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Critics of high-speed rail take their arguments to Sacramento

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 16, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 23 comments | 1884 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wells Fargo Bank to pay $175 million in discrimination charge settlement

The U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo Bank Thursday announced a $175 million settlement of allegations that the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jul 15, 2012 at 9:48 am | 6 comments | 1059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill to ease firing teachers on sex related issues blocked

LA teacher charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on a child. LA district wants to terminate him, but the CTA union has made...

Original post made by Newspaper reader on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 38 comments | 2619 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top DC Obama donor to Democrats: Stop the class warfare

R Donahue Peebles has already has raised $100,000 to $200,000 for the president's reelection, and he is unhappy with the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by jimf01, on Jul 14, 2012 at 8:13 am | 8 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections today

Candidates can start filing today for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

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It's 'Spare the Air Day' again in Bay Area

Bay Area residents are encouraged to drive less and reduce energy usage as part of today's Spare the Air Day, the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 1040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homeless man fatally shot after attacking Dublin police sergeant

A Dublin police sergeant who shot and killed a homeless man Friday is recovering from a severe beating he inflicted during...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by friend in town, on Jul 13, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 1837 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County Fair breaks attendance records for second year

More than 534,000 attendees visited the fair, an 18 percent increase from 2011, and is the largest recorded attendance in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 13, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know what is going on in Bonde Ranch?

I just had two police cars and 3 fire trucks blow by, sirens on, plus an additional ambulance. Any ideas?...

Original post made by What\\\\\\\'s Going On? on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local candidates can start filing for council, school board elections Monday

Candidates can start filing Monday for election as Pleasanton mayor as well as for Pleasanton City Council and school board...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton's Carden West school in deep debt

Carden West School, a small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business Park, is in serious financial trouble,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by liberalism is a duh-sease, on Jul 13, 2012 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 2110 Views

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Woman fights off would-be purse snatchers

A woman successfully fought off two teen girls who tried to grab her purse and a bag of items she was returning to Stoneridge...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 1350 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown builds a train. Walker invests in higher education.

Which one is taking care of their state's residents better? Brown builds a train: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/07/california-senate-approves-funding-for-hig...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by TEALover, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 2156 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Preserves Neighborhood - Car Hits House

Does anyone know what happened in The Preserves on Laural Creek Drive either the evening of July 5 or the morning of July...

Original post made by Just Curious on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Other, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 24 comments | 2305 Views

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Bankruptcy

SAN BERNARDINO -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize a bankruptcy filing. "This is probably the hardest...

Original post made by Arnold on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Be nice, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 7 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Join the fun at The Foothill Falcon’s 2012 Annual Football Barbeque Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Aug 25th, 6-11pm. Come meet Coach Matt Sweeney, coaching staff and players at the Foothill...

Original post made by Foothill Football Fundraising Commitee on Jul. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1428 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney Campaign's Very Creepy "Stalker Cam" ... Going Too Far?

Anyone else but me think this is going too far? Note that the Jerry McNerney campaign uses a video cam, with video uploaded...

Original post made by OutOfBounds on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 21 comments | 2058 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Towne Center Books stuck up

I could NOT believe that Towne Center Books won Best of Pleasanton. Do you only give award to shops that advertise in the...

Original post made by Tired of smug jerks on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by exactly right, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 6248 Views

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Cook-Kallio launches campaign for Pleasanton mayor

City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio has launched her campaign for election to the mayor's post in Pleasanton, telling supporters...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 11 comments | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 8252 Views
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