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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton ranks #4 on national list of best U.S. cities

Pleasanton ranks No. 4 in a recent survey of America's 50 Best Cities to Live In conducted by 24/7 Wall Street, a nationally...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 23 comments | 11052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing 17-year-old Foothill student found at friend's residence

Morgan Stanton, a Pleasanton 17-year-old who was reported missing, has been found at a friend's residence, Pleasanton police...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by intheknow, on Jan 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 10970 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Beware of telephone and email scams

By far, the most common way of separating seniors from their money is through the telephone, in cons ranging from the grandparent...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 23, 2013 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 10963 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Record-low mortgage rates lead to jump in refinancing

Mortgage applications increased 16.9% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's for...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by TT, on Aug 7, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 10832 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART strike having little impact on commuters as Independence Day week begins

Although major freeways were crowded during the morning rush hours today, so far the BART strike that began this morning...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 30, 2013 at 11:53 am | 53 comments | 10788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Office Hours with Assemblymember Torrico

I am so pleased that Assemblymember Torrico is joining me for office hours. This is a great opportunity for the community...

Original post made by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman on Oct. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 10696 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton in top 3% for charitable giving

Philanthropy is often an integral part of an overall wealth plan because those who've been blessed find ways to make a positive...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 12 comments | 10630 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Boise-based Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Al, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:23 am | 54 comments | 10618 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman hawk permit denied by Planning Commission

In a sharply divisive move, the Planning Commission decided in a 3-2 vote to deny Mayor Jennifer Hosterman's application...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by RoyArtelo, on Nov 7, 2008 at 2:44 pm | 97 comments | 10577 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feds may buy state bonds to relieve cash-flow shortfall, jump-start local projects

The leaders of the five Tri-Valley cities are in Washington, D.C., today meeting with members of the California congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by abdulla, on Mar 17, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 6 comments | 10445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Repeat offender busted

A Castro Valley man remains in custody on burglary and bad check charges at local jewelry stores that totaled more than $74,000,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 17, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 10413 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sick Movie Poster at Regal Hacienda

I was in Dublin at the movies last night, and I saw a poster for The Haunting in Connecticut. The poster evokes the...

Original post made by Andrea on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 10359 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Planners OK 2-story building to replace Pastime Pool

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has given final approval to a developer's plan to tear down the 104-year-old Pastime Pool...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Map, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 23 comments | 10321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School Board adopts new homework policy

The School Board voted Tuesday night to approve a new homework policy, which has been 14 months in creation and was subject...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by ho, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:19 am | 27 comments | 10291 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Sneak Peek' shows Paragon Outlets nearing completion

The developers of Paragon Outlets led the media and selected guests on an hour-long "sneak peek" of the 120-store shopping...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Just.Me, on Sep 5, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 10251 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Christians will observe Ash Wednesday tomorrow

Christians will observe Ash Wednesday on Feb. 13, marking the start of the Lenten season. Because Sundays are not counted,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 10227 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors: http://www.ktvu.com/ap/ap/labor/hostess-to-close-cites-nationwide-worker-strike/...

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 10158 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Abram Wilson pulls bid in San Ramon mayoral race

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson said he is no longer in San Ramon's mayoral race, allowing Mayor Bill Clarkson to seek...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Janna, on Aug 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 10116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four charged in home invasion holdup

Four men have been arrested in connection to the August armed home invasion robbery of a man who returned to his Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jan 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 10090 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Feit out as CEO at ValleyCare Health System

Marcy Feit, ValleyCare Health System's president and chief executive officer since 1997, quit her post suddenly Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by furbur, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:37 am | 29 comments | 10085 Views
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 911 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 766 views