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Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 1353 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council meets tonight to consider firefighters' contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 8 comments | 1582 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 3030 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL VS FREEDOM- HOME GAME FRIDAY!

Friday Night Lights @ Foothill High School this Friday 8/31! School is back in session which means its time for Friday...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1504 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 2014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 4962 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law puts online registration in place, but Alameda County not yet ready

Registering to vote is catching up to the 21st century with new software to create an online registration system making its...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by AnnaS, on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 2124 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton-based DSRSD recognized for cost savings

The Dublin San Ramon Services District has received the "Organizational Excellence Award" from the California Association...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:35 am | 3 comments | 1116 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley, Foothill win pre-season openers ahead of opening day for schools today

Amador Valley and Foothill high schools won their pre-season opening games Friday, giving fans a thumbs-up on an exciting...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Aug 27, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1917 Views

SPORTS

Golden State Warriors choose architect to design new sports complex in San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors on Sunday announced the architecture team chosen to design a new sports and entertainment complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power out again

Noticed a bunch of utility trucks on Mohr yesterday. Just lost power few minutes ago (no announcement) nice...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:24 am | 17 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tee off for seniors

Peggy Sanders, 78, with an income of $1,000 a month, has limited housing options. For several years, she lived in a senior...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:15 am | 2 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High School Options

We are new to the area. We have a high schooler and middle schooler. We are really disappointed in the high school for...

Original post made by New Mom on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Been there, on Aug 27, 2012 at 12:04 am | 30 comments | 3326 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: TEA party tax day event draws 400-800 to Alameda County Fairgrounds

Over the course of the day, an estimated 400 to 800 people attended Saturday's TEA party tax-day event at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 26, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 35 comments | 1796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found dead in brush at Dublin BART station

The Alameda County Coroner's Office have identified the woman whose body was found in the brush last week near the East Dublin/Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 26, 2012 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 2060 Views

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Downtown soldiers parade cancelled; moved to quick drive on First Street to Livermore instead

Plans were changed suddenly today for a planned parade through downtown Pleasanton involving five active duty soldiers that...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mittens, on Aug 25, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 48 comments | 1592 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

See for yourself...2016:Obama's America

A new movie opened this past weekend at the Regal Cinemas in Dublin. Buy your tickets early because it sells out quickly!...

Original post made by Paul on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Aug 25, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 43 comments | 3916 Views
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