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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Union and Politicians- Try Google Street View on Detroit

All of us know that there is a strong relationship between unions and elected politicians. Politicians support legislation...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by left is right, on Nov 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 16 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton's Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m.

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street today, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by geral, on Nov 9, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1366 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 | 4029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interim principal named at Walnut Grove

An interim principal has stepped in at Walnut Grove Elementary School, although district officials aren't saying why. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by can't be about test scores, on Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Casino winner target of home invasion robbery

Pleasanton police are investigating a home invasion robbery on Monday afternoon that apparently targeted a winner at a Bay...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by suzy, on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 20 comments | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news for Pleasanton's low-income seniors

There's good news for low-income seniors living in the aging Kottinger Place and Pleasanton Gardens homes off Kottinger Drive. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Smiley Face, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 4125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kottinger Place, Pleasanton Gardens redevelopment plan goes before City Council tonight

The Pleasanton City Council is expected to approve a proposal at its meeting tonight to redevelop Kottinger Place and Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Henry, on Nov 6, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 4108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police receive reports on driver who ran down bicyclist

Police have received test results in the case involving Cody Hall, the 18-year-old driver who struck and killed Diana Hersevoort...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by All of the Truth, on Nov 5, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 9 comments | 3972 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Republicans Go Down Fighting in Virginny

Democratic Party candidate Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated Republican and tea partier Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday. McAuliffe...

Original post made by Tina Worcester on Nov. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Soroptomist Club of Dublin and Pleasanton has financial grants available!

The Soroptomist Club of Dublin/ Pleasanton has a signature program that helps women by providing a financial grant of encouragement...

Original post made by Marylou Edwards on Nov. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 708 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats 2016: toasters for everyone!

Following on the success of Obamacare, the Democrats are campaigning for a majority in the House in 2016, they are planning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stoneridge Drive, Stoneridge Creek open today

City, civic and business and regional leaders from Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore and Alameda County will cut a ribbon at...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by El Loco, on Nov 4, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 24 comments | 17565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board meets tonight on class size cuts

The Pleasanton School Board at its meeting tonight will consider three alternatives to reducing class sizes for early elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by hmmm, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 36 comments | 20049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving the gift of mobility

Dozens of Pleasanton elementary and middle school kids have a new perspective on what it means to be wheelchair bound. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Molly L, on Nov 4, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 6553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Grand Marshall Danny Soria

World War II Navy seaman Danny Soria will lead Pleasanton's 17th annual Veterans Day Parade on Main Street Sunday, a parade...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nance Johnsen, on Nov 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1092 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BUSINESS NEWS: Should you buy the Twitter IPO?

With next week's Twitter initial public offering (IPO), you might be wondering if you should buy some stock. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 4080 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton firm helps 2-year-old fight brain tumor

Employees at Service Champions, a Pleasanton heating and air conditioning company, spent last weekend installing a surgical...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 3899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another non-credited...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 3111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted by firefighters

First it was geese descending on school playgrounds. Now it's a mountain lion, spotted near the city's Operations Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 3516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jerry the "Mayor" downtown at Tully's and Bikers

Who is this Jerry guy that people call "the mayor" who hangs around with all the bikers downtown? He seems friendly enough,...

Original post made by Mary on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Nov 1, 2013 at 11:23 am | 11 comments | 1599 Views
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