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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 | 4797 Views

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Planning Commission to hear bid tonight for 7-Eleven convenience store in downtown district

The Pleasanton Planning Commission will consider a bid tonight by the owners of the Union 76 gas station at First and Ray...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by TeacherK12, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 28 comments | 4795 Views

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'University' founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new Pleasanton campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Xiao-Ping was working to set up another unaccredited...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Clueless?, on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 4795 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 | 4793 Views

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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 | 4788 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is Panda closing?

Hope not - the food is wonderful...

Original post made by Citizen on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 18 comments | 4786 Views

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Merger likely to keep ValleyCare afloat

ValleyCare Health System will likely merge with a larger hospital group in the near future to provide long-term financial...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by blind leading the blind, on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:56 pm | 15 comments | 4782 Views

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State Senate special election set for Tuesday

The stage is set for Tuesday's special primary election that could decide the new state senator for District 7, which covers...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pete, on Mar 17, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 4782 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 | 4776 Views

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Jerry Thorne elected mayor of Pleasanton

City Councilman Jerry Thorne was elected mayor of Pleasanton yesterday, defeating his challenger and fellow council member...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:45 am | 42 comments | 4775 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 | 4773 Views

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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 | 4765 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 | 4765 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UC Davis sophomore from the Tri-Valley charged with attempted rape at UC Davis

Pierce Hunter, a 19-year-old Tri-Valley sophomore has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape, according to reports...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by NBA fan, on May 7, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 44 comments | 4764 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 | 4763 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 | 4763 Views

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Goodguys to honor Ford Mustang's 50th anniversary

One of America's most iconic automobiles, the Ford Mustang celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this spring and Goodguys...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on May 31, 2014 at 12:40 am | 7 comments | 4759 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 | 4758 Views

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Arabian horse racing world today's main feature at Alameda County Fair track

The eyes of the Arabian Horse Racing World will be on Pleasanton and the Alameda County Fair today as the HH Sheikh Zayed...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Blake Richards, on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:31 am | 1 comment | 4757 Views

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Mural in time

Video of local artist Gary Winter painting the mural that now graces the side of Strizzi's restaurant on Main Street is up...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by southbay reader, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 4752 Views
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