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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Registration now open for city's summer camps

Registration is now open for more than 40 summer day camps offered through the Pleasanton Community Services department....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Problems in Walnut Creek Bars and Nightlife

The news recently surrounding the problems that Walnut Creek is having with bars and drunks and all the problmes after hours...

Original post made by Chris on Jan. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2128 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here's why Obama wants to avoid campaigning on his performance...

So check these before and after stats... Source > http://waysandmeans.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=276866 Item...

Original post made by Hold Obama Accountable on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Monique, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:54 am | 42 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services for Realtor Roy Dronkers set for today

A celebration of life for Roy Dronkers, who died last Friday, will be held from 1-3 p.m. today at Tommy T's in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hans & Gisela Telm, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:20 am | 41 comments | 3558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BARTD Transportation Permanent Tax NOT good, NOT Fair

Tim Hunt's article on the Transportation Taxes (which is closed for comment) points out we already pay one-half-cent surcharge...

Original post made by Taxed already on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

ClutterLess group meets tonight with guest speaker

Emily Wilska, will speak about Getting Organized at Work and at Home at a special open ClutterLess meeting at 7 p.m., Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by ClutterLess (CL) Speaker Jan 30, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 794 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why doesn't Dolores have a BLOG?

Dear Jeb, Neighborhoods from Walnut Creek to Sunol have been interested in more content authored by Dolores Fox Ciardelli....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenge Success Team; AVHS PTSA Survey Result Meeting

Pleasanton Parents: Amador Valley H.S. PTSA in conjunction with high school students Challenge Success Team will be holding...

Original post made by TeacherK12 on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil tonight will honor Dublin girl abducted in 1989

A candlelight vigil and ecumenical prayer service will be held tonight to mark the 23rd anniversary of the disappearance...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 29, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Perplexed by book critics, women share own tales of pushy parents

Despite national headlines drawn to Pleasanton after vicious reactions to "Tales from Swankville," the 40 or so women gathered...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 73 comments | 4113 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pelosi: "God Bless Them" ... OWS'ers Storm Oakland City Hall and Burn American Flag

This is the Modern Democrat Party on parade. http://weaselzippers.us/2012/01/29/occupy-oakland-protesters-storm-city-hall-burn-american-flag/ How's...

Original post made by Obama\'s America on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nomad, on Jan 29, 2012 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

U.S. debt amounts to $534,000 per household.

USA TODAY... U.S. owes Sixty Two Trillion, which amounts to Five hundred and Thirty Two Thousand per U.S. household. This...

Original post made by Solutions? on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 28, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 26 comments | 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Supreme Court Rules to Protect Privacy Rights (4th Amendment)

Good news. The Supreme Court just ruled that the police or government can't monitor people's movements with GPS tracking...

Original post made by Hurray on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Thats my Motto, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 16 comments | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tea party members disrupt meeting to Plan Bay Area

Getting input on how best to plan transportation and housing in the Bay Area for the next 25 years proved difficult Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1649 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is it true that Chevy's in Pleasanton is closed?

Was it may imagination or what? I drove by earlier today and the parking lot seemed to be very empty and the building dark....

Original post made by Garrett on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nate, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 11 comments | 3007 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area Democratic leaders praise Obama's 'State of the Union' address

Bay Area Democratic officials praised President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 57 comments | 3653 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zuffa indicted for arson in 2008 fire that destroyed her Pleasanton home

Deonna Zuffa, the woman charged with torching her East Angela Street home in 2008, is due for a hearing in Hayward later...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Andrew Ochoa, on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton native has two months to live

Janet Liang, a 25 year old girl from Pleasanton and UCLA graduate, is holding onto life after battling Leukemia for the past...

Original post made by Jon on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1667 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services for Realtor Roy Dronkers set for today

A celebration of life for Roy Dronkers, who died last Friday, will be held from 1-3 p.m. today at Tommy T's in Pleasanton. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Jan 27, 2012 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,394 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 938 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 841 views