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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Man displaying new gun robbed by 2nd man with gun

Well, so much for the often-repeated "if only there were one good guy with a gun" theory for fighting gun violence. What...

Original post made by Damon on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Miles Long, on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:54 am | 3 comments | 732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council's agenda tonight & Desalinated Water

The Pleasanton City Council faces a crowded agenda tonight with water and housing again at the top of the list. Story...

Original post made by Damon on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by BobB, on Sep 16, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 9 comments | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry born in Pleasanton

Just came across this interesting tidbit that I don't recall seeing mentioned in the local news: Prof. William E. Moerner...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged identity thieves busted in Pleasanton

Another case of identity theft suspects being caught in Pleasanton. Seems to be happening a lot recently. "Police in Pleasanton...

Original post made by Damon on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton woman leaves city $1.5 million estate

Just saw the following news story in the San Jose Mercury news. Thanks to Pleasantonian Jean Phyllis Jones. "Longtime...

Original post made by Damon on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remember the Housing Bubble?

Interesting look back at the kind of financial advice being dispensed by realtors and others during the real estate bubble....

Original post made by Damon on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tara's Ice Cream has closed

Was driving down Main Street this morning and noticed that Tara's Ice Cream store looked dark and empty. It looks like they...

Original post made by Damon on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Damon, on Nov 30, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 24 comments | 2637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore molestation suspect accused of trying to hire hit man

I'm surprised that this local story hasn't appeared in the Pleasanton Weekly yet. Andrew Michael Nisbet of Livermore, 32,...

Original post made by Damon on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not surprised, on Apr 30, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 633 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obams's new Basket Ball Court South Lawn

Private time with the president is coveted, so brush up on your basketball! I think it's great that Obama is able to get...

Original post made by Dan on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 23, 2009 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 1264 Views

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Thank You So Much!

To the young man with good taste (wearing an SF Giants hat), I just want to thank you so much for giving me my key at the...

Original post made by Dan on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Lee, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 6 comments | 2003 Views

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24 hour 7-11 coming to corner of Vineyard and 1st St

Is it true the planning dept is considering allowing a 7-11 to be built here? Oh please, where is the class here? We are...

Original post made by Dan on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:58 am | 25 comments | 2272 Views

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Lund Ranch II "Gang of Four"

Question: What do you get when you combine: (1) an ultra-pro-growth city council, (2) a handful of angry, self-interested...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Saved by Grace, on Feb 3, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 12 comments | 737 Views

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Lund Ranch II Puppet Master Exposed !

Question: So who is the master of puppets in this tragic performance to decimate Measure PP? Answer: Just follow the...

Original post made by Dan on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 31, 2016 at 7:01 am | 11 comments | 511 Views

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Lund Ranch II Puppet Master Exposed - Continued

More evidence is revealed regarding how profit hungry builder and puppet master Greenbriar is holding strings and providing...

Original post made by Dan on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 3, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 7 comments | 642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arm yourself if you have a business near 580?

Doesn't it seem like there is a correlation with armed robberies of businesses and their location near 580? Seems like folks...

Original post made by Dan on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Realist, on Nov 5, 2010 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frustrated by School Funding? Control what you can.

Original post made by Dan Copenhagen on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on May 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 11 comments | 1740 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PW is the worst kind of PC - Censorship is alive and well at PW

To stop the commentary on a very real and current issue, namely, how to interpret potentially very serious warning signs...

Original post made by Dan Doerr on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by 40 year resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:47 am | 11 comments | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camps June 14-18th

There are very few camps that begin this week in the Bay Area. Camp personnel of camps that do offer service this week tell...

Original post made by Dana on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

REPULSED by the Measure E Wording on the Ballot

It is NO WONDER that BIG GOVERNMENT and BIG PUBLIC SCHOOLS win a larger and larger proportion of our tax dollars. With...

Original post made by Dana on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Apr 28, 2011 at 9:16 pm | 47 comments | 2780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents- Rock & Jump's Facebook Page?

I was reading another post from Sept. 8th regarding Rock and Jump in Dublin that had a link posted to their Facebook site....

Original post made by Dana on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by ppl, on Oct 31, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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