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Fire department's deputy chief to retire Thursday

Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Rodondi of the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will retire Thursday after more than 30 years...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by g7caligirl, on Jul 23, 2015 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 3595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton-based Thoratec Corp. acquired by Minnesota medical firm

St. Jude Medical Inc. is set to acquire Pleasanton-based and HeartMate maker Thoratec Corp. in a transaction valued at approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by wondering, on Jul 27, 2015 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games

10th Ryan Gordon Foothill-Amador Alumni Soccer Games Benefiting the Foothill and Amador High School Soccer Programs. When:...

Original post made by HS Soccer on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Trekmtb, on Nov 29, 2012 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3593 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Psychopathic Killer Movies at the Oscars Again.....

I really don't understand the fascination that Hollywood filmmakers and moviegoers have with psychopathic killers. When...

Original post made by Paulette on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Alison, on Jul 8, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3593 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLEASANTON MAYORAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: Cheryl Cook-Kallio

by Cheryl Cook-Kallio Twenty-five years ago I chose to raise my family in Pleasanton because it was a safe, vibrant city...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 9, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 36 comments | 3589 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Real Estate Matters: How do I protect myself as a seller?

Many people are nervous about putting their house on the market because of the notion that California is a very litigious...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jul 18, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 10 comments | 3588 Views

SPORTS

Joselito Gonzaga Memorial Fund

In memory of Joselito Gonzaga, beloved baseball coach in Pleasanton and in support of his wife and 3 children, a fund has...

Original post made by Joanne Berson on Sep. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Backers of measure to stop Lund Ranch development face Feb. 5 deadline

Backers of a proposed referendum to overturn the City Council's approval of a housing development on Lund Ranch will be at...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by SeniorCitizen, on Feb 2, 2016 at 11:30 am | 43 comments | 3587 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Chamber to host speakers advocating tax increases at its Wednesday forum

Art Dao, executive director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission and Kevin Walthers, president of Las Positas...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ptown native , on Oct 8, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 3584 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rage/Rings Restaurant - What Happened

Went to Rage/Rings this Saturday and it was closed. We have been going there for years and were shocked. Anyone know what...

Original post made by Cindy B on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 3583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Restaurant owning couple cops plea in federal court

A Pleasanton restaurateur couple has pleaded guilty to immigration, Social Security and tax evasion at their Bay Area restaurant...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 49 comments | 3583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton schools join in statewide Day of Action

In the 30 minutes before school started Thursday, teachers, classified staff, administrators and parents joined the statewide...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Einstein, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 106 comments | 3582 Views

AROUND TOWN

A true 'living history' lesson

I've always loved flying in airplanes, since I was a little girl. So when asked if I wanted to go on a flight in a World...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Red Baron lives on, on Jun 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 3582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Does anybody know the status of the victim??

When this story ran, I took an interest in the victim of the hit & run, as he sounded like a terrific guy. Sadly, the local...

Original post made by J on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 4, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 24 comments | 3582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Teachers Give Concessions to Help PUSD

Another local paper reported this morning about the concessions that Pleasanton teachers' union gave. (I didn't try to post...

Original post made by PTA Mom on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 24, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 20 comments | 3581 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Slum Dog Millionaire

Just a warning -- Slum Dog Millionaire is not the feel-good movie that the advertising leads you to believe. For those of...

Original post made by Sandra Ryan on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:11 am | 10 comments | 3581 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers planning to strike

Mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers are planning a week of strikes against Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Skeptical, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 2 comments | 3577 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Centerpointe Presbyterian leaders meet with preschool parents over child abuse charges

Representatives of Pleasanton's Centerpointe Presbyterian Church met behind closed doors with parents of children enrolled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chemist, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 37 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need ideas for new in town

We are new in town and are desparately unhappy. We moved here last spring and have not found the community to be very welcoming....

Original post made by New in Town on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:54 am | 45 comments | 3573 Views

RESTAURANTS

Looking for recommendations

We frequently eat out at places such as Macaroni Grill, Panera's, Black Angus, etc. where we can get a reasonably good meal...

Original post made by Tim on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sophia, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 14 comments | 3572 Views
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