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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cultivating student success

Degi Haastrup knew for almost 10 years that he wanted to go to Las Positas College. Haastrup is a student from Nigeria, and...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jim Ott, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Goodguys West Coast hot rod & custom car event heading to Fairgrounds next weekend

The west's largest hot rod & custom car event features over 3,000 vintage hot rods, custom cars and classics sprawled throughout...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by CraigLinda, on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1847 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Soldiering on

To look at him, you wouldn't be able to tell that Jay Wilkerson is a decorated combat veteran who spent nearly 40 days in...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by dissappointed , on Aug 19, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 6 comments | 992 Views

RESTAURANTS

Extreme Pita opening here today

Extreme Pita will open its newest restaurant today at Crossroads Shopping Center at 4555 Hopyard Road. The new Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2361 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Romney picked Paul Ryan

Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 3056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Job fairs planned for Paragon Outlets mall, scheduled to open Nov. 8

Hiring fairs for Livermore's new Paragon Outlets mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 25 comments | 8287 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Why???

Why is it lately that a person will put a clear topic on the Town Square Forum , and the next person to comment goes to...

Original post made by tango on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 23 comments | 1063 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"You Did Not Earn Those Olympic Medals!"

Remember "athletes"..."you did NOT earn those medals!" Forget all your hard work! Yes, there were many people along who...

Original post made by Democrat Mindset on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by The Mittster, on Aug 19, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 19 comments | 1286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is San Ramon pulling away from the Tri-Valley alliance?

The city near the center of the Tri-Valley is at the center of a debate about cooperation among the five cities that have...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 1400 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 9 comments | 1109 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeMarcus launches campaign for election to City Council

Transportation consultant Erlene DeMarcus launched her campaign for election to the Pleasanton City Council Wednesday, telling...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dangerous, on Aug 18, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 23 comments | 1462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting along

A number of my neighbors were talking the other day during a neighborhood garage sale, why we just can't all get along. I...

Original post made by MOTHER OF 4 on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 2868 Views

RESTAURANTS

TGI Fridays closed

So when did TGI Fridays close? We went there only once a year or so, but it's still sad to see businesses in town close....

Original post made by MainStreetDiva on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 18, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 4 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tommy & the 4 Speeds this Friday

As a long time attendee of the Friday concerts I have to say that the crowds are getting really out of hand. This Friday...

Original post made by concert lover on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers needed to help Bay Area homeless veterans

Caring citizens are invited to join in giving a "hand up" to our less fortunate men and women who have served honorably in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walmart or not

Haven't seen any activity at all in the old Nob Hill site. Are they putting in a Walmart grocery or not? The one is San...

Original post made by Regina on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 14 comments | 1543 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Campaigns on for mayor, City Council, with no election for school board

With the deadline now past for filing for municipal and school board elections in Pleasanton, two City Council members are...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Another Independent, on Aug 16, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 11 comments | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commute Question

My family is considering relocating to Pleasanton from the East coast. I was recently hired by a firm in north San Jose and...

Original post made by Scott on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Palo alto commuter, on Aug 16, 2012 at 7:07 am | 36 comments | 12690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"A Great Day for Good Teachers"

Wouldn't it be nice if this could be the headlines all over the California news? Instead it's all over the New Jersey news,...

Original post made by Nomad on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 15, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2153 Views
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