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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Caltrans calls "Old Glory" graffiti

It's hard to believe a 'nameless' CalTrans supervisor would give the order to paint over a rather sacred 9-1-1 flag on the...

Original post made by Unbelievable on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 5, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Calif Democrat Official Inflating their Pension? Shocking! (Not)

Now...after we heard about the outrageous salaries and pensions in Bell, CA (note the media conveniently did not mention...

Original post made by Ellen on Aug. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects in armed robbery of FedEx truck last week headed back to court in September

Not only was the victim and at least two of the men involved in last week's robbery FedEx employees, but court records show...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Aug 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Air quality officials ask residents to refrain from wood burning this week

Air quality officials are asking Bay Area residents to refrain from burning wood or firelogs this week. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

I am raising funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As a participant in their Team In Training San Diego half...

Original post made by Candace on Feb. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1178 Views

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Goodbye Mt. Diablo

Candileigh and Gary Monzo will soon lose the majestic view they've had of Mount Diablo and adjacent hills since moving to...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Del Prado Resident, on Jun 9, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated in the budget conference committee

The health of California's children is at risk! There are currently two draconian and unprecedented proposals being debated...

Original post made by StandUP on Jun. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Crack Cocaine of Democracy

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13990207 Those familiar with my past writing here already understand...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by pete, on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Picnic for Federal employees and retirees today

Federal employees and retirees are invited to a free picnic to enjoy food, fun and a chance to win prize drawings, today...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by me, on May 17, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lemonade Project: financial literacy for kids

The Lemonade Project is a student group from Amador Valley High School/California DECA that introduces elementary school...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by No mittens, on Jul 2, 2012 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cash mob hits downtown Pleasanton at 6 p.m. tonight

The "Cash Mob" is at it again. These groups that meet to patronize a specific local business have been popping up across...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:39 am | 12 comments | 1177 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1176 Views

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45,000 American deaths associated with lack of insurance

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/deaths.health.insurance/index.html This article illustrates why health care/health...

Original post made by Stay Cool on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by a reader, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 14 comments | 1176 Views

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Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Cheney, on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1176 Views

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Fraser to retire as Pleasanton police chief

Police Chief Michael Fraser will retire Nov. 12 as head of the Pleasanton Police Department after 30 years on the job, including...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 1176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen group's 'Nightmare' on stage tonight, tomorrow at Firehouse Arts Center

Those seeking a unique Halloween experience won't want to miss "Nightmare, a Terrifying Night of Improv," which is being...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views

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Welcome home celebration for Army Sgt. Rick Seymour

More than 75 well-wishers turned out for a welcome home ceremony recently for Army sergeant Rick Seymour at his grandparents'...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Maja7, on Jun 9, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views
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