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RESTAURANTS

Is Chick A Fils replacing Denny's?

Recently noticed Denny's on Owens Drive is closed. Is Chick A fils taking that spot? I thought Chick A fils was going...

Original post made by highdiver on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Bob A., on Sep 19, 2016 at 7:42 am | 17 comments | 2345 Views

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CHERYL COOK-KALLIO'S WHOPPERS

From the Bay Area News Group, April 21, 2016: Cook-kallio claims that while on the Pleasanton City Council she worked...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by Registered Joe, on Sep 18, 2016 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 198 Views

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Inklings to open on Main Street for coffee, tea, community meetings

Inklings, a name associated with a literary discussion group from the University of Oxford in the 1930s, will open in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 32 comments | 5868 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is fireplace smoke second hand smoke?

After reading about Dublin's ordinance on second hand smoke, I wonder why they only consider cigarette smoke as offensive...

Original post made by Paulette Kenyon on Dec. 29, 2007
Last comment by Woodsmoke Stinks, on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:17 am | 32 comments | 10244 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Re elect Catharine Baker 16th Assembly District

We have a candidate running for the 16th Assembly district against our incumbent Catharine Baker that is owned and heavily...

Original post made by fcapilla on Sep. 17, 2016
Last comment by Billie, on Sep 17, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves updated governance handbook, financial statements at meeting

At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the Pleasanton school board approved a revised governance handbook and 2015-16 unaudited...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Sep 17, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1187 Views

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Councilmember Karla Brown's motto: It's not the City Council's job to plan Pleasanton

So whose job do YOU think it is to plan for the future of Pleasanton, “The City of Planned Progress”? You should...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 16, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 11 comments | 736 Views

SPORTS

Amador Valley grad joins the circus

Evan Wiley, 26, thought he might have a career in basketball when he played point guard at Las Positas College and Chabot...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jeez Louis, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 1667 Views

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No Coverage of Tuesday's City Meeting in the Weekly?

I'm just wondering where the story is about the City council meeting Tuesday which saw a wonderful turnout from the cycling...

Original post made by Pleasanton Recreational Cyclist on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Lisa S. , on Sep 16, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launches campaign for school board seat

Former Hart Middle School principal Steve Maher launched his campaign Sunday for election to the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bay Area Native, on Sep 15, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 17 comments | 3311 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidates air their positions at Chamber of Commerce forum

Candidates for Pleasanton’s mayor and City Council positions sparred Friday over several key election issues, with those...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Sep 15, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 12 comments | 851 Views

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Learn about Sunflower Hill's Plans for Residential Communities for People with Special Needs

New Leaf is holding an event on Saturday, September 24 at the store to help educate the community about Sunflower Hill and...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by local, on Sep 15, 2016 at 10:33 am | 14 comments | 376 Views

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Arkin to seek re-election to Pleasanton school board

Pleasanton school board member Valerie Arkin announced yesterday that she will seek re-election to a third term on Nov. 8. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by JackS, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 2087 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DSRSD asks residents to imagine life without water

A Dublin San Ramon Services District employee is lending her voice to a national effort aimed at making citizens more aware...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on Sep 14, 2016 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 724 Views

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Pleasanton woman arrested after crash that killed toddler

Two families and the sheriff's office are devastated since a crash killed a 3-year-old boy Friday in San Ramon, an Alameda...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Sep 13, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 6585 Views

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Pleasanton seeks teen poet laureates for 2015-16

The City of Pleasanton is looking for applicants to be Pleasanton's Teen Poet Laureate for the 2015-16 academic year. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dawn Khan, on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1784 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Several hundred turn out for 9/11 ceremony in Pleasanton

Several hundred turned out Sunday morning for a remembrance ceremony in honor of the 15th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Pleasanton parent, on Sep 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 3 comments | 1327 Views

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Costco: Break-Even

Let's do some simple math. We have asked the City repeatedly for the number of years it will take to break-even on our taxpayer...

Original post made by Lisa S. on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 91 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 of those Injured Vasco Road crash weren't wearing seat belts

A single vehicle accident in unincorporated Contra Costa County on Friday night severely maimed one boy and caused five other...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by @Mom, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1873 Views

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Chamber hosting Pleasanton municipal election candidates forum at 7:30 a.m. today

Candidates for mayor and three vying for election to the City Council will participate in a "Meet the Candidates" forum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Looking to the future, on Sep 11, 2016 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 1817 Views
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