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RESTAURANTS

Beer, wine garden on tap before Planning Commission tonight

A picturesque two story building on lower Main Street that was built in 1938 as an upscale family home is about to become...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 7 minutes ago | 9 comments | 556 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smartphone 'Kill Switch' bill signed into law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Paul Taylor, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 27 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Exodus - Half of Walnut Grove 5th Gr teachers quit

I'm appalled that the school district sent at an email AFTER the PUSD main headquarters District Office closed at 4:30 PM...

Original post made by appalling on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, 3 hours ago | 47 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors' angst shows as they confront one of their own

R Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/22/neighbors-angst-shows-as-they-confront-one-of-their-own...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Concerned neighbor , 13 hours ago | 5 comments | 2037 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 172 Views

AROUND TOWN

WHAT IS A TROLL?

A troll is human and reads blogs and blog commentary on the internet forum. The troll absorbs the material being read and...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mchael Austin, 15 hours ago | 10 comments | 855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feinstein calls for earthquake 'Early-Warning System'

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Monday called on the state and federal governments to partner with the private sector...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Citizen 2, 19 hours ago | 10 comments | 589 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon residents organize protest against Creekside Memorial Cemetery

More than 450 people participated in a hike last Saturday to protest against the Creekside Memorial Cemetery proposed for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 3372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by Kool-Aid, 19 hours ago | 27 comments | 4325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Supt Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges-Could Go to Jail and Pay $100,000 fine

According to http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/21/70617.htm , Superintendent Manuel Paul could have to pay a fine up...

Original post made by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Pay to Play/Pay to Stay, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Gardens to hold candidates' forum Thursday

Pleasanton Gardens will hold its 12th biennial forum for Pleasanton mayoral and City Council candidates at 6 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by CITIZEN 2, 22 hours ago | 3 comments | 454 Views

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East Bay Stand Down wraps up its 4-day event as homeless veterans head back to where they were

Hundreds of Bay Area homeless veterans are back to wherever they were a week ago after four days of special care during the...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Silver Rivers, 23 hours ago | 11 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up in Pleasanton this week (hotels all booked up)?

I am trying to arrange a hotel booking for 4 nights this week for visiting family members. Monday night is open, but every...

Original post made by Downtowner on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Wmshawk, 23 hours ago | 9 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

To All The Dog Haters......

Haaaaaa Haaaaa thank you Jerry Brown for now signing into law that Dogs can eat on patios downtown!!!! IF YOU DON'T LIKE...

Original post made by Dog Lover on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Horses A**, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Earthquake update

About 35 percent of residential and commercial buildings in Napa have been inspected since a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 25, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 974 Views

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6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Napa, other parts of No. California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area this morning, damaging buildings and roads and leaving tens of thousands without...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ali Reza, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The City of Pleasanton has announced a mandatory water rationing fine for the "ice bucket challenge." Anyone caught doing...

Original post made by Mrs. Bloom on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Ksquare, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:24 pm | 11 comments | 728 Views

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Back to school safety tips for Monday's opening day

With schools opening Monday, the Pleasanton Police Department is offering safety tips for getting students to school safely. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by kbenson, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 809 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time to Get Real On Israel and Mideast

From Forbes Magazine, August 18 TIME TO GET REAL ON ISRAEL AND MIDEAST BY STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF THERE...

Original post made by By STEVE FORBES, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 26 comments | 266 Views
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CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
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