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AROUND TOWN

Helicopters at night

Several nights this week, we have had helicopters circling overhead for several hours. Does anyone know what they are doing,...

Original post made by Dennis on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by found out about this, on Apr 4, 2009 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nerf-toting assasins all over Pleasanton

There are a large number of toy-weapon-carrying (single shot nerf guns) teenagers in town, as a large portion of Amador Valley...

Original post made by Dennis C on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:59 am | 15 comments | 1360 Views

AROUND TOWN

One Community...

I was raised in Pleasanton and am in the process of moving back. I recently spent several days in town and found it to be...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 31 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photos From Last Night's "Concert in the Park"...

Last night's "Concert in the Park", featuring the long-awaited reunion of loval faves Tommy and the Fourspeeds is one very...

Original post made by Dennis Jones on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Judy, on Jul 26, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California Leads the Way in Job Creation: Many Republicans Are Chagrined

According to a Jan 4 CBS report: "In the past year, California has added 26,000 new information technology jobs. The construction...

Original post made by Dennis Winthrop on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Homer , on Feb 10, 2013 at 9:52 am | 37 comments | 1486 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Climate Conference in Denmark

http://news.yahoo.com/s/politico/30664 What do you all think of this issue at hand? Is Pleasanton doing enough in it's part...

Original post made by der on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Nan, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 28 comments | 1257 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Paul for president!!

Paul the Octopus for President!!! (He can not possibly run being that he was not born in the United States but think link...

Original post made by Der on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 8, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot Rod Cruise/Downtown Car Show

I think Pleasanton should allow a few downtown car show/cruises this summer. One of those deals where they close down main...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Roger Matthewson, on May 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 11 comments | 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Idea for Downtown Car Show/Cruise

Well, I read all the comments on my original post and came up with this: Get the city to allow it, but only have fliers...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 5, 2012 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abandoned/good ghost hunting?

Anyone know of any abandoned buildings or good places to ghost hunt in Pleasanton?...

Original post made by Derek on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Antny, on Apr 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 1937 Views

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Downtown is a little boring

Downtown Pleasanton is definitely not very kid-teen friendly. Sure, once a month there are street fairs(which rock), but...

Original post made by Derek on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 975 Views

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Litter - Keep Pleasanton/ Caifornia Green and Beautiful

Hello The property just prior to the Sunol Pleasanton exit (on the right side of the northbound freeway 680) used to have...

Original post made by Destiny Miller on May. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD is Poorly Managed. Management Shake Up is a Must

If The Cupertino Union School District can provide their students with high-quality education and programs with only $4373...

Original post made by Devon on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by michael miller, on Jan 23, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 34 comments | 2457 Views

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Dog droppings. Enough is enough.

I was having lunch at a local park today, watching dogs come in and out of the park to use the well-manicured lawn as their...

Original post made by Devon on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:13 pm | 68 comments | 2784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More reason to believe a parcel tax is not needed?

PUSD has confirmed it will receive 2.1 million from federal stimulus money. In addition PUSD is eligible to receive American...

Original post made by Diana on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Russell, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 28 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure G is flawed and deceptive.

Some want us to believe that we can have confidence voting for measure G. That $15 million of the $18 million of our taxes...

Original post made by Diana on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by NO ON G, on May 24, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments | 1203 Views

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Help, I am remodeling my kitchen.

I would like to remodel my kitchen and a bathroom. Can anyone recomend a contractor or shop? Has anyone used Home Depot or...

Original post made by Diana on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 12 comments | 983 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Airport Backscatter Scanner Safety Concerns for Kids and Pregnant Women

The backscatter full body scanners used at some airports emit x-rays absorbed by the body, mostly human skin. I thought...

Original post made by Diana on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stop Flying, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 1793 Views

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How was your water bill?

Was everyone able to meet your 25%, or did any of you get an unpleasant surprise in your water bill? Are fines on Pleasanton...

Original post made by Diana on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by AL P, on Aug 20, 2014 at 9:07 am | 31 comments | 1025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bernal Freeway OnRamp

Why are there always people who think they are special and don't need to wait in line like everyone else? The traffic on...

Original post made by Diane on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 5, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2401 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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