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Pleasanton planners OK CarMax Auto Superstore in Staples Ranch

The Pleasanton Planning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve plans by CarMax, Inc., the country's largest retailer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lessismore, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 4744 Views

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Is the Federal reserve building a house of cards?

The news today is that the 3rd largest holder of US debt is Belgium. Maybe that doesn't sound newsworthy, but we do know...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Walnut Grove employees refute investigation details

Two Pleasanton school employees are asking for a public apology from the Pleasanton School District, alleging their reputations...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 721 Views

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Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax

Despite the fact that every statewide elected office is now held by a Democrat, a record number of Californians polled by...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 498 Views

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49ers announce Santa Clara game plans as some players face legal problems

The San Francisco 49ers' first-ever home game at the planned $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium will be a preseason contest in mid-August...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board reviews ethics, finances

Trustees became students at Tuesday night's meeting of the Pleasanton Unified School District board, with back-to-back workshops...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by sunflower, on Apr 13, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 3646 Views

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Antioch's Ridiculous Cat Extermination/Starvation Ordinance

The City of Antioch could actually be working on something useful like how to fight crime, prevent kidnapped children from...

Original post made by Mew, I\'m starving on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 13, 2014 at 9:26 am | 10 comments | 1903 Views

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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 | 545 Views

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New LED street lights

What are peoples thoughts on the new LED street lights that they started installing last week? If they haven't been in your...

Original post made by D on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by franco, on Apr 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 43 comments | 5159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Percussionists beat all

The Amador Valley High School winter percussion team took first place in the Northern California Percussion Association (NCPA)...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 737 Views

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Honoring Cancer Survivors Event

Honoring Cancer Survivors Event Saturday, April 26th from 5pm to 7pm at the Pleasanton Marriott Hotel Join us for refreshments...

Original post made by Ken mano on Apr. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1216 Views

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Large Fox spotted at Stoneridge Mall Rd.

This morning around 7:45am I spotted a larger fox crossing Stoneridge Mall Rd. walking into the parking lot of lower Macy's...

Original post made by Rob on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ellen, on Apr 11, 2014 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 225 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton nonprofit leader named to college post

Arnoldo Avalos, the founder and chief executive officer of the Pleasanton-based Avalos Foundation, has been appointed to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2931 Views

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Mothers With a Purpose Meeting Tonight

Reminder… Mothers with a Purpose will have a meeting tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in the Foothill...

Original post made by Sammy on Apr. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 186 Views

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Races set for June primary election

With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by VIRGINIA FULLER, on Apr 10, 2014 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1282 Views

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Fire department offering emergency response training in May

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department (LPFD) will once again offer Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training on...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 8625 Views

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Registration underway for Pleasanton's teen leadership program

Registration is now underway for Pleasanton-sponsored leadership training program for students who will be in high school...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Superintendent Parvin Fear Transparency?

Why does Superintendent Parvin fear transparency? At last night's board meeting the Registrar for Foot Hill's High School...

Original post made by S.M on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by S.M., on Apr 9, 2014 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 840 Views

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OPINION: PG&E's arrogance shows again

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) agreed last week to hold off on implementing its plan to cut down hundreds of trees,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Merrill, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 2669 Views
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