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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

My second grader came home from school the other day and reported to me that in some of the older elementary grades, the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by A high school mom, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 2032 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Holiday Fund: Restoring a quality of life

Area seniors are living on the edge. With a fixed income that's tighter than ever, many independent, elderly men and women...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area DUI arrests fluxuate

The number of arrests for drunken driving during the holiday season in Sonoma, Alameda and Santa Clara counties is down from...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bright streaking light Tuesday evening - meteorite?

Hmmm - I was driving home and looking east this evening a little before 7pm when a bright light moving quickly across the...

Original post made by Wondering on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1417 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Commentary: State bankruptcy new concern for city

The city just closed its books on fiscal year 2007-08, realizing a $3-million surplus by under-spending its operating budget...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Jan 1, 2009 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zero Tolerance for Panhandlers

Please do not encourage the Panhandlers which have been working the corner of Trader Joe's and MacDonald's parking lots (at...

Original post made by Missy on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:55 pm | 21 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

A teenager's dream ends in Pleasanton

"Auld Lang Syne" will have a somber tone to it Wednesday night when it is sung by New Year's revelers for the last time in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1476 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ring in new year with new laws

With the new year just days away, the California Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of a handful of new laws passed by...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1432 Views

SPORTS

Coming soon: baseball on Bernal

Looking east from Interstate 680 near the Bernal Avenue exit, you can see the former hay fields beginning to take a new shape....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 30, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2372 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alleged WaMu robber arrested

The "well dressed" man believed to have robbed the Washington Mutual on Main Street Oct. 30, as well as two banks in Campbell,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Kramer, on Dec 30, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

6th Ryan Gordon Amador/Foothill Alumni Soccer Games

6th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by trekmtb on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jessica, on Dec 30, 2008 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 1692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton couple sentenced for business loan fraud

A Pleasanton husband and wife who ran a chain of convenience stores in Northern California have been sentenced in federal...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:44 pm | 11 comments | 1831 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Let's Talk Sports

TV30's "Let's Talk Sports" features sports memorabilia and the history of modern baseball with one of a kind artifacts, with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 1507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

McKewon's bail set by judge at $250,000

It was a scene riddled with emotion this morning as the arraignment for Katie McKewon was held. Friends and family members...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2007
Last comment by Foothill Graduate and sociologist, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 67 comments | 3855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Saturday vigil to honor slain horses

A candlight vigil for Choctaw and Lucky, two horses killed on a private Livermore ranch in October, hopes to bring attention...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by jkleitsch, on Dec 25, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 1560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commentary: 'New' City Council could be the best

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman has been named to several important and prestigious positions, including as a member of the Alameda...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State cuts to schools

My neighbor, who works as a teacher in the Pleasanton Schools told me that because of the state budget, the schools are going...

Original post made by Stephen on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by another disastisfied parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 15 comments | 1867 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by jessica, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mystery persists as to cause of house fire

There's still many unanswered questions as to what led to an explosion and the ignition of flames that destroyed a house...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:34 pm | 4 comments | 1399 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police searching for two female robbery suspects

Pleasanton police were notified of two robberies in the early hours of the morning. One incident led to an arrest, while...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tim, on Dec 21, 2008 at 8:50 pm | 19 comments | 1996 Views
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