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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 | 4971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Donlon, Vintage Hills principals named pending approval in Pleasanton

Two new principals are set to start at their respective elementary schools, as long as they are approved by the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 4969 Views

RESTAURANTS

Whats up with Bert's closing

Bert's Hofbrau sure didn't last long. The food was OK but it didn't seem to catch on. Also it was open weird hours. So...

Original post made by Downtowner on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by Oliver Heaviside, on Dec 11, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 4969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man robs Pleasanton bank, leads officers on chase

An unidentified man robbed a Wells Fargo Bank in Pleasanton and eluded police during a brief car chase Friday morning, according...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Jun 7, 2016 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 4965 Views

SPORTS

Politcs In AV Sports

The real truth of the freshmen players is this. Of the 5 that made Varsity, NONE of the girls actually play on Coach Gray's...

Original post made by knowsfacts on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by JackRabbitSlim, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:37 am | 38 comments | 4962 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bring out the bagpipes: the Scottish Games are on again today

Don your plaid -- if not a kilt -- and head to the Fairgrounds today for an adventure in everything Scottish, from bagpipes...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:06 am | 3 comments | 4962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Bringing Pink Slip Issues Into the Classroom

Just out of curiosity, would you find it inappropriate if your child's teacher constantly talked about losing their job to...

Original post made by Concerned About Teacher Behavior on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 9:43 pm | 148 comments | 4960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big rig fire fills sky with smoke, snarls rush hour traffic Friday

Smoke billows from a vehicle fire on 580 West and Santa Rita Friday during the evening rush hour Friday. A big rig caught...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by One day, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 4957 Views

AROUND TOWN

BLINKING RED TRAFFIC LIGHT MEANS STOP AND YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY!

Today saw the possibility of perhaps two fatalities in Pleasanton except for the events taking place within about a half...

Original post made by frank on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Feb 11, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 5 comments | 4952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hair Cutter for Boys

Anyone know a good hair cutter for boys? Not the classic short hair style cut, more like the skater-dude cut. Cosmos...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sergei, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 am | 16 comments | 4950 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton elementary schools honored for excellence by state

Five elementary schools in Pleasanton were recognized Wednesday as 2014 California Distinguished Schools by State Superintendent...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agreed!!!, on May 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 4950 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 | 4947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton set to start negotiations tonight with employees union

The City Council will open negotiations with the Pleasanton City Employees Association (PCEA) at its meeting tonight in...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ptown native, on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 24 comments | 4946 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State court rejects Lins plea to build homes above Pleasanton's Kottinger Ranch

The state Court of Appeal yesterday ruled against the owners of 562 acres of hilltop property in Pleasanton who claimed that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 56 comments | 4944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Services Saturday for George Farrell, 54, who died while riding bicycle

Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Pleasanton Senior Center for George Farrell, a 25-year employee in the city...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Richard Boysal, on Dec 14, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 4942 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 | 4941 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Reopen the waterslides, urge residents

Pleasanton residents and officials pushed for the reopening of the waterslides at Shadow Cliffs in a joint meeting held midday...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mom of 2, on Jul 2, 2012 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 4941 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 | 4936 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 bodies found in Castlewood home in possible double homicide

The Alameda County Sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found this afternoon in a home on Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 18, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 42 comments | 4936 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS NEWS: Pleasanton American 9 year olds win Danville tournaments

Congratulations to the Pleasanton American 9 year old All Star Team for winning the Pleasanton American Invitational and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Please stop being so nice to registered sex offenders, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 4935 Views
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