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AROUND TOWN

Hacienda Housing Park or China Town

Hacienda Business Park is the biggest mistake in Pleasanton history. All we can do now is build housing and schools. They...

Original post made by Jim on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 24 comments | 1413 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Board of Education selects Knowles as new president

Trustee Aisha Knowles was appointed as president, and Trustee Eileen McDonald was appointed vice president of the board on...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 5, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Westbound lanes on Hwy. 238 connector reopened after fatal crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on state Highway 238 this morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Tania, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:34 am | 5 comments | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayashi recognized for having a 'green' local Assembly District office

State Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward), whose district includes part of Pleasanton, was recently recognized by a regional...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 10 comments | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge orders Wells Fargo to pay customers $203-million for 'unfair' overdraft fees

A spokeswoman for Wells Fargo Bank said Wednesday the institution will appeal a ruling by a federal judge in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Great Example, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The Dunwells performing on Friday

British pop/rock group, The Dunwells, will appear at 8 p.m., Friday, March 30, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1413 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown kills death row project at San Quentin

Calling plans for construction of a pricey new San Quentin death row "unconscionable," Gov. Jerry Brown today pulled the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2011 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 1412 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama challenges homophobia in the Boy Scouts: Calls for an end to bigotry

Gay kids who want to "be prepared" alongside their straight peers got some big-time support during the Super Bowl yesterday:...

Original post made by Chris on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Feb 13, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 16 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge near denker there is a serious car accident

On Stoneridge towards Denker there is a seriously bad car accident, you may want to take another route if you are heading...

Original post made by bel on May. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tax Preparation

Does anyone have a good CPA or Tax Preparer that they could share? Ours retired and we are looking! Thanks!!!!...

Original post made by ccwc on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 am | 7 comments | 1412 Views

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Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26.

Red Cross to hold blood drive here Saturday, July 26. Pleasanton donations can be made at The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jul. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote on what?

The Governor wants the voters to decide on tax extensions/increases. What a lame choice. He won't tell the voters what an...

Original post made by Start Afresh on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Start Afresh, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

SPORTS

Harvest Park club wins inaugural cricket tourney

The Harvest Park Middle School Cricket Club took first place in the first-ever Inter School Cricket Tournament played in...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Thomas White, on Jan 4, 2016 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hurricane, heavy rains show importance of flood insurance

As homeowners across the East Coast weathered Hurricane Irene and the heavy rains that followed, the importance of flood...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by R. Jensen, on Sep 21, 2011 at 5:37 am | 3 comments | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Make sure you read Hussman’s piece this morning (key section below). This should give you a better sense why the Fed is...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robert Murray of Murray Energy: "Obama will destroy low cost energy in America"

Check this video out. It is an interview with Robert Murray of Murray Energy who talks about a group of his 500 coal miner...

Original post made by More Coal on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by ALL, on Oct 29, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cinderella Is In Town

Actually 2500 Cinderellas are in town riding their bikes in the annual Cinderella Classic and Challenge. Pleasanton is home...

Original post made by Steve Rosefield on Apr. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1411 Views

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Loud boom several times today

There has been about 4 loud booms today within the last hour. Anyone know what's going on. Heard the noise from home off...

Original post made by Mimi on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1411 Views

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Free concert tonight featuring Dave Crimmen

Concerts in the Park will host Dave Crimmen who will perform '50s-'60s rock 'n' roll, rockability and surf music, tonight...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 22, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

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Council gives go-ahead for Veterans Memorial at Pioneer Cemetery

A City Council that just a few years ago was reluctant to spend $1 to acquire the historic, but run-down cemetery on Sunol...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Patriot, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 4 comments | 1411 Views
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