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Weather service issues hazardous weather warning for today

The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions today, with the major storm heading into Pleasanton...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 3132 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Albertsons/Safeway to sell 168 stores in 8 states as part of merger agreement

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. and Boise-headquartered Albertsons announced Friday that they have entered into agreements,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by wondering, on Dec 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 10387 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Red Cross seeks blood donations at 2 Pleasanton locations during holiday season

The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to help hospital patients by giving one last gift -- a blood or platelet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Little Rock Nine' member visits Harvest Park

One of the members of the "Little Rock Nine" that were involved in desegregating a high school in that Arkansas city 57 years...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Home invasion robber sentenced to 12 years prison

An Oakland man involved in a Pleasanton home invasion robbery in August 2013 was sentenced to 12 years state prison on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Black Panther, on Dec 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2169 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

Some folks speak poorly of the Pleasanton Police Force. I suspect that is the folks that probably received a deserved citation....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 26, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alisal teacher named 'Symetra Hero in the Classroom'

An Alisal Elementary School third-grade teacher was named a "Symetra Hero in the Classroom" by Symetra, Wells Fargo and the...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Lennis Sadler, on Jan 9, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3099 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway to pay $9.87 million as settlement of environmental violations

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne S. Carvill has ordered Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. to pay $9.87 million as part...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by BIG BROTHER, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math workshop, instructional materials fair today

The Pleasanton school district is scheduled to host a Common Core Math Workshop and Instructional Materials Fair today. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2015
Last comment by Soooo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 2312 Views

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Local sister-brother duo net bronze at world championships

Siblings Nikita and Vedant Chauhan, members of the ClubSport Pleasanton junior racquetball team, earned individual and team...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1285 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 | 534 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

She's all about opera

Sara Nealy arrived in the Bay Area in 2009 ready for new challenges, but not knowing she was entering into its world of opera. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by D V Giri, on Jan 16, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Unemployment rates down across Bay Area in November

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Drusilla, on Jan 26, 2015 at 4:40 am | 2 comments | 1026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board looks at 4 new high school courses tonight

The Pleasanton school board will be discussing the possibility of four new high school courses for the 2015-16 school year...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1952 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2699 Views

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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 | 3196 Views

RESTAURANTS

Oasis is The Best

My wife and I freqent the Oasis often to enjoy their wonderufl food, superb service and constant professional manner that...

Original post made by Jim on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by JD, on May 1, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2848 Views

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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 | 2700 Views

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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 | 2387 Views
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