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Cabs vs. Uber

This week, the number of Uber vehicles on the street passed the number of cabs in New York City. Totally amazing when you...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by econowonk , on Mar 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 474 Views


Gavin Newsom throws SF voters under the bus

In 2014, San Francisco voters passed Prop B with a 60% vote, which calls for a public referendum for any new project along...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by ll, on Mar 27, 2015 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 340 Views


Very interesting water usage monitor product

Came across this recently: No release date yet, but could be a really good tool...

Original post made by PL on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Apr 16, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 396 Views


Thorne, Olson in Sacramento today for Legislative Action Day

Pleasanton Mayor Jerry Thorne and Councilman Arne Olson will be in Sacramento today to talk to legislators about transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by John Crawford, on Apr 30, 2015 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views


Polls open in less than 35 hours!

First, all newspaper endorsements have been for Steve Glazer. Tri-Valley, CoCo Times, San Francisco Chron, and even the Livermore...

Original post made by Voter on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Registered Joe, on May 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 327 Views


Flags in Pleasanton being flown at half-staff to honor service members killed in Chattanooga

All flags at Pleasanton city facilities are being flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday in honor of service members...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by American, on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views


Governor signs Baker's toll bridge open meetings bill

Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker (R-San Ramon), whose district includes Pleasanton, announced this week that Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Pierre, on Aug 18, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views


Congressmen to meet with commuters on ACE train this morning

Congressmen Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) will hold a rolling "roundtable meeting" with constituents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Omar Chatty - San Jose, on Sep 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views


Governor signs Baker's veteran-assistance bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill from local Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) that aims to better inform and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views


Fire victims say 'Thank you, Pleasanton'

Thousands of pounds of food, clothing and household supplies are in the hands of hundreds of victims of the Valley and Butte...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by audrey, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views


SF Sheriff thrown out of office

Ross Mirkarimi lost Tuesday's election. He was even worse than we all thought. He's blamed for the shooting death of...

Original post made by Sam on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 155 Views


Remembering Juanita

Pleasanton lost a dedicated education advocate March 5 with the death of School Board President Juanita Haugen. Her lifelong...

Original post made by Emily Atwood on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mary Ellen Rodda, on Mar 9, 2007 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 3505 Views


Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on May 11, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2957 Views


Driving and Talking On Cell Phones Cause Accidents

Do people not understand that by talking on the phone and text messaging while driving, is increasing accidents, including...

Original post made by Christine on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by RKA, on May 22, 2007 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2647 Views


Here comes the fair!

The Alameda County Fair kicks off today for a 17-day run of fun and excitement for all ages, special tributes for the men...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Jun 22, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 2759 Views


Good Place to View Fireworks in Livermore

Hi Folks, July 4th is just around the corner. Happy 4th to all of you. There will be Fireworks on July 4th at Robertson...

Original post made by Windly O. on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 5271 Views


Small dogs get new digs

The Parks and Recreation Commission decided to move forward on plans to create a small dog exercise area within the current...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by WOOD, on Aug 7, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views


Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views


Sports Briefs

<B>U14 Ballistic place third in Napa Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by jessica, on Sep 26, 2007 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 2940 Views


TV30 airs live medical show

The phrases "medical experts" and "free of charge" are rarely used together these days, at least without a catch. But that's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Dinah Hurst, on Oct 16, 2007 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 3888 Views
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