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AROUND TOWN

Where are the recyle containers at First Wednesday?

With the city forcing residents to recyle curbside, where are the recyle containers downtown during First Wednesday? I...

Original post made by Wanna be on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1042 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Severe fire dangers lead to increased fireworks patrolling

Lingering haze in the air from hundreds of Northern California fires serve as a reminder of the increased fire danger heading...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Themed Art Exhibits @the Berry Patch

WORTHWHILE FINE ART EVENTS: Check out the Berry Patch on Main in Downtown Pleasanton. Award Winning Artists showing now with...

Original post made by Claudette McDermott on Jul. 2, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brown files another lawsuit, this time against Midas in Dublin

State Attorney General Jerry Brown, who last month joined in a lawsuit to overturn Pleasanton's housing cap, filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by tim, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cholo is the street preacher

After an extensive investigation I have come to the conclusion that Cholo is the "freak" street preacher. Evidence: Both...

Original post made by Cholo the street preacher on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by TI, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is Downtown Haunted?

I stumbled upon this article... I had no idea and it is kind of creepy to think about. Anyone had any experience with...

Original post made by Is it true on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jul 2, 2009 at 9:52 am | 4 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD Hiring Back District Office Administrators

Here we go again. Last week the board did not approve the hiring back of at least 6 District Office Administrators, including...

Original post made by Ruth on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:55 am | 41 comments | 3933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summer Prayer and Meditation Circle

Tri-Valley Unity Church will host 60 minutes of prayer, meditation, song and sharing from 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, at 7567 Amador...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by toodles, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

IT layoffs continue, BUT the Tech companies are replacing laid off workers with FOREIGN workers...

While many IT workers have been out of work for over 5 years and major layoffs are escalating, Tech companies are hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 22 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

AMERICAN FATHERS

I took my son backpacking for the first time, all weekend. It was grueling, we were eaten my mosquitoes, and today Iím at...

Original post made by Douglas Kendall on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by No Thanks, on Jul 1, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 9 comments | 1275 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

2 Bay Area men, running Pleasanton companies, charged with $80M Ponzi scheme

The San Francisco bureau of the Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of two Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Foothill High School, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 11 comments | 1590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

List of top 1500 U.S. High Schools

I came across a Newsweek article that is from June 8, so I'm not sure if it's already been discussed/looked at, but I figured...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:12 pm | 24 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park district lays out components of land use plan for Ridge

Roughly 80 people attended a Monday land use plan meeting for the Pleasanton Ridge, the first in what East Bay Regional Park...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

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Three local sites make 'Best Family Campgrounds' list

Three of the East Bay Regional Park District's campgrounds were named the best in the nation for park amenities, outdoor...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

1950s 'My Little Margie' star Gale Storm, 87, dies in Danville

Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red, White and Blues

The First Wednesday Street Party theme for July is "Red, White and Blues" featuring the band, The Crisis, from 6-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

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CONFLICTS ON THE TOWN SQUARE FORUM: What to do?

I noticed on a lot of threads that people get upset when discussions get involved and emotional. Some people have even suggested...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 10 comments | 1421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

22,000 pot plants seized in Sunol

Alameda County sheriff's deputies have found more than 22,000 marijuana plants at the biggest outdoor growing operation the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:30 am | 10 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pest Problems

With this hot weather we are seeing a large increase in ants and spiders; and, now we hear that the neighbors have subterranean...

Original post made by Judi on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Doug Buenz, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 1056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tauscher confirmed for top U.S. arms control post

10th District Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher (D-Alamo) has been confirmed by the Senate as under secretary for Arms Control...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by BLT, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1394 Views
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