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Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2446 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

John Muir, San Ramon Medical to open health clinic in Pleasanton

San Ramon Regional Medical Center and John Muir Health have acquired a building with more than 92,000 square feet at 5860...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police action at Sports Park

Just saw a lot of police action and an ambulance at the Sports Park and a group of black men roaming around. Anyone know...

Original post made by Curious on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Sep 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 13 comments | 2445 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Editorial on test scores

Let's get this straight. An eighth-grade physical science teacher at Hart Middle School hand copied questions from a 2005...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 12, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Uses of Stimulus Funds (Updated)

You've got to hand it to "Democrat Economics." Help me understand how any of these "stimulus" projects increase jobs and...

Original post made by Ruth on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 35 comments | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petition - Employee union contract-Pension funding

Here is a simple fact that can be confirmed with the City – Pleasanton’s unfunded liabilities for public employee entitlements...

Original post made by Concerned on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mike Pearsons, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 47 comments | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador kids need training on red lights

Since when do pedestrians (including Amador Valley Cross country team members) have the right a way when they have the red...

Original post made by Red means stop even for you on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:00 am | 20 comments | 2443 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 | 2443 Views

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Defense attorney: teens involved in attack likely to be charged

While a man who was beaten and left unconscious on the street remains in the hospital, the four young people involved could...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by ravetildon, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 2443 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone interested in having a discussuion on them? ...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Sandy, on Oct 5, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Dog

I live in the spring house apartments on stoneridge drive. Yesterday someone stole my dog off my patio!!!! She was out there...

Original post made by Missing my Dog on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Jack Hovingh, on Aug 24, 2007 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 2441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judging Teachers

I just read Trevor Knaggs letter in the Pleasanton weekly, titled, "Judging Teachers. Mr. Knaggs writes that the priority...

Original post made by Nancy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Be Positive, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 33 comments | 2439 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

You went, you saw, you read!

When Rhonda and Rick Hempy left for their 23-day trip through China and Tibet last July, they made sure to pack a copy of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Rick and Rhonda, on Jul 25, 2007 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2438 Views

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Pleasanton Pension Update

Unfortunately (as expected), the Pleasanton public employee pension situation has gone from bad to worse. The City of Pleasanton...

Original post made by Bart Hughes on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sick of entitlements, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:45 pm | 47 comments | 2437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's up with the Fire Department Contract

I've never understood the double super-secret negotiations between city management and employee unions. The FD contract...

Original post made by Mr. Brown Act on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by To: The Right Salary, on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | 59 comments | 2436 Views

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Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on May 11, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2435 Views

SPORTS

Summertime is swim meet time at clubs all over town

"Swimmers: Take your mark." That's the sound of summer at swim clubs all over Pleasanton as kids ages 4 to 18 grip their...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Happy parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | 15 comments | 2435 Views

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New LED street lights

What are peoples thoughts on the new LED street lights that they started installing last week? If they haven't been in your...

Original post made by D on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by franco, on Apr 11, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 43 comments | 2435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

I.C.E. investigation in Pleasanton

Homeland Security officials have confirmed they are conducting an investigation in Pleasanton. "I.C.E. (Immigration and Customs...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by dorothy, on Jan 24, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 20 comments | 2434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton Weekly to hold community-wide forum for municipal candidates on Oct. 4

A free, community-wide forum for candidates for Pleasanton mayor and City Council will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 in...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sandy, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:01 am | 12 comments | 2433 Views
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