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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. 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1610 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 | 2482 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. 1242 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 | 1617 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 | 2209 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1861 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 3012 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2036 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2136 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. 1744 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 | 2057 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2456 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART schedules hearing on extending service to Livermore

BART officials will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, on its plan to extend train service to Livermore. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 5 comments | 1777 Views

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Unathorized Solicitations at Stoneridge Mall

Has anyone been approached at the mall by someone claiming they could put their kids in movies? We have been approached...

Original post made by concerned parent on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Torrenz, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 3104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suggestions for Safe BART Parking

Can anyone suggest how to prevent this from happening again? We've ruled out parking in the Bart structure in front of the...

Original post made by Paranoid on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 2728 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CHP officer shot during traffic stop on I-680 dies from injuries

A California Highway Patrol officer shot during a traffic stop on I-680 near Alamo on Tuesday died last night in John Muir...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 6, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 2172 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell protests against Stark for Social Security benefits being paid to his children

Congressional candidate Eric Swalwell said that if elected he will support closing a provision in the Social Security law...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Greedy & irresponsible, on Sep 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 2156 Views
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