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AROUND TOWN

Shoppers tackling crowds as 'Black Friday' sales under way

Stores at many Bay Area retailers have been filled since late yesterday as "Black Friday," a day of shopping deals the day...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

New apartment complex planned for West Las Positas Boulevard

Another in a series of developers interested in building affordable high density apartment complexes in Pleasanton has had...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 6 comments | 2063 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Review: 'Lincoln'

To many, British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis represents the pinnacle of thespian prowess. Director Steven Spielberg is considered...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:57 am | 12 comments | 3251 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reclaiming America in 2016: Where there's a will there's a way

Republicans need to take heart after their inexplicable defeat of a couple weeks past. Despite Gov. Mitt Romney's heartfelt...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by OtherObserver, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:35 am | 11 comments | 2951 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What a well liked GOP guy thinks about the age of the earth

So this is what a well liked republican, Marco Rubio, thinks about how old the earth is: "“Whether the Earth was created...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by john, on Nov 20, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 6 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Poetry Group Forming

Pleasanton Poetry League, is taking shape and I want to send a shout out to all poetry enthusiasts. All interested please...

Original post made by Claudette on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 986 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Beauty And The Beast" by Local theater Company.

I just want to say how much I enjoyed this production at the Firehouse Theater in Pleasanton this past weekend. The Pacific...

Original post made by Don on Nov. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1247 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton stabbing victim identifies suspect as Livermore man

Pleasanton police have identified a suspect in a Wednesday night stabbing at Las Ventanas apartments in the 3800 block of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 11 comments | 2854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 30 passage avoids cuts to Pleasanton school year

The passage of Proposition 30 won praise from district staff and school board at its meeting Tuesday night. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Be Positive, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 26 comments | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Race to Nowhere' is showing tonight at Valley Community Church

"Race to Nowhere," an award-winning documentary that highlights the unintended consequences of our pressure-cooker culture...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:08 am | 12 comments | 3823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman robbed of purse in 9 a.m. hold-up on Pleasanton's Main Street

A woman told police she was held up at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 10 in the 300 block of Main Street, near the Bank of America. The woman...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Murph, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:18 am | 21 comments | 1928 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Is this in our future too?

An interesting story regarding pension and compensation costs leading to bankruptcy. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/13/us-bernardino-bankrupt-idUSBRE8AC0HP20121113...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 928 Views

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Outlets

Hope they hurry up with that stoneridre extension, what a nightmare at times this weekend at valley and Santa Rita with all...

Original post made by Mal on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Why delay ??, on Nov 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 15 comments | 3036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did city management lie to the public regarding pension reform?

Yes! The city of Pleasanton and the management team have claimed public safety consecions that do not exist. The claimed...

Original post made by Arnold on Nov. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1256 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thanks to Our "Unifying" President, 20 States Petition to Secede Thus Far

First it was Louisana. Now 19 other States have petitioned to secede from our Union. These States are... Arkansas,...

Original post made by amazing on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:59 pm | 26 comments | 1327 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mitt Romney and the Republican Party of Dumb

This past presidential election should be looked upon a a real learning experience for the Republican Party and its supporters....

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Did You Mean Petraeus?, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 8 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman loses $408 through 'in-home' computer-fix visit by scam artist

Someone claiming to be a representative of Microsoft scammed a resident of the 7400 block of Stonedale Drive in a scheme...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 1505 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Cal State University chancellor cuts salary by 10% to $410,000

The incoming chancellor of the California State University system was granted his wish yesterday to have his future salary...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views
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