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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IS ON!

A few minutes into the Presidential debate I realized the candidates were reading from their perspective scripts and redundantly...

Original post made by Foot Race To Victory on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hoops, on Oct 19, 2012 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 4073 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Calif Teachers Indirectly Own 6% of Bushmaster

The nation will be faced with a great number of questions as talk turns to how to prevent the next massacre. We will talk...

Original post made by A Neighbor on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bug Zapper, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 32 comments | 1471 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area reacts to first Papal resignation in nearly 600 years

Bay Area religious communities reacted with "surprise" and "shock" to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 32 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

The First Hunan Chef Wong Closing

I was so sad to hear the other night that the 1st Chef Hunan Wong (near Vic's downtown) is closing after 28 years in that...

Original post made by Enjoyed Chef Wong on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 18, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 32 comments | 3719 Views

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Coldstone Creamery closing its downtown Pleasanton store

The franchise owners of Coldstone Creamery in downtown Pleasanton are closing their store and moving out of Tully's Plaza...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by dave, on Apr 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 3081 Views

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Pleasanton Council decides roads are not part of hillside protection ordinance

The Pleasanton City Council approved a final version of a hillside protection ordinance called Measure PP Tuesday night with...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fact Checker, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district receives one-time windfall from state

The Pleasanton school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=11284...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Me Too, on May 24, 2013 at 11:09 am | 32 comments | 1790 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Fatal accident blocking eastbound I-580

A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash that is blocking multiple lanes of eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cass, on Jul 13, 2013 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 1646 Views

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U.S. Supreme Court leaves intact ruling striking down Prop. 8

After years of debate and legal wrangling between opponents and proponents of same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Answerable, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 32 comments | 1418 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART UPDATE: Rampant Media Bias Toward Bart Strikers Is Uncovered

Some weeks back, a nonscientific poll indicated that Bay Area residents by a 2-1 margin thought Bart management has done...

Original post made by Mike Cherry on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mike Cherry, on Aug 18, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 32 comments | 1836 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol Boulevard

An early morning crash on Interstate 680, just south of Bernal Avenue, has claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Alvaro, on Dec 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 31 comments | 2959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do you think about this tiger incident?

Wow - I don't know who to feel sorry for at this point. This poor tiger at the SF zoo sounds like he was being taunted. I...

Original post made by Mitch on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Dec 31, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 31 comments | 3191 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 Anthony, on May 24, 2010 at 11:28 am | 31 comments | 7344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses cited for selling tobacco to minors

School resource officers cited four stores during a tobacco sting operation last Thursday where minors attempted to buy tobacco...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 11, 2008 at 10:20 am | 31 comments | 2174 Views

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Hosterman opposes Arctic oil drilling, action against Iran at mayors' conference

The 76th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up Tuesday at the Miami InterContinental Hotel where Mayor...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 28, 2008 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 2248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Empty storefronts an eyesore

Watching the efforts this week to rescue the country's beleaguered financial system, I sensed a similar need on a much smaller--but...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Oct 18, 2008 at 5:43 am | 31 comments | 2265 Views

RESTAURANTS

Eddie Papa's is not to be missed

Eddie Papa's is on Hopyard, near Stoneridge. This place is wonderful! Regional American cuisine presented with style and...

Original post made by Oliver Heaviside on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Dave Walden, on Mar 22, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 31 comments | 3266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRV stuns Falcons in soccer loss

In a stunning upset, the Foothill girls varsity soccer team's Cinderella season ended Saturday night. Foothill coach Ron...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by A former ref, on Mar 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 31 comments | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti Problem

Pleasanton seems to be experiencing an increase in graffiti - some of which could actually be gang related - check out the...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Emily, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:05 am | 31 comments | 2756 Views

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Guest Opinion

During the 17 years my daughters have attended Pleasanton schools, I have volunteered over 1,000 hours in classrooms, computer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Carolyn, on May 3, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 1371 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,404 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 941 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 847 views