legislation today that would prevent future strikes by unionized...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hey City Council! Pleasanton not interested in Google Fiber?

In California, San Jose is in the running for Google's plans to expand Google Fiber - it's 1GB high-speed internet. I'm wondering...

Original post made by WildWesteros on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Feb 26, 2015 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 581 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tania D Hanks, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 5 comments | 2213 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police department welcomes 2 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department is welcoming two new police officers to serve the Pleasanton community. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:12 am | 16 comments | 3810 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Livermore man convicted of murdering former friend

A Livermore man has been convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of his former friend in December 2012. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Timothy T, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1332 Views

SPORTS

Amador beats Foothill 52-45 in crosstown basketball final

The last league basketball game took place at Foothill High School Friday with the gym packed and the energy was high. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hillary, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:35 am | 12 comments | 1880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 3592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to avoid an online vacation rental scam

Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1345 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AC Transit using double-decker bus in pilot program today

AC Transit will begin a three-week pilot program today in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Needs a Private School (like Thales) on a Public Scale

Good article below about a private school model that is not nearly as expensive as most private schools. The article below...

Original post made by Alt on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raiders, San Diego Chargers considering shared stadium in L.A. areain Southern California with the San Diego Chargers

The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters to get 3% raises in each of next 4 years

Unionized firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department are being offered 3% pay increases each year over the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Lugnut, on Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 2734 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Lone Republican bows out of State Senate race

The only Republican candidate to qualify for the State Senate special election ballot announced Monday that she was dropping...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Devon, on Feb 22, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 2680 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mayor reports 2014 a very good year for Pleasanton; 2015 will be even better

In his annual "State of the City" report, Mayor Jerry Thorne said 2014 was a very good year for Pleasanton, a year of planning,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by caywen, on Feb 22, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 3592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Val Vista Homes : Water Treatment Plant

Hi Guys, We have bought a home in Pleasanton - Val Vista Community. Will be moving in 2 weeks. Wanted to know whether...

Original post made by spdspd on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by K, on Feb 21, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four decades of cutting with care

Pleasanton barbershop owner Cosmo Panetta is celebrating more than 40 years in the business of making men, women, and children...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Gloria fredette, on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 4432 Views
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Baker bill targets BART strikes
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,411 views

The House of Representatives performs history’s first repeat hara-kiri
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 1,385 views

Net Neutrality?
By Roz Rogoff | 3 comments | 732 views

Net Neutrality a win or loss for open Internet and First Amendment?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 2 comments | 664 views