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AROUND TOWN

Budget surplus helps trim pension liabilities

With the state bleeding red ink and many California cities and school districts also facing budget woes, the city of Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pan, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 20 comments | 988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharks Ice rink

When all the controversy about the land off of El Charro was the big news, there was a section of land that the San Jose...

Original post made by tango on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gabby, on Aug 5, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 20 comments | 2371 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Gov. Brown Should Learn from Michigan's Governor...

Michigan's Republican Governor, Rick Snyder, didn't just balance the budget. He's putting $130,000,000 into a rainy day fund....

Original post made by Conservative Solution on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Mar 4, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 20 comments | 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We The People State Finals Result?

Anyone hear the result of the WTP state finals being held in Bakersfield yesterday? Both Amador and Foothill were competing....

Original post made by AVFan on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 20 comments | 2916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dead in Pleasanton shooting

A mother and daughter were fatally shot Monday evening. Pleasanton Police received a call around 6 p.m. about a homicide...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Enzo, on Aug 21, 2012 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 3350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 1985 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton schedules meeting tonight on Touriga, Palomino drives traffic concerns

Pleasanton traffic engineers will hold a public "Traffic Calming" meeting tonight to consider measures that could be taken...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Crellin Rd. Resident, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:22 am | 20 comments | 1368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 1895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton council OKs gas station, new Starbucks drive-through coffee shop next to Safeway

Safeway was given the OK by the Pleasanton City Council Tuesday night to start construction on a self-serve gas station and...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 20 comments | 1988 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council candidate Karla Brown to host fundraiser later today

Pleasanton City Council candidate Karla Brown will host a wine and cheese fundraiser from 4-6 p.m. today in the ground floor...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lisa G, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:32 am | 20 comments | 1535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family grieves for dog killed by two escaped pit bulls

A Pleasanton family is mourning the death of Jazz, its 4-year-old border collie that was mauled to death Sept. 24 by two...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:47 am | 20 comments | 4045 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal lawsuit filed against Pleasanton police officer, Alameda deputy and San Ramon attorney

A Pleasanton man has filed a $3 million federal lawsuit against a local police officer, an Alameda County Sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Howdy , on Dec 2, 2012 at 7:57 am | 20 comments | 1424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school district email system down again today for 6th consecutive day

The email system for the entire Pleasanton school district has been inoperative since last Wednesday, and was still down...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 2109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New Leaf to open market at Vintage Hills Center next year

New Leaf Community Markets, an independently-owned grocer known for carrying locally grown, organic foods, will open a store...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fredrick, on May 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 20 comments | 1863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time for real republicans to return

Please,I beg all of the Limbaugh,Palin,Norquist types to go away and the moderate,common sense republicans to come back and...

Original post made by Hoops on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Myself, on Nov 10, 2012 at 12:33 am | 20 comments | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Upscale, high-density apartment project planned for Bernal-Stanley corner

A 16-acre site at the southeast corner of Bernal Avenue and Stanley Boulevard where Home Depot once proposed to build a second...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by john, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 20 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cane sword used in road rage incident leads to arrest of Pleasanton driver

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Aug 8, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1355 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Road rage incident leads to arrest

What began as a typical highway incident, with two cars jockeying back and forth between lanes and through traffic, escalated...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 20 comments | 1694 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 | 3023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoppers cheer as New Leaf Community Markets opens in Pleasanton

If crowds waiting through a near-hour-long grand opening ceremony are any indication of support, the celebration Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Shopper, on May 17, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 20 comments | 1921 Views
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