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AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Council to wrap up Measure PP rules at 7 p.m. meeting tonight

The Pleasanton City Council will meet tonight to wrap up its consideration of Measure PP, an ordinance that would ban residential...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eyeball, on Apr 28, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 15 comments | 5012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board fires Superintendent Rick Rubino

Less than three weeks after being placed on paid administrative leave and barely six months into his tenure, Rick Rubino...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 10, 2017 at 11:04 am | 7 comments | 5011 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Pleasanton author pens allergen-conscious cookbook

Pleasanton resident Christina Gray decided she needed to learn all she could about food allergies, and she spent the next...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lisa C, on Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57 am | 7 comments | 5010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smell raises big stink across parts of Pleasanton Thursday

That pungent smell that was wafting across Pleasanton Thursday was nothing more than compost being put down by parks workers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 5008 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Big bong battle

Walk into any convenience store, and you'll probably find drug paraphernalia behind the counter in the form of rolling papers...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sandi, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 25 comments | 5007 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials

Flying Under the Radar: Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials If Mitt Romney would tell thetruth about his religion,...

Original post made by TRUTH on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 24 comments | 5006 Views

RESTAURANTS

2 more restaurants open in Safeway's Gateway Center

Baja Fresh opened its second Pleasanton restaurant this week, joining Bagel Street Cafe at the Valley Avenue side of the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 5005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Money-saving tips for seniors

We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lisa , on Aug 28, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 5005 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizza Resaurants

Recently a friend and I went to have pizza downtown. We have ate there in the past and always love the food, but the past...

Original post made by PToWN94566 on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 10 comments | 5004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Purple pipes are coming to Pleasanton

We've all tried to predict the weather. But the fact is, even with all our technology and weather-predicting gadgets, we...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:36 pm | 13 comments | 5003 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stop the applause…

Pleasanton city council meetings are getting out of hand. “Let me tell you it’s ok to applaud but keep it moving”. No...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 25, 2007
Last comment by Tanya Schwenk, on Feb 25, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 5003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off and running: Oak Tree horse racing at the County Fair through July 5

Oak Tree Racing, now in its second year partnering with the Alameda County Fair and the California Authority of Racing Fairs...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Christine , on Jun 30, 2015 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 5000 Views

SPORTS

Services to be held Saturday for Coach Brian Chinn

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for popular Little League baseball coach Brian Chinn, who died March...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Petra, on Apr 9, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 4999 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is Global Warming a Ruse for Creeping Communism? Chairman Gore Pontificates on Income Inequality

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former Vice President Al Gore says the American media and outsize effect of corporate money...

Original post made by Our Freedom Is at Stake on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 4997 Views

AROUND TOWN

ELECTION RESULTS: Voters reject southeast hills development plan

A plan by landowners' Frederic and Jennifer Lin to build 51 custom homes in Pleasanton's southeast hills was scuttled yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nimby, on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:14 am | 139 comments | 4997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents doing Teachers job?

Is it just me or are more and more teachers trying to get parents to do their jobs? I have been a parent in this District...

Original post made by Brenda on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Barbara, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 87 comments | 4996 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

I'm Red and I'm Scared

Don't get me wrong, I am a Republican, but more of a Rhino according to my friends. However, over the last few years, I felt...

Original post made by J. Talis III on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 19 comments | 4995 Views

SPORTS

Summertime is swim meet time at clubs all over town

"Swimmers: Take your mark." That's the sound of summer at swim clubs all over Pleasanton as kids ages 4 to 18 grip their...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Happy parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | 15 comments | 4992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Jack-in-the-Box worker stabbed, Dublin woman seized

An employee at a Jack-in-the-Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a woman customer. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abdul, on May 11, 2014 at 2:59 am | 6 comments | 4989 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton names Capt. Dave Spiller as its new police chief

Capt. David Spiller was named Pleasanton's new police chief today, succeeding former Chief Mike Fraser, who retired last...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by citizensofPleasantonpolicereviewboard, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 38 comments | 4989 Views
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Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
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“Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Death”?
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My New Letter to President Trump
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