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BOOKS & MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech 50 years ago today changed the tenor of the Civil...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by William Tell, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 3932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tri Valley Rotary sponsoring coat drive for needy children

Tri Valley Rotary is collecting and distributing coats to local students whose families may not be able to afford warm coats...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 2 comments | 3928 Views

RESTAURANTS

Much in store for Stoneridge mall

Changes are afoot at Stoneridge Shopping Center. If you've frequented the mall over the past couple of weeks, you may have...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by chris, on May 29, 2008 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 3927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire on Mohr?

We walked by the old ranch on Mohr (between Santa Rita and Martin Avenue), and it looked like it burned down. It is being...

Original post made by Member on Jul. 1, 2007
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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board takes no action at special closed-door meeting

The Pleasanton school board did not take any action at Wednesday night's special closed board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Offthefence, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 19 comments | 3918 Views

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Pleasanton planning chief named assistant city manager

Brian Dolan, Pleasanton's Community Development Director in charge of the planning department for the past seven years, has...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Geraldo, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 3918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to take second look at calendar tomorrow

The Pleasanton school board could possibly take action tomorrow evening to rescind June's adoption of the new 2015-16 school...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Be Positive, on Sep 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 40 comments | 3914 Views

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PG&E indicted on criminal charges for 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco Tuesday on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 4, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 3912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last night

Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Dec 13, 2014 at 12:14 am | 14 comments | 3912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast did it again

I just received my Comcast bill and was shocked to see that the Franchise Fee had doubled since December. There was no mention...

Original post made by Surprised on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura Latt, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 21 comments | 3909 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

All lanes open at I-580/I-680 interchange following big-rig collision, fuel spill overnight

All lanes are open following a big rig collision and fuel spill on westbound I-580 in Pleasanton early this morning, according...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 3907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alert citizen aids in arrest of prowling suspect in Pleasanton

A 20-year-old Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday morning after an alert citizen noticed a suspicious person prowling near...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtimer, on Mar 22, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 3905 Views

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I-680 toll lane marks 1st anniversary today

As the I-680 Express Lane marks its first anniversary today, almost half a million drivers have paid atoll electronically...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm | 18 comments | 3900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leisure Sports Inc. and Charter Properties

Pleasanton, CA  Charter Properties, a Pleasanton based developer, and Leisure Sports Inc., owner and operator of the highly...

Original post made by Christina Dort on Mar. 7, 2008
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'Every 15 minutes' program stirs emotions at Foothill High

Every 15 minutes someone in the country dies from an alcohol-related traffic accident, and Foothill High School students...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ambulance Driver, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noise in Canyon Creek Cir

We are currently looking to buy a home in Pleasanton, we saw a listing in Canyon Creek Cir but this house is back againest...

Original post made by Jenny on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 26 comments | 3893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alternatives to parking at Bart at Stoneridge Mall?

Several times a month I have to take BART into the city on business. The past few times I have tried, there are no parking...

Original post made by Pleasantonian on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Map, on Apr 15, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments | 3893 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 3893 Views
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The Dogfather's Annual Fourth of July Plea (cue Scott McKenzie)
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