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Fremont Bank to mark 50th anniversary with Fairgrounds fireworks

Fremont Bank will light up the night sky Sept. 3 in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2014/08/28/fremont-bank-to-ma...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Happy Local, on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors' angst shows as they confront one of their own

R Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2014/08/22/neighbors-angst-shows-as-they-confront-one-of-their-own...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Get a Realtor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:39 am | 8 comments | 2776 Views

SPORTS

Please fix the lights around basketball courts in Tennis Park

Basketball courts in Tennis Park has been an amazing place for many basketball lovers. As there are 4 courts and many lights...

Original post made by Love Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Let's find the truth about Neil Shumate.

The former children who testified in the trial of Neil Shumate are now adults. Now is the time to interview them to find...

Original post made by Marti on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by No Kool Aide - Thanks, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:43 am | 28 comments | 4414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 2576 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smartphone 'Kill Switch' bill signed into law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves in...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Exodus - Half of Walnut Grove 5th Gr teachers quit

I'm appalled that the school district sent at an email AFTER the PUSD main headquarters District Office closed at 4:30 PM...

Original post made by appalling on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 27, 2014 at 6:58 am | 47 comments | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 923 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1289 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2008 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 | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 132 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 | 1171 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 763 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 889 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 | 286 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. 735 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 | 8533 Views
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