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Birthplace of the Cowboy

It's a pleasant town--the "land of the live oaks and friendly folks" they call it. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3557...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Steve A, on Feb 15, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 4269 Views

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Lottery winner of $425.3 millions plans to travel, start charity group

A man who won a $425.3 million Powerball jackpot from a single-play ticket decided to claim his prize in Sacramento today,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Key, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00 am | 6 comments | 4268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what I heard at the Feb. 24th school board meeting

I stayed all the way to the end. There were some important decisions made tonight. First, the board is going forward...

Original post made by Sandy on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Mar 15, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 53 comments | 4267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Livermore mother to serve 5 years in prison for having sex with underage boys

A 42-year-old Livermore woman was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison for four felony counts for having sex with...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another court observer, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 4267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cops nab bike-riding car burglar

A former Pleasanton man faces charges after an alert resident called 9-1-1 to report a prowler near his car. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by victim advocate, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 4266 Views

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The llama days of summer

As the end of summer approaches, lots of people make last-minute plans to go away on a quick vacation. But there are also...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by liberalism is a disease, on Aug 27, 2014 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 4264 Views

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School board chooses search firm

After being granted additional time to choose one of three search firms, the school board chose Hazard, Young, Attea and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Emily West, on Nov 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4264 Views

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WHEELS, BART 'bridge' offering rides during strike

The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, operator of the Wheels bus system, is running its regular service in the Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jason Bezis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 4264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donlon Elementary parents, teachers say they want longevity in new principal

Some Donlon Elementary School parents, guardians and teachers met with district staff Monday and emphasized they wanted longevity...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 7:12 pm | 21 comments | 4263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton police arrest pair after home break-in

Police arrested two men on suspicion of breaking into a Pleasanton home Tuesday morning. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2015/10/14/pleasanton-police-arre...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Coexist, on Oct 16, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 23 comments | 4261 Views

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Fire department donates two out-of-service fire trucks to Tulancingo

Two fire-fighting vehicles that were about to be retired from the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department fleet have been donated...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by José Jiménez, on Feb 11, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 4258 Views

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Holocaust survivor to talk about how she spied on Nazis

Marthe Cohn, an author and Holocaust survivor, will talk about her experiences fleeing, fighting and living under Nazi rule...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lajoy Hauser, on Jun 7, 2015 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 4258 Views

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Common Core on Pleasanton school board's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton school board will consider a report on the 2014-15 Common Core State Standards in mathematics at its meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 30 comments | 4257 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bakers square in pleasanton

I stopped by the other day at bakers square and it was closed. Anyone know what happened?...

Original post made by justin roberts jr on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by The Bully, on May 11, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 4257 Views

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Dog laws unleashed

While the subject of Pleasanton's dog leash law can inspire debate among local residents--dog owners or not--the ordinance...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Housa Guboi , on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 34 comments | 4257 Views

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Pleasanton school board votes to slash budget by more than $5.3 million

A split school board voted Tuesday night to keep a proposed list of cuts intact, despite a last-minute effort by two members...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:43 pm | 34 comments | 4254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

All solicitors ARE photographed

Recent robberies in my neighborhood have led me to begin taking pictures of individuals and their support teams soliciting...

Original post made by Wayne on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 13 comments | 4252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Common Core math parent forums scheduled for November

The Pleasanton Unified School District is hosting two Common Core math parent forums in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by It's a Team Effort, on Nov 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 18 comments | 4250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon attorney changes plea for fatal hit-and-run crash in Dublin

A San Ramon attorney, who was arrested in May 2012 for allegedly running down a bicyclist in Dublin, pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by I Have Been Following This Case, on Nov 27, 2014 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 4247 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jerry Thorne

By Jerry Thorne It has been my honor and privilege to serve you as your Council member and three terms as vice mayor since...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 12, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 19 comments | 4242 Views
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Pleasanton Costco appears headed to crowded November ballot
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Bikes and Cars don't mix
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