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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is religion a hobby?

When are we as a society going to wake up and treat religion the way it should be treated? It is a hobby, plain and simple,...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 11, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please support effort to keep class sizes at 25:1 in Pleasanton

Thank you again Pleasanton community for all of your support! We have raised over $150k in pledges to support keeping...

Original post made by Keep class sizes low team on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by My 2 cents, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:25 pm | 41 comments | 3432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds downtown for festive holiday shopping

Pleasanton's downtown came alive over the weekend with special holiday events ranging from "Earlier Than the Bird" special...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 3431 Views

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13,000-square-foot home given OK

Current and past elected and appointed officials crowded into the City Council chambers Tuesday in a sort of political homecoming...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by fact checker, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 29 comments | 3430 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Why are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?

I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...

Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 3429 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: 2013 Foothill grad charged in death of Dublin bicyclist

The 18-year-old who struck and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road last month was doing 83 miles an hour, more than twice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by shut the f up, on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 37 comments | 3429 Views

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Sewer district recycling program scaled back due to excessive demand

A program to provide recycled water for residential use in the Tri-Valley is being scaled back in the wake of its "overwhelming...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Drought, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:06 pm | 14 comments | 3426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Questionable borrowing leads to a mountain of school debt

Cash-out bond refinancing done by the Pleasanton Unified School District will cost taxpayers more than $9 million over 20...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth Dallmann, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:01 am | 84 comments | 3426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider new elementary schools tonight

The Pleasanton School Board will once again look at possible new elementary school sites at its meeting tonight.to Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Idea, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 3425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage Hill Market?

Everyone is so into the Walmart Market, that we forget we are supposed to get a market in the Vintage Hills area. So what's...

Original post made by Tango on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 3425 Views

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Any parents hear about the "Assassin game"?

I've been hearing about a game that the area high school seniors "play" as a tradition. You "pay to participate" and you...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sean's sweethearts, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:20 am | 39 comments | 3424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Bay Pleasanton Mom keeps kids home for presidents speech:

San Jose Mecury news: In the East Bay, a few parents kept their children home from school. Bridget Melson said she...

Original post made by WoW on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 11, 2009 at 10:14 am | 104 comments | 3423 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen driver leaves scene of single-vehicle crash

Pleasanton police are investigating a single-vehicle crash early this morning on Ruby Hill Drive. The call to the 3400 block...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Run from the fire, on Oct 18, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 25 comments | 3423 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Group celebrates summer solstice at Pleasanton's Centennial Park

A hearty group of early morning risers joined together at 5:42 this morning for the summer solstice traditionally held at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by W Ron Sutton, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 3423 Views

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Pleasanton Spa Closed!

Yesterday, I arrived at the Pleasanton Spa for my day of relaxation that I scheduled over a month ago. When I arrived around...

Original post made by KK on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Eve, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 3421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI insists Pleasanton bomber will be caught

An FBI expert on criminal behavior said Monday that an animal rights activist accused of planting bombs in Emeryville and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Right, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 3421 Views

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Major apartment project for Bernal-Stanley goes to Pleasanton Council Aug. 6

The Pleasanton City Council will hold a public hearing Aug. 6 to consider a developer's bid to build a 345-apartment unit...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mcdaddy, on Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 am | 52 comments | 3420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Weekly wins key California newspaper award

The Pleasanton Weekly has won the second place award for business reporting in 2006 in the annual, state-wide "Better Newspaper...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Jul 27, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 3420 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New laws focus on in-car texting, red light cameras, party buses

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 3416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3416 Views
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Bread and Circuses
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 495 views

Pleasanton school trustees move toward a school bond
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 329 views