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BOOKS & MOVIES

Do All Tyrants Have Huge Egos? Obama Pitches His Own Book

At today’s Google+ “fireside hangout” with President Obama, the president was asked to recommend a book that would...

Original post made by Tea Party Proud on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Serious Gina, on Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 11 comments | 4520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police chief swears in 5 new officers

Pleasanton Police Department Chief Dave Spiller has sworn in five new officers, who replace others who have retired or transferred...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 4519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers ask for return of reading specialists, smaller class sizes

About 30 teachers showed up at the Pleasanton school board meeting Tuesday night to call for changes to district plans to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Mar 17, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 25 comments | 4518 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4518 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 | 4518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton artist to be an exhibitor at Walnut Creek Artists' Market this weekend

Pleasanton artist Kurt Fehlberg will be one of 50 plus artists at the annual Artists' Market in Walnut Creek. The event will...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Claudete, on Nov 19, 2012 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 4516 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 | 4515 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Murder-suicide led to death of Pleasanton woman and her daughter

Police say it's unlikely anyone will ever know what led a mother to shoot her daughter, then shoot herself at their Stacy...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Jul 27, 2012 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 4513 Views

RESTAURANTS

Foiled again

I see that Dublin is getting a new BJ's restaurant at the new target shopping center, if it's anything like the one in Fremont...

Original post made by Mal on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Laura, on Dec 29, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 38 comments | 4512 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Feds offer $19 million 'emergency grant' to help unemployed NUMMI workers

East Bay elected officials yesterday welcomed a $19 million emergency grant from the federal government to help workers affected...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by non union white guy is 100% right, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 4511 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to stop speeders in residential areas?

Does anyone know who I can contact at the Pleasanton PD about this issue? I live on Churchill Drive in Pleasanton Meadows,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by ryan, on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 52 comments | 4511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

P-Town Unified School District Notice Of Public Meeting

Due to all the discussion related to speeding kids and parents at Amador during drop-off and pick-up -- as well as the comments...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 31, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 77 comments | 4509 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton school registration approaches

With summer break in its penultimate days, registration is ready to begin at many public schools in Pleasanton with the start...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Fact checker , on Aug 7, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 4509 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- November Meeting!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at an independent bookstore in...

Original post made by Danilo on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Arroyo, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 4508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PUSD 'We The People' teams finish strong at state competition

The Amador Valley High and Foothill High "We The People" Competition Civics teams had strong showings at the state competition...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jeriannmay, on Feb 11, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 4505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Who killed Tina Faelz?

Nearly a quarter of a century after Tina Faelz's lifeless body was found in a drainage culvert on a pathway behind Foothill...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by Gatetree Resident, on Apr 18, 2008 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 4505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 positions on possible chopping block in Pleasanton school district

The Pleasanton school board voted last night to send notices of possible layoff for 27 full-time positions, fewer than expected...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:34 am | 107 comments | 4503 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth

Two Good Movies: Why We Fight & The Ground Truth I recently saw both of these films and found them to be enlightening. Anyone...

Original post made by Tanya Schwenk on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by mac, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 7 comments | 4501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council rezones 32 acres in Hacienda for more housing

The Pleasanton City Council voted 3-2 last night to rezone 32 acres of commercial properties in the Hacienda Business Park...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Becky Dennis, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 67 comments | 4500 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 | 4497 Views
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