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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falcons soar to top at Nor Cal district career development conference

Foothill High School's DECA student organization was one of the top groups at the district Career Development Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Sarah Chew, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board passes $506 million facilities plan

Members of the Pleasanton School Board want to make it clear that they have no intention of seeking funding for all the projects...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by You've got to be kidding..., on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 39 comments | 4387 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Post-Election Data Reveals Obama's Socialist Ambitions

If there ever was any doubt about the communist anti-colonialist from Kenya, the following data should be the nail in the...

Original post made by Rita Mandwhepe on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 7730 Views

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California, I'm Leaving! The Facts on California's Imminent Bankruptcy

Oh, okay, so California isn't going bankrupt. But when you look at the facts, as the libertarian capitalists have been barking...

Original post made by Kevin Rutherford on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1081 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Brighter, safer streets ahead

Within the next month or two, Pleasanton's energy and sustainability manager Laura Ryan will have obtained sufficient low-interest...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Old Salt, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1809 Views

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Orinda mayor files papers to run for state Assembly to succeed Joan Buchanan

Orinda mayor and gubernatorial adviser Steve Glazer filed papers Tuesday to run for the 16th Assembly District as its first...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar nabs Pleasanton day spa's computers in minutes

A business owner whose Pleasanton day spa was burglarized over the weekend is warning other businesses to take extra precautions. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 25 comments | 1737 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Push to impeach Obama gains steam

A just-released poll of Lone Star State voters found 67 percent of Republican respondents support the impeachment of President...

Original post made by Jim on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 8 comments | 831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When it comes to numbers, Pleasanton Council, school board 'Excel'

If you like numbers, you should have been at the joint meeting of the Pleasanton City Council and the Pleasanton school board. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by But when it comes to buildings, Fails, on Jan 31, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 10 comments | 1763 Views

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One-Third of Occupiers Were Spoiled Rich Kids from Elite Universities

According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy...

Original post made by Bather on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by whatsup, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 896 Views

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Palin Blowback: Recent Ratings Turn Fox News into a Skunk

Mainstream media outlets are reporting that Fox News recently had its worst primetime ratings in the coveted 25-54 demo since...

Original post made by She\'s been my light on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Al, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 8 comments | 934 Views

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Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force meets tonight

Pleasanton's Historic Preservation task force will hold a public workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Major Pleasanton developer wants school district to halt tonight's expected approval of half-billion-dollar facilities plan

The developer of a multi-million-dollar apartment complex in Hacienda Business Park criticized the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 3037 Views

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Homes for our feathered friends

If it's wood, Susan Yager knows how to fix it. When she sees a bird, she wants to build a wooden house for it. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

S.F police prepare for post-Superbowl celebrations after Sunday's 49ers-Baltimore Ravens game

San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers' Super Bowl game Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 821 Views

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Dublin man shot, injured after threatening police officer with knife

Police shot and injured a Dublin man Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife, a spokesman...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boomer Lifestyle Show opens at Fairgrounds tomorrow

The Boomer Lifestyle show, a two-day event about living for today and planning for tomorrow. opens at the Alameda County...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Jan 30, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

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Nomination period to fill Pleasanton City Council vacancy closes Friday

The nomination period to fill a City Council vacancy at a Special Election is now open, closing at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 29, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 9 comments | 1095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools' Facilities Master Plan up for approval tonight

The Pleasanton school board is expected to approve the final draft of its facilities master plan tonight, including nearly...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by local, on Jan 29, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 903 Views

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Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments | 1144 Views
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