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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 | 4309 Views

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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 | 4307 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 | 4304 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 | 4303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4303 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux -- Jan Meeting Tonight!

Reminder -- We are meeting at 7PM tonight at Towne Center Books in Pleasanton to discuss "One Day," by David Nicholls. We...

Original post made by Danilo on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Abigail, on Oct 27, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 4299 Views

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Former President of Kottinger Ranch HOA Speaks Out

The debate over Measure D has created a rather polarized response in parts of Pleasanton. Since I was part of the group...

Original post made by Bing Hadley on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 40 comments | 4295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Male pedestrian fatally struck on I-580's Dublin grade today

A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a big rig on Interstate Highway 580 in Dublin this morning, according to the California...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mar, on Jul 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm | 21 comments | 4292 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 | 4289 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lavish Lifestyle in the White House: Another Round of Golf Anyone?

What seems stuck in the craw of millions of patriotic Americans is Obamas’ 1 percent lifestyle — the endless ski...

Original post made by Jeff Davis on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Roslin2016, on Apr 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments | 4289 Views

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New homes vs. old house on Council's agenda tonight

The Pleasanton city planning staff and Ponderosa Homes will ask the City Council tomorrow to allow the construction of 12...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Fredrick, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 4288 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 4287 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 | 4287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union says Raley's grocery workers on strike

Thousands of unionized grocery workers walked off their jobs at Raley's supermarkets this morning, citing management's unlawful...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by rob, on Nov 7, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 4284 Views

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Fire at Zorn's Restaurant causes extensive damage

A kitchen fire caused an estimated $45,000 in damages to Zorn's Restaurant in the Hopyard Village Shopping Center at 3015...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Greasy, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 4281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More funding cuts may loom for Pleasanton school district

With state revenues about $600 million less than conservative estimates for July and August, the Pleasanton school board...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by As the world turns, on Oct 9, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 62 comments | 4279 Views

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Fire on Mohr?

We walked by the old ranch on Mohr (between Santa Rita and Martin Avenue), and it looked like it burned down. It is being...

Original post made by Member on Jul. 1, 2007
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OpinionPleasanton.com

Anyone here seen this site? Alternative views on Pleasanton politics: http://www.opinionpleasanton.com/...

Original post made by Stacey on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 7, 2008 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 4279 Views

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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 | 4279 Views

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Michelle Obama urges Pleasanton Council to listen to Obama's speech tonight

Although the Pleasanton City Council has a regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, President Obama's wife want its...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jan 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 4279 Views
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