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Pleasanton resident helps nab mail thieves

Pleasanton police are thanking an alert resident on Independence Drive for her help in catching thieves responsible for stealing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by More of the Pursuit story, on Apr 9, 2012 at 10:05 am | 22 comments | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs Staples location for ice rink

The City Council Tuesday night approved by a vote of 4-1 a master plan for a 17-acre community park in Staples Ranch with...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris G, on Jun 17, 2008 at 7:47 am | 2 comments | 2000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect wanted in armed robbery at Wal-Mart

Pleasanton police today are searching for a man who robbed a Wal-Mart store at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by miguel, on Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 am | 18 comments | 1999 Views

SPORTS

Study shows new A's stadium on Oakland waterfront could add $2.6 billion to Alameda County economy

A study released Wednesday says that building a waterfront baseball stadium in Oakland would generate $2.6 billion in total...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by DogTurd, on May 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 1999 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former councilman, Lions Club member Roger McLain dies

Former councilman and Lions Club member Roger McLain died Tuesday at a rest home. He was 77 years old. Mr. McLain was...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Dec 20, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

SPORTS

Thanks so much Coach Steve and Asst. Coach Erik!

The Bats would like to thank Coach Steve Fineberg and Assistance Coach Erik Emerson for all of their hard work this T-Ball...

Original post made by Stacy Homes on Jun. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Results of 2007 CHKS-Guns in our Pleasanton schools

I wanted to wait to post this thread until the new board was in place but the news headlines "Gun Discharged in Classroom...

Original post made by Paula Plunk on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 26, 2008 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 1996 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart market bid goes to city planners tonight

An overflow crowd is expected to jam the 227-seat Firehouse Arts Center starting at 7 p.m. tonight as the Pleasanton Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 22, 2012 at 1:16 pm | 57 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member's residency called into question

A few residents claiming school board trustee Pat Kernan is in violation of residency requirements led the Pleasanton Unified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Julie, on May 16, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 4 comments | 1995 Views

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Downtown sizzle

An 11-member task force is recommending that rules governing entertainment in Pleasanton's downtown be eased to encourage...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pete, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 1995 Views

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Judge OKs Oak Grove project for homes, park in southeast hills

Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch made permanent yesterday his earlier tentative ruling that rejected a citizens'...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by frank, on Mar 27, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 39 comments | 1994 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

INAUGURATION SPECIAL: "'America the Beautiful,' a shared experience once again"

(Editor's Note: Pleasanton Vice-Mayor Cheryl Cook-Kallio a 30 year veteran teacher of Advanced Placement U.S. History and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by rs, on Jan 30, 2009 at 7:05 am | 22 comments | 1994 Views

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High density housing complex planned for Hacienda won't have 'that Pleasanton look'

Agreeing that a new affordable housing project won't have "that Pleasanton look," city planning commissioners nevertheless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 58 comments | 1994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Police report: Foothill teacher was busted in drug sale stakeout

The Foothill High School teacher arrested on drug charges in October was caught smoking oxymorphone, a narcotic, in her car,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by 925, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:31 am | 25 comments | 1994 Views

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Where's the money gone?

The Tri-Valley Community Foundation is in rough financial waters, facing questions of poor financial management, misapplying...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by TRI-VALLEY ?, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 20 comments | 1994 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney and Women's Rights

Found this on the web - http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-08-21/news/sfl-commentary-sobel-oped-82312_1_individual-rights-women-abortions...

Original post made by Gail on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 1994 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Lights leaving large carbon footprint

Dear Editor, After seeing your story on the local Christmas lights ("Lighting up the night sky," Cover Story, Dec. 21,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Shelley, on Jan 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 8 comments | 1993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Proposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...

Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 1993 Views

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Unsafe, Overcrowded Wheels Bus at Amador Valley HS

Wheels continues to supply too few buses to Amador Valley High School. One bus at 3:00 p.m. for all of Vintage Hills and...

Original post made by av parent on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 31, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween --- Costume Ideas

Hi. anyone have any quick and easy ideas for Halloween costumes? It's tomorrow and I have no ideas for my ten year old son....

Original post made by Samantha on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Cindi, on Oct 30, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 1992 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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