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The Hoga: The Not So Little Fireboat That Could

There was a ceremony on December 7, to honor the Hoga, the former Oakland Fireboat that is now the last operational Naval...

Original post made by James Art, FPE on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3732 Views

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Helping Hearts

JoAnn Koobatian is a gift to the community. She has touched more people during her time as choir director at Foothill High...

Original post made by james degriz on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. K Fan, on Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Ungrateful Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike: An Assault upon California Taxpayers

Ungrateful prisoners across California's state prison system launched a hunger strike on Monday in protest of their conditions,...

Original post made by James Hurd on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sheriff, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1686 Views

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Pleasanton Cemetary

I drive by the Pleasanton Cemetery daily, and have noticed since Pleasanton has taken it over, the grass is watered less...

Original post made by James Townsend on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by ponymom, on Jul 28, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 14 comments | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

25th anniversary of "Occupy Pleasanton" teachers strike

With all of this talk about Occupy various cities, it occurs to me this week is the 25th anniversary today of Occupy Pleasanton,...

Original post made by Jamestown on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1815 Views

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From Behind The White Line, You're Not So Bright

I was on Main Street this evening and it was incredibly busy. I thought there was a special event, but I didn't see...

Original post made by Jamie on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by FREEBIES, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Relatives, Friends,Clergy, Coaches, etc. The Real Risk to Children

I am frustrated with adults, we don't want to face the real threat to our children, which is people they know and trust....

Original post made by Jan on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by aaron, on Mar 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 3678 Views

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Is anyone as devastated as I am about what's happening with Father Padraig

I moved to Pleasanton 10 years ago. I distinctly remember experiencing one of Father Padraig's sermons at St. Elizabeth...

Original post made by Jana on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Carlos, on Nov 15, 2007 at 9:54 pm | 66 comments | 5803 Views

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Zero Presidential Press Conferences Sine Last July...

Democrats, how do you defend this lack of Obama Press Conferences? How can you justify this? ...

Original post made by Jane on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Shig, on May 21, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1049 Views

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Check this: IL Dem Congresswoman Has Thug To Intimidate Questioners at Her Town Hall Meeting

Typical Democrat "thug" technique. (At least this Illinois Dem HAS a "real live" townhall meeting...in contrast to McNerney's...

Original post made by Jane on Aug. 16, 2010
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Just Wondering...

Why is the Fair closed on Tuesday? I know about the no horse racing on Wednesday, but why no Fair on Tuesday?...

Original post made by Jane on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by April Mitchell, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 6 comments | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brave young Lady!

The young lady that reported her Boyfriends threat to the dance this past weekend. Will never know how many lives she changed...

Original post made by Jane on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:36 pm | 8 comments | 2724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Guy Knocking on Doors

I got a knock on my door at about 4:30pm today (Tuesday, April 5th) and I saw a young, tall guy, about 20 years old, through...

Original post made by Jane on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:58 am | 14 comments | 2208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BB GUN 02/2010

Pleasanton had lots to say about Jonathan Fala and Sergio Ramirez. Well I just wanted to show your mental disabled man. http://www.localcrimenews.com/lookup.php?jid=6944184 ...

Original post made by Jane on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by SO WHAT, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 1691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school tutoring

We have 9th grader and wanted to know if we can find partner parents who are strong in tutoring English related topic such...

Original post made by Janet on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 803 Views

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Yet Another Crazy Conservative

On his show, Glenn Beck runs a little conspiracy-theory-meets-Kevin-Bacon-game segment called "In a Nutshell" in which he...

Original post made by Janet on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 7 comments | 1243 Views

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Care to see new results of the War on Poverty's "Head Start" Program?

How's that "Head Start" program doing, you wonder? Remember, it was created in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty"...

Original post made by Janet on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by westsider, on Jan 23, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

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TriValleyJobs.com website down or gone?

Does anyone know what happened to the TriValleyJobs.com website? It was been unavailable for the past two days (July 27,...

Original post made by Janet Gates on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by PW Reader, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1173 Views

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Should Pleasanton allow medical marijuana dispensaries?

The City Council is expected to approve a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Should dispensaries be allowed...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angry, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 23 comments | 5058 Views

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Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

In light of tonight's earthquake near Pleasanton, the Great California Shakeout that will be held Thursday across the state...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:00 am | 24 comments | 1681 Views
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