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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal

The recent news regarding California public education funding is dismal. It appears that our district will need to consider...

Original post made by Taxed Already on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 42 comments | 2246 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton to host free E-Waste collection days April 18-19

As one of its signature Earth Week events, the city of Pleasanton will host free E-Waste collection days on Friday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by local, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 2246 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SF Zoo Tiger

Is anyone else tired of hearing the victim's family criticize the zoo? There are numerous reports that these idiots taunted...

Original post made by Pat on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by aaron, on Aug 27, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 2245 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Animal hoarders ask for help: 10 mixed-breed dogs removed from home

A team from Valley Humane Society helped remove 10 mixed-breed dogs in ages ranging from 3 months to 4 years from a home...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Miss Vivian, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2245 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Choosing a College? Think Learning, Not Earning

We live in a rapidly changing society. So, too, with our college and university systems, which increasingly have modified...

Original post made by Oliver Towne on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jakob, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Cell Phone Coverage???

We live on the edge of Birdland and the Gates neighborhoods and our Verizon cellular signal is so poor, you just about can't...

Original post made by NoCell on Aug. 8, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 13, 2008 at 7:28 am | 13 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planners OK Fresh & Easy grocery for Rose Pavilion

Fresh & Easy, a British-owned grocery store, will open one of its larger California markets later this year in the Rose Pavilion...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by cholo #2, on Sep 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Service for Daniel Shoemake scheduled for Saturday

A funeral service for Daniel Shoemake, 21, will be held in Pleasanton's St. Augustine Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lisa Henn, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2244 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school board approves drug-sniffing dogs at high schools

Drug-sniffing dogs will be coming to Pleasanton's three high schools -- but not until the end of February at the earliest. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Bradford, on Jan 26, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 91 comments | 2244 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by rucrazie, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 16 comments | 2243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking Points

My grimacing at incorrect word usage on restaurant menus and groaning over split infinitives on school newsletters has caused...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Leslie, on Apr 3, 2008 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Oak Grove Myth Put to Rest

I've seen various comments around here characterizing the trails of the park in Oak Grove as being between the ridgelines...

Original post made by Stacey on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Dec 10, 2007 at 5:23 am | 12 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 2241 Views

RESTAURANTS

Agora Bistro?

Saw the windows covered in paper. What's up? Is something new coming to that location?...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

New apartment complex planned for West Las Positas Boulevard

Another in a series of developers interested in building affordable high density apartment complexes in Pleasanton has had...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by William Tell, on Nov 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 6 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should epileptic drivers be allowed to drive?

Let's start by stating driving is a privilege and not a right. If someone has epilepsy should they be able to drive? If...

Original post made by Truth on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Some Dude, on Jul 18, 2012 at 11:34 am | 36 comments | 2239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Shareholder rights attorneys questioning Safeway-Albertson's deal

Shareholder rights attorneys are investigating the proposed acquisition of Safeway, Inc. by the private equity company Cerberus...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Joe Kellar, on Oct 2, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 2239 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

America's Greatness

I know that this will make some people angry, however I feel compelled to write it. Im up to my spleen with hate mongers...

Original post made by Herbert Marshall on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 26, 2008 at 3:29 am | 27 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police activity at ruby hills

Driving down vineyard yesterday there were 2 police cars off the side of the road, writing down in their little black books...

Original post made by Jackie on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by maja7, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 9 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding Down Rose Ave

I am so sick of everyone who speeds down Rose Ave. This morning I came out of my house and this once beautiful young kitten...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 18 comments | 2235 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 21 comments | 1,814 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,062 views