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Pleasanton Residents Deserve More Than Empty Dialog on Johnson Drive

In his recent Guest Opinion, Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne gave justifications for how the Council and Planning Commission...

Original post made by Kay C on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton Resident, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:05 am | 13 comments | 698 Views

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Come On, Pleasanton, Aspire Higher!

It's time for some big dreams in Pleasanton--some creative, out-of-the-box (maybe out of the moving van) thinking on what...

Original post made by Kay C on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sam, on May 6, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 14 comments | 623 Views

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Safeway...oh well

Oh dear, Safeway's profits are down! Maybe if they lowered their prices more people would shop there. Could be they are...

Original post made by Kaye on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Cheryl Lynn, on Mar 2, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 1628 Views

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Grocery bags

Clerk at RiteAid this morning told me that beginning July 1 they would be charging for bags if you do not bring your own. I...

Original post made by Kaye on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:33 am | 37 comments | 3080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crossing guard schedule?

Does anyone know what the typical schedule is? I would assume it is 30 minutes prior to 1st bell until 10 minutes after last?...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Guest, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogs frighten children near Mohr elementary

I was running near Mohr elementary, when I noticed two women with dogs (unleashed) running back and fourth, across the end...

Original post made by kbenson on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 19, 2014 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 659 Views

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Just felt the earth move a bit

It felt like my house slightly shifted x2 anyone else? and no I am not drinking =)...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Oct 21, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 10 comments | 1472 Views

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Power out again

Noticed a bunch of utility trucks on Mohr yesterday. Just lost power few minutes ago (no announcement) nice...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

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Low flying jet

Just heard it fly above my house. Thought I was re-living my military days. Any laws exist to prevent them from flying...

Original post made by kbenson on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mittens, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 2010 Views

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Gas station with lower price and fewer customers

I drive by the 2 gas station Chevron and shell (soon or now 76) Found it odd that quite a few customers stick with chevron,...

Original post made by kbenson on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 23, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1608 Views

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Cooling center in Pleasanton

Just an FYI in case anyone was not aware and/or in need Pleasanton has a "cooling center" @ the senior retirement center...

Original post made by kbenson on Jun. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 276 Views

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Construction next to safeway (by fairgrounds)

I noticed a good deal of construction going on in the "former" fields next to the safeway store. I assume these will be more...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 33 comments | 2671 Views

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Trash @ Amador valley park

Must have been a big party @ Amador valley park this past weekend. Trash everywhere. I noticed a city worker carrying a bucket...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 422 Views

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4-hire workers expanding

Noticed the amount of 4-hire-workers who typically stand by home depot. Is increasing. They are also waiting on the bev-mo...

Original post made by kbenson on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:57 pm | 10 comments | 744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police/Fire and ambulance units at Harvest park

I noticed the school was evacuated today around 8:30AM. at least 5 Fire trucks, 2 police vehicles and an ambulance was on...

Original post made by Kbenson on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by 8th grader, on Dec 11, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 5 comments | 1823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire @ mens bathroom amador valley community park

Last night a fire was started @ the Amador valley park- Public bathroom. More then likely teen jerks with nothing better...

Original post made by kbenson on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

emergency vehicles near Amador HS?

@ 2:35pm today Heard what sounded like a "cricket" alarm and minutes later two firetrucks along with an ambulance?...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police stop on Mohr ave

Noticed 2 police vehicles pulled over red toyota pickup on Mohr (Yesterday) The things I found interesting about this stop...

Original post made by kbenson on Mar. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops bust guy handing out biz cards for porn industry @ fair

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/crime-law/man-arrested-soliciting-girls-porn-industry-alamed/ngZm3/ According to the story,...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 6, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bat attack + shooting in Plesanton

http://www.contracostatimes.com/crime-courts/ci_27320764/four-arrested-shooting-baseball-bat-attack-at-pleasanton Just...

Original post made by kbenson on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jan 18, 2015 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views
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