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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

poll shows support for prop 30 dropping

http://www.cbrt.org/initiative-survey-series-2012/initiative-survey-series-october-11th-2012/ This is a California Business...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by voter, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 5 comments | 2344 Views

RESTAURANTS

Santa Rita Starbucks Rocks

I love that place. The employees have always been jewels. ...

Original post made by Isabelle on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Timmy, on Sep 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 10 comments | 2343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Scottish games back at Fairgrounds this weekend

Mock battles, athletes, birds of prey, Celtic dancing, Mary Queen of Scots with her entourage, and a masters class on Scottish...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Paul Olson, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2343 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Raley's strike ends, pickets removed as management, striking unions settle

The strike against Raley's and Nob Hill stores ended yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached between Raley's management...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 19 comments | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malatesta new president of Pleasanton Downtown Association

Vic Malatesta, owner of Vic's All Star Kitchen on Main Street, was installed Tuesday as the new president of the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mg, on Feb 13, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women, men to don bras for breast cancer walk

Hundreds of women and men will toss aside their modesty and don glitzy, self-decorated bras all in the name of a cure for...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hundreds of Endorsements of Measure E

Measure E, the proposed parcel tax to support core academic instruction in Pleasanton's public schools, is broadly supported...

Original post made by optimistic mom on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 21 comments | 2340 Views

SPORTS

Experience the best of Pleasanton

For anyone looking for an inexpensive and fun night out, Friday night is the "Battle of Pleasanton" at Amador Valley High...

Original post made by Don Fan on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 15, 2008 at 6:02 pm | 23 comments | 2339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

parcel tax

Although our children are out of school, I am more than willing to pay a parcel tax to maintain excellence in our schools....

Original post made by anne on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 39 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Hilton takes the name DoubleTree

The Pleasanton Hilton Hotel has been renamed DoubleTree in a move by the hotels' parent company to increase the use of the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:12 am | 6 comments | 2339 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney: 'Reform will make health care more affordable for Americans'

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) released the following statement and information in response to Saturday night's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nosy Neighbors, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:04 am | 66 comments | 2338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton men, teen arrested for alleged felony assault of a disabled man

Two men and a 16-year-old girl from Pleasanton have been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, torture and...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by john wayne 2, on Aug 29, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 108 comments | 2337 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jerry McNerney two-faced on green energy: says one thing, votes differently

McNerney is suddenly running away from the issue that defined his candidacy and his entire record in Congress -- the advocacy...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Metzler, on Sep 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2337 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WHEELS, BART 'bridge' offering rides during strike

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, operator of the Wheels bus system, is running its regular service in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jason Bezis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plea deal gives drunk driver 4 years in prison

A drunk driver who killed her friend and seriously injured another driver has agreed to a plea deal this morning that will...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Apr 16, 2008 at 6:48 am | 43 comments | 2335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 2335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

17-year-old from Livermore killed in crash following armed robbery

Alameda County sheriff's officials said Thursday that five people who were in a car that sped away from deputies and then...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by andrea luciano, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 20 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged high school drug dealer arrested again

Paul Harold White, who was arrested earlier this month for furnishing drugs to high school students, has been arrested again. The...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by samantha, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:11 am | 7 comments | 2333 Views
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