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No bail set for Castlewood tennis coach facing molestation charges

No bail has been set for Henry John Germain, the director of tennis programs at Castlewood Country Club, who was arrested...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by apparent, on Sep 30, 2008 at 7:36 am | 37 comments | 2808 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Builder scuttles $10-million waterpark at Shadow Cliffs

Plans for a multi-million-dollar California Splash waterpark that could have attracted tens of thousands of water enthusiasts...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by Stacey, on Jan 11, 2008 at 12:20 pm | 23 comments | 2807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone explain to me

Why are the cuts being proposed in Pleasanton totally focussed on elementary schools here - the schools people seem to love...

Original post made by concerned on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:55 am | 75 comments | 2807 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Transit unions have donated $3M to CA State Assembly Democrats

The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU, of which the BART train operators are members) and the Service Employees Service Union...

Original post made by Joe on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 21 comments | 2807 Views

RESTAURANTS

Organizations joining with Pleasanton Weekly to promote shopping locally

The Pleasanton Downtown Association is joining forces with the Pleasanton Weekly, the city of Pleasanton and the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Coupons & discounts drive me to stores, on Feb 16, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freeway noisy over recently opened trail connection

The recently completed trail connection between Pleasanton and Dublin that passes under I-580 is subject to noise from the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dolores, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 11 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leaf Blowers at 7 AM on Weekends -- REALLY???

Dear thoughtless neighbor, You have your yard service come out at 7 AM on every Saturday and I have put up with the endless...

Original post made by quiet resident on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by ccwc, on May 14, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 23 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state funding formula means more money for Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton schools can anticipate some extra cash through a new state funding plan that restructures how districts are funded. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jull, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 2804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Evacuations, SWAT Teams, and road closures

We were evacuated from our house at 3am (Thursday June 21st)and not allowed back until 9:30 am. We were not told anything...

Original post made by Paul on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Emily Atwood, on Jun 25, 2007 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do you plan to vote on state taxes for schools?

Have you decided on how you are voting on the upcoming tax measures that say they will help schools? Are you going for Jerry...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FedUpMom, on May 3, 2012 at 9:12 am | 80 comments | 2803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 2802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 2802 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attorney agrees to give up law practice, make restitution to IRS

A Pleasanton attorney has been ordered to give up practicing law, pay a $1,000 fine, and make restitution of $29,088 to the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 4, 2013 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 2801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Protests planned for today's Chevron shareholders' meeting in San Ramon

Ahead of Chevron's annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon today, Richmond's mayor and a coalition of environmental and human...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Brown, on May 29, 2013 at 10:58 am | 4 comments | 2801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No on E signs - where to get them

Where can I get a No on E sign? Are they available or do I have to take someones Yes on E sign and write No over the Yes. ...

Original post made by Tim on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 65 comments | 2800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

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

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by john, on Nov 1, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 14 comments | 2800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

David Harmer's campaign signs

Does anyone know why David Harmer's campaign signs were removed from the corners of Bernal and Stanley and Bernal and Nevada?...

Original post made by Neighbor on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Patriot, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:58 am | 48 comments | 2799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

WATER CRISIS: Hetch Hetchy now at less than 65% capacity

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission gave its mid-year water supply has announced that the Hetch Hetchy Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hotslide, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:59 am | 22 comments | 2799 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sullivan pulls plug on council meeting after 3-1/2-hour hearing

In an extraordinary but not unprecendented move, Pleasanton City Councilman Matt Sullivan pulled the plug on consideration...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by June, on Feb 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 101 comments | 2794 Views
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