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AROUND TOWN

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. 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1854 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 322 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 452 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 792 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 | 1947 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 | 1904 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. 1026 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
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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 | 1068 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 | 1101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected mail thieves outrun police

[This post was removed because it was only a story copied from another publication. If it had included discussion and referenced...

Original post made by kbenson on Feb. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike rider injured santa rita/Valey

Noticed a bike rider injured on the corner of Santa Rita and Valley this AM. (Near 76 station)Several others were tending...

Original post made by kbenson on Jul. 11, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Daily police sirens

On average I hear PD sirens 2x per day. Starting to feel like I am living in Oakland. I can understand the occasional once...

Original post made by kbenson on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Aug 31, 2015 at 8:08 am | 6 comments | 869 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man taking photos/filming perimeter of HPMS

A co-worker of mine told me she saw a man taking pictures/video, while standing outside harvest park middle school. The man...

Original post made by kbenson on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 10, 2016 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 853 Views

AROUND TOWN

how do you handle 10% rent increase in this economy

Due to our current economy I have only received a 5% wage increase in the last 5 years, however after just over a year lease...

Original post made by kcmdancer on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:42 am | 33 comments | 4891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More Homework and Greater Effort

Is anyone else in favor of more homework, greater effort, self-reliance, and a sense of accountability that will allow our...

Original post made by Keep America Strong on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by WG nonsense, on Mar 20, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support effort to keep class sizes at 25:1 in Pleasanton

Thank you again Pleasanton community for all of your support! We have raised over $150k in pledges to support keeping...

Original post made by Keep class sizes low team on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 41 comments | 3846 Views
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