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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 | 1855 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 | 1816 Views

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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 | 1332 Views

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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 | 1985 Views

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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 | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2833 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 | 2490 Views

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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 | 1892 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 | 1947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schoool district revises plan for special education students

The Pleasanton school district decided Tuesday night to look at providing better services for special needs children -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 6, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 67 comments | 4297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP officer in critical condition after being shot during I-680 traffic stop where suspect was killed

A California Highway Patrol officer critically wounded in a shooting that followed a traffic stop on I-680 Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by anti-arnold, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staggered Start

How are other schools handling the staggered start for K-3rd? Initially the district said that "at minimum" playground supervision...

Original post made by Lynne on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Glitches in the system, on Sep 6, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 51 comments | 5264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prop 30 and prop 38

Both proposition 30 and proposition 38 have implications for our local schools, and next Tuesday night, the school board...

Original post made by Sandy on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by well, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:29 am | 28 comments | 2826 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Clean Water Action group endorses Stark

The Clean Water Action organization has endorsed Congressman Pete Stark's re-election to the newly established 15th District. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tango , on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 9 comments | 1221 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 4463 Views

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Homeowner claims 15,000 worth of jewelry stolen from their Paseo Catalina home

A Pleasanton homeowner has reported to police that $15,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from their home in the 6700 block...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Paranoid, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 1228 Views

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Officer wounded, suspect dead in I-680 shooting

A Highway Patrol officer is hospitalized with critical injuries and a suspect is dead after a morning shoot-out on Interstate...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Truth, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pension bill loophole enables more spiking !

Our predictably lousy Legislature is ramming through a socalled 'reform' bill, under the pretense of righting wrongs. Instead,...

Original post made by Anti-union on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo's Uncle, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 10 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbor's Pine Tree

My neighbor has a pine tree about 25 feet tall close to their side of fence. The branches "overflow" to our side of the fence...

Original post made by pTownLover on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Sep 3, 2012 at 11:29 am | 34 comments | 4603 Views

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Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 1778 Views
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