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Homework policy, district finances to be discussed by Pleasanton school board tonight

The Pleasanton school board will take its first look at a new homework policy for the coming school year at its meeting tonight. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 33 comments | 2344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Aerial Spraying of Pesticides over populated areas.

The state is scheduled to start spraying 'Checkmate" to irradicate a moth that is threatening several agriculture crops in...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 32 comments | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police log: Shoplifting team nabs $5,000 in pricey purses

An organized shoplifting crew made off with high-end handbags worth more than $5,000 in an Oct. 21 incident, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 2341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police log: 'Dash and dine' becomes felony charge in Pleasanton

A San Francisco man was arrested at about 2:51 a.m. Feb. 9 in Pleasanton on a charge of felony burglary for what's commonly...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by mooseturd, on Feb 19, 2012 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 2340 Views

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See Brozosky's Mega Mansion On A Ridgeline

This election is about Brozosky vs Hostermann, PP vs QQ, and mega mansions on ridgelines in the southeast hills. Well, after...

Original post made by frank on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 5, 2008 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 2338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members heading to downtown Pleasanton this morning to start protest march to Castlewood Country Club

Union demonstrators are heading to Pleasanton this morning to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of unionized workers...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Feb 29, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 63 comments | 2338 Views

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Does anyone know what the small explosion or gun shots were from last night?

It was probably between ten and eleven last (Sunday) night and there was a very loud pop and then the sky in the direction...

Original post made by Lisa on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Glenn Wohltmann, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery fails at Chase Bank in Pleasanton, succeeds at a Chase branch in Livermore

It was a zero-sum game for Pleasanton police and two would-be bandits who attempted to hold up Chase Bank Tuesday. The suspects...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ptown Native, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 2337 Views

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Purple potty making the rounds

A special purple-painted toilet is making the rounds and it's all in the name of fighting cancer. To the casual observer,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Nancy, on May 26, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 27 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New apartment complex, homes approved next to Bernal Community Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission has approved construction of a high density, multi-story apartment complex along with...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jus Sayin, on Nov 27, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 18 comments | 2336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dublin bicyclist killed in collision with car

An adult bicyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Dublin late yesterday, California...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by M. Green, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 34 comments | 2335 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama not afraid to answer the tough questions...like the feud on American Idol

We are so fortunate to have a fearless leader like Obama to guide this country. http://www.y100.com/player/?mid=22529916 "Small...

Original post made by Anyone But Obama on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 18, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 40 comments | 2335 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Talking points

Newsflash! We are living in an ever-changing, evolving media climate. How we get our news, when we get our news and who provides...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 4, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CORE campaign

Finally got the CORE campaign letter. It's funding the same thing as last year - tech support and libraries, which I'll...

Original post made by wondering on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Property Perspective, on May 10, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2333 Views

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New Safeway supermarket, retail complex to open this fall

Work is continuing on a new 58,000-square-foot "Lifestyle" supermarket at Bernal and Valley Avenues, next to the northbound...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by jackbquick, on Aug 10, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 19 comments | 2333 Views

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AT&T gets OK to install 60-foot-high cell phone tower in Pleasanton's Valley Business Park

The Pleasanton Planning Commission, in a unanimous vote, has approved a bid by AT&T Wireless to install a faux pine communications...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 44 comments | 2333 Views

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Local child molesters-Public Information

AIKIN,DAVID MCINTYRE More Info Specific address not subject to disclosure PLEASANTON 94566 ALAMEDA BUHRE,ROBERT HENRY More...

Original post made by Megans Law on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Frances, on Aug 30, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 2332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves more cuts

The Pleasanton school board asked staff, at its last meeting, to come up with other cuts as a way of saving reading programs...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Cuts Stink, on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:13 am | 49 comments | 2332 Views

SPORTS

Springtime now means lacrosse

It was only a matter of time once lacrosse took hold in the Western United States at the youth levels before California became...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Norcal Lax, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 2332 Views

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Erlene Demarcus a lobbyist for James Tong?

I received a mailer from Erlene Demarcus with a picture of her that claimed she was a regional transportation leader. But...

Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 18 comments | 2331 Views
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