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AROUND TOWN

Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Another downtown Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Party starts at 6 p.m. tonight with booths set up to market products and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism to Harvest Park library?

Does anyone have confirmed information on a vandalism attack of the Harvest Park library over Memorial Day weekend? The report...

Original post made by Birdland Resident on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 76 comments | 4126 Views

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Fourth of July: Keep Rover (and Scat the Cat) Safe!

To the tune of San Francisco/Flowers in Your Hair http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_WG3d3GL8 (RiP Scott McKenzie) If you're...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 743 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views

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Same-sex couples celebrate in Pleasanton

Some of Pleasanton's same-sex couples are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that once again makes their marriages...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 21 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART on strike!

Union officials announced that BART workers intend to strike this morning, leaving hundreds of Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 2, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Updates on Foothill Road Car/Cyclist Accident?

Are they still waiting on toxicology reports? Cell phone records? I would think we should be hearing something soon. RIP...

Original post made by anon on Jul. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The question that all of should be concerned about!

The question that all of should be concerned about! After spending various amounts of time, commenting on different postings...

Original post made by Daveg on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 852 Views

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Pleasanton Senior Center closed for repairs through next Monday

The Pleasanton Senior Center is closed until July 8 for routine maintenance. All daytime exercise classes have been relocated...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mac, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorist ejected, injured in rollover crash on Livermore's Las Positas Road

A Livermore motorist is facing drunken driving charges following a rollover crash Friday evening that ejected him nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3344 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fundraising completed to restore Mount Diablo's historic beacon

Donations from local organizations have finally netted the $100,000 needed to complete restorations on the 85-year-old "Eye...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by wilrob, on Jun 30, 2013 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 987 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Heroes, 'unflappable' city planner earn service awards

Described as unflappable in her dealings with the public, Pleasanton Planning Department Manager Janice Stern joined with...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by wilrob12, on Jun 30, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest 2 burglary suspects for 'prowling'

Two people were arrested after they were spotted at about 2:08 a.m. June 19 at a building in the 5700 block of W. Las Positas...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sirena, on Jun 29, 2013 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 3477 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves $115 million budget, raises highest teacher salaries to $99,000

The Pleasanton School Board approved a $115 million budget for the 2013-14 school year Tuesday night that includes more than...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Pay attention parents, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:19 am | 25 comments | 5329 Views

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Pet Law at downtown Restaurants

Does anyone have information on the law banning pets from the sidewalk restaurants on Main street? I understand there...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Face Face, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 62 comments | 2337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

All smiles in S.F.'s Castro district as gay rights supporters celebrate U.S. Supreme Court ruling

It was hard not find a smile at San Francisco's Castro District as hundreds of gay rights supports gathered Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marky Mark, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 9 comments | 1002 Views
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