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Funeral services held today for CHP Officer Youngstrom

Funeral services for California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, who was killed during a traffic stop on I-680 near...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 6 comments | 1497 Views

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Tri-Valley, nation remember 9/11

It has been 11 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, and yesterday Pleasanton and the Bay...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign signs posted throughout Pleasanton as election efforts get under way

So-called yard signs supporting candidates for the Nov. 6 municipal election for Pleasanton mayor and City Council went up...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Not Voting for Cheaters, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 10 comments | 1339 Views

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Black Avenue residents talk traffic

Concerned residents of Black Avenue packed the City Council chamber Wednesday evening for a meeting held by Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 19 comments | 1630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three incumbents announce candidacy for school board seats

All three incumbent Pleasanton school board members have confirmed they will seek reelection this fall as their terms expire,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 11, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 33 comments | 2943 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Who's Protecting Who?

At the end of this column is a listing of the TSA agents who were arrested within a year's time for heinous crimes against...

Original post made by Bill on Sep. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2257 Views

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Local Candidates Breaking Laws Already

I am always amazed at the contempt candidates have for the laws. They obviously feel they are above the law. Do we really...

Original post made by Jill on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by iRoNy, on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:34 am | 6 comments | 1568 Views

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Pleasanton candidates show support for new senior housing

For Chinese unable to speak or understand English, Pleasanton's first candidates' forum was the place to be. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by senior native, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:05 am | 30 comments | 2416 Views

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Termite stories

Outside, about 9 feet above ground I have a cluster of something, thought it was nest at first. Online, I have learned it's...

Original post made by Need a fix! on Sep. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1185 Views

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Kids Who Are Being Hurt

I just saw somethng in Safeway today that made me think...it made me think of children living with abusive parents. I feel...

Original post made by Karen on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Sep 10, 2012 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 1574 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

DNC tries to reject God and Jerusalem from Democratic platform mention

This really just happened, today, at the Democratic convention. The Democratic delegates tried to reject God. When that failed,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 19 comments | 2140 Views

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Another look at Prop 32 - Follow the Money

Like all of you I've been getting the calls and seeing the ads that beat "Yes on 30 no on 32" into our skulls. Finally digging...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tick, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 15 comments | 1816 Views

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Guest opinion: No school board election this November -- what does it mean?

One might argue that no challengers mean that the community is mostly satisfied with the performance of its school board....

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 10, 2012 at 11:45 am | 24 comments | 2922 Views

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Plans for Debates Between Pete Stark and Eric Swalwell?

Hopefully people will react to Pete Stark's current position on debating Eric Swalwell. Congressman Stark says he will not...

Original post made by Dave on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Character first, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1985 Views

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Chamber hosting candidates forum this morning

With election season right around the corner, the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum starting at...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mildred, on Sep 9, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri Valley Business Council Education Collaborative?

In this link http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/ContactUsOld.cfm , it lists Tri-Valley Business Council Education Committee John...

Original post made by Wondering on Sep. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views

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Regional leaders back Cook-Kallio for mayor at fundraiser

Supporters of City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio joined her for a festive 58th birthday celebration and a campaign fundraiser...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 1998 Views

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Out-of-state retailers must start paying state sales taxes this month

Out-of-state retailers will have to start paying the sales tax due to the California jurisdiction their goods are being sent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 7, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1980 Views

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Out-of-state retailers must start paying state sales taxes starting Saturday

Out-of-state retailers including Amazon.com will have to start paying California sales taxes on merchandise sent here starting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 1459 Views

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Pleasanton council OKs gas station, new Starbucks drive-through coffee shop next to Safeway

Safeway was given the OK by the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night to start construction on a self-serve gas station and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 20 comments | 2339 Views
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