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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, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:27 pm | 10 comments | 1111 Views

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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, on Aug 26, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 1070 Views

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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, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 1457 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, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 2170 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, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 2758 Views

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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 | 195 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 | 1586 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 | 3545 Views

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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 | 879 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 | 1140 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 | 370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR IS MISMANAGEMENT

Inserting substitute teachers to start the school year at Walnut Grove is mismanagement. I subscribe to PUSD email for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 9694 Views

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Services planned for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first City Councilwoman

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, for Joyce Le Clair Scheidig, Pleasanton's first elected councilwoman,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Paul LeClaire, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2816 Views

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'Shop for a Cause' to offer discounts at Macy's, funds for ValleyCare

Macy's and ValleyCare Health System's charitable foundation are sponsoring their 9th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 4936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State Assembly bill woulld make kindergarten mandatory

The California State Assembly has passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory before first grade. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views

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CITY OF PLEASANTON BALANCE SHEET

The City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR) that is prepared annually as of June 30TH. every year is posted to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 292 Views

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Pleasanton police seize 32-year-old after attack on Vineyard Avenue

Pleasanton police arrested a 32-year-old transient who was allegedly armed with a knife and threatened to stab two teens...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 21, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 3835 Views

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Pleasanton, Concord trail extension finished

The East Bay Regional Park District held a dedication ceremony at Creekside Park Tuesday for the completion of the Iron Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by FnSuite, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 4015 Views

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Bankruptcy court seeks jury trial for Community Foundation leaders

An Alameda County bankruptcy court trustee is seeking a jury trial for the leaders of the now defunct Tri-Valley Community...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 4312 Views
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Not so speedy trial
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 816 views

Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
By Tim Hunt | 13 comments | 735 views