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Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 37 comments | 3905 Views


Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 3905 Views


Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 3904 Views


Is a locally filled initiative newsworthy?

I find it interesting that a citizens initiative was filed in the City of Pleasanton last Tuesday called "Save Pleasanton’s...

Original post made by Steve Brozosky on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Tired of Steve B, on Oct 27, 2007 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 3903 Views


Great halloween decorations!

Today I exited my neighborhood the 'other' way than I normally do and saw a house with the best decorations I have seen in...

Original post made by t. harris on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sea Eagle Haunted House, on Oct 2, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 17 comments | 3903 Views


What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mitt Supporter, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:33 am | 21 comments | 3903 Views


DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Antz, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:26 pm | 11 comments | 3901 Views


Schools could face more than $5 million in new cuts

With budget negotiations suspended in Sacramento, the Pleasanton school board was told Tuesday night that it could face as...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 76 comments | 3897 Views


The ultimate festival

Every year at the end of August, parts of the East Bay start to empty out; people go on unexplained, mysterious vacations...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3893 Views


Family farm opens in Castlewood

If you've driven along the tree-lined, scenic Foothill Road recently, you may have noticed that there are crops growing at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dave & Jon, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 3892 Views


Tri-Valley Hero: Josh Burger, inspirational speaker

Josh Burger wasn't expected to get much out of life. The disease that made it unlikely he would live past birth also limited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sue Huebner, on Jun 17, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 5 comments | 3891 Views


Grant, Arkin, Hintzke win school board seats

Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin and Jamie Yee Hintzke were elected to the Pleasanton school board Tuesday in what was the first...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by I've Been Around Here a Long Time, on Nov 8, 2008 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 3885 Views


For the biker who nearly died today . . . . . .

I was driving north on Main St today at 5:30 AM, just approaching Stanley. My traffic light was, and had been, green but...

Original post made by driver and biker on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 37 comments | 3884 Views


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 | 3884 Views


SWAT teams from Pleasanton and Livermore merge

It's one thing to go breaking in doors or serving a warrant on a high-risk suspect with a team of officers you know and trust...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Arnold, on Dec 6, 2011 at 11:45 pm | 4 comments | 3883 Views


Hundreds gather for 'TEA Party' on tax day

As people rushed to put their tax filings in the mail by today's deadline at the post office on Black Avenue, hundreds of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by What tea party? , on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 88 comments | 3882 Views


Which Mexican food restaurant in town is the best?

After eating at all the local Mexican food restaurants, we have concluded that they are all very similar: bland food, so...

Original post made by Lee on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by S2, on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 14 comments | 3881 Views


Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Ruby Hill homeowner's lawn

A Ruby Hill resident reportedly spotted a mountain lion this morning. Police responded to the home on Paladin Way around...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 33 comments | 3881 Views


Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com ( I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3877 Views


Family distraught over theft of dog

The break-in and theft of a family pet Monday morning has left a 15-year-old Pleasanton girl heartbroken. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 13, 2012 at 11:45 am | 12 comments | 3876 Views
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