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Urban Shield protestors glad event has been moved from Oakland to Pleasanton

About 150 people gathered in front of the Alameda County sheriff's office near Lake Merritt in Oakland at Friday to protest...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Just a note...., on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:03 am | 21 comments | 1917 Views


out of control dog at hansen park

I love my dogs - one is getting on in age (14-1/2 large breed). This older one can only go for short walks to Hansen Park...

Original post made by dog lover on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton resident, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | 6 comments | 537 Views


Yours, mine and ours: Planning step-family finances

The Pew Research Center reports ( that four in ten American adults have at least one step-relative,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Misty Arlington , on Sep 15, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views


Pleasanton Preps: New column spotlights local youth sports

For 16 years, highlighting the exploits of prep athletes in the Tri-Valley was my life, and it was an incredibly rewarding...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Miller, on Sep 15, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 4 comments | 1790 Views


Local teens collect 1,907 pounds of fruit through 'Backyard Harvest'

A group of Foothill High School students have collected 1,907 pounds of fruit that they were able to donate to Open Heart...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by writersperhour, on Sep 15, 2015 at 2:06 am | 8 comments | 3140 Views


Man convicted of 1984 murder of Foothill High freshman

Steven Carlson was convicted of first-degree murder today for stabbing a 14-year-old Foothill High School classmate 44 times...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 3742 Views


Relief effort for fire victims

It's time for us as a community to aid those victims of the tragic fires. I will take much needed items and deliver them...

Original post made by Jennifer Hosterman on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jennifer Hosterman, on Sep 14, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 258 Views


SUV drives off I-580, falls 25 feet to BART entrance below in Dublin

Two women are in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV drove off I-580 and landed on the sidewalk...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fernando, on Sep 13, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 13 comments | 7445 Views


OPINION: Remembering 9/11

Most of us awoke Sept. 11, 2001, to the news that the United States was under attack by terrorists. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 13, 2015 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1296 Views


PPIE - Donation Statistics

Where can I find statistics on PPIE donations? I'd like to see breakdown by school, community demographic, and grade. I...

Original post made by Pleasanton Parent on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 378 Views


Pleasanton PTA seeks 'Excellence in Education' nominations

The Pleasanton Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council is accepting nominations for the 25th annual Excellence in Education...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 13, 2015 at 8:15 am | 13 comments | 2045 Views


John Deming did not have drugs in his system

Article in the CCTimes today John Deming, the unarmed teenager who was shot to death by Pleasanton police, Did Not have...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 43 comments | 1120 Views


Councilwoman wants smoking banned in downtown Pleasanton, also in apartments

City Councilwoman Karla Brown wants to ban smoking in downtown Pleasanton and in all multi-family apartment and condominium...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:32 pm | 65 comments | 3571 Views


Murder in Pleasanton

Joshua Suchon has written a book called Murder in Pleasanton about the murder of Tina Faelz. There is quite an extensive...

Original post made by Robin on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by Deb, on Sep 11, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 270 Views


Winners and losers in Lund Ranch 50-home development approval

There were winners and losers last week as the Pleasanton Planning Commission approved a bid by Greenbriar Homes to build...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by admission essay writing service, on Sep 11, 2015 at 3:59 am | 11 comments | 3715 Views


China's Show Of Military Might

China's communist party takes credit for its role in WWII. Excuse me! What war did President Xi's communist party fight? It...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by WalMatt, on Sep 10, 2015 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 412 Views


Americans embracing 'smart' homes

A survey of U.S. adults by Coldwell Banker Real Estate t and CNET, an online source of consumer technology news, found that...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by essayhelperonline, on Sep 10, 2015 at 12:23 am | 7 comments | 2513 Views


Veterans Memorial Goes Before Parks and Recreation Commission Thursday Night

On Thursday night September 10th, the Pleasanton Parks and Recreation Commission will review the proposed location for a...

Original post made by Doug Miller on Sep. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 231 Views


When is SF Sherrif Mirkarimi going to jail for refusing to enforce federal law?

I'd like to know when Sheriff Mirkarimi of San Francisco, yes the same sheriff that beat his wife and took a plea and was...

Original post made by LM on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Follow all laws, on Sep 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 214 Views


School board approves staff changes, budget adjustments, preschool plan

The Pleasanton school board met Tuesday night to approve staff changes, discuss the district's budget, start the process...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 9, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2195 Views
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Editorial: Pleasanton Police Department's unwarranted silence unacceptable
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