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AROUND TOWN

Weather permitting, Pleasanton's Hometown Holiday parade still on for tonight

Periodic sunshine and then showers are making for a day of uncertainty on whether Pleasanton's's popular Hometown Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Stacee, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 3 comments | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hometown Holiday Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday

A total of 73 parade entry groups are prepping for the Hometown Holiday Parade this Saturday, to be held in downtown Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Gina, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 32 comments | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey under way for new parks, recreation plan for Pleasanton

A survey group commissioned by the city of Pleasanton has started a telephone survey of residents to seek input on a new...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Spudly, on Dec 1, 2012 at 9:42 am | 7 comments | 3675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County Supervisor Haggerty to host holiday Open House in Pleasanton

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty will open the doors of his Pleasanton district office Dec. 18 for a public holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by At least Nate's not inviting Oakland, on Dec 1, 2012 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton police offer delivery safety tips

In the wake of the thefts of some Christmas packages that had been delivered to unattended homes, the Pleasanton police department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on Dec 1, 2012 at 3:35 am | 3 comments | 1644 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More about Hostess

I don't agree with the 1.8 million in bonuses Hostess is asking the court to approve (to give to some executives to oversee...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hank, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 16 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City fights federal lawsuit against Police Department

The city of Pleasanton is asking that a federal lawsuit against the Police Department and one of its officers be dismissed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Howdy , on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2099 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal football team takes on UCLA for the Pac-12 Championship at 5 p.m. tonight

For those planning on driving to Stanford today to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play at...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2726 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Power out in much of upper Vintage Hills, other parts of Bay Area as storm lashes region

Heavy winds continue to drench Pleasanton this morning with power outages reported in parts of the city, though mostly in...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by D, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where Are The Parents? Episode 4,183

It seems there is a news item, almost on a daily basis, that causes one to ask "Where are the parents?" Today's episode...

Original post made by Loon Patrol on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by PToWN94566, on Nov 30, 2012 at 10:15 am | 7 comments | 1454 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council set to OK gas station next to Safeway with drive-through Starbucks coming next

A new Starbucks coffee shop with drive-through service is now planned for a vacant site next to Safeway's recently opened...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ms Araya, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 2288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by HS Soccer on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Trekmtb, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 2768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Prepare to get soaked

A series of powerful rainstorms is expected to hit the Bay Area beginning this morning, dumping up to 8 inches of rain on...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 3 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities master plan goes before school board tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will get a comprehensive look at what needs to be done at schools following a year-long evaluation...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by jay, on Nov 28, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2154 Views

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Pleasanton police officers association launch gift drive

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Pleasanton Police Officers Association is again giving back to the community...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2939 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 3653 Views

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Council to vote on downtown guidelines at special meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will consider new rules governing entertainment in the city's downtown district at a special...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by downtown shopper, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 15 comments | 4562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Village High principal taking new job in Cupertino

Principal Greg Giglio is leaving Village High, the district's alternative school, after seven years at the helm to take a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by LMK, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 4102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2949 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Sprinkle diet' product banned by district attorneys in Alameda, 8 other counties

District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley announced the settlement Monday of a false advertising lawsuit filed in Santa Cruz County...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by AlamedCountyNative, on Nov 27, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 7846 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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