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County Democrats, Pleasanton school district union endorse Olivia Sanwong for election to City Council

The Alameda County Democratic Party has endorsed Olivia Sanwong for election to the Pleasanton City Council in the vote-by-mail...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Lorentz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 9:33 am | 47 comments | 2290 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ace is the Place that Richert celebrates today, all weekend

Ace Hardware's new store in town -- Richert Lumber -- will celebrate its grand reopening today with festivities that include...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kris J., on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:11 am | 5 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Unemployment rates continue to drop in Bay Area

Unemployment rates continued to drop in March in California and in the Bay Area, according to employment data released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 1182 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell asks Homeland Security to reverse policy allowing knives on airplanes

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has called on the Homeland Security agency to reverse its decision to allow passengers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Vern, on Apr 21, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 2486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador's Class of 2013 ready to graduate

Commencement exercises are less than two months away but the Class of 2013 at Amador Valley High School couldn't wait to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments | 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our Kids Are Better Off Than Kids in Tonga: Cutting Through Liberal Mainstream Press Bias

Admittedly, the United States ranks 34 out of 35 on a UNICEF measure of relative child poverty in developed nations. And,...

Original post made by Arnold on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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JC Penney store robbed and burglarized a day apart

Two women were arrested for robbery, and police are still seeking a burglar in separate incidents just over a day apart at...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Apr 19, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gun Ownership Freedom Vs. Darwin-Citing Democrats: Who Next Will Democrats Invoke, Calvin and Hobbes?

When dealing with the Democrat Party in this country, we just have to accept that we're not dealing with the brightest bulbs...

Original post made by Charles the Free on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charles the Free, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PPIE hosting half-marathon, 5K event today to benefit Pleasanton schools

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation will sponsor a half-marathon and 5K event today starting at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Just another voice, on Apr 19, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 11 comments | 1761 Views

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Business, labor leaders team up in support of Golden State Warriors move to San Francisco

Business, labor and community leaders and former Golden State Warriors players Tuesday announced the launch of a new group...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by D W, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 957 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police make arrest for prostitution at First Street massage parlor

An undercover investigation led to a prostitution arrest at a local massage parlor, according to police reports. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:25 am | 18 comments | 4732 Views

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Parents again push for smaller class sizes in Pleasanton schools

Parents were out in force again at the Pleasanton school board meeting last week to plead their case for class size reductions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Frank Lyn, on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 3447 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton runner safe after yesterday's Boston Marathon blasts

A Pleasanton runner is safe, but narrowly missed being a victim of the deadly explosions that took place Monday along the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 11 comments | 1704 Views

SPORTS

Pleasantonians Past & Present Remember Summerall

This ex-Vintage Hills citizen wants to know from all Pleasantonians past, present, & future: What is your favorite memory...

Original post made by D W on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 4 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 3755 Views

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Pleasanton City Manager & Employees Moonlighting with Different Jobs

https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/coursework/document.php?id=355&f=20121_POL04_Syllabus.pdf shows that our local...

Original post made by Seriously dysfunctional on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by J. Hosterman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1015 Views

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John Madden retires, coming home to Pleasanton

Famed sportscaster and football coach John Madden will soon be coming home to Pleasanton after his announcement yesterday...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Craig Watkins, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 19 comments | 3700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scuffle over liquor stolen from Pleasanton Safeway store leads to arrest

A battle over a bottle has led to the arrest of a 19-year-old transient in the Safeway parking lot at Santa Rita Road and...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ted Sorenson, on Apr 17, 2013 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton students witness mock tragedy caused by drunken driving

The aftermath of a horrific car crash, a dead principal, a badly injured student helicoptered away for treatment, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Rachel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:20 am | 35 comments | 1899 Views

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Miller posting signs on private property without permission

David Miller is disrespecting private property owner rights and continuing to do what he wants not what he says. He has...

Original post made by Miller continues cheating on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lou Skunt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 31 comments | 1347 Views
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