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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Palin Remains Relevant: Skewers Obama and Mainstream Media

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, perhaps this nation's last remaining true patriot, continues to remind us of why we need...

Original post made by Dave Champion on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 955 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Work begins on last link for Iron Horse Trail

Officials gathered last week at the Kaiser Permanente Campus on Owens Drive to break ground for the final Pleasanton 1.5...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by hoops, on May 5, 2013 at 11:29 am | 6 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart to open its Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July

Walmart representatives have announced that they will open their Neighborhood Market in Pleasanton in mid-July, wrapping...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by RA, on May 4, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 2706 Views

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Council election to be decided Tuesday

It's election time again and four candidates -- Mark Hamilton, David Miller, Kathy Narum and Olivia Sanwong -- are seeking...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Republican, on May 4, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1311 Views

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Vote against Robo Calls by David Miller 609-4894

Call came in without caller ID, right during dinner. Does show as 925 609-4894. If Google that you get his web site, which...

Original post made by Vote against Robo Calls by David Miller on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2013 at 10:09 am | 56 comments | 1585 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney agrees to give up law practice, make restitution to IRS

A Pleasanton attorney has been ordered to give up practicing law, pay a $1,000 fine, and make restitution of $29,088 to the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2013 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 3159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 9720 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

New Transportation Secretary Spearheads Obama's Attack on Christians

We heard President Obama at the Press Club affair mock American citizens who are concerned about Obama's war upon Christianity....

Original post made by Troy Bethel on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 13 comments | 1145 Views

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TVAR will Participate in Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days

TVAR - Tri-Valley Animal Rescue will once again participate in the fourth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. Mark your calendar...

Original post made by Jim Telfer on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Today's deadline for applying to serve on Pleasanton commissions, committees

With vacancies still remaining, the city of Pleasanton has extended the application period for those wishing to serve on...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lori, on May 3, 2013 at 10:02 am | 11 comments | 1022 Views

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Livermore man arrested for alleged child molestation

A Livermore man has been arrested for alleged child molestation and investigators believe there may be other young victims...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by The Man, on May 3, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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Job seekers file applications as Walmart readies Neighborhood Market for July opening

Applicants were waiting in line as Walmart opened a temporary hiring center this week to fill about 65 full- and part-time...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 2, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power restored after Wednesday morning outage leaves 3,800 in the dark in Pleasanton

Electric power was restored about 9 a.m. Wednesday to about 3,800 PG&E business and residential customers who were left in...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 2, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 12 comments | 1310 Views

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City-wide arts celebration taking place May 11

More than spring is in the air in Pleasanton -- the arts are in the air as folks all over town prepare for a city-wide celebration...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ravikumar HK, on May 2, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1286 Views

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Pleasanton Council, Housing Commission meet tonight on affordable housing issues

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a workshop meeting at 7 p.m. tonight with the its Housing Commission to discuss the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Research first, on May 2, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 9 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill parents say what they want in a new principal

Parents of Foothill High School students are looking for a "strong leader" in a new principal, someone with "demonstrable...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by FHS parent, on May 2, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 8 comments | 1678 Views

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East Bay Parks to Allow Shuttles on Pleasanton Ridge

Just wanted to share that starting May 4 the East Bay Regional Park District is going to test allowing shuttles to take people...

Original post made by Kari Hulac on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by lcc-ridgerider, on May 2, 2013 at 10:47 am | 11 comments | 1456 Views

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Congressman Swalwell to speak at Rotary Club of Pleasanton luncheon meeting today

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) will speak at the luncheon meeting at 12:15 p.m. today of the Rotary Club of Pleasanton....

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by , on May 2, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another failure -- Common Core Standards may be dropped?

The Washington Post reports that the so-called Common Core Standards that is supposed to be implemented nationwide next year...

Original post made by Titanic on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on May 2, 2013 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enjoying the sunshine

Photographer Andrew Graham, 11, and his mom Kaarin took to the Pleasanton Ridge to enjoy the sunny weather Sunday and noted...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jude Magann, on May 1, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 11 comments | 1353 Views
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