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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New information released about Monday night double homicide

Two handguns have been recovered in a search of the home where a mother and daughter were shot to death Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by You don't know, on May 9, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 51 comments | 5213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thorne pulls papers to seek re-election as mayor

Mayor Jerry Thorne took out nomination papers Monday in his bid to seek re-election in the municipal election on Nov. 4. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Truth, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 5209 Views

AROUND TOWN

scanner frequencies

just noticed that Livermore and Pleasanton Police changed their radio frequencies--does anyone out their have their new ones?...

Original post made by Megan on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by SpeedieB, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 5206 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Amy Chua's Tiger Mom

any thoughts on this book or topic? Also related Lac Su's book about his childhood with parents that made him eat brains...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2011 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 5206 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Christmas?

Sure, Dec. 25 is just 18 days away. But except for a brief flash of "Merry Christmas" on Wheels Bus No. 12 that I saw Monday,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Dec 23, 2007 at 1:34 pm | 65 comments | 5206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA Council circulating petition

While the budget challenges facing the school district is holding steady for now, a petition to lower the super majority...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 68 comments | 5202 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LPFD Captain loses battle with cancer

A retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department Captain has died after a three-year battle with cancer. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Spike, on Nov 12, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 5202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FHS teacher Daniel Bradford accuses Pleasanton PTA Council President of teacher bashing

Here's what Daniel Bradford wrote: I've had a belly full of the teacher-bashing that goes on in the Pleasanton Weekly....

Original post made by PTA member on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 5201 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs homes atop Kottinger Hills--Again!

Ending four years of community meetings, public hearings and countless land use, geotechnical and architectural studies,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by I really want the park that I can actually use, on Oct 20, 2007 at 8:31 am | 15 comments | 5195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Employee entitlements putting Pleasanton in financial jeopardy

The financial strain of escalating public employee entitlement costs is a growing public concern. Ten entitlement reform...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 20, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 69 comments | 5195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Deadline tomorrow to join in Pleasanton's 'Night out Against Crime'

The deadline is tomorrow for signing up to host Pleasanton's annual National Night Out next Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jill, on Aug 1, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 5194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing next Tuesday on city's long-term housing plan

The City Council will hold a public hearing next Tuesday evening to consider approving its new Housing Element, a part of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 3, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 23 comments | 5193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Forum on Budget

I was so surprised at how many attended the meeting. I counted about 180. Luz gave a very easy to understand presentation...

Original post made by Beth on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 98 comments | 5190 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART unions approve 4-year contract

A second BART union whose members walked off the job during two strikes this year has approved a tentative contract agreement...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 17, 2013 at 9:49 am | 28 comments | 5188 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free dog show closes today at Fairgrounds

Hosted by the Harvest Moon Classic Dog Cluster, one of the Bay Area's largest dog shows draws to a close at 6 p.m. tonight...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by chrisine, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 7 comments | 5183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school district to consider layoffs of classified union members

Even as it's hiring counselors, custodians and assistant principals, the Pleasanton School Board will consider laying off...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Unions, not, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:58 am | 20 comments | 5181 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

No Apology from a weak, spineless president

Obama's inability to acknowledge his thoughtless, racist remark regarding the arrest of prof. Gates is foreshadowed in his...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Liberal, on Aug 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 40 comments | 5181 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Citizens' coalition calls for investigation into alleged 'secret' meeting between city, Costco

Pleasanton Citizens for Responsible Growth (PCRG), an advocacy coalition, has filed complaints with both the state's Fair...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Dave J., on Oct 15, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 85 comments | 5178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Going green: Pleasanton's new bike lanes aim for safer, more cycle-friendly community

For City Councilman Jerry Pentin, his bicycle is not just a tool for exercising or commuting; it is an invaluable part of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ennis, on Aug 23, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 26 comments | 5175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley University president convicted in visa fraud scheme

The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody Monday after a federal court...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 6, 2016 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 5175 Views
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