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Spare the air tonight

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a winter "Spare the Air" alert today, banning residents and businesses...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 1632 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal, Michigan State today in Rose Bowl

With the Rose Bowl today, Stanford coach David Shaw has been fielding some of the same questions all week and Monday's final...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by From The Sheds, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 4749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four arrested in two auto theft cases

Four men have been arrested for auto theft in two separate cases, according to police reports. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 3257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Verizon vs. T-Mobile in Pleasanton

As they say, YMMV, or Your Mileage May Vary. Verizon coverage has been great for me, and when I do have a problem with something,...

Original post made by Sam on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 422 Views

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It's flashing yellow, can I turn?

The city of Pleasanton has changed the traffic light at Hopyard Road and Parkside Drive to a four-phase signal that motorists...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 24 comments | 4783 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wyrick Chamber Players at Firehouse Jan. 12

Wyrick Chamber Players, a well-known Bay Area classical music family, will perform together in a concert at the Firehouse...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jane Onojafe, on Dec 30, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Will No Calif still send Water to So Calif during a Drought ?

As we all know this is probably the driest year ever. My question though , Is Northern California required to send water...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 30, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1068 Views

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Christmas tree collection schedule

Christmas trees will be picked up by Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 941 Saturday for a small donation or by Pleasanton Garbage...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by AlP, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 5204 Views

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Library offering free classes in Microsoft Excel 7

With Microsoft Excel now one of the hottest skills needed for job advancement, the Pleasanton Library is offering Excel classes...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sue, on Dec 29, 2013 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1705 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Spare the Air' alert rules out wood burning fireplaces Christmas Day

Some may call the air quality district managers scrooges while many others will be able to breathe a sigh of relief today...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 29, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 22 comments | 1525 Views

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PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT

***** PHIL ROBERTSON FOR PRESIDENT ***** GOD BLESS DUCK DYNASTY. hate speech is wrong. hate crimes are wrong. physical...

Original post made by FREE TO HAVE AN OPINION on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by nancy s., on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 25 comments | 850 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

No fireplace fires Christmas Eve, government rules

Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 34 comments | 3629 Views

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Council approves efforts to cut speeds, traffic on Black Ave.

The Pleasanton City Council last night voted unanimously to start making major modification on Black Avenue to curb speeding...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 27, 2013 at 10:02 am | 34 comments | 3760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County's jobless rate drops by 1 percent

Unemployment rates continued to drop in California and in the Bay Area in November with Alameda County down 1% to 6.8%, according...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Shannon, on Dec 27, 2013 at 9:09 am | 6 comments | 1611 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton home damaged in fireplace blaze

A house fire in Pleasanton left a family's home badly burned but nobody was hurt, firefighters said late Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by right wing nuts, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 15 comments | 2569 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chubb golf tourney scores $6,000 for REACH

Tanner Insurance Services representative Ron Hernbroth and Chubb Group representative Kurt Stemmler present a $6,000 check...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Zoe, on Dec 26, 2013 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Union says tentative agreement reached with BART

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced yesterday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 2011 Views

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Beware of disabled lady in motorized wheelchair with a dog.

Again I would like to make every driver who uses Valley Ave. between Greenwood Dr. & Santa Rita Rd. to watch out for the...

Original post made by Don on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daveg, on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 710 Views

AROUND TOWN

No clue on what caused power outage?

Any word from anyone, anywhere on what actually caused the power outage on the west side Saturday night/Sunday am?...

Original post made by No information? on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 322 Views
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