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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

NBC: "Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following the Ft. Hood Shooting"

Amazing that NBC reported this! Could it be that even NBC's reporters are beginning to see Obama in a different light? ...

Original post made by Steve on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by !, on Nov 19, 2009 at 7:14 am | 29 comments | 1331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1331 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Governor signs Baker's veteran-assistance bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that aims to better inform and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

City salaries

Have you seen how outrageous the salaries are for some of our city workers? http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2012?appSession=37818854032673&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPag...

Original post made by Homeowner on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Holy smokes, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California student proficiencies up, but scores among blacks, Hispanics still lagging

California public school students made overall gains in every category of the state's Standardized Testing and Reporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 1331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Teachers are NOT being Laid Off"

From the Obama interview with Jim Leherer: Note: "The help that we've given to the Govenors alon: $144 BILLION- that...

Original post made by Obama on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Jul 22, 2009 at 8:22 am | 8 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteer tutor training program starts Jan. 14 at Pleasanton Library

Pleasanton Public Library will host a new volunteer tutor training program from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the library,...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by M. Campbell, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

8 years after 9/11

It was eight years ago today that terrorists attacked the U.S., stunning the nation and bringing an outpouring of volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Sep 17, 2009 at 10:45 am | 16 comments | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART tramway to Oakland Airport back in the planning map

BART's plan to build a 3.2-mile-long elevated tramway between its Oakland Coliseum station and the Oakland airport cleared...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by BARTD should finish what it promised, on Sep 15, 2010 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Walk to School' days start tomorrow at selected Pleasanton elementary schools

Pleasanton elementary schools will be joining hundreds of schools throughout the country by participating in the International...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by William Turner, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Valley Humane Society names new executive director

Steve Glavan, who has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit organization and private sector management, has been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Nov 12, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why Lock the Thread About the Car Thieves?

The PW locks threads whenever comments do not reflect their views but really -- why lock the thread about the cops responding...

Original post made by why this one? on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by why this one?, on Oct 8, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1330 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Electronic expressions

We've all been there. We press the number sequence for the department or person we need, and we hear, "Please hold." Read...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Debby Andrews, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum Information Inaccurate

I attended the community forum last night and was impressed by Mr. Johnson and the counseling staff at Amador. They look...

Original post made by Leslie on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 8 comments | 1329 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Swinging Pendulum

Another example of a point I made earlier this week. http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_16352215 In CD-11, neither...

Original post made by Stacey on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 6 comments | 1329 Views

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No. 100,000 on I-680 Express lane

Lab equipment technician Larry Uruquat of Pleasanton took the 100,000th trip on the new I-680 Express lane last month. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 4 comments | 1329 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vote Yes on 37 - Unregistered

This is a parallel conversation to the topic created by Susan Stasek in which she was asking people to vote for Prop 37,...

Original post made by Ngo Loon on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by VOTE NO, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 8 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Explosion at Quarry

There was an explosion at the quarry just adjacent to Shasow Cliffs on Friday moring. Does anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by Dog Walker on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 22, 2010 at 7:52 am | 4 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney declares victory as counties continue to count votes

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) declared victory yesterday in his bid for re-election to a third term in Congress...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 15 comments | 1329 Views
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