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UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 3827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Earthquake, who felt it?

You feel that earthquake today? An earthquake occurred at 10:09:35 AM (PST) on Thursday, January 7, 2010. The magnitude...

Original post made by tyu on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by judy, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

This should be a concern

I had posted a concern, which was promptly removed, about the property at 5521 Calico Ln. Pleasanton. It is now official,...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 30 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART seeks comments at Pleasanton meeting tonight on plans to extend service to Livermore

BART representatives will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the City Council Chambers to discuss long-range plans...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Mark Henesian, on Jan 7, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 11 comments | 1403 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New emission rule to be delayed to avoid Port of Oakland work stoppage

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will join officials from state and local agencies and various trucking and community organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 3329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Millions of dollars in cuts made last year to the Pleasanton Unified School District budget are now being felt and parents...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:28 am | 261 comments | 5387 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"The House's Secret Plan to Pass Obamacare"

Pelosi and Reid are conspiring to pass health care in a secret, back-room plan that excludes dissenters from the process....

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 6, 2010 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 1166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, BART holding critical meetings in Pleasanton with millions of taxpayer dollars at stake

Millions in taxpayer dollars are in play at public meetings tonight and tomorrow night in Pleasanton that will address budget...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 6, 2010 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Jan 5 Town Hall - Televised or not?

In the agenda for the special PUSD Board meeting on Tue Jan 5 titled Budget and Alternative Funding Source Community Forum,...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:02 am | 4 comments | 1428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART to Livermore?

BART representatives will hold a public meeting in the City Council Chamber Wednesday to discuss long-range plans to extend...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 5, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

E-Waste recycle event this weekend

Did you get new electronics this Christmas? Looking for something to do with the old ones? Foothill High School is holding...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feinstein's committee to hold hearings on Christmas Day terrorist attack

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Kit Bond (R-Mo.), chair and vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1330 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Money for nothing - PUSD getting theirs?

I saw a tv spot on this company and how they are saving or recycling millions of taxpayer dollars for San Jose schools. ...

Original post made by John Adams on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jan 5, 2010 at 7:10 am | 2 comments | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inequities on the School Board

If the PUSD School Board chooses to put a parcel tax measure on a future ballot, can that decision be valid considering that...

Original post made by Taxation without representation? on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 67 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search firm schedules community workshops

On Wednesday, January 6, at 7 p.m., the consulting firm of Hazard, Young, and Attea & Associates, LTD (HYA) will hold a...

Original post made by Mom on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 1,900 arrested in Bay Area DUI holiday period crackdown that ended last night

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 4, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1966 Views

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Falling tax revenue concerns Pleasanton officials

Pleasanton's Finance Director Dave Culver warned the City Council Tuesday that lower tax revenues could hamper the city's...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 72 comments | 3031 Views
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