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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10 in Pleasanton protest plans to cut Social Security

Ten people, largely senior citizens, showed up at the Pleasanton office of Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) last Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 2950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2949 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

B1 transportation sales tax measure loses by fraction of percent needed to achive 2/3rd majority approval

Alameda County Registrar David Macdonald reported today that final results of the Nov. 6 election show that the hotly contested...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Al, on Nov 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 15 comments | 2949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paintings stolen as Pleasanton Hotel restaurant closes

Noted Pleasanton artist Charlotte Severin said yesterday that three of her five original paintings were stolen from the front...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 2948 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Happy Meals' may disappear in San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday gave final approval to an ordinance that would force fast-food restaurants...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Thoughts, on Nov 11, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 11 comments | 2948 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Alameda County Fair opens at 11 a.m. today with $1 admission

Spend $1 to attend the Alameda County Fair on opening day plus $1 for rides -- which leaves money to spend on corn dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rosemarie vitalicia, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD employees get a paid Birthday Holiday?

According to the PUSD/CSEA contract (http://www.csea.com/content/chapterpubs/C/155/PUSD-CSEAContract-2008-2011-5-30-08.pdf)...

Original post made by Nomad on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:40 am | 16 comments | 2947 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

City sponsoring hawk-themed events

I read a year ago on the internet some of the mayor's emails that she was killing animals in her back yard to feed to her...

Original post made by Sam on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by frank, on Aug 28, 2007 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 2946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warm and fuzzy foster families

Volunteers who foster kittens and puppies for Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton until they are ready for adoption might...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Deborah, on Mar 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 7 comments | 2946 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 | 2945 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Balazo and Mama Rosa and Tower Grill

All owned by the same people I'm told. Now we can have THREE restaurants with illegals working there, how exciting!! I.C.E....

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 2945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands in fees taken from unsuspecting citizens, yes YOU!

We've been had! Somehow yet another "Board" has managed to dip into your wallet and take money from all of us. And unless...

Original post made by Opt out of Garbage fee ripoff on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop Insanity !, on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 2945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wolf Sighting on Martin Avenue

Sunday morning between 7:30 and 8AM I saw what I thought at first was a fox running slowly along the inside of the fence...

Original post made by AVHS Dad on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Dec 17, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 27 comments | 2944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores show Pleasanton's on top

Twelve out of the 15 schools in the Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) are in the top 10 percent of schools statewide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Caesar, on May 21, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 51 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 2944 Views

SPORTS

Foothill's 21-14 win over Monte Vista adds to Sweeney legacy

Foothill High defeated Danville's Monte Vista Mustangs 21-14 Friday in a game that also marked Foothill coach Matt Sweeney's...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by D W, on Sep 24, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

How to avoid an online vacation rental scam

Imagine renting a home on a beautiful beachfront from a trusted website, arriving to start your vacation and finding out...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Domus to close Pleasanton store next Thursday

Domus, a popular downtown gift and housewares store, will close next Thursday, July 31 after nearly 10 years of doing business...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 1, 2008 at 6:58 am | 14 comments | 2942 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan calls Staples initiative change 'potential compromise'

In a letter to the Pleasanton Weekly, published in the July 13 edition, City Councilman Matt Sullivan commends the authors...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westsider, on Jul 22, 2007 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2940 Views
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