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Pleasanton woman killed, another seriously injured in car crash on Hwy. 101

A Pleasanton woman was killed and a passenger also from Pleasanton suffered serious injuries following a crash last Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JR, on Feb 24, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 7 comments | 1257 Views

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Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market good for Pleasanton

Wal-Mart, the retailing giant that city politicians, unions and business critics love to hate, is seeking an occupancy permit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tilly the Libertarian, on Feb 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 50 comments | 21198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarships for Village, Foothill, Amador Seniors

Amador Valley Scholarships, Inc., is a community based nonprofit that awards scholarships to graduating seniors from Village,...

Original post made by Mary Reding on Feb. 24, 2012
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Livermore cop's leg broken as police break up drunken gathering

Two men allegedly attacked a Livermore officer and broke his leg when police attempted to break up a large, drunken gathering...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 27 comments | 1465 Views

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Federal judge strikes down U.S. law that states marriage is union of man, woman only

A federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:50 am | 8 comments | 848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why was Agenda 21 information deleted?

Why do you not want the citizens of Pleasanton to know about Agenda 21? http://my.brainshark.com/False-Choices-The-Story-of-Agenda-21-713151488?mid=5118059...

Original post made by Kangaroo on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by No UN running Ptown, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 955 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County employees accused of misusing funds

Felony criminal charges have been filed against a husband and wife team who used to run an Alameda County agency that was...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Public operations, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:57 am | 11 comments | 1251 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 Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Former Carden West Parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 3064 Views

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Hosterman cites city's progress in her last 'State of City' address

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman delivered her last "State of the City" address yesterday, and what a way to go out. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Shaking in my shoes, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 24 comments | 1189 Views

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Hatfield-McCoy feud comes to Pleasanton

We've all heard about the legendary Hatfield-McCoy family feud of the late 1800s that pitted two back-country West Virginia-Kentucky...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 23, 2012 at 11:17 pm | 29 comments | 1812 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Prop. 8 Unconstitutional

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/07/BA1H1N3T1H.DTL&tsp=1 Tyranny of the majority struck out! ...

Original post made by Stacey on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 32 comments | 1461 Views

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Occupy coming to Pleasanton Saturday 2/25 to protest Castlewood

Here we go. A planned march from downtown Pleasanton to Castlewood followed by a camp-in. Interesting that the webpage...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Again?, on Feb 23, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1013 Views

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Stars of TV show 'Mythbusters' to speak to Dublin students today

Stars of the television show "MythBusters" are returning to Dublin today to speak to students about science and engineering...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by cannonBaller, on Feb 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views

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New cuts, unfortunately, impact students

On Friday, Jan. 28, a list of proposed reductions was posted on Pleasanton Unified School District's website. After cutting...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by a fly on the classroom wall, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 12 comments | 961 Views

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Michael Hosterman installed as president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Downtown Attorney Michael J Hosterman was sworn into office Tuesday night as this year's president of the Pleasanton Downtown...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 17 comments | 1412 Views

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Alameda County Supervisor Lockyer undergoing 'chemical dependency' treatment

Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer said yesterday that she's in a wellness and recovery center to be treated for "chemical...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2012 at 11:29 pm | 16 comments | 1153 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

When will republicans learn?

It looks like Santorum is a potential GOP nominee - yikes! When will the GOP learn? http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/02/13/polls-all-knotted-up-between-romney-santor...

Original post made by My 2 cents on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Feb 22, 2012 at 8:33 am | 38 comments | 1337 Views

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Stratford School eyes takeover of bankrupt Carden West

Another school may be coming to the rescue of Carden West, the small private school at 4576 Willow Road in the Hacienda Business...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Feb 21, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 1165 Views

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Affordable housing in Pleasanton

Like it or not, affordable housing is coming to Pleasanton, and with it, as is nearly always the case, come questions about...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Feb 21, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 81 comments | 2734 Views

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FOOTHILL vs AMADOR - Football at its best this THURSDAY 11/10/11 at Foothill High School

This is it, the BIG rival game the entire city waits for all season. It's the BATTLE of Pleasanton that pits the Foothill...

Original post made by Carrie on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by AVHS FAN, on Feb 21, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 15 comments | 2360 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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