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AROUND TOWN

Ruby Hill conflict goes to city commission tonight

The owners of a newly-built multi-million-dollar home in Ruby Hill will square off tonight before the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 21 comments | 4797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday season bumps auto burglaries, frauds

Auto break-ins and frauds are up, with nine reported vehicle burglaries and seven cases of fraud reported in recent days. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by None of the Above, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 951 Views

RESTAURANTS

Black Bear Diner opens Monday in Pleasanton

Black Bear Diner will open its newest California restaurant Monday in Pleasanton, offering its famous breakfast specials...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Diner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:43 am | 23 comments | 10507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make a Difference Day for Community Service on Jan 18th 2014

Pleasanton's Community of Character Coalition is a sponsor of the "Make a Difference Day for Pleasanton," which will be held...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 489 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Happen to Californians?

I'm a native San Francisican born in 1947. I've always lived in the Bay Area. My husband unfortunately passed away earlier...

Original post made by Cindy on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Left the South, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:10 am | 13 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is with all of the portable basketball "stands" in the streets?? LEGAL?

With it getting late early I came home the other evening and nearly ran in to one of many portable basketball posts in our...

Original post made by Amy Nonomos on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 38 comments | 3976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood burning in fireplaces banned again today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for today, banning all wood...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Dec 10, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Youth Golf Teacher charged with 65 counts of molestation

I saw on the news that the Youth Golf teacher in Livermore was charged with 65 counts of molestation and that he admitted...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 2838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fundraiser underway for beating victim

More than two months have passed since David Lamont was found unconscious outside his home after apparently being beaten...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Doug Miller, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Christmas trees sprouting up around town

Workers at the various tree lots being assembled around town spent the early part of the week drilling holes in tree trunks,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Max Martin, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 477 Views

AROUND TOWN

BELL CHOIR PERFORMANCE, Sunday Dec 15

The 19th Annual Youth Choir and BELL Choir performance will be this Sunday, January 15th, at 6:30pm at The Plesanton Stake...

Original post made by Ken mano on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton parade, tree lighting Saturday

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by A proud American!, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 3014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Pleasanton High School Students!

Pleasanton North Rotary will hold its annual Richard D. King Youth Speech Contest on Friday January 3rd at 12:15 pm, at the...

Original post made by Pleasanton North Rotary Club on Dec. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 596 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Do You Chalk For

Do you want to attend a fun community event? Do you like art? Join us on May 10, 2014 for the Pleasanton Chalk Art Festival....

Original post made by Joanne Bonoan on Dec. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 372 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

It is now Ok to slaughter bald eagles...

It is now OK to slaughter bald eagles, among millions of other birds and bats, but let's not harm the snail darter habitat!...

Original post made by b on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 365 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fast-food workers "strike"

This week, fast-food workers in 100 cities nationwide participated in a one-day "strike" to show support for their demand...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 8, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 372 Views

AROUND TOWN

New women's Acapella singers to perform Friday

Pleasanton's new all-female Acapella, barber shop-style (4-part harmony) singing group will perform Friday night at Girls'...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 7 comments | 4089 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cold snap comes to Pleasanton starting today

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving weekend will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 17 comments | 7159 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 22 comments | 6404 Views
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