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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fireworks believed cause of blaze at Sunol Boulevard, northbound I-680 in Pleasanton early today

Fireworks are believed the cause of an early morning vegetation fire next to the northbound on-ramp from Sunol Boulevard...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by steve, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton woman, 86, bilked out of life savings by son, daughter-in-law

An Auburn man has been sentenced to 60 months in prison for bilking his 86-year-old mother, a Pleasanton resident, out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Victor, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 2983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man flees approaching Pleasanton police at Shadow Cliffs, arrested on weapons charge

Three men from outside the area were arrested for weapons possession in two separate incidents in recent days. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by No Scum, on Jul 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

DAY 4: BART strike continues to have less impact in Pleasanton with fewer commuters as Independence Day nears

Although major freeways remain jammed as the third day of the BART strike continues, so far the work stoppage has not had...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Angry, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 28 comments | 3537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters: Cash offers have advantage for sellers in housing market

As a company that is at the forefront of marketing to the Mandarin-speaking community, we love the high level of emphasis...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Recent Buyer, on Jul 4, 2013 at 4:39 am | 14 comments | 6626 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon commission recommends no fireworks in 2013

At its Tuesday meeting, the San Ramon Parks and Community Services Commission officially recommended that the city not bring...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pam Bickford, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking at our parks

In this day and age, it is hard to imagine anyone not knowing about the danger of second and third hand smoke. Yet, each...

Original post made by Smiley Face on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Honestly, on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 18 comments | 1681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Now unions threaten strikes against Oakland, Easy Bay Parks as well as BART

Leaders of unions representing BART, city of Oakland and East Bay Regional Park District employees threatened at a boisterous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 18 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Wednesday street party starts at 6 p.m. tonight in downtown Pleasanton

Another downtown Pleasanton First Wednesday Street Party starts at 6 p.m. tonight with booths set up to market products and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 1406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism to Harvest Park library?

Does anyone have confirmed information on a vandalism attack of the Harvest Park library over Memorial Day weekend? The report...

Original post made by Birdland Resident on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:05 am | 76 comments | 4236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourth of July: Keep Rover (and Scat the Cat) Safe!

To the tune of San Francisco/Flowers in Your Hair http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_WG3d3GL8 (RiP Scott McKenzie) If you're...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 784 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Are Corporate Taxes Too High? Maybe It's the Fault of Unions

My good friends and neighbors, big, profitable U.S. companies paid an average federal tax rate of nearly 13 percent in 2010,...

Original post made by Freedom Fighting Bill on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lessismore , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 942 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's In A Name?

Discover the story and the people that started it all... Learn the history behind the names of the Tri-Valley cities we call...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bryan Moran, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

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Same-sex couples celebrate in Pleasanton

Some of Pleasanton's same-sex couples are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that once again makes their marriages...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 21 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

BART on strike!

Union officials announced that BART workers intend to strike this morning, leaving hundreds of Pleasanton and other Tri-Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 2, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 4 comments | 1042 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Updates on Foothill Road Car/Cyclist Accident?

Are they still waiting on toxicology reports? Cell phone records? I would think we should be hearing something soon. RIP...

Original post made by anon on Jul. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The question that all of should be concerned about!

The question that all of should be concerned about! After spending various amounts of time, commenting on different postings...

Original post made by Daveg on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Senior Center closed for repairs through next Monday

The Pleasanton Senior Center is closed until July 8 for routine maintenance. All daytime exercise classes have been relocated...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mac, on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorist ejected, injured in rollover crash on Livermore's Las Positas Road

A Livermore motorist is facing drunken driving charges following a rollover crash Friday evening that ejected him nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board expected to approve 2013-14 budget of $115 million tonight

The Pleasanton School Board is expected to approve a $115 million budget for the upcoming school year that includes more...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3514 Views
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