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More toll lanes planned for I-680, this time north of Pleasanton

State freeway planners want to convert the carpool lanes on I-680 between Dublin and Walnut Creek to toll lanes in an effort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 11 comments | 2167 Views

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Build a Walmart in Downtown Pleasanton!!!

So you want to fix Downtown Pleasanton? What we need to do is get rid of all these sissy historic buildings downtown and...

Original post made by Buford on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Student , on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 19 comments | 1449 Views

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Remember when Pleasanton was "Pleasanton"?

Here is a little country song I wrote called “When Pleasanton was Pleasanton”. Enjoy! I’ll never forget when Pleasanton...

Original post made by Buford on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Jun 13, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 36 comments | 3160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's Graduation Day for Pleasanton's Class of 2014

Foothill and Amador Valley high schools will hold graduation ceremonies today for the Classes of 2014. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 2927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Documents detail Walnut Grove principal's ouster

Jon Vranesh left his office at Walnut Grove Elementary School so quietly on Oct. 25, 2013, that not even the people closest...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by AP, on Jun 13, 2014 at 9:30 am | 174 comments | 15207 Views

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Kindness

I was having a lousy day a few months back. Soon after arriving home, the doorbell rang. With slight dread, I answered it...

Original post made by Kindness on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Under Pressure, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 309 Views

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New Street Lights

We noticed the new street lights in our community tonight. They are so dim that some of them barely light up the sidewalk...

Original post made by CalGirl on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dark Thought, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 16234 Views

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Spay your Cats

Feline Friskiness is at full bore. Spay your cats before those fornicating felines wreak havoc on our lovely town. How...

Original post made by Spay your Cats on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by M. Furman, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 888 Views

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Streakers in Pleasanton!?

Did anyone else happen to see the Streaker running down Main Street on Saturday afternoon around 7:15pm. I haven't seen...

Original post made by Ethel on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by No Shows, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 586 Views

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Things I Love in Pleasanton

The Beautiful day we're having, The Dairy, The Farmers Market. Out cultural diversity, Numerous beautiful parks and...

Original post made by Love, too on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by On the Road, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 24 comments | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back-to-back champs

The Catholic Community of Pleasanton's 8A Boys defeated St. Isidore, 43-32, to successfully defend their Tri-Valley Basketball...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Good Job, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 676 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proof Positive: Obama Announces That He Wants Our Guns

Here we have it folks. After a single student with the first name of Emilio was shot in today's scuffle outside of Portland,...

Original post made by Rochester Slim on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 16 comments | 391 Views

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17-year-old seized in connection with string of Livermore fires

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on Monday afternoon on suspicion of starting a string of recent fires in Livermore, police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2433 Views

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Home prices at highest since 2007

Showing true signs of improvement, California's housing market continued to perform better than expected in April with both...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 17 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5-year-old wins chess competition

Hearst Elementary School student James Du, 5, took first place in the kindergarten division of The Northern California Chess...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge rules against teacher tenure rules

Vergara vs. California - the Students Matter lawsuit - the challenge to CA teacher tenure rules that effectively prevent...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Jun 12, 2014 at 7:17 am | 18 comments | 576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science fair sees 'explosive growth' at county fairgrounds

Congratulations to the four winners and 646 other student participants at the recent Science and Engineering Fair at the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Winnie, on Jun 12, 2014 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 415 Views

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Pleasanton's RELAY FOR LIFE - has a great Entertainment lineup

A ‘WOODSTOCK’ revival at Pleasanton’s ‘RELAY FOR LIFE’. Held at Pleasanton’s Middle School from 9am July 19th to 9am July...

Original post made by Ken mano on Jun. 11, 2014
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COMMENTS ON STORIES

What's the fuss over Black Avenue

Those who drive on Black Avenue must be wondering why all the fuss over occasional heavy traffic and why the need to spend...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by mooseturd, on Jun 11, 2014 at 9:47 am | 23 comments | 2588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Comcast adds new fiber network, communications services in Valley Business Park

Comcast Business is expanding its advanced fiber network into the Valley Business Park off Valley Avenue in Pleasanton to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 2275 Views
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Bandwidth and the spinning wheel: Net neutrality
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A fitting tribute to Ken Mercer
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Lulu is back home!!!!
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