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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Inform yourself of what the Occupy Movement has in store for the Repub Convention

This is what the Democrat party has become. Remember the words of Nancy Pelosi, "God Bless Them." (i.e. the "Occupiers") Check...

Original post made by Why on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 17 comments | 2940 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 2, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 19 comments | 2009 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football reporting vs. local high schools

Don't really care about Stanford football but do care about local HS sports. The Fall sports article in the PW two weeks...

Original post made by Ennis on Sep. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans approve platform that would ban abortions

The republicans approved their socially backwards platform, one that would ban abortions. Read about it: " Republicans...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2012 at 9:22 am | 54 comments | 2726 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 More soldiers killed today in Afghanistan

The AP reports today that two more soldiers were killed yesterday, bringing this week's total to 9 U.S. deaths. See the...

Original post made by liberalism is a disease on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 11 comments | 1062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advertising Vodka to kids at school

There has been a blimp flying around Pleasaton today and for the past couple weeks. It's not the Goodyear Blimp but a "Hanger...

Original post made by why? on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Internet browser, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 2816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman sexually assaulted by police officer impersonator in Pleasanton

The Pleasanton Police Department and allied agencies are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in a...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by WIKI, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 2485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Like Pleasanton, San Jose imposes two-tier pension plan for new employees

The San Jose City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will implement a second tier pension plan for new employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by GX, on Aug 31, 2012 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 1667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tuesday afternoon fire, power failure in Pleasanton blamed on bird

Electric power was cut to hundreds of residents in southwest Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon after a bird caused a series of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 2548 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Finest Hours

The finest hours I've ever seen on TV are happening now. Since 5:00 until 8:00, on C-Span....NO ADS.... Could be recorded...

Original post made by Informed on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by john, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 1238 Views

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Former IT manager at Kaiser Permanente pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A former information technology manager for Kaiser Permanente has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to charges related...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 17 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council ratifies new contract with firefighters' union

Firefighters in the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department whose pension and benefit plans have long been fully paid by both...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council meets tonight to consider firefighters' contract

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a special meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight to consider and possibly ratify a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 8 comments | 1545 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 2926 Views

SPORTS

FOOTHILL VS FREEDOM- HOME GAME FRIDAY!

Friday Night Lights @ Foothill High School this Friday 8/31! School is back in session which means its time for Friday...

Original post made by Foothill Football 2012 on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1459 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

GOP's anti-abortion platform

The GOP's extreme views on abortion (no exception for rape or incest) have been confirmed: " Republicans approved platform...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 27 comments | 1965 Views

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Raley's closes 2 more stores as union talks continue over wages, benefits

West Sacramento-based Raley's has announced that it will close its stores in Pittsburg and Woodland, adding to four stores...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 28, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 57 comments | 4837 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law puts online registration in place, but Alameda County not yet ready

Registering to vote is catching up to the 21st century with new software to create an online registration system making its...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by AnnaS, on Aug 28, 2012 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 2065 Views
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