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AROUND TOWN

Sully's pilot's hat raises money for local schools

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger's pilot's cap was sold for $5,800 on eBay today to raise money for two local elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by bel, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Why no movie theater in Pleasanton

Why does Pleasanton not have a movie theater? It's amazing what Dublin has done yet we can't even support a couple screens?...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Optimistic, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:52 am | 12 comments | 5006 Views

SPORTS

Tentative agreement reached to extend Oakland Raiders' lease

The agency that oversees the Oakland Coliseum complex said yesterday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Oakland...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by RaiderFan-NonCriminal, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:47 am | 7 comments | 2311 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another $100 Billion in Health Care Savings

But will the Congress allow it to be voted on as part of Health Care Reform? NO! Because this deal is to allow reimportation...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by john, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Body of missing man found in Bodie State Park

The body of a Pleasanton man who was reported missing after failing to return from a camping trip last week has been found...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 15, 2009 at 1:21 am | 10 comments | 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Status Quo

http://www.sacbee.com/capitolandcalifornia/story/2384521.html "The Assembly Committee on Education pushed forward a bill...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 31 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

8 arrested for rioting at UC Berkeley chancellor's home

University of California President Mark Yudof offered his support yesterday to UC Berkeley's chancellor after protesters...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of kids with iPhones, please read

First, I don't want to discourage anyone from purchasing or giving their child an iphone, its an amazing device. But I recently...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly's 'wrap-around' 2009 Holiday Fund will help thousands throughout Tri-Valley

The face of hunger is changing in the Tri-Valley. Open Heart Kitchen Executive Director Linda McKeever sees it first-hand. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Janet Pelletier, on Dec 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

6,000 vaccinated against H1N1 at Alameda County clinics yesterday

The Alameda County Public Health Department vaccinated more than 6,000 people against the H1N1 virus at five clinics throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brian McConnell, on Dec 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving during 1st year

I've heard so many versions of this I just wanted to check with all out there. My soon to be 16 year old will be getting...

Original post made by Mom of new driver on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by lyndalu, on Dec 13, 2009 at 9:01 am | 11 comments | 8992 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New library, civic center for downtown?

It could take years before sufficient funds are available and construction actually starts but the City Council has taken...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California at a Crossroads: Crisis and Opportunity

http://www.edsource.org/event_forum10.html The 2010 EdSource Forum will be held Friday, March 19 at the Marriott Hotel...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1410 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Shell OIL and Iraq!

Aha, Shell Oil in Iraq~! Knew this years ago! Go figure, the benefits of WAR! OIL! Shell secures vital toehold in ‘the...

Original post made by Go Figure! on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Safeway Today

Does anyone know what happened at the Pleasanton Safeway today? I was trying to get to hallmark and the whole parking lot...

Original post made by tjgtm on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 1507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police/Fire and ambulance units at Harvest park

I noticed the school was evacuated today around 8:30AM. at least 5 Fire trucks, 2 police vehicles and an ambulance was on...

Original post made by Kbenson on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by 8th grader, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 1803 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

29 arrested in protest Monday at Chevron headquarters

Police arrested 29 people yesterday during a protest in front of Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:56 pm | 14 comments | 1532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hey, Rambo, ixnay on the waray

Jon Stewart has once again given the most insightful analysis out there of President Obama's words. Obama reminded the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland Airport could see direct passenger rail service in 4 years

An elevated rail connector between BART's Coliseum station and the Oakland International Airport could be in service in four...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton man reportedly missing after solo camping trip

Jay Lafontaine, a 48-year-old Pleasanton resident, is believed to be missing after failing to return home last week from...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Wife of another solo camper, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 13 comments | 8288 Views
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