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Friday's earthquake was an aftershock; seismologist says there could be more

An earthquake that rattled the Tri-Valley Friday morning was an aftershock from one that shook the area Thursday, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Johanna, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Governor's budget proposals and their impact on public education

I found a fact sheet prepared by the office of the governor that provides some useful detail beyond what he said in his speech...

Original post made by Sandy Piderit on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 11 comments | 1403 Views

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"Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre

I just saw the Friday night performance of the "Jungle Book" Ballet at the Amador Theatre. I highly recommend it - they...

Original post made by Inge on Jan. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1288 Views

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Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds (Updated)

You've got to hand it to "Democrat Economics." Help me understand how any of these "stimulus" projects increase jobs and...

Original post made by Ruth on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 35 comments | 2986 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

47 possible violations recorded on Christmas Spare the Air Day

Nowhere in the Bay Area should chestnuts have been roasting on an open fire on Christmas due to a Spare the Air alert issued...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by pdullea, on Jan 8, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 28 comments | 2527 Views

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Earthquake today?

Did anyone feel something like a small earthquake in Pleasanton? I felt some shaking at around 10:15 am thursday 1/7/2010...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Jan 8, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 8 comments | 1452 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Geologist calls 4.1 quake 'run of the mill'

The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area Thursday is nothing to be shaken up about, a U.S. Geological Survey...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Terri, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

UPDATE: Police investigate possible hate crime after two men allegedly beat taxi driver

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Daena, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 61 comments | 3537 Views

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Earthquake, who felt it?

You feel that earthquake today? An earthquake occurred at 10:09:35 AM (PST) on Thursday, January 7, 2010. The magnitude...

Original post made by tyu on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by judy, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 3 comments | 1159 Views

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This should be a concern

I had posted a concern, which was promptly removed, about the property at 5521 Calico Ln. Pleasanton. It is now official,...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jan 7, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 30 comments | 1929 Views

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BART seeks comments at Pleasanton meeting tonight on plans to extend service to Livermore

BART representatives will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the City Council Chambers to discuss long-range plans...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Mark Henesian, on Jan 7, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 11 comments | 1371 Views

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New emission rule to be delayed to avoid Port of Oakland work stoppage

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums will join officials from state and local agencies and various trucking and community organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the job of the School Board President?

I went online to the PUSD website to see what the job of School Board President is. Since the three men on the school board...

Original post made by Upset Voter on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by success, on Jan 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 52 comments | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School budget on Jan. 5 town hall agenda

Millions of dollars in cuts made last year to the Pleasanton Unified School District budget are now being felt and parents...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:28 am | 261 comments | 5198 Views

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"The House's Secret Plan to Pass Obamacare"

Pelosi and Reid are conspiring to pass health care in a secret, back-room plan that excludes dissenters from the process....

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 6, 2010 at 10:15 am | 10 comments | 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, BART holding critical meetings in Pleasanton with millions of taxpayer dollars at stake

Millions in taxpayer dollars are in play at public meetings tonight and tomorrow night in Pleasanton that will address budget...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Grandma, on Jan 6, 2010 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Jan 5 Town Hall - Televised or not?

In the agenda for the special PUSD Board meeting on Tue Jan 5 titled Budget and Alternative Funding Source Community Forum,...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jan 6, 2010 at 7:02 am | 4 comments | 1368 Views

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BART to Livermore?

BART representatives will hold a public meeting in the City Council Chamber Wednesday to discuss long-range plans to extend...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 5, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1692 Views

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E-Waste recycle event this weekend

Did you get new electronics this Christmas? Looking for something to do with the old ones? Foothill High School is holding...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 1412 Views

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What's LARPD Special Tax?

Does anyone knows what's LARPD Special Tax shown in your property tax bill, as Special Charges? It's amounted to about $29/...

Original post made by Matt on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 3 comments | 1351 Views
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