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Pleasanton in top 3% for charitable giving

Philanthropy is often an integral part of an overall wealth plan because those who've been blessed find ways to make a positive...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:09 am | 12 comments | 11557 Views


Troubled schools

The turnover of principals in the past few years and a series of nasty allegations by and against teachers and administrators...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Aug 23, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 52 comments | 11518 Views


Killing of Pleasanton native ignites debate over 'sanctuary' cities

Sanchez had been held earlier in the year in San Francisco jail but was released due to the city's "sanctuary" policy, which...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dave Francis, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 11478 Views


Repeat offender busted

A Castro Valley man remains in custody on burglary and bad check charges at local jewelry stores that totaled more than $74,000,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 17, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 11450 Views


Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer resigns

Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watson, on Apr 26, 2012 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 11392 Views


Union Wages Are Outrageous: Why Do Corporations Stay in the United States?

A new study offers proof positive that unions' wages are way out of line with the rest of America -- or at least the America...

Original post made by Pinkerton Policy Is Freedom on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on May 3, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 11345 Views


Hacienda Business Park gets new lease on life

Pleasanton's 875-acre Hacienda Business Park, long considered one of the best in the West, got a new lease on life Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by olfthfl, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:11 am | 7 comments | 11327 Views


MC Hammer arrested at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center earlier this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 40 comments | 11324 Views


Hostess business killed by bakers union

Thanks again to another selfish union organization, a long time business has had to shut its doors:

Original post made by Casanova on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by joe, on Nov 23, 2012 at 6:03 am | 45 comments | 11313 Views


Towne Center Books stuck up

I could NOT believe that Towne Center Books won Best of Pleasanton. Do you only give award to shops that advertise in the...

Original post made by Tired of smug jerks on Sep. 22, 2007
Last comment by exactly right, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 32 comments | 11260 Views


Recent increase in water hardness?

Recently we've been noticing a dramatic increase in hard water stains, have attached an image of a glass from dishwasher...

Original post made by wimchatta on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by BK, on Oct 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 33 comments | 11162 Views


Four charged in home invasion holdup

Four men have been arrested in connection to the August armed home invasion robbery of a man who returned to his Pleasanton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jan 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 7 comments | 11110 Views


Pleasanton based NorCal Volleyball Club Wins Junior Olympic Gold

by Bill Kauffman - USA Volleyball - July 4, 2008 DALLAS, TEXAS (July...

Original post made by Pleasanton Sports on Jul. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 11101 Views


Grass fire comes close to homes along upper Bernal Avenue

A grass fire in the hills above Amanda Place across Bernal from St. Augustine Catholic Church late Saturday was quickly extinguished...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by wondering, on May 31, 2012 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 11090 Views


Brighter street lights coming to Pleasanton

The street in front of your home will soon be a lot brighter after the sun goes down. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Mar 31, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 13 comments | 11073 Views


The Secret PUSD Lawsuits: Zangle v. Pleasanton Unified School District

I am wondering why lawsuits are filed against Pleasanton Unified School District that never seem to appear on the PUSD agendas....

Original post made by Yet Another Lawsuit on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by A concerned parent, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 43 comments | 11071 Views


Ex-principal files lawsuit against Pleasanton school district

Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh has filed a lawsuit against the Pleasanton Unified School District...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by AnotherParent, on Oct 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 66 comments | 11071 Views


Measure E's Illogic - Vote No!

Ballots arrive today for a new tax on Pleasanton property owners. (FYI, we are still paying off the bonds we approved in...

Original post made by on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by comment, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 51 comments | 11024 Views


What are your thoughts of Obama's/Holder's decision to move 911 mastermind to civilian court in NYC?

I'd like your opinion on this. If you are a Democrat, I'd especially be interested to know how you can defend this decision...

Original post made by Pat on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Nov 16, 2009 at 9:59 am | 38 comments | 11022 Views


Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare merger approved

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Tuesday issued the final approval needed for Stanford Health Care to proceed with...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Thank You Active MD, on May 1, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 13 comments | 10973 Views
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