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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the private security firm

"America's Holy Warriors" Erik Prince is "the secretive, mega-millionaire, right-wing Christian founder of Blackwater, the...

Original post made by Mr. Prince on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Think, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 10232 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider Prop. 8 today

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look today at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 10192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Weekly presents 2013 Heroes awards

The Pleasanton Weekly presented its 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes awards to community, school and organization leaders last night...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 10168 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 10137 Views

SPORTS

Amador basketball has an aau team - is this ethical?

I just found out that Amador has an aau basketball team they put together this past summer. They are even called the "Dons"....

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by playfairnow, on Feb 14, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 77 comments | 10077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceremony today to name Bay Bridge after Willie Brown

The Bay Bridge's western span is being officially renamed today after former San Francisco Mayor and state Assembly Speaker...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy s., on Feb 13, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 10007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intruders party in Castlewood home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Pleasanton family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not PPD, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:27 am | 31 comments | 9958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raising money one door at a time

When a woman showed up at Lissa Anderson's door soliciting money to help troubled young people who'd gotten too old for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by duped??, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 24 comments | 9905 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton teen identified as victim in fatal pedestrian crash

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a car near downtown Pleasanton Sunday evening has been identified as 17-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 36 comments | 9840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, 20

Kaitlyn Mary Oefelein, daughter of Lisa and Joseph Oefelein and a 2012 graduate of Amador Valley High School, died last Tuesday....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 26, 2014 at 10:17 am | 16 comments | 9806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Union marks lockout anniversary with Castlewood rally

Cars lined both sides of the street for nearly a half mile as close to 200 people turned out Saturday to mark the one-year...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Larry Ferderber, on Sep 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 88 comments | 9798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Night-Time Joggers on Wrong Side of Bernal Road

Has anyone seen this crazy bunch of joggers jogging on Bernal Ave...AT NIGHT...ON THE STREET...IN THE DIRECTION OF HEAD-ON...

Original post made by Fault Disney on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by joggamemory, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:24 am | 43 comments | 9794 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton police searching for missing teen

Pleasanton Police are asking for help finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Ana Elizarraras was last seen at 4 a.m. Dec. 1...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Deanne, on Dec 4, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 9762 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW 680 SOUTHBOUND TOLL LANE EPIC FAILURE

September 20, 2010 Traffic backed up for miles into Pleasanton and Dublin due to shorter Hwy 84 merge lane onto 680. Fasttrack...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jill, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:57 am | 29 comments | 9747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CANDID CAMERAS IN HIGH SCHOOL BATHROOMS

Has anyone heard about the cameras placed in the high school bathrooms? We have no budget for our schools, but the school...

Original post made by Mom of 5 on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tea Party Patriot, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 40 comments | 9737 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 9731 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mark Curtis Blog: California Tuskegee Airmen Head to Inauguration

Original post made by Jeb Bing on Jan. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 9689 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 9683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Raucous Caucus: Inheriting the Wind

The slow-motion devolution of the fractious GOP continues in a very public way. It's far-right, Tea-addled radicals have...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Oliver, on Oct 12, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 12 comments | 9678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax opponents speak out at board meeting

For the first time, opponents of Measure E, the parcel tax to benefit Pleasanton schools, have spoken out against it at a...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Voting no, on Apr 2, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 241 comments | 9667 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 576 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
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Colleges You Ought to Know
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