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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette?

Last Wednesday, did the Pleasantonians for Peace announce how many crosses have been added to the hill in Lafayette since...

Original post made by West Side Observer on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1822 Views

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The Soaring Public (employee) Health Tab

From the WSJ Government pension liabilities have been in the news, but an even more urgent problem is the skyrocketing...

Original post made by Soaring Public Employee Medical Costs on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:23 am | 11 comments | 1822 Views

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Chinese writers sue Apple for copyright violation

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black... The Chinese are stealing intellectual rights left & right, and they have the...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who destroyed the Fisherman and WHY?

Has anyone noticed the Fisherman by the bridge no longer has a Fishing Pole? Was it one of our Students , local or visitor? These...

Original post made by R Lou on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Irritated, on May 6, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area News Group combines its newspapers into 2 publications

The Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday that it is combining its daily newspapers in the East Bay, Silicon Valley and on...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 1, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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American democracy

Those were the words by Thomas Sowell of the Hoover Institution in his article "Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?"...

Original post made by Amy on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 23, 2010 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1821 Views

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Just as he promised, Obama has fundamentally transformed America.

Change for the Worse. America downgraded. Exponential increase in debt. Exponential job losses. Exponential increase...

Original post made by Dana on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 11 comments | 1821 Views

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Bets place to watch the fireworks???

Where is the best place in town from which to view the fairgrounds' Fourth of July fireworks? (that is not inside the fairgrounds,...

Original post made by Country Fair family on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 1821 Views

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McCaffrey opting not to play for Stanford in Sun Bowl hurts spirit of game

Somewhat lost in the sports news of the last couple of weeks was the decision of Stanford football star Christian McCaffrey...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dave Levine, on Dec 26, 2016 at 11:03 am | 10 comments | 1821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

An over-the-shoulder look at Harmer

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is no doubt looking over his shoulder at his 11th Congressional District after...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on May 24, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 1821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

10 years later: Pleasanton reflects on the day that changed America

The young dad at his parent-teacher conference in upstate New York six weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, suddenly looked at his...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 13, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 19 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Many of us will contribute even if it's not via a union concession

I watched the school board meeting tonight and was so heartened to see that community members are mobilizing a "campaign"...

Original post made by teacher on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 4, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 12 comments | 1820 Views

SPORTS

Foothill wins three cheer national titles

Foothill cheerleaders completed a clean sweep at the United Spirit Association (USA) Spirit Nationals in Anaheim two weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 4, 2016 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pro-L:aw, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Airway Blvd. merge onto Isabel east of airport closes today

Starting today, Airway Boulevard will no longer connect to Isabel Avenue with through traffic from I-580 and north of the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 4, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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HUD sells 3.5-acre site for city-owned senior housing development

The Pleasanton City Council has approved an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mac, on Feb 26, 2016 at 6:00 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Who is Jeff Durban of Pleasanton?

Wow! This was a witty and fun submission to the Mercury News by Jeff Durban of Pleasanton regarding the new Toll Lane and...

Original post made by Lincoln on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is the PUSD Budget Advisory Committee up to?

In the minutes of the PUSD Board of Trustees meeeting for Oct. 13 the CSEA representative commended the BAC "...they appreciate...

Original post made by Dark Corners of Town on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Oct 26, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 8 comments | 1819 Views

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So, when the new BART Station opens, how will it affect our city?

I've been hanging out at Stoneridge forever with my friends, but now I keep hearing people say the mall will fall because...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by der, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:46 am | 10 comments | 1819 Views

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Peaceful war protest is planned tonight

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a Peaceful War Protest tonight from 5-6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the corners of First...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 1819 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,363 views

“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 409 views

My New Letter to President Trump
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