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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 | 2276 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 | 4131 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 | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garage Doors

Can someone enlighten me as to why I see people with their garage doors cracked open or even open a few inches to one foot?...

Original post made by ccwc on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 10, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 20 comments | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canadian Geese

Just like clock work every morning and evening, a "V' Formation of honking geese fly overhead. Does anyone know what they...

Original post made by Pat on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Malc Williams, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 20 comments | 39822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by caywen, on Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 7112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 4556 Views

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Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 4776 Views

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Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 5583 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Obama America's Weakest President?

Here we are on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, at a time in our history when nothing matters more than...

Original post made by No More a Democrat on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Pope, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 20 comments | 3245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for lawyer charged in Dublin hit-and-run death

Nearly two years after being arrested for running down a bicyclist in Dublin, felony charges are moving forward for a San...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bay area, on Feb 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 20 comments | 4080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board looks at locations for new elementaries

With the need for two new elementary schools and hundreds of millions of dollars in repairs to existing facilities, the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 3, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 20 comments | 5072 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2014 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 2438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador Valley, Foothill ranked highest in area among top 100 California high schools

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools in Pleasanton are among the top 100 best public schools in California, a U.S. News...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 6, 2014 at 8:32 am | 20 comments | 6383 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin police shoot, kill FHS student

Dublin police said that a domestic-violence suspect who was fatally shot by an officer on Sunday night after he allegedly...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by William Tell, on May 11, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 20 comments | 1633 Views

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Commission OKs renaming Sports Park for former Mayor Ken Mercer

The Parks and Recreation Commission has approved a bid to rename the Pleasanton Sports and Recreation Community Park for...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am | 20 comments | 4487 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 candidates stress sustainability, conservation at pre-election forum

Sustainability, storage, water quality and quantity, conservation and water management were words used throughout a forum...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by mjarivers, on May 30, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 20 comments | 4266 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants + TV sets = nuisance

I was sad to find out that Handles Gastropub has added 4 TV sets in their main dinning room. Previously TVs were restricted...

Original post made by Pleasanton_Resident on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:50 am | 20 comments | 1581 Views

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Property tax for county's hazardous waste fee rising tomorrow

Residents of Alameda County pay more starting tomorrow, July 1, to dispose of hazardous waste following adoption of a new...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Damon, on Jul 1, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 20 comments | 4610 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Senior Center reopens after makeover

Major renovations and new amenities completed at the Pleasanton Senior Center were unveiled to the public this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 12, 2014 at 11:13 am | 20 comments | 4737 Views
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