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WHEN DOES IT BECOME RACISM

I live in a quiet Vintage Hills neighborhood. One of neighbors is Asian, another Hispanic, another Baptist and another a...

Original post made by Mellow Fellow on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Night Owl, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:10 am | 107 comments | 3299 Views

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Walmart grocery needed for empty Nob Hill - why be against it?

I don't understand why the mayor and city council would be against Walmart putting a smaller sized grocery store in the EMPTY...

Original post made by foodshopper on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 22, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 60 comments | 3296 Views

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Leisure Sports Inc. and Charter Properties

Pleasanton, CA î º Charter Properties, a Pleasanton based developer, and Leisure Sports Inc., owner and operator of the highly...

Original post made by Christina Dort on Mar. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3288 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton resident needs your votes online – book competition

I am a finalist in a nationwide children’s picture book competition. The winner will be chosen by internet voting and will...

Original post made by Tracy Mesuda on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by olfthfl, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reason for Accusation of Sensationalism Left Out of Talking Points

It's interesting that the reasons for the accusation of sensationalism by the Pleasanton Weekly regarding crime reporting...

Original post made by Mark on May. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girasole Restaurant in Pleasanton closes

Girasole, a popular Italian restaurant in Pleasanton's in the Santa Rita Square shopping center at 3180 Santa Rita Rd. next...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Indian, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:25 am | 20 comments | 3271 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners 'luke warm' to gas station's plan for 7-Eleven, beer sales

The Pleasanton Planning Commission appeared luke warm after hearing a proposal by a long-time gas station owner to add a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 6, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 17 comments | 3271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Monica, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 37 comments | 3269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays cuts, for now

While no reductions were made at Tuesday night's school board meeting, the deadline to make cuts and put a parcel tax on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 188 comments | 3268 Views

SPORTS

Varsity Soccer - Foothill 9, Amador 0 - Is that Sportsmanship?

Foothill varsity girls took their number 1 ranking in the nation into their game with Amador and evidently felt compelled...

Original post made by SportsFan on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by stacey, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 47 comments | 3266 Views

RESTAURANTS

Eddie Papa's is not to be missed

Eddie Papa's is on Hopyard, near Stoneridge. This place is wonderful! Regional American cuisine presented with style and...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 31 comments | 3265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab daytime burglar yesterday, seize car

An 18-year-old Pleasanton man was charged with burglary yesterday after a report of suspicious activity - and a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 17, 2012 at 10:18 am | 72 comments | 3258 Views

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Livermore, Sandia lab workers won't get back pay

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 7,500 at the Livermore and Sandia national...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 17, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 20 comments | 3258 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 3255 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

New BART board president seeks to ban strikes

Veteran BART Director Joel Keller began his term as the transit agency's board president with a bang yesterday by proposing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:41 am | 25 comments | 3255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Immigration arrests made at area El Balazo restaurants

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) searched area El Balazo restaurants, including the Hopyard...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 15, 2008 at 6:12 am | 149 comments | 3253 Views

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Armed men hold up Express Liquors early yesterday

Pleasanton police are investigating an armed robbery Monday morning at Express Liquors in the 4300 block of First Street.. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 5 comments | 3251 Views

SPORTS

TV30 to cover tonight's Amador Valley-Foothill game

TV30 will cover tonight's game between crosstown rivals Foothill and Amador Valley high schools at Foothill's football stadium,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Proud FHS Parent, on Nov 9, 2013 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 3248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solicitors knew our kid's names and ages!

Today (5/27) two young men came around in Vintage Hills, soliciting college prep software. They stopped at many homes on...

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Blossom, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:24 am | 28 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to attract and retain teachers - the Idaho way

Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. http://www.idahostatesman.com/legislature/ "Through...

Original post made by Nomad on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 29, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 106 comments | 3241 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 6 comments | 1,248 views

David Brooks at his Best – and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 5 comments | 803 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 18 comments | 677 views